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Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival Announces 2015 Lineup!

Posted by Josh on 07/01/2015 - 4:44pm.

The second annual Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival presented by Wizard World, running August 20 – 23 at the Muvico Theater in Rosemont, Illinois (9701 Bryn Mawr Ave., Rosemont), promises thrills, chills, guests and surprises to Chicago’s legions of horror fans. The four-day event, programmed by The Awesome Fest, will coincide with Wizard World Chicago and offers convention-goers and ticket holders a chance to sit back, relax, and lose their minds.

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The Awesome Fest Announces Outdoor Summer Film Series at Liberty Lands!

Posted by Josh on 06/04/2015 - 10:41am.

Philadelphia, PA – June 4th, 2015 – The Awesome Fest is excited to announce the first program of their 6th annual outdoor summer series, sponsored by Vitaminwater. Every Friday at sundown, beginning June 26th & running through August 14th, the festival will showcase a lineup of cutting-edge independent film premieres at Liberty Lands, in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. As the result of a grant from Penn Treaty Social Services District, all outdoor screenings will once again be free to attend!

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An All Night Outdoor Horror Movie Marathon In the Woods (at a Summer Camp)!

Posted by Josh on 09/10/2014 - 11:09am.

Philadelphia, PA – On Friday, September 12th, The Awesome Fest will return to Adventureland Day Camp in Bensalem for the 2nd annual Summer Camp Sleepover, an overnight horror film festival outdoors in the woods, at a summer camp! From Dusk ‘til dawn, The Awesome Fest will screen 6 movies while offering the usual summer camp activities including campfires, food trucks, horror themed vendors, marshmallow roasts, games, as well as many surprises! “Campers” are even encouraged to BYOB and BYOT (bring your own tent)!

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Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival Announces Full lineup, including U.S. Premiere of WOLFCOP!

Posted by Josh on 08/07/2014 - 2:15pm.

Rosemont, IL – August 7th, 2014 – The first ever Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival, running August 21-24, 2014 in Rosemont, IL is excited to announce the full lineup of screenings, special guests, panels, and events, The four-day festival, presented by The Awesome Fest, will coincide with Wizard World Chicago Comic Con and will feature the best (and bloodiest) in independent horror cinema.

Bruce Campbell’s Horror Film Festival is thrilled to kick off the festival with the U.S. Premieres of both Lowell Dean’s hilarious & crowd-pleasing WOLFCOP & Director Richard Bates Jr’s (Excision) haunted house comedy, SUBURBAN GOTHIC! The festivities come to a close on a much darker note, Sunday, August 24th with the Chicago premiere of the brutally awesome supernatural revenge tale SAVAGED, from local filmmaker Michael S. Ojeda.

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The Awesome Fest Presents: Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival

Posted by Josh on 07/31/2014 - 11:29am.

Rosemont, IL – July 31, 2014 – Philadelphia’s The Awesome Fest, in partnership with Wizard World Inc. and horror icon Bruce Campbell, announced today the first ever Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival, running August 21-24, 2014 in Rosemont, IL. The four-day event will coincide with Wizard World Chicago Comic Con and will feature the best in independent horror cinema with a full slate of film premieres, panels, special guests, movie marathons, and of course, Bruce Campbell!

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Win Tickets to see an Advance Screening of Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD!

Posted by Josh on 07/14/2014 - 11:04am.

*This contest is now closed. Winners have been notified*

The Awesome Fest invites you to join us for an advance screening of Richard Linklater's latest epic, BOYHOOD on Tuesday, July 22nd at The Ritz Five, 7pm. This acclaimed award-winning film was shot over the course of 12 years with the same cast. BOYHOOD tells the story about growing up, seen through the eyes of a child named Mason.

Even more, we'll be celebrating the release with two outdoor screenings of Linklater's films.

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The Pizza Underground/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Free Outdoor Concert & Screening)

Posted by Josh on 07/07/2014 - 3:46pm.

The Awesome Fest & Paramount Pictures "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" have partnered to present the City's largest pizza extravaganza, featuring THE PIZZA UNDERGROUND, on Friday July 18th at The Oval (directly in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art)!

Join us as we eat a lot of pizza (provided by Pizza Hut), dance to pizza themed songs, and then watch a pizza themed movie, all in front of The Art Museum and all completely free of charge!

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Replay America – The Ultimate 80’s Music Festival

Posted by Josh on 06/29/2014 - 2:46pm.

The Awesome Fest is a proud partner on this summers Replay America Festival in Philadelphia at PPL Park on Friday June 11th.


The Awesome Fest & This Is Hardcore Present: A Tribute to City Gardens

Posted by Josh on 05/30/2014 - 1:40pm.

In celebration of the long awaited release of Riot on the Dance Floor: The City Gardens Documentary, The Awesome Fest and This Is Hardcore have teamed up to deliver a two day long party in Philly. On June 25th, we give you a show full of four bands who frequently played that legendary venue back in the day. The following evening, Thursday June 26, we will be screening the local premiere of the film, completely FREE, on our giant outdoor movie screen, at Clark Park at 43rd and Chester streets, followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.