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TWO NIGHTS OF FRIGHTS!

Highlands Film Fest
Oct. 4-5, 2019

Highlands Borough Community Center

22 Snug Harbor Avenue, Highlands NJ 07732

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Featured Films Friday, October 4, 2019

STRANGE CLOWNS

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  A lonely killer clown turns to online dating when ax murder just isn’t enough anymore.  The results are horribly comical.

 Director: Michael Paul 

ONE MUST FALL

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  A crime scene cleanup crew is on a job that turns deadly when they discover that the killer never left the scene of the crime. Director: Antonio Pantoja 

SQUEEZE TOY

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A young man is on the brink of losing his mind to a self-constructed conspiracy, wherein an evil trio is after him.

Director: Chris K. Daniels

RUN

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  Basil begins to have second thoughts when she discovers that her new friends may have Satanic leanings. 

Director: Michelle Burger

AFTER DARK

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Black magic, zombies, bloody vomit combine to create an eerie and disturbing tale of murder and mayhem.

Director: Isaiah Gomez

DECEPTION

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Was it a hit and run?  Or an execution? Now he's wracked with guilt and being deceived by his girlfriend.

Director: Amanda Clark

Featured Films, Saturday night, October 5, 2019

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED

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 Following classic horror tropes while turning others on their head, this is a horror/ thriller short film set in the 1970s. 

Director: Lindsay Barrasse

TILLIE

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 When Julia and her friends spend the day at the local carnival, Julia’s friends start to go missing. Will Julia be next?

Director: Olivia Anton

THE TATTOOED HEART

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 A creative writing instructor at a juvenile detention center tries to help a troubled student and finds herself in great danger.

Director: Sheldon Wong Schwartz

37 GHOSTS

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 A  contract killer. A dark night, a single shot to the chest of the victim, collect the cash and take off. It would be simple, if the Ghosts would just leave him alone. 

Director: Collins Abbot White

JERKY

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 A Feminist Horror movie about a recluse falconer, her quirky neighbor Alice, and the things in the forest that slither between the trees.

Director: Brent Braaten, Amy Trefry 

WHISTLER"S MOTHER

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 James McNeill Whistler spent years trying to capture her essence—not to create a masterpiece—but to save his mother from possession by an evil Russian witch. 

Director: Robbie Robertson

One Must Fall

Who cleans up the mess after a brutal murder is committed?

Nasty Habits trailer

A young woman hitchhikes on a deserted highway...

THE BUMBRY ENCOUNTER TRAILER

A couple have a "close encounter" of the wrong kind...

Whistler's Mother trailer

A case of demonic possesion becomes and artist's obsession!

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Highlands Film Fest

22 Snug Harbor Avenue, Highlands, New Jersey 07732, United States

(973) 714-9841

7-10 p.m. on Oct. 4 and 5

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The Highlands Film Fest is dedicated to showcasing the filmmakers who express their creative visions on low budgets fortified by a lot sweat and dedication. We are New Jersey's newest and funkiest film festival!

The Beginning of the Jersey Shore

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We are a film festival looking for the best entries from around the world, with special consideration given to "home grown" productions featuring 

New Jersey locations and themes. 

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