Homegrown: 100% Pure Fresh Squeezed Florida Horror

Homegrown: 100% Pure Fresh Squeezed Florida Horror

DATE: Sat, August 12
TIME: 5:00PM
VENUE: O Cinema Wynwood

Popcorn Frights is proud to launch its inaugural “Homegrown: 100% Pure Fresh Squeezed Florida Horror” sidebar that is dedicated to renewing and reinvigorating the audience’s engagement with Miami’s local filmmakers and Florida’s homegrown talent. This platform is designed to be a springboard for new filmmakers from Florida and a space that helps forge a new direction for Miami’s genre scene by further cultivating and nurturing its growing film community.


Directed by Jon Rhoads & Mike Marrero
USA | 9 minutes | 2017

Jane is out to get a buzzcut and ends up dealing with apocalyptic matters of a special kind while trying to fix the haircut her barber botched so that she can get laid before she dies. Miami Premiere!

It Began Without Warning
Directed by Jessica Curtright & Santiago C. Tapia
USA | 6 minutes | 2017

A body horror-tinged tale that crawls. Florida Premiere!

The Midnight Service
Directed by Brett Potter & Dean Colin Marcial
USA | 10 minutes | 2017

A true-crime home invasion episode about an urban legend, notorious criminal, occult pop culture, and first-hand account of the unknown. Florida Premiere!

Directed by Luis Mendez
USA | 15 minutes | 2017

As a catastrophic epidemic devastates the world, a man survivor fights to save his daughter from the mysterious virus that has already consumed his wife. Florida Premiere!

Primal Screen
Directed by Rodney Ascher
USA | 30 minutes | 2017

Acclaimed filmmaker Rodney Ascher (Room 237, The Nightmare) has created a singular hybrid of documentary and horror that explores the pop-culture artifacts that traumatized individuals in their youth and the effects it has had on their lives. Florida Premiere!