They’re coming to induct you, Barbara!

Events, Movies, Sci-Fi & Fantasy

MADCAP Theaters at 730 S. Mill Ave. in Tempe will be hosting this year’s International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival Oct. 15-18, 2009.

Judith O'DeaThis year’s inductees into the IHSFF Hall of Fame include Judith O’Dea, known for her role as Barbara in the George A. Romero 1968 classic zombie film Night of the Living Dead; Marilyn Burns who played Sally in the original The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Casper Van Dien, who is best known for his role as Johnny Rico in the 1997 science fiction classic Starship Troopers. The IHSFF Hall of Fame honors those individuals that have made a difference in Horror and Science Fiction film.

The three-day festival will include screenings of more than 50 films, including Donkey Punch, Friday the 13th, The Wizard of Gore, Rapturious, Tokyo Gore Police, Vampire Hookers, Ray Bradbury’s Chrysalis, Alien Raiders, The Blob, Hell’s Ground, Jerome Bixby’s The Man From Earth, Deadly Event, Farmhouse, Re-Animator, Farmhouse, Jerome Bixby’s The Man From Earth, Frazetta: Painting with Fire, Hell’s Ground, and of course The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

The festival will also include parties, a gore girl competition, and discussions with filmmakers and directors.

For more information please call the Phoenix Film Festival at (602) 955-6444 or visit www.horrorscifi.com.

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