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Celebrating 22 years of cinematic scares, the Filmhouse's horror fest ups the gore ante with a selection of blood-curdling genre premieres, classic features, short films and special guests. For a concentrated dose of evil, the Spawn of Dawn mini-fest runs throughout the Saturday night.

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Performance times

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ

Sat 25 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0131 228 2688

Sun 26 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0131 228 2688

Reviews & features

Dead by Dawn 2015 at Edinburgh’s Filmhouse

27 Mar 2015

The horror film festival returns with Ava's Possessions, When Animals Dream, Re-Animator and more

Since 1993, Dead by Dawn has been giving Scotland nightmares. As the UK's longest continually running horror film festival, it has unearthed some truly terrifying treasures within the genre. 'It's a discovery festival which means it showcases the finest…

Karen Gillan, Vincent Price and William Castle feature in Dead By Dawn 2014

31 Mar 2014

The horror festival will screen a mixture of new releases, short films and established classics

If you’re a fan of horror and all things dark, you’re probably pretty bummed around this time of the year, as April is not an especially spooky month: the clocks have gone forward, giving us sunlight until 8pm or so (at least in theory), and spring has…

Dead by Dawn 2013 director Adele Hartley gives us an insight into Scotland's Horror Festival

16 Apr 2013

Hartley talks us through the festival highlights, as well as trends and misogyny in the horror genre

What can you say about this year’s programme? Surprises, favourites, screenings about which you are particularly excited? Super-excited about showing Modus Anomali which is one of those gorgeous, mind-melt movies that demands an extra pint in the bar…

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