Continuing with our Halloween event coverage, we're sharing with you some frightful and fun film screenings happening in Los Angeles this month. From film festivals with new works to classic movie marathons to a silent film with live organ music, there's bound to be something that is your perfect Halloween movie treat!
Shriekfest Film Festival
Raleigh Studios - Hollywood
October 4th-October 6th:
7pm Friday; 12pm Sat/Sun
An international film and screenwriting contest celebrating the work of independent artists in the horror, sci-fi, and fantasy film genres. Shriekfest, now celebrating its 13th year, offers screenings, panels, and more!
Eat | See | Hear Shocktober Supernatural Saturday Nights
Poltergeist - Los Angeles Trade-Technical College - Downtown LA (Oct 12)
Ghostbusters - Centeninal Square, Pasadena City Hall - Pasadena (Oct 19)
The Shining - LA Historic Park - Downtown LA (Oct 26)
Eat|See|Hear is LA’s premier outdoor movie, food truck and live music event series. This month features screenings of Halloween classics. Doors open at 4:30PM; band performances at 6:00pm; movie begins at 7:30pm.
Electric Dusk Drive-In: Young Frankenstein
Electric-Dusk Drive-In - Downtown LA
October 12th: 7:00PM (Gates open at 5:30PM)
Enjoy this classic Mel Brooks parody to the horror film genre featuring Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Teri Garr, Peter Boyle, Cloris Leachman, Gene Hackman.
Horror Films at the Aero Theatre
Aero Theatre - Santa Monica
- The Howling and The Wolf Man with Q&A (Oct 19th - 7:30PM)
- The Ninth Configuration (aka Twinkle, Twinkle, Killer Kane) and Fat City (Oct 25 - 7:30PM)
- 8th Annual Dusk-to-Dawn Horrorthon (Oct 26 - 7:30PM)
- Six back-to-back films including all-night snacks and coffee. Films include Amittyville II: The Possession (1982); Kingdom of the Spiders (1977); The Fly (1986); Hell High (1989); The Car (1977); The Sentinel (1977)
Hammer Museum - West LA
October 27th - 11:00AM-1:00PM
This classic family favorite directed by Steven Spielberg includes a memorable Halloween scene.
Halloween Organ and Silent Film: The Phantom of the Opera
Walt Disney Concert Hall - Downtown LA
October 31st - 8:00PM
Organist Clark Wilson provides live organ accompaniment to this early horror classic at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
-Charity Tran, ExperienceLA Editor