« Call For Films Now Open »

On Saturday October 7th 2023, the second annual Detroit International Festival of Darkness will showcase the freshest of independent dark, thriller, horror, scifi and fantasy short films from local and international filmmakers. The festival will feature approximately 90 minutes of shorts ranging from experimental student projects to more sophisticated mini features.

CALL FOR FILMS: Submission are now being accepted. There are no restrictions on content, style, medium or context, but your entry should be described as dark, disturbing, introspective or horror in essence.

The Festival of Darkness will be hosted at The Narthex, a reanimated historic 1900’s church located within the East Canfield neighborhood of Detroit. Seating will include pew benches and individual seats for up to 250 patrons.

Admission, schedule and showtime/s will be released by September 1st. Join our newsletter to be notified or follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to get the latest updates as they arise.

Detroit International Festival of Darkness
October 7th 2023 – The Narthex – Detroit

The Narthex, 4103 Cadillac Blvd, Detroit MI 48214

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