NYC: Free Screening of “FOUND” on August 18th!


FANGORIA will be hosting a free screening of the award-winning horror flick FOUND in New York City on Monday, August 18 at 7 p.m. This special showing, hosted by the filmmakers,  will be held at the Cinema Village (22 East 12th Street, off University Place). Directed by first timer Scott Schirmer, FOUND has played more than 40 genre film festivals across the globe (including the New York City Horror Film Festival), where it won 15 Best Feature Film awards and multiple Best Actor awards for both of its young stars, Gavin Brown and Ethan Philbeck. Schirmer, author/co-screenwriter Todd Rigney and special FX artist Arthur Cullipher will be attending the show and participating in a Q&A, moderated by editor emeritus Tony Timpone.

The Fango screening of FOUND will be a free show; to obtain tickets, send an e-mail to fangoriascreening@gmail.com. You must list “FOUND” as your subject line and provide us your full name. Offer is good for you and one guest. Names will be checked at the door. Offer is first come, first served, and we will confirm your rsvp. Seating is not guaranteed, however. This exclusive event is presented by our pals at XLrator Media, who will release FOUND August 15 in theaters, VOD and iTunes on its acclaimed “Macabre” genre label.

Found Theatrical Poster mechFOUND was produced by Leya Taylor and Damien Wesner. It is based on the novel by Rigney, who co-wrote the screenplay with Schirmer. In the chilling story, Marty (Brown) is the ideal fifth grader. He gets good grades, listens to his teachers, and doesn’t start trouble in class. But a darkness is beginning to fall over Marty’s life. The kids at school won’t stop picking on him, his parents just don’t seem to understand him, and now Marty must grapple with a terrible secret that threatens to destroy life as he knows it—his big brother (Philbeck) is a serial killer! Brotherly love is put to the ultimate test in this emotional coming-of-age story that descends into full-blown horror.

We discovered these critical raves for FOUND:

“An after-school Lifetime movie on bullying with multiple decapitations, full-frontal nude massacres, a head in a bowling bag…and then there are the disturbing parts.”—Joe Bob Briggs

“FOUND is one of those films that will make you say, ‘There is no f**king way this film is going to go there.’ And then, guess what? It f**kin’ goes there.”—Mark L. Miller (Ambush Bug), Ain’t it Cool News

“Horror needs more films with balls this big.”—Viewer Discretion Advised

“Stunning…an absolutely breathtaking piece of art which will grab you, pull you in and keep you there under its grotesque and bloody wing and will not let up until the final few seconds.”—HorrorMovies.ca

“The kind of film that stays with you long after you’ve watched…it HAUNTS you.”—HorrorNews.net

“A fascinating character study where horror bubbles under the surface until exploding into a crescendo of violence and bloodshed…”—All Things Horror

“Scott Schirmer’s $8,000 grind/arthouse shocker stuck with me more than any other film this year…undoubtedly not for the faint of heart or weak of stomach…unrelenting and incisive.”—Richard Whitaker, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

New Yorkers, now you can experience FOUND for yourselves on August 18. Yet another great movie presented by Fangoria.com!

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Fangoria.com Managing Editor Samuel Zimmerman has been at FANGORIA since 2009, where fresh out of the Purchase College Cinema Studies program, he began as an editorial assistant. Since, he’s honed both his writing and karaoke skills and been trusted with the responsibility of jury duty at Austin’s incredible Fantastic Fest. Zimmerman lives in and hails from The Bronx, New York where his pants are too tight and he’ll watch anything with witches.
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