Opus of Horror

Nothing can prepare you for this month’s Opus of Horror- a carefully- currated collection of nine award-winning short films designed to push the limits of sanity and taste. Join us at The Cary Theater as we kick off the month of October with a celebration of nightmares and dreamscapes from around the world!

Please note: These films contain mature, graphic content.

ZOMBINLADEN (dir. Clément Deneux)

In 2011 the US Government killed Osama Bin Laden and threw his body in the Atlantic Ocean. Now something terrible that has returned.


NIGHT OF THE SLASHER (dir. Shant Hamassian)

A teenage girl must commit horror movie sins in order to lure a masked killer and exact revenge.



As long as anyone can remember, the coming of The Undertaker has meant the coming of death. Until one day the grim promise fails and tension builds as the God fearing townsfolk of Backwater wait for someone to die.


GHOST HOUSE (dir. Ryan Connolly)

They thought it was their dream home, but when the unseen residents showed up, those dreams went up in flames.


CONTROL (dir. Kimmy Gatewood)

A depressed woman contemplates ending her life, if she could just get everything in order first.


SLEEPLESS (dir. Peter Huang)

A late night hookup at a posh home takes a sinister turn.


FRIED BARRY (dir. Ryan Kruger)

A heroin junkie spends his days in an abandoned building tripping from his latest hit, going through his ups and downs and reliving his old memories.


DON”T MOVE (dir. Anthony Melton)

Six friends gather for their monthly game night and accidentally unleash a demonic force that might tear their friendships- and their bodies- apart.


DEAD HEARTS (dir. Stephen Martin)

A young mortician learns that not even death can stand in the way of true love in a whimsical, gothic bedtime story filled with love, loss, taxidermy, Kung Fu, and biker werewolves.