Feminist Horror Festival

Location Description:
Okanagan College Theatre, Student Services Building, S104

A Series of Terrifying Delights - The Feminist Horror Festival is a series of events running from Sept. 26 to Halloween that consists of a set of film screenings, art activities, a speaker series, book club, activist roundtable, music, dance, and theatre. Special guests include filmmakers Ariel Baska and Karen Lam, podcast host Chelsey Weber-Smith of American Hysteria, and Johanna Isaacson, author of Stepford Daughters.

Events are mostly in downtown Kelowna, at the library, UBCO and OC campuses, and Kelowna Art Gallery, and are partnered with the Okanagan Regional Library, Kelowna Women’s Shelter, Queerphoria, Bernie’s, the Gather, HorrorFest, Greater Vancouver Horror Writers’ Association, Final Girl Festival Berlin, and a handful of others. Satellite haunted theater tour and film festival at The Towne community theater in Vernon.

Tickets and showtimes

Events at Okanagan College

Oct. 11 @ 6 p.m.
"Our First Priority" Film Screening and Conversation with Director Ariel Baska

Oct. 15 @ 6 p.m.
Final Girl Festival Berlin Best of 2023 Shorts

Oct. 20 @ 6 p.m.
A Night with Filmmaker Karen Lam: Film screening of "The Curse of Willow Song" and live interview with Karen Lam.

Oct. 25 @ 6 p.m.
Horrors of Care Work Roundtable: Activist Roundtable discussion

Oct. 26-29
Red Dot Players present The Haunting of Hill House

Feminist Fear Film Fest @OC:

Join us (with your blankets!) in the Okanagan College Kelowna campus courtyard for three nights of feminist film scares. There will be popcorn and drinks by donation.

  • Tues. Oct 10: Alien (1979) @ 7:30 p.m.
  • Wed. Oct 11: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) @ 8 p.m.
  • Thurs. Oct 12: Midsommar (2019)@ 7:30pm
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