Her Horror Legacy: A Discussion on Women Directing Horror Movies

Sat July 27, 2024
4:00 PM

York Amphitheatre

Moderator: Heidi Honeycutt
With panelists Yfke Van Berckelaer, Sapna Moti Bhavnani, Heather Buckley, Rioghnach Ni Ghrioghair, Kier-La Janisse, Kristina Klebe, Izzy Lee, Maude Michaud, Toby Poser, Elizabeth E. Schuch, Lucía Forner Segarra, Jenn Wexler and Anouk Whissell. Additional panelists to be announced shortly.

Join curator historian and author Heidi Honeycutt and a range of contemporary filmmakers attending this year’s festival for an engaging discussion on the historical and modern impact of women directing horror movies. This panel will highlight the importance of preserving film history and celebrate the unique contributions of women directors. By exploring their individual stories and the evolution of the genre, we aim to shed light on the vital role women directors play in shaping the landscape of horror cinema and its culture.

Presented as part of Fantasia’s special book launch for Heidi Honeycutt’s I SPIT ON YOUR CELLULOID: THE HISTORY OF WOMEN DIRECTING HORROR MOVIES (Headpress Books). Advance copies of the book will be available at the panel, in addition co-panelist Izzy Lee’s debut novela I CAN SEE YOUR LIES (Dark Matter Ink).

FREE ADMISSION

Showings

Sat July 27, 2024
4:00 PM

York Amphitheatre