Films Presents: eX-Fest 2013! The Official FAQ
So what’s the deal with Exhumed Films, anyway? Who are you guys?
Exhumed Films is an independent cinema co-operative dedicated to
presenting 16mm and
theatrical screenings of classic cult and horror movies. We are
entering our 16th year of
shows in the Philadelphia & South Jersey area.
What is eX-Fest all about?
eX-Fest is a chance for Exhumed Films to depart from our usual
programming, but still give
audience members a crazy cinematic experience! Exhumed usually screens
especially during our annual 24 Hour Horror-thon in October. However,
run well past the horror genre, so eX-Fest will provide us with an
examples of other cult/grindhouse type films which fall outside of the
Where and when is the show taking place?
The eX-Fest will take place at the International House Philadelphia,
3701 Chestnut Street,
The date is Sunday May 5th 2013, from 11am to 11pm.
How much are tickets to eX-Fest?
Tickets to eX-Fest are $26 per person, and can be purchased online from
Ticketfly or from
International House box office during normal operating hours. Please
note: there is a $2.75
charge per ticket for online purchases; tickets purchased directly from
IHP will not have
How does it all work? What exactly happens at eX-Fest?
The show starts at 11am on May 5th We will then run 12 non-stop hours
of horror and cult
shorts and trailers. All movies, trailers, and shorts are projected on
16mm or 35 mm
Literally, the projector does not stop running at any point during the
marathon (unless, of
it dies of exhaustion). In all, we will be screening approximately 7
feature films, plus a
What kind of movies can I expect to see at the show?
The idea is to show obscure examples of several different genres of
film generally falling
the umbrella of "exploitation". Possible genres include but are not
limited to: science-
women-in-prison, western, war, cult comedy, giant monster, Euro crime,
kung fu, biker,
sexploitation, and so on.
When and how can I purchase tickets for the Horror-thon?
Tickets will go on sale both online and at the IHP box office on
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8 TH AT 1:00
Judging from past screenings, it is almost guaranteed that this show
will sell out quickly.
not be left out of the fun! PLEASE NOTE: IF WE SELL OUT IN ADVANCE WE
WILL NOT HAVE
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR! WE SUGGEST YOU BUY YOUR TICKETS ASAP TO
What if I plan to come late or only stay for a few movies—can I get in
at a reduced rate?
Sorry, but tickets are still $26 whether you plan on staying for the
entire 12 hours or just a
Can I watch a few films, leave, then come back later?
Yes. All audience members will receive a wristband to verify that you
have paid for your
Just be sure to keep your wristband visible so that if you go out for a
while and come
later, you'll have proof that you have already paid & will be
allowed re-entry to the
I know that for the Horror-thon, Exhumed does not reveal the titles of
the films you are
Does the same apply here?
Yes, the same rules apply: we will not reveal the titles of the films
we’ll be screening.
How about a book of hints like we receive at the Horror-thon? Will you
give any sorts of
as to what the films are?
No, not this time. No hints!
Will you at least let us know what genres we can expect?
In previous years we have posted an approximate schedule of film times
and genres in the
lobby; it is likely we will do the same thing again this year.
Will you be doing any encore presentations of films you showed during
No. All seven films will definitely be movies we have never shown
Are you selling food at this show?
Down the street is a 24-hour Wawa. We will also likely have local,
independent food vendors
up in the lobby or outside IHP for your dining pleasure. There are a
number of nearby
if you want to sneak out for lunch, dinner, etc. You are welcome to
food (chips, popcorn, etc.) into the theatre provided you do not make a
mess and you
up after yourself. Due to the nice, clean, comfy new seats, you CANNOT
bring in dinner
i.e., cheese steaks, pizza, scrapple, etc. Please eat all meals at a
restaurant or in the I-
lobby (which has tables and chairs for your use) in order to keep the
Will there be other stuff to buy?
As always, Diabolik DVD will have a table of cult, horror, &
obscure films for sale throughout
of the show. We will also Exhumed Films t-shirts for sale and event
posters designed by
What’s the deal with parking?
Discount parking for International House patrons is now available at
the Science Center
Garage, 3665 Market Street. A special rate of $5.00 per vehicle,
effective after 4:00pm
7:00am, Monday through Friday plus all day Saturday & Sunday.
Please bring your parking
to the International House Box Office to be stamped when attending
This show sounds like a cool idea. Is there anything I can do to help
with the marathon?
Tell your friends. Most of the people who discover Exhumed Films do so
via word of mouth.
is obviously a very expensive undertaking for us, so the more people
who the greater the
of our breaking even! You might also consider passing out some fliers
in your area to
spread the word!