MCC to host “Flint Fright FilmFest”

FLINT — The Flint Horror Collective is bringing a new era of terror to Flint this October with the inaugural Flint Fright FilmFest. This one-day film festival will be held Oct. 14, in the Mott Memorial Building Auditorium on the campus of Mott Community College (MCC). The FilmFest will feature more than 40 spine-chilling films from around the world from noon to 9 p.m.

The FLINT FRIGHT FILMFEST is free to MCC students with student ID or $5 for the general public. Films are not appropriate for younger audiences, must be 18 to attend.

Five trophies will be awarded at the end of the event, including:

The Grand Ghoul Award for best film;

The Bradbury Award for best writing in a film;

The Chaney Award for best special effects in a film;

The Charles Shaver Memorial Award for the best Made in Michigan film;

And finally the Jon Cockerill Memorial Award for best Made in Flint film.

Snacks and food will be available for purchase throughout the day, so make plans for a long day of short horror films!

“The Flint Horror Collective is a group of like-minded friends living in and around the Mid-Michigan area focused on bringing fun and inexpensive horror events to the region,” said Chris Ringler, co-found of the Collective. “We are excited to launch this film festival this year as our latest endeavor.”

The group has initiated many events including the Flint Horror Convention and the Monster Marketplace.

This event is a fundraiser for Mott Community College’s film club and the Flint Horror Collective for those wishing to support local film students or future events of the Flint Horror Collective.

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