Raising hell
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The premier film events in south east UK.

The Hellfire Film Festival, established in 2014, is a Folkestone-based multi-event organisation that hosts several film-related events in the south east of the UK including the acclaimed Hellfire Short Film Festival that has attracted in excess of 3,300 submissions from all over the world

And brand new for 2019, the Hellfire HORRORfest.

We also host the Hellfire Specials and Hellfire Classics events that showcases feature films, short films, documentaries and music videos old and new by filmmakers around the world.

The organisers all have vast experience in filmmaking and are using this experience to promote and showcase the very best of independent cinema around the world.


The Souvenir (15)

Screening: 15th January 2020. A shy but ambitious film student falls into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship with a charismatic but untrustworthy older man in 1980's London.

Announcement: Hellfire HORRORfest

As you are no doubt aware the submissions deadline for the Hellfire HORRORfest came and went as did the date for the the event itself. Neither actually happened. Here's why.

Booksmart (15)

"Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is a funny, filthy, female-fronted competitor to Superbad that boasts its own distinctive style."

Postponed: Hellfire HORRORfest

It is with great regret that we have to announce the postponement of the Hellfire HORRORfest that was scheduled for 26th October.

Hellfire Classics

Let’s go back to the golden era of cinema and watch your favourite classic movies on the big screen.

Hellfire Specials

Special screenings of feature films including premieres and Q&As with film industry professionals.

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Hellfire Short Film Festival
Date: Saturday 4th July 2020
Venue: TBA

Hellfire Horror Film Festival
Date: TBA
Venue: The Tower Theatre, Folkestone


Hellfire Short Film Festival
Regular Deadline: December 31, 2019