Friday the 13th of March will be a night of terror at the Long Island Puppet Theater in Hicksville. The film and music event kicks off at 6:30 p.m. and will have everything from screenings of horror shorts, bands, and a food truck to zombie makeovers, a DJ, and local Long Island artists and craftspeople selling handcrafted jewelry, soaps and more.
Horror shorts by local filmmakers
The highlight of the event will be showcase of films from 2019's "Scared For Your LIIFE" Horror Film Festival. "Scared For Your LIIFE" is a branch of the Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) specializing in the macabre world of horror short films.
Shorts that will be screened at this event include:
Miss understood Monster (14:39 min.) -Lindsay Serrano
Beneath (9:54 min.)
Matryoshka (9:56 min.) - Manny Serrano
Zoul (11:51min) - Tom Cassese
Stalag III-C (11:50 min.) - Jason Rogan
The Son, The Father (13:14 min.) - Lukas Hassel
Crazy For The Blonde (17:59 min.) - Tom Bragg
The Passage - (10:35 min.) Anthony Altamura Nightmare Film Crew
As well as some "Hauntsville Hopefuls":
The Blood is the Life (8:00 min.) - Jennifer Valdes & Marissa Valdes
Animatronix - Dennis Carter Jr.
The event will also feature:
Zombie makeovers by Kristin Tinsley
Food truck and beverages by MATTITACO
DJ Louie Lugosi & Kenyon spinning alternative, retro, industrial, emo, metal and more
Live bands performing:
So Long and Goodnight - a tribute to My Chemical Romance
The MC for the night is Zoë Durand
The Long Island Puppet Theater is located at 10 Heitz Pl, Hicksville. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Purchase tickets online at the event page. Tickets are $15 in advance with special discount code (use the code “nocturnalcreaturesny”) or $20 day of the event.