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Franklin & Shelbyville, Indiana Team Up to Host 3rd Annual B-Movie Festival

Franklin and Shelbyville, Indiana are teaming up to produce the 3rd annual B-movie festival this Friday September 25 through Sunday September 27. Join your fellow Hoosier movie nerds as they showcase all the best classic B-movies and host how-to lectures on film making. The Skyline Drive, Studio 10, and The Strand Theatre of Shelbyville, Indiana and the Artcraft Theatre of Franklin, Indiana will serve as venues for theatre goers across central Indiana.

Do you remember being terrified of hideous creatures at the Drive-In? Holding hands as the terrible movies played a soundtrack to your teenage life? Or even finding a favorite flick amidst the B-movie stacks in your local video rental store? Then consider this your chance to relive those memories and see those movies on the big screen. The film buffs that run this Indianapolis festival have picked the best B-movies for your screening pleasure.

3rd Annual B-Movie Festival Schedule

Friday, September 25

Time

Event

Location

5:00 pm The B Movie Music Festival The Skyline Drive
6:00 pm BANG BANG BANG The Skyline Drive
6:00 pm The Golden Cob Awards Artcraft Theatre
8:00 pm The Crazies The Skyline Drive
9:00 pm Popatopalis Studio 10
9:00 pm The Fly Studio 10
9:00 pm Zombie Studio 10
9:00 pm The Blob Artcraft Theatre
9:00 pm Vamps Studio 10
10:00 pm Grand Theft Auto The Skyline Drive
11:30 pm A Sneak Preview: Halfway to Hell The Strand Theatre
11:50 pm Horror of Dracula The Skyline Drive

Saturday September 26

Time

Event

Location

12:00 pm The B Movie Music Festival The Skyline Drive
12:00 pm Kelly Baker Sound for Low Budge Films Studio 10
12:00 pm Coons: The Making of: Travis Irvine and Ervine Ross Studio 10
12:00 pm Writing and Creating Low Budget Films: Jim O’Rear Studio 10
12:00 pm Evil Luvis The Skyline Drive
12:30 pm Mark Poole, Independent Filmmaker Studio 10
2:00 pm Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki Studio 10
2:00 pm The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Artcraft Theatre
2:00 pm Invasion of the Body Snatchers Studio 10
2:00 pm I Was a Teenage Frankenstein Studio 10
2:00 pm Q Studio 10
2:00 pm Rule of Seven The Skyline Drive
4:00 pm The Thing From Another World Studio 10
4:00 pm They Saved Hitler’s Brain Studio 10
4:00 pm Pressed on Black The Skyline Drive
6:00 pm POZEUR The Skyline Drive
7:00 pm Creature from the Black Lagoon Artcraft Theatre
7:00 pm The Birds Studio 10
7:00 pm Abby Studio 10
7:00 pm The Day of the Triffids Studio 10
7:00 pm Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine Studio 10
8:00 pm Dead Moon Rising The Skyline Drive
9:15 pm Forbidden Planet Artcraft Theatre
9:30 pm Them! Studio 10
9:30 pm Blacula Studio 10
9:30 pm Quarter Mass and the Pit Studio 10
9:30 pm Matt Helm: The Silencers Studio 10
10:00 pm Night of the Comet The Skyline Drive
11:30 pm Ilsa She-Wolf of the SS The Skyline Drive
11:30 pm The Toxic Avenger The Strand Theatre

Sunday, September 27

Time

Event

Location

1:00 pm The B Movie Music Festival The Skyline Drive
2:00 pm Gas! Or, It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It. Studio 10
2:00 pm War of the Worlds Artcraft Theatre
2:00 pm Journey to the Seventh Planet Studio 10
2:00 pm West World Studio 10
2:00 pm KnightRider Studio 10
6:00 pm Travis of the Cosmos with Amanda O’Connor The Skyline Drive
7:00 pm Chopping Mall Studio 10
7:00 pm Halloween Studio 10
7:00 pm My Bloody Valentine Studio 10
7:00 pm Pirahna Studio 10
7:00 pm This Island Earth Artcraft Theatre
8:00 pm Godzilla, King of the Monsters The Skyline Drive
10:00 pm Dark Star The Skyline Drive

Catch the biggest collection of B-Movies you will see in the Midwest all year. This is a weekend to celebrate those filmmakers brill ant enough to make cult classics. For more information on how to purchase tickets to the festival or to individual movie events, visit the B-Movie Festival’s official website.

These two Indiana towns will attract many Circle City residents away from Indianapolis downtown this weekend by offering their own unique contribution to Indianapolis art. With an opportunity to see some of the best worst movies ever made and some of the best horror movies ever made, ring in the official start of Fall the right way!