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ANOTHER HOLE IN THE HEAD film festival 2021 Here are some highlights of the fest.

San Francisco’s Another Hole in the Head Film Festival is a 15-day cinematic excursion into the realms of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and assorted other genre fare. Under the auspices of SF IndieFest, ‘AHITH’ has an 18-year tradition of pulling together diverse Independent films of all varieties and budgetary considerations--from major productions by professional companies to micro-budget labors of love, and everything in between. This year’s festival takes place December 1st - December 15th, 2021 with an offering of over 30 features and 200+ short films. The majority of content will be available on-demand via the Eventive platform, plus live online screenings with audience interaction and filmmaker Q&A on the Zoom platform, and long-awaited theatrical screenings at New People Cinema in San Francisco's Japantown (limited-capacity, masks and proof of vaccination required). Theatrical admissions will be $15; Eventive and Zoom screenings will be $10 each. The full schedule along with ticket links and programming details will be available at www.ahith.com after


The festival's engagement at New People Cinema (http://www.newpeopleworld.com/cinema) will begin at 6:30 pm on December 3rd with the presentation of a 3D feature film, "Leda" - A dreamlike re-imagining of the Greek myth, "Leda and the Swan," directed by Samuel Tressler IV. Haunted by divine visions, a young woman struggles with memories of sexual trauma and

her resulting pregnancy. This surreal black & white film will be presented in anaglyphic 3D; special glasses will be provided. This film will also be available on Eventive in both 2D and 3D formats. Online viewers will need to provide their own anaglyphic (red/cyan) glasses.



Other theatrical highlights of the fest include:

"The Cloud" - A found footage horror anthology based on the popular live series from San Francisco's Awesome Theatre Company. Told through multiple personal video feeds, it tracks the proliferation of ReKompoZe, a sinister mobile app that infiltrates and attacks the lives of unsuspecting users. Theatrical Premiere; the filmmakers will be in attendance.


"Red Snow" - A local production directed by Sean Nichols Lynch. Over the holidays, a struggling romance novelist’s dream of meeting a real-life vampire comes true when an injured bat she takes into her isolated Tahoe cabin reveals his true nature. But trouble ensues with the arrival of a seasoned vampire hunter--and more vampires! Featuring Vernon Wells (Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior; Commando) as the vampire hunter. SF Bay Area Premiere; the filmmakers will be in attendance.

"Strictly Local 1-4" - four collections of short films by SF Bay Area filmmakers, screening at 6:30 pm on Saturday, December 4th; Sunday, December 5th; Saturday December 11th; Sunday, December 12th. Many filmmakers will attend for post-screening Q&A panels.


"Bashira" directed by Academy Award-winner Nickson Fong, whose VFX credits include The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, Eight Legged Freaks, The Scorpion King, Godzilla And Starship Troopers. A nerdy electronic musician and a troubled fan are plunged into a hallucinogenic nightmare where they must confront an ancient Japanese entity in order to save their souls.

“The Monsters Without” directed by Randal Kamradt. When a rogue monster threatens existence, only the scrappy multi-national team P.H.A.S.E. can stop him. But their newest recruit holds a stunning secret. Against impossible odds, this lonely, conflicted, and altogether human team must band together to save the world. Set and filmed in the Philippines, this action-packed adventure features terrifying and amazing creatures from Filipino Mythology. Starring Jake Macapagal (Metro Manila).


"Christopher Coppola Presents: A Crazy Evening of Clown HeadCowboys, Demon Fireplaces, Living Headless Chickens, and Lunar Sexpots" - A theatre-only screening of four short films

"Gunfight at Red Dog Corral";