Folk Horror

Folk Horror

Wander the haunting landscapes of influential, beguiling genre, Folk Horror.

Roh
Roh
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A family fights for their souls when caught in the warpath of a vengeful forest spirit ripped straight from Malaysian mythology.

Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror
Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror
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This acclaimed documentary is a mega text through the history of folk horror, exploring the rural roots, occult creeds and cultural lore that continue to shape international cinema.

Eyes of Fire
Eyes of Fire
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On the 18th century frontier, an adulterous preacher and his followers flee to ‘the promised land’ only to enter a valley of lust, madness, pagan vengeance and hallucinatory terror.

Il Demonio
Il Demonio
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Purif is distraught when her lover is betrothed to another. When she summons the old ways to curse him, her erratic behavior is interpreted as demonic possession.

Alison
Alison's Birthday
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During a Ouija board session, 16-year-old Alison is warned not to go home for her 19th birthday.

Leptirica
Leptirica
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A group of rural villagers is beset upon by the infamous vampire Sava Savanovic, who has taken up residence in their local flour mill.

Wilczyca
Wilczyca
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A cavalry officer named Kasper returns home to find his wife dying. With her last breath she confesses that she has sold her soul, and will return as a she-wolf.

Lake of the Dead
Lake of the Dead
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A group of friends ventures into the forest to join their friend Bjørn at his remote cabin. They arrive to find his dog dead and no sign of him.

Lokis
Lokis
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Based on the 1869 gothic novel by Prosper Mérimée, LOKIS concerns a pastor who visits a remote corner of 19th-century Lithuania where folk customs still have a hold on the population.

Tilbury
Tilbury
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Set in 1940 during the British occupation, a country boy discovers his childhood sweetheart is having an affair with a British soldier, an ugly, impish man who spontaneously vomits green butter.

Edge of the Knife
Edge of the Knife
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Haida Gwaii, 1800’s, after causing the accidental death of a child, a man flees into the rainforest, descending into madness and transforming into Gaagiixid – “the Wildman.”

Clearcut
Clearcut
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A white lawyer finds his values shaken when he is paired with an angry Indigenous activist who insists on kidnapping the head of a logging company to teach him the price of his destruction.

Dark August
Dark August
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Sal, an out-of-towner relocated to a small rural community, finds himself at the mercy of dark forces after inadvertently killing a young girl in a car accident.

Children of the Corn
Children of the Corn
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A couple must escape from a town of evil kids in this scary Stephen King adaptation.

The Medium
The Medium
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From the creators of SHUTTER and THE WAILING, comes a terrifying story of possession.

Viy
Viy
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In 19th century Russia, a seminary student is forced to spend three nights with the corpse of a beautiful young witch.

Dark Waters
Dark Waters
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A young Englishwoman attempts to discover her mysterious connection to a remote island convent.

Jug Face
Jug Face
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A pregnant teen discovers her neighbors plan to sacrifice her to an evil entity.

A Field in England
A Field in England
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A group of English Civil War soldiers are captured by an alchemist and fall victim to violent and nightmarish forces.

Messiah of Evil
Messiah of Evil
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A young woman heads to a mysterious seaside town in search of her father, in one of the great cult gems of 70s horror.

City of the Dead
City of the Dead
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In this atmospheric classic, a professor (horror icon Christopher Lee) sends a student to Whitewood, Massachusetts, the site of 17th century witch burnings. Once there, she learns the satanic secrets that live on.

The Reckoning
The Reckoning
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From The Descent's Neil Marshall. A woman accused of witchcraft endures physical and emotional trial as the devil himself starts to work his way into her mind.

Wake Wood
Wake Wood
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A grieving couple are given an opportunity to resurrect their daughter for three days.

Psychomania
Psychomania
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A motorcycle gang who burst from their graves to crush a world of psychedelic hippie pleasures under the wheels of black leather occult mayhem.

Rawhead Rex
Rawhead Rex
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A particularly nasty demon is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer.

Celia
Celia
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An imaginative and somewhat disturbed young girl fantasizes about evil creatures and other oddities to mask her insecurities while growing up in rural Australia.

Luz: The Flower of Evil
Luz: The Flower of Evil
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In the mountains, a small cult turn on their leader in this mystical, terrifying folk horror.

Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath
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Horror icon Boris Karloff hosts and stars in Mario Bava's classic horror anthology.

Black Sunday
Black Sunday
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A vengeful witch returns to possess her descendant in Mario Bava's most famous film.

La Llorona
La Llorona
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In this bold new vision of La Llorona, a retired war criminal believes a wrathful supernatural force is targeting him.

Impetigore
Impetigore
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Returning to her ancestral village, a young woman finds herself in a fight for her life. From the director of SATAN'S SLAVES.

Gwen
Gwen
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In this stark folk horror, a young girl tries desperately to keep her home together as a growing darkness takes hold.

The Wailing
The Wailing
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A foreigner’s mysterious appearance in a quiet, rural village causes suspicion among the locals - suspicion which quickly turns to hysteria as the townspeople begin killing each other in brutal outbursts for seemingly no reason.

The Noonday Witch
The Noonday Witch
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A mythical witch comes for a widowed mother and her young daughter.

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
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A group of friends are terrorised by a chainsaw wielding madman and his depraved family in this legendary horror.

Noroi: The Curse
Noroi: The Curse
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A paranormal journalist explores a series of strange events that may be connected to an ancient demon.

Prevenge
Prevenge
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A pregnant woman sets out to get revenge on seven strangers in this British black comedy-slasher.

Dearest Sister
Dearest Sister
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A Laotian woman is sent to care for a blind cousin who's been having scary supernatural visitations.