Skip to Content
Poster for Roses Are Dead, Volume One

Roses Are Dead, Volume One

Run Time: 108 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2020

Join ALTER for two lovely nights of terror at Nitehawk Cinema with two short film programs: ROSES ARE DEAD Volume One on Friday, February 14 and ROSES ARE DEAD Volume Two on Saturday, February 15 at Midnite. The showcases explore a wide-ranging journey of things both romantic and repulsive, comic and tragic, intimate and confrontational. Experience Valentine’s Day through the lens of the horror genre.

Directed by Dominic Haxton
Browsing profiles on his phone, handsome CJ arranges a late-night hookup with misfit Hunter, only to discover more going on in Hunter’s backwoods farmhouse than he bargained for. (17 1/2 min)

Directed by Amelia Moses
A socially awkward college freshman begins to experience a mysterious and gruesome physical deterioration after a chance encounter at a frat party. (13 1/2 min)

Directed by Mike Williamson
And now, I’ll love you to death… (14 min)

Directed by Chelsea Lupkin
An introverted teen girl develops Telekinesis powers as she grows into her own skin. A TALE of growing up and coming to terms with your body. (17 min)

Directed by Dean Puckett
In an isolated church community in the English countryside, a powerful hate preacher prepares to deliver a sermon to his flock, but his daughter has a secret that could destroy them all. (11 1/2 min)

Directed by Seb Billings
My Bloody Valentine is a romantic horror story about the pain love causes and the scars it leaves behind. A modern re-telling of the boy meets girl story, but with a lot more blood. And of course, no romance would be complete without a song and dance number thrown in at the end. (13 min)

Directed by Brian Lonano
A recently released criminal is looking for a good time. He can forget his sins but he can never forget…Gwilliam. (6 min)