DTF: Down To Fright

Runtime: 59 min

Festival year: 2017



Fri Aug 11, 9:30pm
International Village

DTF: Down To Fright

Do you ever find casual encounters terrifying? You will after watching this program of horror, hook-ups, and just the right amount of humour. Whether via mobile app or at the bathhouse, the gay heroes in these short films find far more than the NSA (No Strings Attached) they seek. Zombies, demons, and other queer creatures lurk in the night. Watch DTF after gay murder mystery B&B for back-to-back thrills.


Screening Sponsors: Cineplex, OUTtv

Preceded by:

Tonight It’s You
Dominic Haxton | 2016 | 18 min
A late night on a hook-up app leads CJ to a backwoods farmhouse.
Blake Mawson | Canada | 2017 | 15 min
Pytotr is online catfished by a violent anti-gay group, but he has a diabolical surprise of his own for his attackers.
The Night Cleaner
Blair Fukumura | Canada | 2017 | 5 min
The cleaner at Canada’s busiest bathhouse has some harrowing work to do.
Sauna the Dead — A Fairy Tale
Tom Frederic | UK | 2017 | 21 min
The men at this sauna are hungry … really hungry! Who will live to see the dawn? Who will still find a hook-up in the midst of a zombie outbreak?