Horror Film Receives World Premiere; September 6, 8.30 PM, @ TFAC!!!


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Locally filmed and Internationally distributed horror Film MORBID receives its world premiere on September 6, 2013, at 8.30 PM at The Tullahoma Fine Arts Center,  The release screening will be followed by a Q&A session with the Cast and Crew.  MORBID is the first full-length film written and directed by horror blogger Chuck Conry (zombiesdontrun.net).  Chuck also writes columns and does a weekly podcast with MORBID stars Ryan Grooms, Brandon Layne, and Brandon Magouirk.This low-budget “slasher,” made for under $500, was shot in five days and purposefully emulates old-school, “grindhouse” movies of the late 70’s  (the scratches, grain, twitches, and jerks are all intentional).

Thanks to grassroots word-of-mouth and help from web-sites such as bloody-digusting.com and dreadcentral.com, the film’s first trailer garnered over 2,000 views on YouTube!

Created under the banner “Grundy Nation Films”, MORBID will get a release by way of a limited VHS from Lazer Paladin Video — and an international DVD and streaming distribution deal will be announced…soon.

This throwback to 1980s slashers was locally made and features the work of many local artists.   Come see who you recognize.  Come see where you recognize.  Will your friends and favorite locations become part of local lore?

It goes like this:

A small town becomes the playground to a masked killer, stalking the locals.  With the town’s sheriff more worried about a football game than getting to the bottom of what’s going on, an out-of-town Detective rushes to save the lives of a group of teens who toss a party in the middle of all the chaos.

But we soon learn, these teens have some complicated issues of their own…

There is no charge, but a minimum $5 donation to cover the reception would be appreciated.   Light drinks and refreshments will be provided

Red-carpet event, PR and photos will start at 7.30.

18 and up ONLY, unless with guardian.  Please be prepared to show IDs for a 21+ wristband.

About Tullahoma Art Center

"Preserving the past, engaging the present and nurturing the future of Middle Tennessee by stimulating diverse creative expression, positive encouragement and quality, regional opportunities for access to and instruction in the Arts and Humanities." The Tullahoma Fine Arts Center is an ADA-compliant facility committed to the development of quality cultural experiences and education by providing access to and instruction in the Arts and Humanities, and influencing the direction of area visual, literary, performing and creative arts. TFAC, above all, encourages professionalism in the artistic community and among its artists and students, thereby raising standards of excellence in creativity, design and the production and practice of cultural craftsmanship. We promote the development of arts programming opportunities by offering classes, demonstrations, performances, publications and exhibitions. We are currently expanding our Member Gallery so that members may display and/or sell their original works -- creating unique marketing opportunities for them to reach local, regional and national audiences. We strive to increase public experience, understanding, appreciation and awareness of (as well as access to) the Arts and Humanities, especially in underserved and disenfranchised communities. TFAC seeks to strengthen our existing Regional Art Museum and lending library by encouraging donations of books, works of art and the endowment of funds to secure further permanent collections of both. We are actively exploring ways to assist area school systems with their Arts and Humanities curriculums, providing both extracurricular and co-curricular opportunities for gifted and talented students as well as for the academically and economically disadvantaged. Finally, we are firmly committed to partnering with civic organizations, other non-profits, city, county and state governments to compliment each another’s fields of expertise.