Zombie films at Vic Theatre

Take your pick of monster-inspired films during the first-ever DED Fest at the downtown movie house

With zombies and monsters continuing to munch their way into moviegoers’ hearts, the first DEDfest hits town this weekend with four feature films at the Vic Theatre.

As well, the event will include the annual ZombieFeast Short Film Competition.

Screening tonight (Oct. 28) are Millennium Bug and the four-short feature, Chillerama (both released in 2011), while Saturday’s features are Monster Brawl and Zombie, the horror cult classic film from Italian director Lucio Fulci.

Showtime both nights is 7 p.m. A costume contest will be held each night, with door prizes and giveaways up for grabs. This event is for ages 19 and over.

Tickets are $10 in advance per night, available at Absolute Underground, 1215 Government St.; or $12 at the door. The Vic Theatre is at 808 Douglas St. For more information visit www.dedfest.com or www.zombiefeast.ca.