BleedFest April Event ThrillHer: World Premier of I HATE L.A. Feature, Retrospective of Maude Michaud

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March 25, 2011 - Los Angeles, CA -

The lineup for the April 3, 2011 BleedFest event in Los Angeles from 11am-4pm has been announced. The theme is ThrillHer: Suspense films by women. For $10 and free street parking, attendees will view four hours of genre films by women, partake in the open bar, network with industry luminaries, and have three opportunities to be interviewed on the red carpet and have their photos featured on and

BleedFest Film Festival is a monthly screening and networking event in Los Angeles that fetes the women who love writing, producing, directing, and watching badass genre movies: action, thriller, sci-fi, horror, western, exploitation (of men or audience only), B-movie, and erotica. BleedFest Film Festival's Charity for the Month of April is the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles-Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Relief Fund. A donation stand will be set up, and all donators get half off the $10 ticket price to BleedFest.

Canadian filmmaker Maude Michaud is flying in for a retrospective of her shorts and two new world premiers. The world premier of the anthology I HATE LA will be the feature film. The themed suspense feature includes work by Barbara Stepansky, Maude Michaud, Heidi Hornbacher, Marichelle Daywalt, Elisabeth Fies and Brenda Fies. Drew Daywalt will be receiving the Partnership Award. Filmmaker and festival programmer Lori Bowen of Hallowscreen will co-present the In Competition Shorts block of films. Filmmakers Natalia Provatas and Valerian Zamel will be interviewed by on the red carpet. STILL LIFE" Photography display by Tim Aldridge of TMA Photo, and April A. Taylor's dark art photography will be on sale. More information is available at

About I HATE LA: 

Big laughs mix with gory kills in this TWILIGHT ZONE-esqe suspenser when tension in Hollywood boils over and its inhabitants finally reveal the flawed monsters they really are. 

TIME: 11am-4:00pm
Location: CAP Theatre
13752 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

$10 cash at door for all day ticket and open bar

Schedule subject to change, appearances dependent on schedule. 

"STILL LIFE" Photography display by Tim Aldridge of TMA Photo.

11am-11:20am Red Carpet, Mixer

11:20am-12:25pm RETROSPECTIVE – Maude Michaud
THE PORTRAIT, 2008 (10 minutes) — WORLD PREMIERE
RECESSED, 2005 (9 minutes)
SNUFF, 2009 (4 minutes)
REFLECTION, 2009 (15 minutes)

Sneak Peek: RED, 2011 (4 minutes)

ELIZABETH, 2011 (3 minutes) — WORLD PREMIERE

Inanna Award presented to Maude Michaud, Q & A

YOU ARE SO UNDEAD (5 minutes) written by Lisa Hunter

co-presented by Lori Bowen’s Hallowscreen Festival
STRIP POKER, (4 minutes) by Karis Yanike
MILTON (2 minutes) by Angela Pritchett and Mariah Smith 

FRIDAY NIGHT FRIGHT, 2009 (6 minutes) by Ashley Maria
CANDY, 2010 (6 minutes) by Sage Hal
CANARY SUICIDES (5 minutes) by Natalia Provatas and Valerian Zamel
Q & A with present filmmakers

Audience votes by applause
Inanna Certificate Award presented Audience’s Choice

1:15pm-1:45pm BREAK: Open Bar, Red Carpet, Mixer

1:45pm-3:30pm FEATURE
I HATE LA, 2011 (84 minutes)

I HATE L.A. is a bold new feature film of eleven interlocking horror vignettes written and directed by seven lady directors. 

Big laughs mix with gory kills in this TWILIGHT ZONE-esqe suspenser when tension in Hollywood boils over and its inhabitants finally reveal the flawed monsters they really are.

Q & A filmmakers: Marichelle Daywalt, Elisabeth Fies, Brenda Fies, Heidi Hornbacher, Maude Michaud, Tyrrell Shaffner, Barbara Stepansky

3:30-3:45pm BREAK

SUICIDE GIRL (6 minutes) by Drew Daywalt
LAUNDROMAT (2 minutes) by Drew Daywalt
Inanna Certificate Award presented to Drew Daywalt

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