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Venue Location:

Upsky Hotel - 110 Vanderbilt Motor Pkwy, Hauppauge, NY 11788


Our Mission

A judged film festival that provides a venue for showcasing your films within a celebratory & respectful environment, where fans can enjoy the independent films entered by those who passionately craft their Strange-ifical, Weird-ifical, Horror-ifical, Sci-fi-tastical, Fantastical and Macabre-licious films. The opportunity to win awards, increase film visibility via press and possibly obtain distribution is always part of the equation with the Macabre Faire Film Festival.

"Sundance with Fangs!" Newsday Entertainment Long Island 2016

Eileen Dietz

January 13-15, 2017

A Celebration Of Independent Films!

Bringing spirit to the world! Enter a realm of imagination where handcrafted items and curious finds engulf the spirit of Pirates on the High Seas to the adventurous times of Sherlock Holmes. Mix in mysteries of the universe while weaving in baubles from the roaring twenties. Are you ready for your journey? 

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              Distribution Partners & Sponsors

Grindhouse Nights at Cafe Z is a series of events held at the restaurant/lounge Cafe Z in Union, NJ.  The events are designed to showcase independent horror and exploitation films, and to bring together horror fans and filmmakers to view and discuss the films.  Submit your film today!

Wild Eye Releasing, a growing leader in independent cinema since 2008, represents horror, exploitation, dark arthouse, cult and documentary films from around the world. It is our mission to bring new and talented filmmakers and their work to as large an audience as possible, creating both traditional and digital opportunities for lower budgeted films made outside the studio system. 

Wild Eye Releasing has stepped in as the distribution outlet for several Macabre Faire Film Festival screened titles such as: Casear & Otto's Deadly XMas, Caesar & Otto's Paranormal Halloween, The Perfect House, Coyote, and more.