Get your grind on all weekend at The Rio Theatre


After two years, The Rio Theatre is bringing back Vancouver’s only full-on celebration of genre cinema, The Rio Grind Film Festival.

Running until Sunday, October 26, the festival will feature a fantastic collection of some of the best in alternative action, horror, science fiction and fantasy short films, documentaries and dramas from B.C., Canada and around the world, including the B.C. Premieres of the horror anthology The ABCs of Death 2, Cannes Film Festival 2014 Grand Prix Winner The Tribe, Spring (World Premiere TIFF 2014) and the Australian end-of-days thriller These Final Hours (Cannes Film Festival 2014, Director’s Fortnight Official Selection).

Friday, October 24

Suburban Gothic – 7:30 p.m.

Starry Eyes – 9:30 p.m.

The ABCs of Death 2 – 11:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 25

Short Films – 1 p.m.

Berkshire County – 5 p.m.

Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau – 7:30 p.m.

Spring – 9:30 p.m.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre – 11:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 26

These Final Hours – 4 p.m.

Feed the Gods – 6 p.m.

The Tribe – 8 p.m.


For more information on the festival, visit


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