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IFC Midnight Launches New Genre Series Planet Midnight — Exclusive

IFC Midnight Launches New Genre Series Planet Midnight — Exclusive

IFC Midnight and Forbidden Planet announced today the launch of a new sneak-peek screening series and genre film night at IFC Center called Planet Midnight. The new monthly series will kick off September 12 with New York-based horror legend Larry Fessenden’s new film “Depraved” in advance of its Friday, September 13 release. Dedicated to championing defiantly independent genre films and collaborating with partners who share that passion, Planet Midnight will host a variety of undistributed films and new IFC Midnight titles as well as films from other distributors.

Employing the catchy tagline “Where Outsiders Are Insiders,” Planet Midnight’s 2019 line-up will include Dawn Luebbe and Jocelyn DeBoer’s “Greener Grass,” Jennifer Reeder’s “Knives + Skin,” and Miguel Llansó’s “Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway.”

The aim of Planet Midnight is to revive gathering spaces for the genre community. “As smaller community spaces such as video stores, record stores,

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