The 16th annual IFI Horrorthon begins at the Irish Film Institute in Dublin this Thursday, October 24, and runs across the bank holiday weekend.

Horrorthon opens with a screening of Jeremy Lovering's acclaimed new chiller In Fear, with the director also taking part in a Q&A on opening night.

Among the classics and new movies screening this year are Hammer's The Mummy, David Cronenberg's Videodrome, Sam Raimi's Army of Darkness, Vincenzo Natali's Haunter, John V Knowles' Chastity Bites and Cody Calahan's Antisocial.

For full details on tickets, day and festival passes and the full programme, visit:

In Fear opens in Irish cinemas on Friday November 15.