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The 5th UK Festival of Zombie Culture comes to Leicester this November
By James Whittington, Sunday 9th October 2011

Festival 2010 ZombiesThis year sees the 5th Day Of The Undead festival and its taking place on November 19th at Phoenix Square, Leicester. It's a celebration of Zombie films, book and games from around the world.

There will be a mixture of classic zombie, modern and rare foreign zombie films to cater to all fans of the genre. Alongside the films there will be make-up artists to turn you into the living dead, zombie authors signing books, horror traders and, of course, an all day bar, lucky bags for the first 200 guests and the loads of prizes including the coveted Best Dressed Zombie Awards and the return of the 3 Minute Zombie Killing Challenge on the XBOX 360.

Films Being shown are:
City of the Living Dead - Lucio Fulci. (1980)
Classic Italiian Zombie film from one of the genre masters, gore and strangeness galore...

The Dead - The Ford Brothers (2010)Unlikley companions in this acclaimed trip across an undead Africa...

Dead Genesis - Reese Eveneshen (2011) UK PREMIERE!
Journalist investigates what makes survivors want to hunt the undead rather than hide...

Harold's Going Stiff – Keith Wright (2011)
Award winning film where Yorkshire meets the undead in this tale of zombie infection and a cuppa!

Deadheads – The Pierce Brothers (2011)
Fresh from FrightFest, the only 2 intelligent zombies must survive the apocalypse, where zombie hunters are the enemy...

Bong of the Dead - Thomas Newman (2011). UK PREMIERE!
Stoners discover Zombie brains make killer weed and need to score some more...

Sean Page will be on hand to give advice on survival, along with signing copies of his awesome new book War Against The Walking Dead… plus Dean Boor will be around, he knows about gore and is the creator of Shock Horror Magazine, which you will be able to devour at the Festival.

Full day passes are available now and are only £25 for over 13 hours of zombie mayhem in one of the UK's finest state of the art digital media centres.

For more information click here.


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