Monday, March 16th at 11:00pm Stateside Theatre – 719 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

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Studio: Blumhouse Productions

Writer/Director: Keith Thomas

Producers: Raphael Margules, J.D. Lifshitz, Adam Margules

Principal Cast: Dave Davis, Menashe Lustig, Malky Goldman, Lynn Cohen, Fred Melamed

Synopsis: Steeped in ancient lore and demonology, THE VIGIL is a supernatural horror film set over the course of a single evening in Brooklyn’s Hasidic Borough Park neighborhood. Low on funds and having recently left his insular religious community, a man reluctantly accepts an offer to take on the responsibility of an overnight “shomer,” fulfilling the Jewish practice of watching over the body of a deceased community member. Shortly after arriving at the recently departed’s dilapidated house to sit the vigil, the man begins to realize that something is very, very wrong.
Screening SectionMidnighters

Screening FormatNarrative Feature

Run Time: 90 minutes

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