Slaughter Festival
Slaughter Horror Film Festival
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Slaughter horror film
01-03 july 2022

Slaughter horror film festival in Doljevac The International Art Horror Film Festival will be held from July 1-3 in the former Doljevac slaughterhouse. It is organized by the Komplos Art Factory from Doljevac.

About 20 films will be shown on three cinema screens, both in the main hall and in the former slaughterhouse’s surroundings. Feature films, documentaries, experimental and short horror films will be shown.

The artistic director of the festival is the greatest Serbian connoisseur of horror cinema, Dr. Dejan Ognjanović, writer, critic, translator and editor.

The president of the jury is Alin Ludu Dumbrava, film critic, programmer, screenwriter and longtime selector and artistic director of the prestigious Dracula Film Festival in Brasov, Transylvania, dedicated to horror films.

The best film will be awarded the Golden Sledge Hammer, which alludes to the working tools used in the Doljevac slaughterhouse, founded back in 1952.


In addition to film screenings, visitors will be able to see mural-painted walls of the slaughterhouse depicting the history of horror film. 

On Saturday, July 2, a panel discussion entitled Half a Century of The She-Butterfly: Horror in Serbian Cinema will be organized in Niš.

Admission is free for all visitors, and the first hundred viewers will be able to taste free beer with popcorn every day.

The Slaughter Heavy Metal Festival

The Slaughter Heavy Metal Festival of original bands will be held as an accompanying program. 12 bands from the country and abroad will perform on two independent stages, from 1-3. July, from 7-12 p.m.


For visitors from Niš and Leskovac a special bus transport to Doljevac and back will be organized, as well as free parking for those who come by car.


first Hundred viewers will be able to taste free beer with popcorn every day

Admission is free 

for all visitors