PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Several Maine made horror films are ready for your viewing across the state over the weekend.
"Damnationland: The Way Life Should Bleed" debuted Thursday night at the Nickelodeon Theater in Portland to a sold out crowds. Damnationland was put together by seven teams of independent moviemakers here in Maine.
The shorts are screened back to back and run the length of a regular movie.
"I thought it was a good showcase of the production and talents available in Portland," says Stuart Engesser, who attended Thursday's premiere.While the films all fit into the horror genre, the styles varied from piece to piece.
"Ours was a zombie film so everyone else had a little more intellectual or psychological films. Right from the get go we've got zombies, so i think people really appreciated that," says Christian Matzke, who directed "Last Call", a story written by his wife Sarah.
Damnationland was organized by Allen Baldwin and Eddy Bolz. The films are not rated but producers say they are not appropriate for kids under 17.