#VundaHalloweenAthon Day 9: "Directed by Women"

Welcome to Day 9 of our #VundaHalloweenAthon 

The 9th theme of the month is "Directed by Women." The rules are simple: watch a film directed by a woman. 

Happy Saturday maybe today is for an oldie you just never got around to seeing or something from a fresh young filmmaker who you haven't given a chance yet. The sky is the limit and bonus Pumpkin Points if you watch more than one movie a day on theme!

Here are a few recommendations.

Group Pick: The Invitation (2014) directed by Karyn Kusama is available on Tubi. We all know Karyn from Jennifer's Body but this film is truly a creepy underrated masterpiece, worthy of a watch today. 

-Pet Sematary (1989) directed by Mary Lambert - 1h 43m - Pluto TV
-Office Killer (1997) directed by Cindy Sherman - 1h 22m - Shudder, Criterion Channel
-XX (2017) directed by Roxanne Benjamin, Sofia Carrillo, & Karyn Kusama - 1h 20m - Hulu
-Always Shine (2016) directed by Sophia Takal - 1h 25m - Pluto TV
-Sea Fever (2019) directed by Neasa Hardiman - 1h 35m - Hulu

Stephen & Dani:
-The Slumber Party Massacre (1982) directed by Amy Holden Jones - 1h 22m - Tubi
-The Voices (2014) directed by Marjane Satrapi - 1h 47m -  HBOMax
-American Psycho (2000) directed by Mary Harron - 1h 41m 
-Blood Diner (1987) directed by Jackie Kong - 1h 28m 

Short films to watch:

Tell us about your picks on social media by tagging @Vundacast or @Vundablog and #VundaHalloweenAthon in your tweets or posts.

Our official #VundaHalloweenAthon art was done by Josh Stifter who is not only an artist but a filmmaker. If you subscribe to his Flush Studios Patreon you can access great behind the scenes content. He has two feature length films: The Good Exorcist is a comedic horror film made for $7000 under the supervision of Robert Rodriguez available on TromaNOW (perfect for "Spooky & Spiritual" day) or ask Josh about Greywood's Plot a film about friendship and cryptids, which is touring the world at film festivals. Josh also has tons of great horror shorts we might be recommending later in the month.


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