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WHY HORROR? is a feature length documentary following horror journalist and super fan Tal Zimerman as he looks at the psychology of horror around the world in order to understand why we love to be scared. Tal travels the world and meets with the genre’s leading filmmakers, writers, historians, psychologists and sociologists to discover how horror looks in different cultures. He goesbeyond the ordinary in order to uncover – WHY HORROR?

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  • Feratum Film Festival -­‐ Mexico

  • Sitges Film Festival – Sitges, Spain

  • Toronto After Dark Film Festival – Toronto, Canada

  • Razor Reel Fantastic Film Festival -­‐ Bruges, Belgium

  • Paris International Fantastic Film Festival – Paris, France

  • Ithaca International Fantastic Film Festival – Ithaca New York

  • HorrorVision Spanish Horror Film Festival – Barcelona, Spain

  • Best of Feratum Film Festival -­‐ Mexico City, Mexico

  • Masacre En Xoco -­‐ Mexico City Cinematheque

  • Festival Grotesco -­‐ Mexico City, Mexico

  • SouthSide Film Festival, Bethlehem, PA

  • Montreal Horror Fest, Montreal, Canada

  • Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival -­‐ South Korea

  • TOHorror Film Festival, Torino, Italy


  • Shudder (US, UK and Canada)

  • Showtime (US)

  • Documentary Channel (CBC, Canada)

  • Super Channel (Canada)

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