THREE WAYS TO DINE WELL (2021)
Winner, Best Documentary Film, Austin After Dark Film Festival; Semi Finalist, Best Film Under 60 Minutes, Haunted House Fear Fest.
This essay film explores horror's relationship to eating, in over seventy horror films made by women, from the 1920s - 2020s.
It was published in English and Spanish in Tecmerin: Journal of Audiovisual Essays in December 2022, where you can find a detailed creator statement about my aims and ambitions for the project.
Screenings include: CRASH - Mostra Internacional de Cinema Fantástico, Brazil; Nightmares Film Festival, USA; SLASH TV, Slash FilmFestival, Austria; Africa International Horror Film Festival, Nigeria; Horrigins Film Festival, USA; BangkokThai International Film Festival, Thailand; Dead Northern Film Festival, UK; Austin After Dark Film Festival, USA; GALACTICAT: Mostra de Cinema Fantàstic i de Terror de Ponent, Spain; SpookScreen, Ireland; Ax Wound Film Festival, USA; Final Girls Berlin Film Festival, Germany; Haunted House Fear Fest, UK; Lit Scares International Horror Festival, UK; Chattanooga Film Festival, USA; Department of Cinema & Media Arts, York University, Canada; BAFTSS Annual Conference, University of Southampton, UK; Department of Music, Theatre & Film, Saint Joseph's University, USA, Wench Film Festival, India.
Reviews include "incredibly well-researched and laced with witty humour" Ghouls Mag; "Three Ways to Dine Well is the kind of horror documentary we need more of" B&S About Movies.
Soundtrack available to download on bandcamp
Written, Directed & Narrated by Alison Peirse
Edited by Chris Peirse
Original Soundtrack by _HEAVYLEG
Re-Recording Mixing by John Moore
Artwork by Sophie Mo
Graphic Design by The Archipelago