Frightful and Delightful—and Free! Los Angeles LGBT Center and Shout! Factory TV Present Elvira’s Haunted Hills ‘Screaming Live’ on October 30 - Los Angeles LGBT Center

Frightful and Delightful—and Free! Los Angeles LGBT Center and Shout! Factory TV Present Elvira’s Haunted Hills ‘Screaming Live’ on October 30

October 21, 2020
Contact: Gil Diaz
323-993-7622
 

For the darkest thrills and shrills on the eve of Halloween, the Los Angeles LGBT Center and Shout! Factory TV present two free virtual screenings of the 2001 comedy horror flick Elvira’s Haunted Hills on Friday, October 30, hosted by the horror icon and quintessential symbol of all things spooky herself Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. ‘Screaming live’ at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. PT, the spooktacular film event will include a virtual costume contest.

Set in 1851 in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania, Elvira and her maidservant get kicked out of an inn for a slight monetary discrepancy during their journey to a can-can revue in Paris. They are rescued by Dr. Bradley Bradley, who takes them to stay at Castle Hellsubus in the hills high above the village. While there, Elvira meets the residents and discovers that she happens to resemble the deceased former wife of his Lordship the Count Vladimere Hellsubus.

“What better way to start celebrating Halloween than with shrieks of laughter from the comfort of your own home!” said the Center’s Membership Associate Kimberly Fisher. “We are thrilled to partner with Shout! Factory TV to highlight the entertainment company’s profound commitment to honor our authentic selves in visual media. And to have Elvira herself hosting this special ‘live scream’ event is certainly a treat—not a trick!”

“Shout! Factory and Scream Factory are excited to partner with the Los Angeles LGBT Center in presenting Elvira’s Haunted Hills as part of Shout! Factory TV’s 31 Nights Of Horror, streaming all October,” said Kathy Callahan, Shout! Factory’s VP Sales, Special Markets and Digital Commerce. “We are proud to support the Center serving the community since 1969. We wish this unstoppable force many more Happy Halloweens!”

A virtual costume contest will precede the 7 p.m. screening where the Top 3 most gourd-geous outfits will win a poster of Elvira’s Haunted Hills autographed by the Mistress of the Dark herself. To enter the virtual costume contest, participants must submit their photos at lalgbtcenter.org/costume

During both screenings, viewers will be encouraged to contribute to the Center through a Text-to-Donate mobile phone platform. All donations directly benefit the Center’s continued work providing vital programs and services to those who need it the most during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To learn more about the frightful and delightful film screenings, visit lalgbtcenter.org/watch

WHAT:
Los Angeles LGBT Center and Shout! Factory TV Present: Elvira’s Haunted Hills
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, hosts a pair of ghoulishly delightful free virtual screenings of the 2001 comedy horror film benefiting the Center’s vital programs and services provided during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first screening includes a virtual costume contest.

WHEN:
Friday, October 30

1st Screening: 7 p.m. PT
2nd Screening: 9 p.m. PT

LIVESTREAM:
lalgbtcenter.org/watch

 


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About Shout! Factory TV

Shout! Factory TV is a digital entertainment streaming service that brings timeless and contemporary cult favorites to pop culture fans. Shout! Factory TV offers an unrivaled blend of original programming and TV shows and movies curated from major studios, independent producers and its own distinctive entertainment library. The Shout! Factory TV family of channels also includes Mystery Science Theater 3000 and TokuSHOUTsu™, with more to come soon. Shout! Factory TV provides an immersive, high-quality viewing experience across a wide variety of platforms: online at ShoutFactoryTV.com, on smartphone devices, tablets and connected TV, and via apps on the Roku player, Android, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV. Shout! Factory TV is also available as a branded channel on Amazon Prime Channels, Comcast Xfinity, Pluto TV, Redbox, Roku Premium Subscriptions, Samsung TV Plus, STIRR, Tubi, Twitch, Vizio and XUMO among others. For more information, please visit ShoutFactoryTV.com.

About the Los Angeles LGBT Center

Since 1969 the Los Angeles LGBT Center has cared for, championed, and celebrated LGBT individuals and families in Los Angeles and beyond. Today the Center's nearly 800 employees provide services for more LGBT people than any other organization in the world, offering programs, services, and global advocacy that span four broad categories: Health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, Leadership and Advocacy. We are an unstoppable force in the fight against bigotry and the struggle to build a better world; a world in which LGBT people thrive as healthy, equal, and complete members of society. Learn more at lalgbtcenter.org.

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