The 1978 cult classic, Dawn of the Dead is hitting the big screen — under the stars and next to the dead at Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Saturday, Oct. 20. If you’re a horror buff, you do not want to miss this awesome screening. Opening up and closing the evening’s Cinespia event will be the Gaslamp Killer (an L.A. favorite of ours) — AND, it’s bring your own picnic! Pack some drinks, eats and blankies for this spooky night under the stars.

As part of Nightmare City, a city wide horror-fest with 73 events in 20 days,  including live music, horror films, parties, artshows — all in celebration of the horror genre!  Highlights include: Claudio Simonetti of Goblin performing live, Steve Severin from Souixsie and the Banshees live score to Vampyr, a Cinespia screening of the original Dawn of the Dead at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, as well as Hideo Nikata, director of the original Ring, in person with a new horror masterpiece. There’s comedy, puppet shows, panels, dance parties and DJs! Click here to see the calendar.