2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

I Am Not A Serial Killer

Tuesday, March 15
4:30PM - 6:14PM

Alamo Ritz 1
320 E 6th St


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Sixteen-year old John Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn’t want to become one. Terrible impulses constantly tempt him, so for his own sake, and the safety of those around, he lives by rigid rules to keep himself “good” and “normal”. However, when a real monster shows up in his town he has to let his dark side out in order to stop it – but without his rules to keep him in check, he might be more dangerous than the monster he’s trying to kill.

Section: Narrative Spotlight
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: Ireland, United Kingdom
Year: 2016
Runtime: 104min

Director: Billy O'Brien

Executive Producer: Wayne Marc Godfrey, Robert Jones, James Atherton, Jan Pace, John McDonnell, Billy O'Brien, Ruairi Robinson, Robbie Ryan, Bertrand Faivre, Afolabi Kuti

Producer: Nick Ryan, James Harris, Mark Lane

Screenwriter: Billy O'Brien, Chris Hyde

Cinematographer: Robbie Ryan

Editor: Nick Emerson

Principal Cast: Max Records, Christopher Lloyd, Laura Fraser, Karl Geary


Billy O’Brien is a BAFTA® nominated writer/director whose credits include the crazy cow horror ISOLATION (2005), sci fi SCINTILLA (2014) and puppet rats in THE TALE OF THE RAT THAT WROTE (1999). He is a graduate of The Royal College of Art London. Billy was born in Cork, Ireland.

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Nada Cirjanic

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John Murphy



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