Every expectant mother’s worst nightmare is realized in writer/director Andrew McDonald’s Austin-shot chiller Neonatal. Days away from giving birth, Cindy is lured to the home of a woman who more than a passing interest in Cindy’s pregnancy. Neonatal stars Brandi Blevins as the unsuspecting Cindy and Tam Jackson as the malevolent Martha. Neonatal will screen 2:45 p.m. Sept. 23 and 11:45 p.m. Sept. 26 before the feature film Firstborn during Fantastic Fest at the Alamo South Lamar. Former Austinite Andrew McDonald previously directed the short films Lucky Number Four and Table 7.
Aired: Sept. 21, 2017