Phantom Pain Films is pleased to announce the world premiere of its religious extremism horror production Lord, Have Mercy from writer/director Matthew Dilts-Williams at the 2018 Cleveland International Film Festival (

Lord, Have Mercy follows a woman one evening as her controversial vocation collides with two dangerous men’s beliefs.

Filmed in Cleveland, OH, this freshman production from indie distributor Phantom Pain Films and filmmaker Dilts-Williams is equal parts horrifying and thoughtprovoking.

“I wanted to make something that is effectively scary and suspenseful but will also surprise anyone coming in with preconceived notions of the horror genre,” Dilts-Williams explains.

The film stars Rachel Anderson (The Colours of Desire, The Assassin’s Code), Richard T. Phillis (White Boy Rick) and David L. Munnell. It will screen on April 7 at 11:30pm, as part of the After Hours Shorts Program 2 (

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