Fantasia Celebrates 15 Years of Fantastic Discoveries with an Added Dose of Canuxploitation

- Advertisement -


One of the largest and most influential film festivals of its kind in the world will be celebrating its 15th anniversary with three thrilling weeks showcasing international genre cinema, from July 14th to August 7th, 2011. The full line-up of over 120 feature films from across the world will be announced in another few weeks but Twitch released a press release from the festival detailing some exciting news. The festival has added a program Maple Syrup Thrills, a tribute to John Dunning and André Link responsible for such genre film landmarks as David Cronenbergs early break through hits Shivers, Rabid, as well as Happy Birthday To Me, Death Weekend and My Bloody Valentine.

Fantasia will award the trailblazing duo with a pair of Lifetime Achievement Awards and will also mount a special Dunning/Link retrospective series in order to allow a new generation of film lovers a chance to see some of Canada’s most outlandish genre productions of yesterday resurrected on the big screen, in many cases with their makers or stars on hand to introduce the screening.

Fantasia also announced a gala World Premiere for the horror anthology The Theatre Bizarre, one of the most hotly anticipated genre films of 2011. Theatre showcases the combined talents of some of the world’s most exciting and iconoclastic fantastic film figures: Richard Stanley (Hardware, Dust Devil) Karim Hussain (Sub conscious Cruelty), Douglas Buck (Cutting Moments), and Buddy Giovinazzo (Life Is Hot In Cracktown).

The 15th edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival will take place in Montreal July 14th to August 7th, 2011. For more information about the event, please visit www.fantasiafestival.com

Also don’t forget to check out Spectacular Optical – a new webzine launched by the festival, that’ll keep you in the loop with all the news related to the festival and it’s events.

Fantasia International Film Festival promo HD 2011 from Fantasia Festival on Vimeo.





10 Different Types of Financial Aid
Top 10 Richest American Idols
V-Moda Crossfade Wireless
The 5 Most Expensive Wireless Headphones: Ultimate Auditory Clarity
Business man watching business go bankrupt
25 Iconic Companies that Filed for Bankruptcy
Ice Cube at Straight Outta L.A. at Tribeca Film Festival in 2010
10 Best Ice Cube Movies When You Want to Watch Ice Cube
Luke Evans at the Los Angeles premiere of Beauty And The Beast held at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood
10 Best Luke Evans Movies (He did that?)
Football movie being filmed
The 25 Greatest Football Movies of All Time
12 Different Types of Cellos
4 Different Types of Cauliflower (Plus Health Benefits)
12 Different Types of Pecans
28 Different Types of Pineapple
20 Different Types of Limes
10 Different Types of Tow Trucks
Electric mountain bike on the trails
18 Things to Know Before Buying an Electric Bike
Side and rear view of black 2017 Audi A7
23 Things to Know Before Buying an Audi A7
Motorhome on highway going through Bryce Canyon in the USA
13 Types of RV’s (Recreational Vehicles) for All Kinds of Vacation Fun
13 Different Types of Dumbbells
15 Awesome Alternatives to Skateboards (Plus Interesting Facts)
Baseball player hitting ball
10 Types of Baseball Bats that Rip the Leather Off the Ball
16 Types of Barbells for All Types of Lifts and Workouts
Camera, lenses and other photography equipments.
45 of the Best Online Photography and Camera Stores
9 Different Types of Website Hosting
5 Different Types of Pulleys (Plus Examples in Daily Life)
Apple Wallet icon on iPhone
15 Things to Know Before Setting Up Apple Pay
Natural herbal vitamins.
10 of the Best Online Vitamin Stores
>