Archive for March, 2011

HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN blows audiences away at the Canadian Premiere!

The long-awaited Canadian premiere of Hobo With a Shotgun went down last night at Montreal’s Scotiabank Theatre with Director Jason Eisener, producer Rob Cotterill, screenwriter John Davies and a full house of salivating genre fans in attendance. With audiences buzzing since the critically-lauded Sundance premiere earlier this year, Hobo With a Shotgun has become an unlikely national treasure in a very short time.

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SOLIDARITY WITH JAPAN FUNDRAISER – A Japanese Films Marathon to Help the Japanese Disaster Victims

Following the terrible events that devastated the North-East of Japan and caused the displacement of thousands of victims, the Fantasia International Film Festival, with the support of Concordia University’s Hall Theatre, is putting together a fundraising event with the screening of three Japanese films that were very successful at the festival, on Saturday March 26th from 4pm.

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Fantasia presents the MTL launch of James Wan’s INSIDIOUS!

Fantasia will be co-presenting this unholy unveiling on Wednesday March 30 – 2 days before it possesses North American screens on April 1 2011!

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Are you guilty enough to win tix to the MTL launch of THE LINCOLN LAWYER?

Fantasia will be co-presenting an early Montreal display of the exciting attorney show down pic THE LINCOLN LAWYER on Wed March 16 at 7pm 2 days before it faces its final judgment across North American screens on Friday March 18 2011.

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Fantasia Discovery SORTIE 67 wins Claude Jutra Award!

Jephté Bastien’s Sortie 67 – which had its world premiere as a work-in-progress at last year’s Fantasia – has just been the recipient of the prestigious Claude Jutra Award, which recognizes an outstanding achievement by a first-time filmmaker.

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BATTLE: LA advance screening TONIGHT!

Fantasia invites you to witness the epic endgame at the Montreal advance screening of Battle: LA – 7pm on Thursday, March 10 @ Cinema Scotia Bank. See it one day before the film explodes across innocent North American screens!

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Alliance VivaFilm + Fantasia present: HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN – THE CANADIAN PREMIERE!

Director Jason Eisener and producer Robert Cotterill will appear in person to present the Canadian Premiere of their Canuck chuckblower, followed by bonus 2nd feature THE STORY OF RICKY (RIKI-OH) and a slew of 35mm grindhouse trailers!

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