‘Daily Updates’ Archive

FANTASIA 2013 AWARD WINNERS!

After Tuesday night’s sold-out screening of the Canadian premiere of THE WORLD’S END, presented by director Edgar Wright and actor Nick Frost, the Fantasia International Film Festival can confirm record attendance numbers this year, boasting more than 125,000 festival-goers for its 17th edition, surpassing last year’s record of 109,000 (a 15% increase). Over the course [...]

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BASHA POSTER EXHIBIT, JULY 26th – AUGUST 4th

BASHA POSTER EXHIBIT Barbara ‘Basia’ Baranowska — best known in North America for her poster for Andrzej Zulawski’sPOSSESSION — is the unsung hero of Polish poster art. Whereas the likes of Jan Lenica developed a distinct, often instantly recognizable style, Barbara Baranowska was a chameleon (as reflected in her alternating use of ‘Basia’, ‘Basha’ and ‘Bacha’ [...]

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WESTERN PARTY – OPENING OF THE FANTASTIQUE WEEKEND

Tandis qu’on paie hommage au western spaghetti avec le PROJET DJANGO à la Cinémathèque Québécoise (et une projection de SWEETWATER), nous ouvrons leFantastique week-end du court métrage québécois (Fantasia)avec un party à thématique western! Des pintes et un taureau mécanique! A-t-on besoin de bien plus dans la vie?!?! OUVERT À TOUS! JEUDI 25 JUILLET 2013 [...]

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HATCHET III – TONIGHT ONLY!

TONIGHT at Cineplex Odeon Forum, 9h30PM! Fantasia co-presents Hatchet III as part of Raven Banner Entertainment and Cineplex’s ongoing “Sinister Cinema” series, with actor Kane Hodder in person for a Q&A! Concluding the saga begun in Adam Green’s hit 2006 thriller, HATCHET III follows the vengeful Marybeth (horror heroine Danielle Harris of Halloween 4 & [...]

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OXV: THE PARTY – CAMERA LUCIDA LAUNCH PARTY!

CAMERA LUCIDA OPENING PARTY Bar Benelux (245 Sherbrooke W.) Sunday, July 21, 10pm – 3am Come one come all and celebrate the incredible fourth edition of the Camera Lucida spotlight! Join us at Bar Benelux to groove to the rhythms of DJ Dave Bertrand and (re)discover the imagery of the spotlight’s films as revisited by [...]

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*SOLD OUT*

(Updated daily) Shield of Straw (Impérial, 18/07) The Conjuring (Impérial, 18/07) Animals (J.A. De Sève, 19/07) Lesson of the Evil (Impérial, 19/07) The Broken Circle Breakdown (19/07) Rurouni Kenshin (Imperial, 20/07) Hell Baby (J.A. De Sève, 20/07) Key of Life (J.A. de Sève, 20/07) Zero Charisma (J.A. de Sève, 20/07) V/H/S/2 (Imperial, 20/07) Key of Life  (J.A. De Sève, 21/07) Au delà de l’animation (J.A. de [...]

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FORBIDDEN VISIONS

an exclusive exhibition of uncensored fantastic film and underground cinema poster art from the Cinepix / John Dunning archives.

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Free Opening Vernissage! IF THEY CAME FROM WITHIN: An Alternative History of Canadian Horror – July 20, 5-7pm

We are pleased to invite you to the exclusive World Premiere launch of a unique national art exposition, presented by Rue Morgue Magazine, the Fantasia International Film Festival and the Cinémathèque québecoise – with many of the participating visual artists and filmmakers in person!

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A THUNDERING SUCCESS WITH AN INTERNATIONAL REACH FOR FANTASIA’S 15th EDITION

Montreal, Sunday, August 7, 2011 – The 15th edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival has drawn to a close and our team is delighted by the great success of this year’s edition. As a stand-out event on the genre festival circuit since 1996, Fantasia is pleased to see its fan base continue to grow [...]

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LIST OF SOLD OUT SHOWS