MON MON MON MONSTERS
A bullied schoolboy is teamed up with his tormentors to do community social work. While on duty, they encounter a strange creature which they kidnap, and take bullying to a whole new level.
MY BODY HUNGERS
Programmed by Nicolas Winding Refn and Alan Jones in conjuntion with the launch of their new book: THE ACT OF SEEING.
Nicolas Winding Refn and Alan Jones will be in attendance at Fantastic Fest on Saturday and Sunday to introduce the films programmed alongside their book launch.The books are available for pre-purchase HERE and will also be available on site Saturday and Sunday. Refn will be available to personally autograph your book at The Highball on Sunday beginning at 10:00am.
LOST GIRLS Book Launch: THE NUDE VAMPIRE presented by Kier-la Janisse
Jean Rollin's THE NUDE VAMPIRE (1970) follows a sinister businessman who's keeping a young vampire girl captive and experimenting on her in the hope that he finds the key to eternal life.
OFFICE is the story of Kim, the salaryman who one day brutally murders his entire family with a hammer, and Lee, the put-upon intern at his workplace. This dark-as-night corporate satire hides behind a slasher veneer with scares so well timed, you’ll jump out of your seat non-stop.
After a full year, Maude is still stricken by visions of her sister Cleo's kidnapping. Believing that Cleo is still alive, Maude undergoes a suspenseful journey to find her in this stunning, atmospheric feature debut from Luke Shanahan.
Three rich male thrill-seekers discover that Jennifer isn't the human sex doll that they assumed she was when they invited her on their isolated hunting getaway. Jennifer teaches them fundamental lessons about consent in a manner that they — and we — won't soon forget.
RZA: LIVE FROM THE 36th CHAMBER
What happens when one of the most influential hip hop artists descends on one of the most influential martial arts movies? There’s only one way to find out.
SATANIC PANIC Book Launch + Screening of EVILSPEAK (in 35mm!)
The hysteria known as the “Satanic Panic” made its way through every pop-culture pathway in the ‘80s. Relive the era with the launch of SATANIC PANIC: POP CULTURAL PARANOIA IN THE 1980s and a rare 35mm screening of occult fave EVILSPEAK.
SCHNEIDER VS BAX
A contract killer’s birthday plans are disrupted when he’s sent to dispatch a drunken writer in this delightfully dark comedy from Dutch auteur Alex van Warmerdam (BORGMAN).
Caroline Menard is a woman in her thirties who has lost everything. As she moves into a new apartment searching for a new start, she’s unaware that something ancient is waiting for her.
Four friends navigate sex, love and life in a heart-breaking new film from Korean auteur and Fantastic Fest favorite Lee Sang-woo.
An art museum director's life becomes a comedy of errors when trying to put together his latest exhibit in FORCE MAJEURE director Ruben Ostlund's latest, which won the Palme D'Or at this year's Cannes.
Two teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. In the process, they learn that neither is what she seems to be, and that a murder might solve both of their problems.
TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID
When her mother suddenly disappears with no one to care for her, young Estrella ends up on the street and joins a gang of children, triggering a dangerous and tragic chain of events in the third feature from Mexican filmmaker Lopez.
Dir. Aaron McCann, Dominic Pearce
TOP KNOT DETECTIVE
Aliens! Ninjas! Robots! Enormous egos! Get ready to enter the world of TOP KNOT DETECTIVE! Possibly the greatest cult TV series you’ve never heard of, TOP KNOT DETECTIVE and its creator Takashi Takamoto come to life in this gonzo documentary.
Considered the worst tyrant in the long and rather oppressive history of Korea, King Yeonsan enslaved a thousand women to serve his carnal desires. This bawdy, unexpurgated (and almost surely exaggerated) tale of his sexual exploits is the heir apparent to the notorious 1980s era Hong Kong CAT III classics.
Dir. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson
UNDER THE TREE
On the outskirts of Reykjavik, the shadow cast by a tree triggers a feud between two neighboring families, with tragic and darkly comic consequences.
A notorious serial killer who happens to be the son of a defecting DPRK official sends South Korea's National Intelligence, police from both states and even international brass into a mad political scramble in this thrilling neo-noir.