A teen hoodlum in Copenhagen becomes entangled in the criminal underworld.
One of the most influential and important horror films of all time, Don Coscarelli's Phantasm returns to Alamo Drafthouse's screens in a gorgeous 4k remaster.
In this wholly unique blend of gothic fairytale and heart-wrenchingly real emotion from first-time feature director Deborah Haywood, Iona and her mother arrive in a new town hoping for a better life, but find themselves targeted by bullies.
Two teens deal with their departed father’s estate. Lamenting his lifelong paranoia, they start dismantling the contraptions he obsessively affixed to the house to ward off a supernatural threat. A solidly acted and tightly directed exercise in mounting dread.
Chris Peckover, director of 2010’s UNDOCUMENTED, returns to Fantastic Fest with this playfully twisted suburban Christmas thriller in which babysitter Ashley must protect twelve-year-old Luke during an unusual home invasion.
In this dread-soaked cerebral thriller, a handsome young substitute teacher gets in over his head when taking on a class of gifted students after their former teacher’s dramatic in-class suicide.
Arthur Dale (star of last year’s S/ASH) is an alienated teen whose gnarly choppers earn him both an uncomplimentary nickname as well as frequent beatings at the hands of the school bully. When his father realizes the kid’s lack of confidence is hereditary, he unwittingly orchestrates a surprising act of aggression.
A 13 year old boy (Arthur Dale of GROW UP TONY PHILLIPS, whose director Emily Hagins also makes a cameo here) writes erotic Harry Potter fan fiction, leading to an awkwardly hilarious confrontation at the local Comicon.
Director Clay Liford and Producer Ashland Viscosi LIVE in attendance!
SLUT IN A GOOD WAY
Charlotte and her best friends Mégane and Aube must navigate their first times, first jobs, and first loves in this hilarious and touching Quebecois sex comedy.
SUPER DARK TIMES
A split-second act of violence forever changes the lives of two '90s kids. Now they must cope with both the fallout of that moment and the pressures of high school in this clever and bloody coming-of-age thriller.
Tebana Sankichi: Snot Rockets
Tak Sakaguchi stars in Yudai Yamaguchi’s feature-length reboot of an original indie short film made in 1995. Follow the ridiculous adventures of sometime private detective and fighting master Tebana “Snot Rockets” Sankichi, and his loyal sidekick “Twice” Shiro. An episodic, nonsense comedy that flies like a rocket and lands like a wet loogie.
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.
Failing to crack the ranks as a would-be cop, Maggie begrudgingly settles for a security guard job until she encounters Tiger, a fierce young woman whose rebellious antics leave Maggie questioning which side of the law she truly belongs on.
Festival favorite Sion Sono returns with an exercise in brash, colorful chaos pitting street gangs against one another in a bold hip hop musical.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Years after a series of grisly murders rocked Texarkana, someone has started recreating the killings. A young girl who got away may be the town's only shot at finding the killer.
Dir. Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy
Winner of the three major awards at this year’s Cannes’ Critics Week, THE TRIBE follows deaf student Sergey’s transfer to a new school, which sends him down a path of ruthless crime and forbidden love.
THE TRUTH BENEATH
When a politician’s teenage daughter goes missing, a desperate mother takes it upon herself to uncover the truth in this startling Korean thriller.
Dir. Marcel Sarmiento, Nacho Vigalondo,…
Fantastic Fest alumni Nacho Vigalondo & Marcel Sarmiento join several other genre filmmaking greats in this 3rd installment of the twisted found footage horror anthology franchise.