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Video: Fantastic Debates

  • MAN OF TAI CHI Fantastic Debates Pre-Fight Video from Keanu Reeves & Tiger Chen
    The Fantastic Debates have become the most highly anticipated special event at Fantastic Fest. At the Fantastic Debates, press, filmmakers & film professionals enter the arena for a formal debate followed by two rounds of boxing. In the ring, the great issues facing the fan community are solved once and for all, first by words, then by fisticuffs. Four debates are scheduled, culminating in the main event, a bout featuring Fantastic Fest Co-Founder Tim League.
  • MAN OF TAI CHI Fantastic Debates Pre-Fight Video from CEO/Founder Tim League
    The Fantastic Debates have become the most highly anticipated special event at Fantastic Fest. At the Fantastic Debates, press, filmmakers & film professionals enter the arena for a formal debate followed by two rounds of boxing. In the ring, the great issues facing the fan community are solved once and for all, first by words, then by fisticuffs. Four debates are scheduled, culminating in the main event, a bout featuring Fantastic Fest Co-Founder Tim League.
  • Fantastic Debates 2012
    Quench your thirst for blood AND intellectual disputation with another installment of the Fantastic Debates, where the burning questions facing the fan community are resolved once and for all via formal debate followed by in-ring fisticuffs.
  • Fantastic Debates - Tim League, Honorary Blackbelt
    Grandmaster Y.K. Kim forces Tim League to endure a series of strength trials for the honor to fight him. The reward if he succeeds? Tim becomes and honorary Black Belt master himself. Quench your thirst for blood AND intellectual disputation with another installment of the Fantastic Debates, where the burning questions facing the fan community are resolved once and for all via formal debate followed by in-ring fisticuffs.
  • Fantastic Debates - FARACI VS. SWANBERG
    Devin Faraci, the Badass-In-Chief from Badass Digest goes toe to toe with independent filmmaker Joe Swanberg at the Fantastic Debates. Quench your thirst for blood AND intellectual disputation with another installment of the Fantastic Debates, where the burning questions facing the fan community are resolved once and for all via formal debate followed by in-ring fisticuffs. Last year festival director Tim League squared off against the star of the Irish bare-knuckle boxing documentary KNUCKLE while Lord of the Rings stars Elijah Wood and Dominic Monaghan waged both verbal and physical war.
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  • KNUCKLE Fantastic Debates: Wood v Monaghan - Oral Arguments
    The two friends square off in round 1 of the debates. Quench your thirst for blood AND intellectual disputation with another installment of the Fantastic Debates, where the burning questions facing the fan community are resolved once and for all. In honor of the regional premiere of the acclaimed Irish bare-knuckle boxing documentary KNUCKLE, this year's debates will culminate in a potentially fatal fight featuring KNUCKLE star and undefeated professional bare-knuckle brawler James Quinn McDonagh versus Fantastic Fest Co-Founder Tim League.
  • KNUCKLE Fantastic Debates: Elijah Wood vs. Dominic Monaghan
    The two long time friends come to blows over the topic "World of Warcraft - Complete Waste of Time?"
  • KNUCKLE Fantastic Debates!
    Quench your thirst for blood AND intellectual disputation with another installment of the Fantastic Debates, where the burning questions facing the fan community are resolved once and for all. In honor of the regional premiere of the acclaimed Irish bare-knuckle boxing documentary KNUCKLE, this year's debates will culminate in a potentially fatal fight featuring KNUCKLE star and undefeated professional bare-knuckle brawler James Quinn McDonagh versus Fantastic Fest Co-Founder Tim League. Presented by KNUCKLE, in theaters December 2011 Video by Arts+Labor Produced by Gates Bradley
  • “KNUCKLE” Fantastic Debates - How Dominic Monaghan Prepares For Fight
    Quench your thirst for blood AND intellectual disputation with another installment of the Fantastic Debates, where the burning questions facing the fan community are resolved once and for all. In honor of the regional premiere of the acclaimed Irish bare-knuckle boxing documentary KNUCKLE, this year's debates will culminate in a potentially fatal fight featuring KNUCKLE star and undefeated professional bare-knuckle brawler James Quinn McDonagh versus Fantastic Fest Co-Founder Tim League. Presented by KNUCKLE, in theaters December 2011.