Thursday, July 10, 2014

Canada delivers Aliens, Living Dolls, and a WolfCop to the 2014 Fantasia International Film Festival

Canadian horror/genre filmmakers can't be stopped! Today, the Fantasia International Film Festival announced its full 2014 lineup, and you better believe that Canada has brought its Eh!-Game to the prestigious and lauded genre festival!



Check out the full list of Canadian feature films including fan-favorite horror comedy WOLFCOP and the world premiere of the new alien horror film EJECTA

EJECTA || WORLD PREMIERE! 


The story of one night on earth that changed everything we know about the universe.

August 3 • 7:00 PM
DB Clarke Theatre

Directors: Chad Archibald, Matt Wiele
Writer: Tony Burgess
Stars: Julian Richings, Lisa Houle, Adam Seybold

THE DROWNSMAN || WORLD PREMIERE! 


After almost drowning in a lake, Madison finds herself bound to a life of fear. Unable to describe what happened to her during the moments she was underwater, she begins to develop hydrophobia. Crippled by her post trauma, Madison attempts to shut out the world but her fear intensifies and she is faced with the vision of a dark figure that haunts her.

August 2 • 5:15 PM
DB Clarke Theatre

Director: Chad Archibald
Screenplay: Chad Archibald
Cast: Michelle Mylett, Caroline Korycki, Gemma Bird Matheson, Sydney Kondruss

WOLFCOP || QUEBEC PREMIERE! 


As a series of strange and violent events start happening, an alcoholic policeman realizes that he has been turned into a werewolf as part of a larger plan, so he investigates with the help of his partner and his friend.

August 1 • 11:55 PM
Concordia Hall Theatre

Director: Lowell Dean
Screenplay: Lowell Dean
Cast: Leo Fafard, Amy Matysio, Jonathan Cherry, Sarah Lind

DYS- || WORLD PREMIERE! 


Forced to barricade themselves in their apartment, a young couple is brought to the edge of the already existing divide between them.

August 1 • 7:30 PM
J.A. De Seve Theatre

Director: Maude Michaud
Screenplay: Maude Michaud
Cast: Shannon Lark, Alex Goldrich, Dega Lazare, Lynn Lowry

BLACK MOUNTAIN SIDE || WORLD PREMIERE! 


Black Mountain Side follows a group of archaeologists after they uncover a strange structure in Northern Canada, dating over ten thousand years before the present. The team finds themselves isolated when their communication systems fail and it is not long before they begin to feel the effects of the solitude.

July 30 • 7:00 PM
DB Clarke Theatre

Director: Nick Szostakiwskyj
Screenplay: Nick Szostakiwskyj
Cast: Shane Twerdun, Carl Toftfelt, Michael Dickson, Marc Anthony Williams, Andrew Moxham

BLOODY KNUCKLES || WORLD PREMIERE! 


Travis is an underground comic book artist with a penchant for the obscene. When one of his comics insults a Chinatown crime boss, the gangster punishes Travis by removing his drawing hand. A daunted Travis retreats into a life of alcoholic misery. That is, until his hand returns from the grave...

July 27 • 5:00 PM
DB Clarke Theatre

Director: Matt O’Mahoney
Screenplay: Matt O’Mahoney
Cast: Adam Boys, Kasey Ryne Mazak, Ken Tsui, Gabrielle Giraud

PATCH TOWN || QUEBEC PREMIERE! 


In this dark comedy / adventure-fantasy, an abandoned living toy named Jon works in a factory where new living baby dolls are harvested from gabbage patches and sent out to be adopted by little human girls. When Jon and his wife Mary steal one of the newborns from the factory floor, they must flee the shadowy factory and enter the human world, but they are pursued by an evil child catcher who manufactures the living dolls.

July 19 • 3:15 PM
J.A. De Seve Theatre

Director: Craig Goodwill
Screenplay: Craig Goodwill, Jessie Gabe, Trevor Martin
Cast: Rob Ramsay, Zoie Palmer, Julian Richings, Suresh John, Stephanie Pitsiladis

FEED THE DEVIL || WORLD PREMIERE! 


A hunt for easy money turns into a deadly search for a missing loved one as outsiders confront the evil forces behind a native American myth.

Director: Max Perrier
Screenplay: Matthew Altman
Cast: Jared Cohn , Ardis Barrow , Victoria Curtain , Brandon Perrault, Nahka Bertrand

DEVIL'S MILE || WORLD PREMIERE! 


A relentlessly-paced hybrid of gritty crime thriller and Lovecraftian supernatural horror, Devil's Mile follows a trio of kidnappers who take an ill-advised detour en route to deliver their hostages - two teenage girls - to their mysterious and powerful employer. When they accidentally kill one of the girls during a botched escape attempt, their simmering mistrust explodes into shocking violence. But what they thought was their worst case scenario is only the beginning, as they are engulfed by the hellish forces that haunt the road - a road they realize they may never escape... THE DEVIL'S MILE

July 26 • 7:25 PM
J.A. De Seve Theatre

Director: Joseph O'Brien
Screenplay: Joseph O'Brien
Cast: Maria Del Mar, Casey Hudecki, David Hayter, Samantha Wan, Frank Moore

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