With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Monday, July 11, 2016

Many Asian films to screen at Fantasia International Film Festival

THE TOP SECRET: MURDER IN MIND (Japan)

Montreal's Fantasia International Film Festival celebrates its epic 20th Anniversary this month, running from July 14th through August 2nd.

For two decades, this mammoth three-week festival has embraced a wide variety of genre - but it still continues to boast one of the most dynamic and outstanding Asian films programs from any genre fest. This year, with over 130 new films screening at Fantasia, the festival has brought together a selection of the best Asian films from all over the region - everything from martial arts masters, terrifying hauntings, giant battling monsters and animated epics can be found.

The wide variety of Asian films at Fantasia 2016 includes:

AS THE GODS WILL (Japan) Canadian Premiere
ASSASSINATION CLASSROOM: THE GRADUATION (Japan) North American Premiere
BAAGHI (India) Quebec Premiere
THE BACCHUS LADY (South Korea) Canadian Premiere
BAKUMAN (Japan) Canadian Premiere
THE BODYGUARD (China) Canadian Premiere
A BRIDE FOR RIP VAN WINKLE (Japan) Canadian Premiere
CHIHAYAFURU: PART 1 (Japan) North American Premiere
CHIHAYAFURU: PART 2 (Japan) North American Premiere
COLLECTIVE INVENTION (South Korea) Quebec Premiere
CREEPY (Japan) Canadian Premiere
THE EXCLUSIVE: BEAT THE DEVIL'S TATTOO (South Korea) Canadian Premiere
FAMILYHOOD (South Korea) International Premiere
FOURTH PLACE (South Korea) Canadian Premiere
HARMONY (Japan) Quebec Premiere
HENTAI KAMEN 2: THE ABNORMAL CRISIS (Japan) International Premiere
IF CATS DISAPPEARED FROM THE WORLD (Japan) Canadian Premiere
THE INERASABLE (Japan) Quebec Premiere
KAIJU MONO (Japan) International Premiere
KARAOKE CRAZIES (South Korea) Quebec Premiere
KILL ZONE 2 (SPL 2: A TIME FOR CONSEQUENCE) (Hong Kong) Quebec Premiere
KIYAMACHI DARUMA (Japan) Canadian Premiere
LAZY HAZY CRAZY (Japan) Canadian Premiere
LIBRARY WARS: THE LAST MISSION (Japan) Canadian Premiere
LOWLIFE LOVE (Japan) Canadian Premiere
MIRUTHAN (India) Canadian Premiere
MOMOTARO, SACRED SAILOR (1945) (Japan) Canadian Premiere
PARASYTE: PART 1 (Japan) Quebec Premiere
PARASYTE: PART 2 (Japan) Quebec Premiere
THE PHANTOM DETECTIVE (DETECTIVE HONG GIL-DONG) (South Korea) Quebec Premiere
THE PIPER (South Korea)
THE PRIESTS (South Korea)
PSYCHO RAMAN (India) Cannes Cut
SEOUL STATION (South Korea) Canadian Premiere
SKIPTRACE (Hong Kong) North American Premiere
SORI: VOICE FROM THE HEART (South Korea) Quebec Premiere
TERRAFORMARS (Japan) North American Premiere
THREE (Hong Kong) Quebec Premiere
TOO YOUNG TO DIE! (Japan) Canadian Premiere
THE TOP SECRET: MURDER IN MIND (Japan) World Premiere
TRAIN TO BUSAN (South Korea) North American Premiere
ULTRAMAN X: THE MOVIE (Japan) International Premiere
UNDER THE SHADOW (Iran/UK/Jordan) Quebec Premiere
A VIOLENT PROSECUTOR (South Korea) Quebec Premiere
THE WAILING (South Korea) Quebec Premiere
WHAT A WONDERFUL FAMILY! (Japan) Canadian Premiere

For additional information on any of the above titles, please visit http://www.fantasiafestival.com/2016/en/films-schedule/films.

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