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Fantasia Festival 2020 Unveils 30 New Movies in Packed Second Wave

Fantasia International Film Festival is doing something very exciting this year. While many film fests have postponed or been cancelled outright in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Fantasia is keeping the spotlight on the indie an international genre movies that too often fly under the radar by bringing the entire film festival online. From screenings to Q&As and seminars, Fantasia attempting to keep the cinephile festival experience alive digitally (though the fest will be geo-locked to Canadian viewers) and they just unveiled a pretty impressive second wave of titles.

If you missed it, you can scope out the first wave announcement here. Some of the standouts among the new titles include PVT Chat, which stars Uncut Gems breakout Julia Fox as a camgirl with a customer that might be a little too devoted, The Strangers and The Monster filmmaker Bryan Bertino‘s next horror film The Dark and the Wickedand Crazy Samurai Musashi, which stars martial artist Tak Sakaguchi in “a long-in-the-making, unique take on swordsman Musashi Miyamoto’s most fabled battle,” which is shot as a single 77-minute action sequence. That’s Fantasia, folks! Always a wild and wonderful assortment of films.


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Check out the full list of second wave titles below and head to the

Alone (US)
Dir. Marc Menchaca
International premiere


Beauty Water (South Korea)
Dir. Cho Kyung-hun
North American premiere


Bleed With Me (Can)
Dir. Amelia Moses
World premiere


The Block Island Sound (US)
Dirs. Kevin & Matthew McManus
World premiere


Class Action Park (US)
Dirs. Seth Porges & Chris Charles Scott III
International premiere


Climate Of The Hunter (US) 
Dir. Mickey Reece
Quebec premiere


The Columnist (Neth)
Dir. Ivo van Aart
North American premiere


Crazy Sumari Musahi (Jap) 
Dir. Yûji Shimomura
Canadian premiere



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The Dark And The Wicked (US)
Dir. Bryan Bertino
International premiere


Detention (Taiwan)
Dir. John Hsu
Canadian premiere


La Dosis (Arg) 
Dir. Martin Kraut
North American premiere


The Five Rules Of Success (US)
Dir. Orson Oblowitz
World Premiere


For The Sake Of Vicious (Can)
Dirs. Gabriel Carrer & Reese Eveneshen
World premiere


Fugitive Dreams (US)
Dir. Jason Neulander
World premiere


I Weirdo (Taiwan)
Dir. Liao Ming-Yi
Canadian premiere


Jesters: The Game Changers  (South Korea)
Dir. Kim Joo-ho
North American premiere


Life: Untitled (Japan)
Dir. Kana Yamada
Canadian premiere


Me And Me (South Korea)
Dir. Jung Jin-young
North American premiere


A Mermaid In Paris (Fr)
Dir. Mathias Malzieu
North American premiere


Minor Premise (US)
Dir. Eric Schultz
World premiere


My Punch-Drunk Boxer (South Korea)
Dir. Jung Hyuk-ki
North American premiere


The Oak Room (Can)
Dir. Cody Calahan
World premiere


Project Dreams -How To Build Mazinger Z’s Hangar (Jap)
Dir. Tsutomu Hanabusa
International premiere


The Prophet And The Space Aliens (Isr-Aust-South Africa)
Dir. Yoav Shamir
North American premiere



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PVT Chat (US)
Dir. Ben Hozie
World Premiere


Sanzaru (US)
Dir. Xia Magnus
International Premiere


Savage State (Fr-Can-Bel)
Dir. David Perrault
North American premiere


Slaxx (Can)
Dir. Elza Kephart
World premiere


Vertigo (South Korea)
Dir. Jeon Gye-soo
Canadian premiere

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