This year's Fantasia International Film Festival has a packed line-up full of big names and big stories. There's new work from Jayro Bustamente, Alice Maio Mackay and the Adams Family, while the stars include Elijah Wood, Yang Ik-joon and Kit Harington. Fans can look forward to thrills, chills and a feast of creature features. It will open with the world première of Bookworm and close with André Forcier's Ababouiné. Special events include conversations with filmmaker Mike Flanagan and artist Gary Pullin, a panel discussion on female directors in horror, and a chance to learn how to make your own makgeolli, Korean rice wine.

The festival runs from 18 July to 4 August.

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A blind medium uncovers the truth behind her sister's death with the help of a frightening wooden mannequin.
Carnage For Christmas
Carnage For Christmas
When true-crime podcaster and sleuth Lola visits her hometown for the first time since running away and transitioning, the local urban legend, The Toymaker, is the least of her worries. But then the vengeful ghost of the historical murderer seemingly rises again.
The Tenants
The Tenants
In a dystopian South Korean city, a soon-to-be-evicted tenant decides to complicate the process by renting his toilet out to an eccentric couple, but their strange behaviours soon become unbearable.
A psychothriller about a woman’s search for a missing monster hunter and her growing realisation that she is inescapably linked to the creature being pursued.
The Missing
The Missing
When an alien comes back to take him, a mouthless young man's life twists and turns as his memories untangle.
The G
The G
After a corrupt legal guardian ruins her life, a gran sets out for revenge.

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Dale Dickey on her role as a gran bent on revenge and the resolution of the actors' strike

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