The 22nd edition of the Montreal-based Fantasia International Film Festival will feature a thrilling selection of horror, science fiction and fantasy films including some hotly anticipated animé releases and daring documentaries. Set to open with Daniel Roby's Paris-set thriller Dans La Brume, it will also see a special award presented to action star Cynthia Rothrock. Special guests will include Timur Bekmambetov and Michael Ironside.

The festival runs from 12 July until 1 August.

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Two Balloons
Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around the world to a place where happenstance and fate threaten to disrupt their reunion.
The Scythian
After his wife and child are kidnapped, a warrior must seek help from a prisoner in order to save them - but can either man trust the other?
Destiny: The Tale Of Kamakura
Destiny: The Tale Of Kamakura
A woman tries to cope when her fantasy writer husband moves them to a small town regularly visited by fantastic creatures.
Boiled Angels: The Trial Of Mike Diana
Boiled Angels: The Trial Of Mike Diana
A look at the politics and courtroom shenanigans behind the first ever US conviction of an artist for obscenity.
Microhabitat
Microhabitat
When a woman living on the breadline becomes homeless, she gains a new perspective on her life through her observations of the lives of the old friends she stays with.
Tremble All You Want
Tremble All You Want
Life becomes complicated when a young woman who has clung onto her unspoken love for a high school classmate for ten years meets him again - just after she's met somebody else.
The Night Eats The World
The Night Eats The World
Following one hell of a party, Sam wakes up to the worst-ever morning after — blood-stained walls, an empty apartment building, and Parisian streets filled with the living dead. Even worse, he’s all alone.
Anna And The Apocalypse
Anna And The Apocalypse
When the zombie apocalypse hits the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - teenager Anna and her high school friends have to fight, sing and dance to survive, with the undead horde all around them.
Chained For Life
Chained For Life
A starlet finds herself in unfamiliar territory when she appears in a film about disfigurement that features real disabled people.
Searching
Searching
After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.
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Fantasia International Film Festival Features

For the love of lemurs
Mark C Smith on taking the plunge into stop-motion animation with Two Balloons
Five films to catch at Fantasia
Highlights of the Montreal festival
The romance of the other
Xavier Gens on feminism, colonialism and the challenges of filming Cold Skin
Island life
David Oakes on Xavier Gens, HP Lovecraft, sex, monsters and Cold Skin

Fantasia International Film Festival News

Final Fantasia films announced
New work from Takashi Miike and a masterclass by Timur Bekmambetov
Dans La Brume to open Fantasia
24 additional titles announced
Summer Of '84 to feature at Fantasia
Festival dates announced
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