Fantastic Fest

Fantastic Fest announces expansion with “satellite” festivals

THE SQUARE

If you aren’t able to come to the bonanza of genreism known as Fantastic Fest get ready for a great announcement! Hitting the cities of San Francisco, Denver and New York are the new satellite locations for the festival. So now from coast to coast fans will have a chance to take part in one of the top film festivals in the world. Three Alamo Drafthouse theaters will host the lineup which can be seen below. The run of the event will be from September 29th through October 1st and tickets go on sale this upcoming Wednesday!

 

Fantastic Fest is proud to announce the creation of a trio of ‘satellites’ hitting three flagship Alamo Drafthouse theater locations: New York, San Francisco and Denver. Spanning the weekend of September 29 to October 1, these satellites will share a highly-curated selection of Fantastic Fest’s signature programming with audiences who crave the best in adventurous genre cinema from across the world.

MY FRIEND DAHMER

“For too long Austin has had all the Fantastic fun,” said Fantastic Fest Creative Director, Evrim Ersoy. “We’ve long wanted to share these brilliant films with the widest audience possible, by opening up these three satellites it’s our first step in expanding their exposure and having them embraced by new audiences.”

 

This year’s slate of satellite films share the the DNA and lineage of programming that has helped Fantastic Fest become the largest genre film festival in the U.S. and be dubbed “America’s wildest film festival” by The Guardian. Highlights include S. Craig Zahler’s Venice Festival debutante BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99, Takashi Miike’s deliriously violent 100th film BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL, MY FRIEND DAHMER, Marc Myers’ powerful adaptation of the celebrated graphic novel and a super secret, mystery movie courtesy of American Genre FIlm Archive that has to be seen to be believed.

HAGAZUSSA

Tickets for these shows will go on sale Wednesday September 7th at 1pm EST. A limited number of badges for the San Francisco Fantastic Fest will go on sale today at 12pm PST.

 

New York Fantastic Fest – Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn

AGFA Presents: Mystery Movie

Blade of the Immortal

Brawl In Cell Block 99

Jailbreak

My Friend Dahmer

Top Knot Detective

BRAWL IN CELLBLOCK 99

San Francisco Fantastic Fest – Alamo Drafthouse Mission

AGFA Presents: Mystery Movie

Brawl In Cell Block 99

Hagazussa

Jailbreak

My Friend Dahmer

The Square

Top Knot Detective

BLADE OF THE IMMORTAL

Denver Fantastic Fest – Alamo Drafthouse Denver- Sloan Lake

AGFA Presents: Mystery Movie

Blade of the Immortal

Brawl In Cell Block 99

Hagazussa

Jailbreak

My Friend Dahmer

The Square

Top Knot Detective

 

Additional titles will be added in the next week. To purchase tickets, please go to  drafthouse.com/event/fantastic-fest.

 

 

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