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Fantasia Film Festival Announces 2020 Virtual Film Lineup

Neil Marshall's highly-anticipated new feature The Reckoning will open

Fantasia Festival Lineup 2020
The Reckoning (Fantasia Festival)
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    The Fantasia International Film Festival will be going virtual for its 24th annual edition. The Canadian genre festival will take place online from August 20th to September 2nd and offer an assortment of scheduled screenings, panels, and workshops. Today, they’ve announced its first wave of films.

    Highlights include Neil Marshall’s highly-anticipated new feature The Reckoning, Nobuhiko Obayashi’s Labyrinth of Cinema, Brea Grant’s 12 Hour Shift, Makoto Tezuka’s Tezuka’s Barbara, Anthony Scott Burns’ Come True, and Chino Moya’s Underdogs.

    It should be noted that the Festival Scope and Shift72’s virtual screening platform will only be accessible to those based in Canada, seeing how the festival takes place in Montreal. So, keep that in mind as you plan your digital calendar.

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    Consult the first wave lineup below. For more information, including online ticketing and accessibility, head over to the festival’s official site. In the meantime, keep an eye out for more announcements and surprises to come.

    #SHAKESPEARESSHITSTORM
    Dir. Lloyd Kaufman
    USA
    World Premiere

    12 HOUR SHIFT
    Dir. Brea Grant
    USA
    International Premiere

    A COSTUME FOR NICHOLAS
    Dir. Eduardo Rivero
    Mexico
    Canadian Premiere

    COME TRUE
    Dir. Anthony Scott Burns
    Canada
    World Premiere

    THE CURSE OF AUDREY EARNSHAW
    Dir. Thomas Robert Lee
    Canada
    World Premiere

    FRIED BARRY
    Dir. Ryan Kruger
    South Africa
    Canadian Premiere

    KRIYA
    Dir. Sidharth Srinivasan
    India/UK
    World Premiere

    LABYRINTH OF CINEMA
    Dir. Nobuhiko Obayashi
    Japan
    Canadian Premiere

    LAPSIS
    Dir. Noah Hutton
    USA
    International Premiere

    LUCKY
    Dir. Natasha Kermani
    USA
    International Premiere

    THE OLD MAN MOVIE
    Dir. Oskar Lehemaa
    Estonia
    North American Premiere

    THE RECKONING
    Dir. Neil Marshall
    UK
    Special Screening

    SLEEP (Schlaf)
    Dir. Michael Venus
    Germany
    North American Premiere

    SPECIAL ACTORS
    Dir. Shinichiro Ueda
    Japan
    Canadian Premiere

    TEZUKA’S BARBARA
    Dir. Macoto Tezuka
    Japan
    North American Premiere

    TIME OF MOULTING
    Dir. Sabrina Mertens
    Germany
    North American Premiere

    TINY TIM: KING FOR A DAY
    Dir. Henrik Von Sydow
    Sweden
    World Premiere

    UNDERGODS
    Dir. Chino Moya
    UK/Belgium/Estonia/Serbia/Sweden
    World Premiere

    THE UNDERTAKER’S HOME (La Funeraria)
    Dir. Mauro Iván Ojeda
    Argentina
    World Premiere

    UNEARTH
    Dirs. John C. Lyons and Dorota Swies
    USA
    World Premiere

    YUMMY
    Dir. Lars Damoiseaux
    Belgium
    Quebec Premiere

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