A Celebration of Fantastic Fest
The Celebration of Fantastic Fest will stream Sept. 24 - Oct. 1 via Alamo On Demand. This virtual version of the Austin-based genre film festival includes the local premieres of Bloodthirsty, The Boy Behind the Door, Cyst, Girl, The Old Man Movie, The Queen of Black Magic, The Stylist, and Teddy as well as a retrospective secret screening, the 4K world premiere of the 1971 vampire classic Daughters of Darkness, and the American Genre Film Archive presentation of the Amy Fisher TV movies mashup The Lethal Lolitas of Long Island. The four shorts package will include the return of the “Drawn and Quartered” animation block. Master Pancake will riff on 1973’s Invasion of the Bee Girls. The Celebration of Fantastic Fest also will feature two of the festival’s favorite events, the Fantastic Feud and 100 Best Kills: Decapattack!, as well King of Movies: The Leonard Maltin Game Challenge, Fantastic Fest Triviadome, and an immersive showcase of virtual escape rooms. Fantastic Fest also will host in-theater screenings of Possessor Uncut on Sept. 23 and The Wolf of Snow Hollow on Oct. 8.
Aired: Sept. 17, 2020