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Second wave of Fantastic Fest titles announced

7 August 2008 11:15 AM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

The second round has been announced which includes some feature length world premiers as well as a host of crazy shorts. Nicolás López's Santos will be premiering in a sweeping tale of comic book nerds vs superheroes in a battle for the future makind, with a Chilean tip. Also playing will be Acolytes or how kids blackmail a serial killer which is quite beautifully shot. One of our favorite shorts will be playing, Osbert Parker's Film Noir. Eel Girl and the twisted Butcher's Hill will also be screened. Check out all the films after the break!

Santos

World Premiere / dir. Nicolás López / Chile / 2008 / 100 min.

Three years after his SXSW debut feature Promedio Rojo, Chilean prodigy director Nicolás López returns with Santos, a wild, sweeping tale of comic book nerds versus superheroes in a battle for the future of mankind. Think Ultraman with a Latin American brain transplant. From »

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2nd Wave of Fantastic Fest Content Announced

7 August 2008 8:57 AM, PDT | FantasticFest.com | See recent FantasticFest news »

Date: Thursday, August 7, 2008

Press Release: For Immediate Release

Subject: Second Wave of Fantastic Fest content announced

Where: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema South Lamar, Austin, TX

Fantastic Fest, September 18-25, 2008

Contact:

Tim League

(512) 912-0529

info@fantasticfest.com

www.fantasticfest.com

We are proud to announce the second wave of our feature film programming for the 2008 edition of Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. For the past 9 months, we have been scouring the globe for the strangest, the most heart-pounding and the most challenging new genre films. With over 100 films representing over 30 countries, Fantastic Fest is the largest festival of its kind in the United States. We are proud to announce our second announcement of 15 confirmed feature films as well as our first announcement of official short film selections and details on special “fantastic-fest-themed” Alamo signature events.

Round 2: Fantastic Features:

Santos

World Premiere / dir. Nicolás López / Chile / 2008 / 100 min.

Three years after his SXSW debut feature Promedio Rojo, »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tim League)

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