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Toronto After Dark Film Festival kicks off this Friday

The critically acclaimed Toronto After Dark Film Festival makes its return to the Bloor Cinema this Friday. Now in its second year, the fest has expanded to 50 films screening over seven nights, October 19-25.

After Dark’s program features a diverse selection of feature film premieres and innovative short films on the cutting edge, including acclaimed new independent and international horror, sci-fi, fantasy, action, animation, and offbeat works from across North America, Europe and Asia.

The current lineup includes David Arquette’s horror film debut as writer/director, <em>The Tripper</em> (starring Paul Reubens, Jason Mewes, Lukas Haas, etc); the new zombie musical from Troma Films’ Lloyd Kaufman (<em>Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead</em>) and the most expensive Russian fantasy film ever made (<em>The Wolfhound</em>). Also, a new sci-fi animation from Korea (<em>Aachi & Ssipak</em>, two critically acclaimed new zombie outbreak films (<em>Mulberry Street</em> and <em>Automaton Transfusion</em>) and an award-winning documentary about one priest’s attempt to shoot a Christian version of Star Wars (<em>Audience Of One</em>).

Last year, it was attended by over 4,000 enthusiastic film fans and over 60 members of press and industry. This year it is expected to be over double that. During the Festival, After Dark also hosts a zombie walk in the downtown core and puts on two big gala parties.

<font size=1>Source: After Dark web site & press release</font>

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Front Page, Headline, Industry News

Toronto After Dark Film Festival kicks off this Friday

The critically acclaimed Toronto After Dark Film Festival makes its return to the Bloor Cinema this Friday. Now in its second year, the fest has expanded to 50 films screening over seven nights, October 19-25.

After Dark’s program features a diverse selection of feature film premieres and innovative short films on the cutting edge, including acclaimed new independent and international horror, sci-fi, fantasy, action, animation, and offbeat works from across North America, Europe and Asia.

The current lineup includes David Arquette’s horror film debut as writer/director, <em>The Tripper</em> (starring Paul Reubens, Jason Mewes, Lukas Haas, etc); the new zombie musical from Troma Films’ Lloyd Kaufman (<em>Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead</em>) and the most expensive Russian fantasy film ever made (<em>The Wolfhound</em>). Also, a new sci-fi animation from Korea (<em>Aachi & Ssipak</em>, two critically acclaimed new zombie outbreak films (<em>Mulberry Street</em> and <em>Automaton Transfusion</em>) and an award-winning documentary about one priest’s attempt to shoot a Christian version of Star Wars (<em>Audience Of One</em>).

Last year, it was attended by over 4,000 enthusiastic film fans and over 60 members of press and industry. This year it is expected to be over double that. During the Festival, After Dark also hosts a zombie walk in the downtown core and puts on two big gala parties.

<font size=1>Source: After Dark web site & press release</font>

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Front Page, Headline, Industry News

Toronto After Dark Film Festival kicks off this Friday

The critically acclaimed Toronto After Dark Film Festival makes its return to the Bloor Cinema this Friday. Now in its second year, the fest has expanded to 50 films screening over seven nights, October 19-25.

After Dark’s program features a diverse selection of feature film premieres and innovative short films on the cutting edge, including acclaimed new independent and international horror, sci-fi, fantasy, action, animation, and offbeat works from across North America, Europe and Asia.

The current lineup includes David Arquette’s horror film debut as writer/director, <em>The Tripper</em> (starring Paul Reubens, Jason Mewes, Lukas Haas, etc); the new zombie musical from Troma Films’ Lloyd Kaufman (<em>Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead</em>) and the most expensive Russian fantasy film ever made (<em>The Wolfhound</em>). Also, a new sci-fi animation from Korea (<em>Aachi & Ssipak</em>, two critically acclaimed new zombie outbreak films (<em>Mulberry Street</em> and <em>Automaton Transfusion</em>) and an award-winning documentary about one priest’s attempt to shoot a Christian version of Star Wars (<em>Audience Of One</em>).

Last year, it was attended by over 4,000 enthusiastic film fans and over 60 members of press and industry. This year it is expected to be over double that. During the Festival, After Dark also hosts a zombie walk in the downtown core and puts on two big gala parties.

<font size=1>Source: After Dark web site & press release</font>

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