Today, Toronto After Dark Film Festival founder and director Adam Lopez announced the first wave of film selections that will screen at the 6th edition of the festival which runs October 20-27 at its new location, Toronto Underground Cinema.
This year’s Opening Gala Film will be Monster Brawl, a horror/action comedy about an outrageous sporting event featuring famous creatures duelling it out to prove which one is the greatest monster of all.
The line-up eill also feature the world premiere of Father’s Day, the latest cult exploitation film from trash cinema icons Troma Entertainment. The story follows a group of misfits trying to hunt down a twisted serial killer.
Other films announced today include:
Exit Humanity – a blend of stunning live action and animated sequences recounting the tale of a soldier coping with a deadly zombie outbreak during the American Civil War.
Deadheads – a zombie buddy comedy about two undead fellows on a madcap roadtrip adventure.
The Divide – Michael Biehn and Milo Ventimiglia duel it out as survivors trapped in the basement of a New York building, the day the world ends.
Love – An astronaut on an international spce station comes to terms with an apocalyptic event on earth. Featuring a fantastic original score composed by the band Angels & Airwaves.
Redline – A must-see thrill ride of pulsating Japanese animation, seven years in the making, set in the distant future on a planet where an insanely deadly race takes place.
The Theatre Bizarre – An unmissable new anthology film featuring seven twisted horror tales incorporating the talents of numerous cult horror icons including Tom Savini and Udo Kier.
Fans that are keen to check out all 17 of the films up for offer at this year’s Toronto After Dark Film Festival are encouraged to pick up one of the festival’s limited All-Access Passes, which are currently on advance sale.
The festival’s full lineup of feature films and festival schedule will be announced at the end of September.
For complete details, check out the Toronto After Dark Film Festival website.
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