2014 Festival - October 21 to 26
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    07 2015 August

    “THEY LIVE is the perfect film for our times”

    Alternet┬áposts a great article about how a 1988 movie has not only stayed timely but has been oddly prophetic about North American life.  ...

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    06 2015 August

    BUBBLEGUM, ASSKICKING, AND VIDEO ADVENTURES

    This Friday, DEDfest is very pleased to pair the theatrical premiere of the Edmonton-based web series STRAIGHT TO VIDEO with a very special presentation of the late, great Rowdy Roddy Piper’s THEY LIVE! First up...

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    04 2015 May

    ELECTRIC BOOGALOO

    DEDfest is once again teaming up with our pals at the Global Visions Film Fest for another kick ass documentary! This time we’re presenting ELECTRIC BOOGALOO: THE WILD, UNTOLD STORY OF CANNON FILMS! Mark Hartley,...

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    02 2015 April

    DOG VS CAT DOUBLE FEATURE!!

      It’s been awhile since DEDfest has hosted a double bill – so in collaboration with Metro Cinema’s animal month, we’re pitting two mortal enemies against one another – it’s cats vs dogs with a...

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    02 2015 April

    WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS

      Join us on April 10 for our presentation of the soon-to-be-cult-classic WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS! From the creators of FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS comes this funny and twisted mockumentary chronicling the lives...

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    05 2015 March

    Hear THE VOICES!

    Pet lovers rejoice! We finally have a film for you. Join us FRIDAY March 13 for the new Ryan Reynolds black comedy THE VOICES. Reynolds plays a slightly unhinged man with two loyal companions –...

Alternet┬áposts a great article about how a 1988 movie has not only stayed timely but has been oddly prophetic about North American life.  ...

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BUBBLEGUM, ASSKICKING, AND VIDEO ADVENTURES

August 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

This Friday, DEDfest is very pleased to pair the theatrical premiere of the Edmonton-based web series STRAIGHT TO VIDEO with a very special presentation of the late, great Rowdy Roddy Piper’s THEY LIVE! First up is the House of Heathens latest foray into Beta-tape bat-shit craziness – STRAIGHT TO VIDEO: A B-MOVIE ODYSSEY. This Telus-funded...

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ELECTRIC BOOGALOO

May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

DEDfest is once again teaming up with our pals at the Global Visions Film Fest for another kick ass documentary! This time we’re presenting ELECTRIC BOOGALOO: THE WILD, UNTOLD STORY OF CANNON FILMS! Mark Hartley, the director of the Ozsploitation doc NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD, returns with the iconic story of Cannon Films, a scrappy production...

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DOG VS CAT DOUBLE FEATURE!!

April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

  It’s been awhile since DEDfest has hosted a double bill – so in collaboration with Metro Cinema’s animal month, we’re pitting two mortal enemies against one another – it’s cats vs dogs with a double bill of the Hungarian acclaimed thriller WHITE GOD, followed by Drafthouse Films Tim League’s newest retro treasure, ROAR! Winner...

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WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS

April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Join us on April 10 for our presentation of the soon-to-be-cult-classic WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS! From the creators of FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS comes this funny and twisted mockumentary chronicling the lives of a group of disparate vampires all living under the same roof. It’s The Real World meets Interview With a...

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Hear THE VOICES!

March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pet lovers rejoice! We finally have a film for you. Join us FRIDAY March 13 for the new Ryan Reynolds black comedy THE VOICES. Reynolds plays a slightly unhinged man with two loyal companions – a cat and a dog. One is telling him to behave, the other is telling him to kill. It’s a...

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IT FOLLOWS

January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

    DEDfest is proud to present a new original horror film that took Cannes, TIFF, Fantastic Fest, and Sundance by storm: IT FOLLOWS. Up and coming director David Robert Mitchell deftly plunders our fears of intimacy for true terror Tinder-era masterpiece. After a bizarre one night stand, a young woman (The Guest’s Maika Monroe)...

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GET OVER HERE!!

December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

    DEDfest is presenting the 20th anniversary of Paul W.S Anderson’s (Event Horizon) so-cheesy-it’s-good adaptation of the monster video game smash! Starring the highlander himself, Christopher Lambert as Raiden, the God of thunder who joins three martial arts champions to fight for humanity in the evil overlord Shang Tsung’s tournament. It’s time for MORTAL...

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DEDFEST 2014 SCHEDULE!

October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here it is! Our schedule is finally up! Note: we are unleashing a special SECRET screening on Friday October 25 at 9PM… it’s a gooder! http://www.dedfest.com/events/upcoming/...

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DEDfest 2014 Feature Films!

October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s our lineup (minus one big announcement to come this week) for our seventh annual salute to sinister cinema! 2014’s selections include the highly anticipated sequels DEAD SNOW 2 and ABCs OF DEATH 2, DEDfest favourites Astron 6’s THE EDITOR, from TIMECRIMES’ Nacho Vigalondo the Elijah Wood/Sasha Grey thriller OPEN WINDOWS, the supernatural-meets-Hollywood shocker STARRY...

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