CLIMAX

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 9:30PM

French dancers (among them, ATOMIC BLONDE's Sofia Boutella) gather in a remote, empty school building to rehearse on a wintry night. The all-night celebration morphs into a hallucinatory nightmare when they learn their sangria is laced with LSD. From revolutionary director Gaspar Noe (IRREVERSIBLE, ENTER THE VOID).

A selection of the Cannes Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival, Fantastic Fest.

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GET DEMOLISHED! DEMOLITION MAN 25th Anniversary

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 9:30PM

In honour of the 25th anniversary of the Verbal Morality Statute, the Schwarzenegger Presidential Library, Taco Bell winning the franchise wars, and of course, the three seashells, DEDfest and Drunken Cinema present GET DEMOLISHED! A DEMOLITION MAN INTERACTIVE SCREENING! In addition to the classic film, we're playing along with a game concocted by those Cocteau-esque deviants from Toronto's Drunken Cinema!

EXTREMITY

Friday, October 19, 7:00PM

A young woman obsessed with horror subjects herself to hours of grueling torment inside an extreme haunt in an attempt to confront her fears and conquer the tragic past that haunts her. This locally-shot feature is making it's Edmonton debut!

Directed by Anthony DiBiasi.

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HOLIDAY

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 3:30PM

A love triangle featuring the trophy girlfriend of a petty drug lord, caught up in a web of luxury and violence in a modern dark gangster tale set in the beautiful port city of Bodrum on the Turkish Riviera. (Warning, this film contains graphic sexual content)

Directed by Isabella Eklof.

Winner of the NEW WAVE award at Fantastic Fest 2018. A selection of the Sundance FIlm Festival.

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THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 6:30PM

The highly controversial film that caused walkouts at the Cannes film fest follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of twelve years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman.

Directed by Lars Von Trier. Starring Matt Dillon

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LIFECHANGER

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1:00PM

A murderous shapeshifter sets out on a blood-soaked mission to make things right with the woman he loves…

Directed by Justin McConnell.

A selection of the Fantasia International Film Festival.

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THE RANGER

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 7:00PM

This festival smash tells the tale of teen punks, on the run from the cops and hiding out in the woods, come up against the local authority - an unhinged park ranger with an axe to grind.

Directed by Jenn Wexler.

A selection of SXSW, Fantastic Fest, FrightFest London, Fantasia International Film Festival, Toronto After Dark.

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SADISTIC INTENTIONS

CANADIAN PREMIERE

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 3:30PM

Desperate for success and quickly loosing grip, a pair of metal musicians lure a young woman to a secluded mansion in hopes of inspiring their next album. However, tensions arise between the two band mates as one of them accidentally falls in love with their soon-to-be victim. Starring genre favorite Larry Fessenden and two-time DEDfest alumni Jeremy Garder!

Directed by Eric Pennycoff.

STARFISH

CANADIAN PREMIERE

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 9:30PM

A unique, intimate and honest portrayal of a girl grieving for the loss of her best friend. That just happens to take place on the day the world ends as we know it. Like Donnie Darko if it was thrown in the blender with the works of H.P. Lovecraft.

"Mixtapes and monsters make for an ethereal, alluring post-apocalyptic horror" - Slashfilm

Directed by A.T. White.

A selection of Fantastic Fest 2018.

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SUPERGRID

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1:30PM

In a near future where mining conglomerates have turned Canada into a wasteland. Two brothers must travel the same road that claimed their sister's life in their quest to deliver mysterious cargo. En route they must contend with road pirates, rebel gangs, and each other. From the creators of Wolfcop!

Directed by Lowell Dean.

 

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