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Calgary Underground 2017 Announces Lineup: Kaiju! Bigfoot! Booze! Headbangers! Sugar-Cereal! and The Shower Scene

The Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF) has been quietly kicking ass for 13 years. Being overshadowed somewhat by larger festivals in larger Canadian cities like Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, or even its bigger sister, the Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF),...

Meet The KING OF PEKING In Trailer For Tribeca-Selected Charmer

It was back in 2010 that we first came across writer-director Sam Voutas in these pages. An Australian living in China, Sam was poised to release his debut feature at the time - a Mandarin language comedy about a man...

Hong Kong 2017: Watch MON MON MON MONSTERS Trailer, Closing Night Film

Set as the closing night film at the upcoming Hong Kong International Film Festival, Mon Mon Mon Monsters is a thriller from writer/director Ko Gideon. Hailing from Taiwan, Ko is a novelist who previously directed You Are the Apple of...

Boston Underground 2017: The Shorts. The Lovely, Bloody, Weird, Scary, and Funny Shorts

Okay. Our apologies to the Boston Underground Film Festival (BUFF) for our tardiness in getting to this announcement about the lineup of awesome short films playing at their 19th annual festival. But if you think about it, sending out a...

Osaka 2017: Wong Chun's MAD WORLD Takes Top Prize

Director Wong Chun’s debut feature Mad World has been awarded the top prize at Osaka Asian Film Festival 2017. The daring indie drama, which stars Eric Tsang and Shawn Yue, tackles issues of mental illness and the pressures of city...

SXSW 2017 Review: THE HONOR FARM, Navel-gazing Millennial Witchery Goes Nowhere Fast

Maybe it's just me. Several of this decade's most acclaimed independent horror films have left me relatively cold. While I am not immune to the charms of films like The Babadook, and You're Next; there is another separate wave of...

Osaka 2017: DYNAMITE WOLF Trailer, Japanese Pro Wrestling Fun

One of the highlights of this year’s Osaka Asian Film Festival Indie Forum is a colorful coming-of-age drama, Dynamite Wolf. The film follows young misfit Hirota, who falls in love with pro-wrestling after witnessing local superstar Dynamite Wolf in action....

Osaka 2017: PARKS, Hashimoto Ai Stars In The Trailer For Festival Closing Film

Making its world premiere on Sunday, March 12, director Seta Natsuki’s Parks will close Osaka Asian Film Festival 2017. No stranger to OAFF, Natsuki’s debut feature, A Letter From Elsewhere, played here back in 2009. Indie musical drama Parks stars...

Boston Underground 2017 Final Wave: A DARK SONG, FRAUD, A LIFE IN WAVES, MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND & More

Boston Underground 2017 released their final demented wave yesterday, and the delights are many --- rejoice, weirdos! We'll have death insurance dealers, music pioneers, Hollywood dog groomers, undocumented immigrants, Irish charlans, American con artists, and of course, an array of...

THE RANGER: The Teaser Poster For Jenn Wexler's Debut Horror Flick is Here

Yesterday, EW debuted the teaser poster for Jenn Wexler's upcoming feature film debut, a horror flick called The Ranger. We have a clean version (sans watermark) to share with you this morning. It could be a punk with spiked hair....

SXSW 2017: Exclusive Clip from INHERITANCE

It's a big SXSW for Mark Webber. Aside from world premiering his new directorial outing Flesh and Blood, he also stars in Jessica Kaye and Laura E. Davis's Inheritance. We're very excited for the flick and are happy to share...

SXSW 2017: Exclusive Teaser for Chinese Parachute Student Docu MAINELAND

SXSW is kicking off Friday and the lineup is looking pretty solid, especially for the docs. One documentary that caught our eye is Miao Wang's Maineland. It just so happens we have the exclusive teaser trailer to share with you...

SXSW 2017: Watch This Exclusive Clip From Doc THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN

The new documentary from To Be Takei director Jennifer M. Kroot, The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin, will have its World Premiere at SXSW this year. ScreenAnarchy is pleased to offer you this exclusive clip as an appetizer. In the...

Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles Announces its 2017 Lineup: HOTEL SALVATION, A DEATH IN THE GUNJ, SEXY DURGA, and More

The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles announced its lineup for the 2017 edition this morning and its as solid as ever. The festival brings together a few festival favorites, several American and North American premieres, and some great looking...

Tribeca 2017: Check Out the Lineups for Competition, Midnight & More!

With Springtime in New York City comes the Tribeca Film Festival. Today, the festival announced the majority of their programming for the 2017 edition, taking place April 19 - 30, with the full lineups for Narrative and Documentary Competitons --...

Osaka 2017: Festival Opens Friday With An Award for Hong Kong Action Icon Kara Wai

The Osaka Asian Film Festival throws open its doors once again this Friday for nine days of new cinema gathered from across Asia. The Opening Gala will include a screening of Yuhang Ho’s Hong Kong action drama Mrs K and...

Gasparilla 2017: What to Anticipate at Tampa Fest

For 11 years now Tampa has hosted the Gasparilla International Film Festival. Located in the historic Ybor neighbourhood, the fest provides a great mix of local fare, world class features and docs as well as its fair share of cinephilic...

Hong Kong 2017: Edward Yang Retrospective Unveiled, Including New TAIPEI STORY Restoration

All seven of Taiwanese filmmaker Edward Yang's feature films will be screened at this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival, to mark the 10th anniversary of the filmmaker's death, it was announced today.    That Day, on the Beach (1983),...

DARKNESS RISING: Raven Banner Will Handle International Sales For Horror Sci-fi

Our friends at Raven Banner Entertainment are handling international sales for Darkness Rising, Austin Reading's feature film debut. They are presently in Berlin at EFM presenting the film to potential buyers.    Reading has done a slew of work in...

HAVE A NICE DAY: Watch A Clip From The Berlin Selected, Chinese Noir Animation

Fans of international animation will do well to keep a close eye on Berlin this week, where Chinese director Liu Jian's animated neo-noir Have A Nice Day is slated to have its premiere February 17th. A hard rain is about...