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Fantasia 2019: Massive First Wave of Titles Announced

Summer is also upon us and for many Anarchists that means it will soon be time for our annual trek to Montreal for the Fantasia International Film Festival. For three weeks the raucous and jubilant Fantasia crowd will meow and...

Cannes 2019 Review: A Thief Attempts To Recover His Booty In THE UNKNOWN SAINT

A thief speeds furtively across the Moroccan desert as the police close in on him. Spotting an isolated hill topped by a lonely tree, he stops to bury a bag full of money under its branches. An ideal spot, he...

Hot Docs 2019 Review: COLD CASE HAMMARSKJÖLD Is Hella-Good Storytelling

"This could either be the world's biggest murder mystery, or the world's most idiotic conspiracy theory." Two years before the JFK assassination, on the 18th of September 1961, the world was shocked by the suspicious death of the second serving...

DEAD KIDS: Exclusive First Teaser for Mikhail Red's Teen Kidnap Thriller

There’s no stopping Mikhail Red right now. Just days after we shared the first images for the Filipino filmmaker’s upcoming zombie shocker Block Z, we now get an exclusive first look at the teaser trailer for his teen abduction thriller,...

THE HARVESTERS (DIE STROPERS): Altered Innocence Acquires Un Certain Regard Title

Our new friends at Altered Innocence caught our attention last year when they acquired the homoerotic giallo film Knife + Heart. While they were preparing for that theatrical relase (3/15/19) they picked the US rights for the South African drama...

NOMMER 37's Nosipho Dumisa to Direct Teen Series BLOOD & WATER For Netflix

Excellent news for fans of Nosipho Dumisa and her Hitchcock-esque thriller Nommer 37 (Number 37). Yesterday it was announced that Netflix ordered another original series from South Africa, to be co-written and co-directed by Dumisa.    The teen and female-centric...

Slamdance 2019: Exclusive KIFARU Clip - Calming a Rhino

As a genre-focused film site, we are generally more eager to watch a wild white rhino creating mayhem in outrageous and unbelievable action sequences on the big screen, rather than confronting the reality of the extinction of the last male...

Review: NUMBER 37, South African Thriller Holds Surprises Around Every Corner

Many films either overtly or covertly play homage to other films. And it certainly takes a lot of courage to make a film that is an overt homage to a film as iconic as Rear Window. But then, South African...

Mumbai 2018 Preview: 15 Films To Catch At India's Biggest Film Fest

The 20th edition of India's biggest film event, the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star (a bit of an unwieldy name that folks usually shorten to "MAMI"), opens this Friday October 26th, with one of its most expansive line...

Now On Blu-ray: East Asia Brings The Weirdness With SUFFERING OF NINKO, AS THE GODS WILL, and BLEEDING STEEL

A trio of recent releases provides further gives proof that East Asian filmmakers know how to get weird better than almost anyone. Find our thoughts below on the bizarre trio of director Niwatsukino Norihiro's monk-rotica Suffering of Ninko (Third Window...

Review: LIYANA, Charming and Inspiring Stories That Need to be Told

Liyana documents the inspiring story of a young girl in rural Swaziland, whose parents die from AIDS, and whose little twin brothers are stolen by child traffickers after she and her frail grandmother are assaulted and abused. Liyana must then...

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review: DACHRA, Dark, Atmospheric Horror From Tunisia

The North African nation of Tunisia finally makes its entrance onto the world genre film scene with Abdelhamid Bouchnak's moody chiller, Dachra. Borrowing liberally from cinematic folk horror traditions, Dachra takes on a not entirely unfamilar journey into a heart of...

FIVE FINGERS FOR MARSEILLES: Watch This 'Death by Hanging' Clip

The critically acclaimed and much loved South African western Five Fingers For Marseilles arrives on VOD in the US on October 23rd by way of Uncork'd Entertainment.    A new clip arrived this morning, which you will find below. The...

Toronto 2018 Review: SEW THE WINTER TO MY SKIN Is South Africa's Deserved Oscar Contender

With Sew The Winter To My Skin, writer director Jahmil X.T. Qubeka has quietly - the film has very sparse dialogue - yet audaciously - it also boasts some extraordinary visceral imagery - established his place among the best filmmakers...

Lund Fantastic Film Festival 2018: Lineup Includes MANDY, LUZ, NUMBER 37 And More

Just the other day I was thinking to myself, self, you have not heard from nor done an announcement for your friends at Lund FFF for a while now. What's up with that?   Then out of the blue, Screen...

MAYFAIR: Watch The Trailer For Sarah Blecher's South African Crime Drama

The current wave of high end South African films continues with Sara Blecher's crime drama Mayfair, a film that enters in to the Muslim-Indian communities of Johannesburg with a tale of conflicted loyalties and escalating violence. Computer whiz and prodigal...

Venice 2018: DACHRA Trailer Premiere, a Horror Film From Tunisia

Next Friday, September 7th, the Tunisian horror film Dachra, the debut feature by Abdelhamid Bouchnak, will have its World Premiere in Venice. We are proud to share the trailer for Bouchnak's horror film with you, one of the first ever genre...

MOTELX 2018: Complete Lineup Announced

Next week the city of Lisbon, Portugal, will embrace six whole days of genre cinema, culture and featured guests during the 12th annual MOTELX film festival.   We have already written about the first wave of titles and the nine...

Exclusive: The Red Band Trailer For FIVE FINGERS FOR MARSEILLES

The South African western Five FIngers For Marseilles rides into U.S. cinemas on September 7th. Screen Anarchy is pleased to bring your exclusive first look at the red band trailer.   We love this new take on the Western genre...

Fantasia 2018 Review: NUMBER 37, Neo-Noir Crime Thriller Raises the Stakes

Many films either overtly or covertly play homage to other films. And it certainly takes a lot of courage to make a film that is an overt homage to a film as iconic as Rear Window. But then, South African...