On Monday, 28 July 2003, at 4:30P.M., Steven Jay Schneider will be hosting the official North American booklaunch event for FEAR WITHOUT FRONTIERS: HORROR CINEMA ACROSS THE GLOBE, a brand new publication from England's FAB Press. In addition to signing books, an introductory talk will be given by Steven, and there will be an exclusive FREE screening of a very rare, very special World Horror film, the title of which will remain a secret until the screening starts! Also in attendance will be several key contrinutors along with publisher and designer Harvey Fenton. The book will be on sale for the special discounted rate of only 30 Canadian dollars! This event takes place at the Cinema J.A. de Seve, directly opposite the Concordia Hall Cinema, 1455 de Maisonneuve West (next to Guy metro).
Fear Without Frontiers is the most comprehensive survey of horror films from around the world yet published!
Horror movies have always found receptive audiences in their home countries. Finally, the genre's most colourful and least familiar directors and stars are given their due in editor Steven Schneider's wide-ranging collection of articles and interviews from a fine assembly of renowned world horror experts.
Discover such hidden treasures of world cinematic horror as Singapore's pontianak cycle, 1930s Mexican vampire movies, Austrian serial killer flicks, Germany's Edgar Wallace krimis, Bollywood ghost stories, Indonesia's penanggalan tales, the Chinese take on Phantom of the Opera, and the Turkish versions of Dracula and The Exorcist.
24 pulse-pounding chapters with selected filmographies and scores of images from the movies under discussion, including a stunning 16-page full-colour section!
Learn about the amazing horror films of: Austria, Brazil, Chile, China, Cuba, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Thailand, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Turkey
Meet fascinating and exotic horror filmmakers and monsters from every corner of the globe, including: Hideo Nakata, Paul Naschy, Anthony Wong, Wolfgang Preiss, Maria Menado, Sion Sono, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Nonzee Nimibutr, Jean Rollin, Maxu Weibang, Gallaga & Reyes, The Ramsay Brothers, Pupi Avati, Walerian Borowczyk, José "Coffin Joe" Mojica Marins, Jorge Molina, Kim Ki-Young, Takashi Miike and more!