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Under the stars

Free Outdoor Screenings

July 13 - 23

Scene presents
Fantasia Under The Stars
In collaboration with SAT

As part of the 14th edition of the festival, SCENE, the first and only entertainment rewards program in Canada presents the Fantasia Under the Stars event, a series of outdoor screenings at the Parc de la Paix (on St-Laurent boulevard between St-Catherine and René-Lévesque). Come celebrate with us during two weeks and enjoy our ten free outdoors screenings!

Screenings will start around 9pm and will be preceded from 7 pm to 9 pm by the SAT [mixsessions] collective featuring : JOCOOL, TAXI NOUVEAU, LIBERTY, THIS IS NOT DESIGN (TIND), VICTORTRONIC, PINK RUBBER LADY ET GUILLAUME B

Black Tuesday July 13

Black

(Pierre Laffargue, France, 2009, 115 min.)

Black is a Senegalese bank-robber born and raised in France. After a phone call from his cousin from Dakar, he fl ies there to organize a heist of contraband diamonds. He is far from being the only ones interested in the diamonds. With a funky soundtrack, BLACK delivers a heist fi lm fi lled with action and peppered with comedy and mysticism.

Courtesy of Evokative Films
In French with English Subtitles

Musical and visual performance : TAXI NOUVEAU & LIBERTY

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Executive Koala Wednesday July 14

Executive Koala

(Minoru Kawasaki, Japan 2005, 85 min.)

Keiichi, a giant koala, is a workaholic. When his friend is found stabbed, Keiichi is shortlisted as one of the suspects. Suspicions arise as the police and his boss, the giant white bunny, discover the secrets of the marsupial’s past. The fi lm was a big success in the 2006 edition of the festival.

Courtesy of Synapse Films
In Japanese with English Subtitles


Musical and visual performance : TIND & VICTORTRONIC & PINK RUBBER LADY

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Wild Hunt Thursday July 15

The Wild Hunt

(Alexandre Franchi, Canada, 2010, 96 min.)

The Wild Hunt tells the story of Erik, a young man who decides to follow his estranged girlfriend Evelyn into a medieval re-enactment game when he discovers that she has been seduced by one of the players. As the down-to-earth Erik treks deeper into the game in search of his love, he inadvertently disrupts the delicate balance of the make believe fantasy-land.

Courtesy of TVA Films
In English with French Subtitles

Musical and visual performance : GUILLAUME B. & JOCOOL

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Repo Friday July 16

Repo: The Genetic Opera

(Darren Lynn Bousman, USA, 2008, 98 min.)

In a near future, a worldwide epidemic causes mass panic and organ failure. In an attempt to remediate to the problem, GeneCo, a biotechnology company, offers organ transplant. The different fi nancing options make the transplants affordable; however the company also has a drastic measure in the advent that their clients cannot pay: repossession of said organs by “Repo Man”. This gothic musical stars Alexa Vega, Sarah Brightman, Bill Moseley, Paris Hilton and Nivek Ogre.

Courtesy of Maple Pictures
In English with French subtitles

Musical and visual performance : GUILLAUME B. & TIND

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IP Man Saturday July 17

Ip Man

(Wilson Yip, Hong Kong, 2008, 107 min)

Filled with high caliber excitement and dynamism and extraordinary martial arts fi ghting, this award winning kung fu powerhouse explores the true story of Bruce Lee’s legendary master Ip Man’s early years struggle against oppression during World War II. Starring the recent king of kung fu cinema, Donnie Yen (Hero) whose high voltage athletic prowess has electrifi ed audiences for years. Winner of 3 Fantasia Festival Awards and features the famous scene of Ip Man tackling 10 fi ghters at once.

Courtesy of Well GO USA
In Cantonese, Mandarin and Japanese with English subtitles

Musical and visual performance : TAXI NOUVEAU & PINK RUBBER LADY

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Razzle Dazzle Tuesday July 20

DJ XL5’s Razzle Dazzle Zappin’ Party

(compiled by DJ XL5, International, 2009, 90 min.)

You are invited to step into the festive world of DJ XL5 and to discover its wild and irreverent programming. Be prepared for zombies curling champions, a frustrated Danish pastry, an 8 year old Vietnamese boy mistaken for a spy, a nun with a shotgun, exploding penguins and the now famous “Mariage de Batman”. This is your last chance to see this program of shorts on the big screen!

Courtesy of We Edit Life
In French and in English

Musical and visual performance : TIND & VICTORTRONIC & JOCOOL

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Sans Dessein Wednesday July 21

Sans dessein

(Caroline Labrèche et Steeve Léonard, Québec, 2009, 110 min)

Paul Thérien is a thirty year old single man with no ambition or passion. One day, he is visited by a spirit who offers him to change his destiny while promising love and prosperity. There is one condition: he must win over his childhood sweetheart. Many misadventures mark Paul’s journey, especially when he meets a very eccentric neighbor. This is your last chance to see this romantic comedy on the big screen with its original soundtrack.

Courtesy of Dead Cat Films
In English with English Subtitles

Musical and visual performance : TAXI NOUVEAU & LIBERTY

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I Sell the Dead Thursday July 22

I Sell The Dead

(Glenn McQuaid ,USA, 2009, min)

19th century justice has fi nally caught up to grave robbers Arthur Blake and Willie Grimes. Blake confi des in visiting clergyman Father Duffy, recounting fi fteen years of adventure in the resurrection trade. His tale leads from humble beginnings as a young boy stealing trinkets from corpses, to a partnership with seasoned ghoul Grimes as they hunt creatures unwilling to accept their place in the ground. The colourful and peculiar history is one fi lled with adventure, horror, and vicious rivalries.

Courtesy of Anchor Bay Canada
In English

Musical and visual performance : GUILLAUME B.& PINK RUBBER LADY

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Power Kids Friday July 23rd

Power Kids

(Krissanapong Rachata, Thailand, 2008, 95 min.)

Little Billy has a heart condition and it’s up to his friends to take care of him while he’s in the hospital, waiting for a new one. Terrorists have just taken over the hospital where little Billy is awaiting care and if they aren’t driven away, there’s a good chance that he is going to die! There’s only one thing for the four pint-sized friends to do—dust off those elbows and knees because the time has come to kick some grownup ass, muay thai style!

Courtesy of Métropole Films
In Thai with English Subtitles

Musical and visual performance : TAXI NOUVEAU & JOCOOL & LIBERTY

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Panique au Village Saturday July 24th

Panique au village

(Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Belgique, 2009, 79 minutes)

Cow-Boy and Indian decide to buy a “build it yourself” barbecue for their friend Horse’s birthday, but nothing works as planned when a thousand bricks are delivered and crush Horse’s house. The events keeping Horse from enjoying his special day accumulate and he soon has to fi ght unlikely sea monsters, an angry bear, three mad scientists and a psychopathic matriarch. Will he be able to defeat them and meet up with the fi lly he loves?

Courtesy of Métropole Films
In French with English Subtitles

Musical and visual performance : GUILLAUME B. & TIND

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