As September 2019 approaches, so does the 33rd edition of Fantasy Filmfest which will take place in the cities of Berlin, Cologne, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Frankfurt and Munich on specific dates during that month. Among its program including the newest film by American filmmaker Rob Zombie and a prequel to Lucky McKee’s cult classic “The Woman” titled “Darlin'”, the festival again also shows its dedication towards Asian genre cinema with many interesting titles, some of which will be screened in Germany for the first time.
Here is the list of Asian films included in this year’s program:
“Diner” by Mina Ninagawa
“Door Lock” by Lee Kwon
“First Love” by Takashi Miike
“The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil” by Lee Won-tae
“It Comes” by Tetsuya Nakashima
“Kingdom” by Shinsuke Sato
“Shadow” by Zhang Yimou
“White Snake” by Amp Wong and Ji Zhao
“The Witness” by Jo Kyu-jang
In case you are ready for some international genre cinema and live or are in Germany in September, Fantasy Filmfest is definitely the right occasion for you. If you want to have a look at the rest of their program or reserve tickets, check out the festival’s homepage.