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quietearth [Film Festival 06.09.09] movie news



UPDATE: Easy access to purchase tickets is now available via each flms page here!

The premier Asian film fest this side of the planet has announced the final schedule, and what a doozy. Running June 19 through July 5th, our very own NY correspondent Bob Doto and various other team members will be providing coverage and reviews of the fest.


Now before we go any further, the ticket situation isn't the easiest. Their is two veneus, the IFC Center and the Japan Society.

Here is where to purchase tickets for screenings at the IFC Center.

Here is where to purchase tickets for Japan Society screenings which start July 1st

There is also further details coming on ticket packs.

So now where should we start...

How about Joko Anwar's incredible Pintu Terlarang (The Forbidden Door). Anwar is a genius, I loved this flick and you should check out Kala.

Then there's the kaiju flick Monster X Strikes Back which I'm greatly looking forward too.

How about American superhero amalgam set in an alternate world K-20?

Let's not forget Yoroi, Samurai Zombie for which director Tak Sakaguchi will be in attendance.

Hmm.. Sao Paulo gangster flick Plastic City? Yeah this got reviews, but if I remember correctly this is a new cut.

World premier of Vampire Girl vs Frankenstein Girl anyone? Co-director Yoshihiro Nishimura along with Tak Sakaguchi will be in attendance.

Japanese arthouse scifi The Clone Returns to the Homeland? Check.

Samurai Princess? Check.

The list goes on and on.. Check the full schedule here.

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