Toronto After Dark Film Festival
is a showcase of horror
and cult cinema
held annually in Toronto, Canada at the Bloor Cinema. The festival premieres a diverse selection of feature-length and short-films from around the world including new works from Asia, Europe and North America.
festival was held October 20–24, 2006, at the Bloor Cinema
. The festival showcased 13 feature films from around the world, and 15 short films from Canada. Some of the films screened at the festival included Special
, directed by Hal Haberman
and Jeremy Passmorewhere
, the J-horror
from cult director Kiyoshi Kurosawa
, the North American premiere of the Thai action-horror film Vengeance
, and The Rise of Leslie Vernon
, which won the festival's first Audience Award.
Other films included The Beach Party at the Threshold of Hell
, Heart Under Blade
, Night of the Living Dorks
, Mad Cowgirl
, Slaughter Night
and The First Contact
. The festival also featured a Make Your Own Damn Movie! masterclass taught by Lloyd Kaufman
. Festival attendance was 4,350.
annual festival was held from October 19 to 25, 2007, at the Bloor Cinema in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The festival expanded to fifty films; fourteen features and 36 short films from around the world, including 15 Canadian shorts. Some of the highlights include the festival included The Tripper
, directed by David Arquette
, the new film from... Read More