The Festival of Fantastic Films 2006


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The Festival of Fantastic Films 2006
The 17th Annual Convention of the Society of Fantastic Films
will be held at the Day's Hotel, Sackville St., Manchester

(formerly the Manchester Business Center, site of the 2004
Festival, now the Manchester Conference Centre ).

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Dates: 1st - 3rd September, 2006

Confirmed Guests

Crispin Glover - Actor/Director
Willard, Back To The Future, The Doors, Nurse Betty,
Twister, Charlie's Angels 1 & 2, Rivers Edge.

Kenneth Cope & his wife Renny Lister - Actors
Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased), Night of the Big Heat,
X The Unknown, Genghis Khan, Juggernaut

Lamberto Bava - Director/Actor/Producer
Demons, Prince of Terror, The Torturer, Body Puzzle, Dinner with a Vampire

Ken Foree - Actor
Appeared in both versions of Dawn of the Dead,
The Devil's Rejects and Knightriders

Burt Kwouk - Actor
Appeared in Yesterday's Enemy, Terror of the Tongs,
A Shot in the Dark (and several of the Pink Panther series),
Goldfinger, Curse of the Fly, Brides of Fu Manchu

Peter Graham Scott - Director
Directed Captain Clegg and numerous other Films & programmes,
and is returning this year to finish his sessions from 2005

Barrie Holland - Actor
Star Wars VI (as Lt Renz - Rebel " scum " officer in bunker),
Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Wicked Lady,
King Ralph, Hamlet, Reds, Bloodline.

Film Programme

What Is It (Directed by Crispin Glover). 35mm.

Blackwater Valley Exorcism Starring Jeffrey (Reanimator) Combs & James Russo

Twisted Sisters (Directed by Wolfgang Buld)

Mortuary (Directed by Tobe Hooper)

2001 Maniacs (Starring Robert Englund & Peter Stormare). You are what They eat. 35mm

The Witches Hammer (Starring Stephanie Beacham). A Woman is transformed into a genetically engineered vampire

The Death of Poe (Attending Director & Star Mark Redfield). ***

Bad Brains (Directed by Ivan Zuccon). *** David & Alice aren't two simple serial killers

Zombie Honeymoon (Directed by Dave Gebroe). How Far will love go before reaching breaking point.

The iDol (Starring Takako Fuji (The Grudge 1 & 2 - US & Japan). (Directed by Norman England).

Venus Drowning (Directed by Andrew Parkinson). ***

Straight Into Darkness (Starring David Warner & Linda Thorson & directed by Jeff Burr). A new kind of war film

Wilderness (Starring Sean Pertwee) 35mm

The Devil's Rejects - A sequel to House of 1000 Corpses. (Starring & Introduced by Ken Foree) 35mm

Lie Still - "Welcome to the House .... Lie Still & Sleep Tight". (Directed by Sean Hogan)

33 Times around the Sun ( Starring Eileen Walsh)

Pervert (A Russ Meyer homage) (Starring Mary Carey)

Savage Spirit (Directed by Cory Turner)

Introduction to the Festival

If you are a new visitor to The Festival of Fantastic Films web pages we invite you to climb aboard the greatest weekend a science fiction, fantasy or horror movie fan could ever find on the planet.

Based in MANCHESTER, ENGLAND (just two-and-a-half hours from LONDON by rail-link) we have THREE programme streams containing a terrific range of movie-related events that include Guest Interviews, Discussions, Panels, Special Events, Presentations, Auctions, Artshow and Poster Exhibition, Dealer Room, Themed Dinner, Parties and of course an AMAZING number of movies..... the old and the new run alongside each other throughout the festival.

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Anyone who might be in the area or can find a way to be in the area, this is a great opportunity to meet Barrie Holland.

He has several shows coming up, so if you can't make this one, perhaps you can catch the next. I'll be posting that info in the next few days.