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iW NEWS | IFC Adds to Festival Direct Slate with Fantastic Fest Fims

By Indiewire | Indiewire September 19, 2008 at 1:55AM

IFC Films has added Peter Van Hees's "Left Bank," Natasha Arthy's "Fighter," and Duane Graves & Justin Meeks's "The Wild Man of the Navidad" to its Festival Direct VOD slate and all three films will be screening at this week's Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX. The trio are joining Hong-Jin's "The Chaser," Ji-woon Kim's "The Good, The Bad, The Weird," and the French animation collection "Fear(s) of the Dark," at the fest. Those three films will be released in theaters and on VOD, while "Fighter" is set for a November 26, 2008 Festival Direct debut and the other two titles will debut on the VOD platform in 2009. "IFC Films has always been avid supporters of genre films, said company president Jonathan Sehring, in a statement. "This year we are presenting what we consider some of the most exciting filmmaking anywhere in the world at Fantastic Fest, which has quickly proved itself to be the premiere destination for these films and their legions of fans." [Eugene Hernandez]
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IFC Films has added Peter Van Hees's "Left Bank," Natasha Arthy's "Fighter," and Duane Graves & Justin Meeks's "The Wild Man of the Navidad" to its Festival Direct VOD slate and all three films will be screening at this week's Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX. The trio are joining Hong-Jin's "The Chaser," Ji-woon Kim's "The Good, The Bad, The Weird," and the French animation collection "Fear(s) of the Dark," at the fest. Those three films will be released in theaters and on VOD, while "Fighter" is set for a November 26, 2008 Festival Direct debut and the other two titles will debut on the VOD platform in 2009. "IFC Films has always been avid supporters of genre films, said company president Jonathan Sehring, in a statement. "This year we are presenting what we consider some of the most exciting filmmaking anywhere in the world at Fantastic Fest, which has quickly proved itself to be the premiere destination for these films and their legions of fans." [Eugene Hernandez]

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