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A Place For Film – Discussing Fantastic Fest

On this week's episode, we're inviting CMCL grad student Sean Smalley to talk about his experience at Fantastic Fest.

A still from The Strange Colour Of Your Body's Tears.

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A still from The Strange Colour Of Your Body's Tears.

Episode 147 – Discussing Fantastic Fest

On this week’s episode, we’re inviting SLIS grad student Sean Smalley to talk about his experience at Fantastic Fest. Fantastic Fest is a film festival in Austin, Texas that celebrates genre films like horror, action, sci-fi and other things that might be considered ‘fantastic’.

We start with What Have You Seen Lately and Jason is talking about new films The Hunt and Prisoners. Andy and Sean are discussing the recent Orphan film symposium.

We then cover Fantastic Fest. Sean talks extensively about his experience going to the festival, the atmosphere and goes in-depth on several of the films. It’s a great discussion and sounds like a great festival. Enjoy the episode!

Video – Discussing Fantastic Fest

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Movies Mentioned In This Episode

A Field in England
A Teacher
Captain Phillips
Casino Royal
Coherence
CSA: The Confederate States of America
Destination: Planet Negro
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Escape from Tomorrow
Felicia
Good Ol’ Freda
Green Eyed
Jack the Giant Slayer
Kill List
La Camioneta
Las Muertes Chiquitas Part I
Las Muertes Chiquitas Part II
Machete Kills
Man of Tai Chi
Orgy at Lil’s Place
Primer
Prince Avalanche
Prisoners
Rigor Mortis
Romeo and Juliet
Septic Man
The Devils
The Green Inferno
The Hunt
The Last Video Store
The Mask of Satan
The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears
This is 40
This is the End

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Andy Hunsucker is the creator and co-host of A Place for Film - The IU Cinema podcast. Along with his co-host Jason Thompson, he produces a weekly podcast focusing on events at the IU Cinema, and film at Indiana University. He also designs posters and video animations for the Cinema on a volunteer basis.

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