Magazine article Screen International

Rising from Within

Magazine article Screen International

Rising from Within

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Indulging in the art of Canadian movies that never were at Fantasia International Film Festival.

Yesterday (20) saw the world premiere of If They Came From Within: An Alternative History Of Canadian Horror, taking place as a special event as part of Fantasia International Film Festival.

The travelling art exhibition was created by Rue Morgue Magazine Editor-in-Chief Dave Alexander, who brought together a selection of Canada and Quebec's most celebrated genre filmmakers - including the likes of Jason Eisener, Vincenzo Natale, Karim Hussain and George Mihalka - and paired them with some of the country's best designers and illustrators to craft posters for genre films that don't exist.

Such is the level of detail that has gone into the exhibition, each poster - all of them stunning enough to look at in their own right, wonderfully detailed so that the posters evoke the era they were meant to be released in - comes with a full synopsis of the film that never was from the filmmaker. …

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