Seattle Genre Film Festival Films Announced
Seattle, September 17th, 2009 - The Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival (MIFFF), a three day international showcase of animation, fantasy, horror, and science fiction cinema, is pleased to announce its inaugural launch September 18-20th, 2009 at the SIFF Cinema at McCaw Hall in Seattle, Washington USA.
MIFFF's first year will debut 6 feature films and 33 short films to film lovers in the Pacific Northwest. Descriptions and synopsis's of all the films can be accessed of the films page on the MIFFF website. MIFFF's big feature films this year include the zompie opus "The Revenant", the animal's gone crazy "Pig Hunt", and the West Coast premier of the Romanian Vampire film "Strigoi".
Tickets are available in advance online. Tickets will also be available at the theater each day of the festival. The venue is the SIFF Cinema, 321 Mercer St., at McCaw Hall on the campus of Seattle Center in Seattle. Complete box office info at this page:
FRIDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER 2009
08:30PM Opening Night Films
Death In Charge
SATURDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2009
12:00PM Animation / Fantasy Shorts
Egg Robot Momo
Enter the Sandbox
The Tree Man
02:30PM Science Fiction Shorts
Die Schneider Krankheit (The Schneider Disease)
06:00PM Horror Shorts
aQua ad lavandum - in brevi
Foet (Director's Cut)
The Auburn Hills Breakdown
The Ugly File
08:30PM Horror Films
The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon
SUNDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER 2009
11:30AM Seattle Science Fiction
The Ends Of The Earth
02:30PM Fantasy Shorts
La Glacière Rouge (The Red Icebox)
Der Weltenbauer(The Builder Of Worlds)
Badewanne zum Glück (Bathtub to Happiness)
Until The Light Takes Us
08:30PM Closing Night Films
The First Annual Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival runs September 18 through 20th, 2009. The complete Festival schedule will be announced in August. Tickets will be made available online as well as in designated ticket venues. For more information on the Festival, including descriptions of films and events, please visit www.mifff.org. Members of the press can find and download more information, including press kits, photos, press releases, and full film descriptions in the press section of the website.
MIFFF produces the Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival, the premier Pacific Northwest weekend long event devoted towards independent and international genre film making. The event was created to offer exposure to films that traditionally are overlooked by the festival circuit from genres including animation, fantasy, horror, and science fiction. The festival will feature an amazing selection of fantastic cinema from around the globe – with the possibility of artists presenting the works themselves. U.S. and world premieres will play alongside global festival favorites and select retrospective titles.
MIFFF is registered as a Washington State non-profit. MIFFF's mission is to create experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary genre movies from across the globe.
The statements made in this press release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements." These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. The Organization cautions readers of this press release that a number of important factors could cause MIFFF’s actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, without limitation, product delays, industry competition, rapid changes in technology and industry standards, protection of proprietary rights, maintenance of relationships with key personnel, vendors and third-party developers, international economic and political conditions. The Organization may change its intention, belief or expectation, at any time and without notice, based upon any changes in such factors, in the Organization’s assumptions or otherwise. The Organizations undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.