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Fantastic Asia Film Festival

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The inaugural Fantastic Asia Film Festival (FAFF) will be held at Cinema Nova from Thursday November 10 to Sunday November 13. The event program is action packed to say the least; over four days there will be numerous feature film feature premières, Q and A sessions and special double bill screenings.

No less than twenty feature films will be screened during FAFF - highlights of the eclectic film program include;

The 'Opening Night' horror flick Hell Driver (2010), from Japanese film director, special effects and makeup effects artist Yoshihiro Nishimura who previously directed Mutant Girls Squad (2010) and Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl (2009).

The family film Ninja Kids!!! (2010), the latest feature film from acclaimed Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike, who is probably best known for the controversial Ichi the Killer (2001) and most recently Sukiyaki Western Django (2007) and 13 Assassins (2010).

The Yellow Sea (2010), the acclaimed crime thriller from South Korean film director Na Hong-jin, who previously directed The Chaser (2008).

The action flick Karate-Robo Zaborgar (2011), from Noboru Iguchi, director of The Machine Girl (2008)

Let the Bullets Fly (2010), an action comedy starring Chow Yun Fat, directed by Jiang Wen.

You can view the entire festival film program on the FAFF website, located here. In addition to the exciting film program, an Opening Night Party will follow a special Q and A event with Yoshihiro Nishimura and Marc Walkow, co-director of the New York Asian Film Festival. The Opening Night Party will be held at the Luwow Bar (62 – 70 Johnston St, Fitzroy).

Tickets for this truly fantastic film festival are currently on sale;

Opening Night tickets are priced at $27.00.
Session Tickets are priced at $15.50.
Double Bills are priced at $15.00.
Closing Night tickets are priced at $20.

You can purchase your ticket to FAFF at the Cinema Nova Box-Office or on the Cinema Nova website, located here.

For all the latest FAFF news and events, head to the official website, Facebook profile and Twitter.
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Why? A fantastic film festival
When: From Thursday November 10 to Sunday November 13
Where: 380 Lygon Street Carlton VIC 3053
Cost: From $15.00
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