Toronto Intl Film fest announces 'Midnight Madness' programme

MUMBAI:The Toronto International Film Festival that will run from 10-19 September announced its 22nd Midnight Madness programme, a Festival favourite drawing legions of devoted fans for manic midnight screenings of wild and wicked films for the witching hour.

Midnight Madness continues to offer films that one might not expect in a festival context, an eccentric mix of the weird and the wonderful, and this year‘s features include crazed animation, chick fights, zombies, vampires, a possessed cheerleader, exhilarating martial arts and more!

"This year‘s Midnight Madness line-up is a showcase of some of the most highly anticipated thrillers

and chillers of the year," said Colin Geddes, TIFF programmer.

"Bloody proms and zombies seem to pop up as main themes, but I‘ve made sure to inject some truly bizarre action into the mix with animated plastic toys from Belgium and Russ Meyer inspired fighting femme fatales."

Films likely to feature in the Midnight Madness programme are Jennifer‘s Body (World Premiere), A Town Called Panic, Bitch Slap (World Premiere), Daybreakers (World Premiere), Survival of the Dead ( World Premiere),The Loved Ones (International Premiere),Ong Bak 2: The Beginning (Canadian Premiere) [REC] 2, Solomon Kane (World Premiere) and Symbol (International Premiere).

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