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“FANTASIA IS THE MOST IMPORTANT AND PRESTIGIOUS GENRE FILM FESTIVAL ON THIS CONTINENT.”

— Quentin Tarantino

« LE FESTIVAL FANTASIA DE MONTRÉAL EST LA PLUS IMPORTANTE MANIFESTATION D’AMÉRIQUE DU NORD CONSACRÉE AU CINÉMA DE GENRE »

- LES CAHIERS DU CINEMA

“FANTASIA REMAINS TO THIS DAY ONE OF MY VERY FAVORITE FILM FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD.”

— James Gunn

“FANTASIA IS A SHRINE”

— Guillermo del Toro

“ONE OF CANADA’S HOTTEST FILM EVENTS”

— Variety

“THE FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IS CELEBRATING ITS 21TH ANNIVERSARY THIS YEAR. PRESENTING MORE THAN 150 FILMS AND 250 SHORT FILMS TO MORE THAN 100,000 FESTIVAL-GOERS.”

— TVA News

“FANTASIA HAS BUILT AN INTERNATIONAL REPUTATION AS ONE OF THE MOST INTERESTING AND CLEVERLY PROGRAMMED GENRE FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD.”

— RogerEbert.com

«FANTASIA NE FAIT PAS LES CHOSES À MOITIÉ. QUAND CE FESTIVAL DÉMARRE, C’EST SUR LES CHAPEAUX DE ROUES. ET ÇA NE RALENTIT PAS »

—LA PRESSE

“FROM FILMMAKERS WHO GREW UP GOING TO THE FESTIVAL TO OTHERS CURRENTLY BENEFITING FROM ITS RESOURCES, FANTASIA HAS PLENTY OF EVIDENCE THAT ITS SYSTEM FOR SUPPORTING THE GENRE COMMUNITY WORKS WELL.”

— IndieWire

“AN ABSOLUTE BEHEMOTH. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT GENRE FILM FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD."

— Senses of Cinema

"ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S GREATEST CINEMATIC EVENTS"

— CBC News

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