Selection 2024

Things That Go Bump in the East 2024

96 mins 7 films Sri Lanka, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, USA, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Wed July 24, 2024
7:00 PM

Salle J.A. De Sève

Fantasia’s showcase of bite-sized Asian tales of the macabre again offers a celebration of the otherworldly from the other side of the world, split between animation and live-action. This year’s selection of seven sinister shorts have been summoned from South Korea, China, Sri Lanka, Singapore, the Philippines, Hong Kong, and the USA. – Rupert Bottenberg

Wild Animal

Tianyun Lyu

There is no room for compassion in the harshness of nature; survival demands setting emotions aside. Yet even in these conditions, love and sacrifice persist. An animated tale of the Mongolian wilds.

Jul 24 19:00
USA 13 mins


Akash Sunethkumara

Big-city boy Pathum is callous about the unwritten rules of the hunt, and outright dismissive of the rumours about Kura Raaksha, the hoofed demon who enforces those rules. Let the hunt begin.

Jul 24 19:00
Sri Lanka 24 mins

Bulusan and Agingay: The Cry of Mampak

Gary George Clotario

The myth of the two lakes of Bulusan Volcano on Luzon Island, told from the perspective of the monstrous Mampak, instrument of the true villain’s treachery, animated in a shadow-puppet style.

Jul 24 19:00
Philippines 7 mins

How to Kill a Vampire

Kim Soyeon

A young woman can’t seem to consume blood, so she must go through an extremely painful treatment to improve her condition and finally become a true vampire.

Jul 24 19:00
South Korea 13 mins

The Exorcist, Kim Rina

Yeonhoo Kim, Sugyeong Shin, Sumin Lim

She’s cute, she’s sassy—and she can see dead people! In this candy-coated tale of poetic revenge, young exorcist Kim Rina is called to investigate the haunting of a high school dormitory.

Jul 24 19:00
South Korea 8 mins


Clare Chong

What would an outcast do to be accepted by the mainstream? Would it be mimicking appearances, or perhaps imitating language? Maybe even helping to cover up a murder?

Jul 24 19:00
Singapore, Malaysia 17 mins

Where The Mountain Women Sing

Juefang Zhang

On a snowbound mountain in the Great Xing’an Range of northeastern China, we witness a director's ambition, crew conflicts, shamanic rituals, and even a gradual deviation in the production...

Jul 24 19:00
USA, Taiwan, Hong Kong 15 mins


Wed July 24, 2024
7:00 PM

Salle J.A. De Sève