WORLD PREMIERE AT FANTASIA FEST FRIDAY JULY 12, w/PRESSMAN & WILLIAMS JOINING FILMMAKERS ONSTAGE
AV Club today exclusively revealed the poster for Phantom Of Winnipeg, the documentary by Malcolm Ingram and Sean Stanley that examines the particular popularity of Brian De Palma's Phantom Of The Paradise in Winnipeg. The doc will have its world premiere at Fantasia Fest in Montreal this Friday, July 12th. The premiere will be hosted by Ingram and Stanley, "plus Edward R. Pressman and Paul Williams," according to the Fantasia Fest event description. The doc will screen again at the fest on July 14th.
On Saturday, July 13th, Pressman will be given a Lifetime Achievement Award at a 45th Anniversary screening of Phantom Of The Paradise, and Williams will join him onstage for this, as well. Then, on Sunday July 14th, Pressman will present a masterclass at Fantasia, where he will be interviewed onstage by critic and professor Donato Totaro.
Phantom Of Winnipeg will have its U.S. premiere this October at Sleepy Hollow International Film Festival in Tarrytown, NY, and Pressman will again be in attendance. De Palma's Phantom Of The Paradise will also screen at Sleepy Hollow this year, and more guests are expected to be announced in the coming months.