Remember when Sofia Vergara posed with the Madonna looking, fire spatting bra for the Machete Kills poster and everyone went insane? Well, Fantastic Fest is about to make you feel that again with the premiere and opening film of Machete Kills on Sept. 19.
The week-long event begins on Sept. 19 and continues through the 26. Fantastic Fest started in 2005 and has continued to flourish into a top ranked film festival. It is the largest genre aimed film fest that covers horror, fantasy, action, sci-fi and an array of films from around the world that bring a different vibe and perspective of creativity and originality. There’s also Fantastic Arcade, happening Sept. 19-22, which showcases some of the best and most unique video games out there.
Most film premieres will be held at the Alamo Drafthouse, most likely at the Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, but films are also set to premiere in various venues. All badges can be picked up at Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline with a valid photo I.D. Badges can be picked up on Sept. 19 from noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 20-25 from 10 a.m. till 10 p.m. Second half badges will be available Sept. 23 at noon.
Tickets range from $69 to $395 depending on the type of badge selected. All badges come with different specials and exclusives. The events will primarily be held at Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline (14028 N US Highway 183, Bldg F), but various venues such as the Paramount Austin, will host screenings. Badges can be retrieved at Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline with a valid photo I.D. and there is a strict policy of only being able to pick up your own badge. For more updates and a complete list of films and video premieres visit Fantastic Fest’s website.
Watch the official trailer for Machete Kills below.