Official Press Release
THE SUPERHERO FAN FILM FESTIVAL will spotlight short films made by fans on limited budgets but unlimited imagination. The Festival begins at 11:30 A.M., and some of the films being screened include THE GAMMA PROJECT and DAREDEVIL by french film fan David Sarrio, and a rare screening of one of the earliest fan films, SPIDER-MAN, by Bruce Cardozo. Featured in an article in the Marvel fan magazine FOOM around 1975 when first released, SPIDER-MAN features appearances by KRAVEN THE HUNTER and GWEN STACY, and the story is based on issue #15 of the Comic Book.
Actor JOHN SAXON will have a World Premiere Presentation on the over 150 photos he took behind the scenes on the Martial Ats classic film ENTER THE DRAGON on stage at 1:00 P.M. JOHN SAXON was Roper in ENTER THE DRAGON, and his photos take you behind the scenes with Martial Arts great BRUCE LEE rehearsing fight scenes and more. JOHN will also have a limited edition booklet available for purchase, Twelve Weeks in Hong Kong: A Photographic Diary, which features some of these photos. JOHN is also know for starring in such films as A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET.
THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 20th ANNIVERSARY CAST REUNION takes place 11:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. and features appearances by Scream Queen LINNEA QUIGLEY, JAMES KAREN, and DON CALFA. This cult zombie film has a good combination of horror and humor. FREE MOVIE POSTERS will be given away while supplies last from TIM BURTON'S THE CORPSE BRIDE, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, NEIL GAIMAN'S MIRRORMASK, and HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE. The Convention also features a Dealers Room full of Comic Books, Toys, Action Figures, Anime, and much more. For more information check www.comicbookscifi.com.