World Premier of The Dark Below at Fantasia This Summer

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The world premier of "The Dark Below" will occur this summer at Fantasia Montreal, Canada.  The film is premiering alongside some heavy hitters like Marvel's superhero film "Ant Man".  

Fantasia has a storied history premiering such grand films as Quientin Tarantino's "Inglorious Bastards" and the zom/com "Shaun of the Dead".

Moviemaker magazine dubs Fantasia "One of the most prominent genre festivals in the world", and, the Festival Founder calls the Dark Below "Truly breathtaking and an amazing accomplishment".

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