Fantasia 2020: Favourites From the Festival

Fantasia Fest 2020

Fantasia is a festival that I’ve always wanted to attend but never been able to. As much as the world is on fire right now, the festival going online and allowing me press access has been a great experience.

I was able to take in more than twenty four at the festival and of those, these six are my favourites.

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Fantasia Review: ‘The Oak Room’ weaves stories within stories to great effect

The Oak Room

On a cold winters night during a snowstorm, a man walks into a bar. The bar is deserted but for the bartender. After a drink and some conversation he offers to tell the bartender story, that starts like this:

On a cold winters night during a snowstorm a man walks into a bar. The bar is deserted but for the bartender.

You might be sensing the start of a pattern and you are not wrong. The Oak Room weaves together several stories, each told between a man and a bartender and each appearing separate, right up until they are not, of course.

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