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G-FEST XV 2008
“A Rose by any other name…” has got some serious problems!

The 2008 Convention

G-FEST XV was held from July 4th through July 6th, 2008, at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare.

Guest of Honor at the 2008 convention was actor, Haruo Nakajima returning to G-FEST for the first time in eight years. Also appearing was Ultimate Fighting Champion and actor, Don Frye; actor, Robert Scott Field; historian, August Ragone; director, Jörg Buttgereit; and writer - producer - director, Don Glut.

Films that were screened were Godzilla vs. Biollante, and Godzilla X Mechagodzilla. A Kaiju Film Fest double, double-bill was featured at the Pickwick Theatre on Thursday, July 3rd to accommodate early arrivers. A full line-up of classic kaiju eiga – Matango (Attack of the Mushroom People) and Destroy All Monsters in the afternoon, along with Godzilla vs. Gigan and Yamato Takeru (Orochi The Eight-Headed Dragon) in the evening, after a break for dinner.

Explore the archive links for more information about what happened at G-FEST XV.