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Fantasporto retuns as the official Media Partner of Fantasporto.  

OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FANTASPORTO 2022 Oporto Film Festival promotes films that seek new forms and methods of film making. 


Fantasporto and Porto Pictures Gallery and  the recent ones here  Video Gallery Fantasporto 2017 2018 2019 Watch ambiance and trailers. 2020 Ambiance and Trailers


Fantasporto Dailies N°2 retuns as the official Media Partner of Fantasporto and will provide news and dailies from beautiful city of Oporto. 

OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FANTASPORTO 2017 Oporto Film Festival promotes films that seek new forms and methods of film making. 

37th edition of the Festival will be celebrated from February 24 to March 4, 2017.

Fantasporto and Porto Pictures Gallery and  the recent ones here 

Click to view our videos of ambiance and Fantasporto film trailers on the Gallery Fantasporto 2017 : Watch a selection of posters, interviews and homages.



Sins of the Flesh review

Sins of the Flesh The actress was on stage to receive applause and questions from the audience. Excellent love, passion and fate story with notable good cinematography (mostly at night). Haram El Gasad / Country: Egypt / Directed by: Khaled el Agar / Plot: Khaled el Agar / Year of Production: 2016 / Editing: Manar Hosny / Photography: Nestor Calvo / Cast: Nahed El Sebaï, Ahmad Abdallah Mahmoud, Zaki Fateen Abdel Wahab, Mahmoud El-Beezawi, Salwa Mohamed Ali / Music: Khaled Dagher / Produ...

Fantasporto March 1st program

  Grand Auditorium Manoel de Oliveira 14:30 THE DEAD COUNTS HIS HISTORY, Fabián Forte, 85 '- CF / Retro Argentina (comedy / fantasy / horror) v.o. Leg. English. And Port. - EUROPEAN PREMIÈRE Celtic vampires, goddesses and dead men. The vitality of modern Argentine cinema.   16:30 SALT AND SUGAR TRAIN, Licínio Azevedo, 93 ', Portugal / Mozambique / South Africa / France / Brazil - SR (drama) v.o. Leg. English. And Port. - ANTESTRE...

British actress April Pearson is in Porto for the world premiere of "Caught" by Jamie Patterson

The actress April Pearson arrived in Oporto today, playing one of the main roles in the British youth series "Skins", which was extremely successful throughout Europe between 2007 and 2013 and became a cult series for the generation of "teenagers" of that time . "Skins" was a British drama series that accompanied the lives of a group of teenagers in their late high school years in Bristol, South West England with their controversial stories, exploring is...

Fantasporto Film Program 28 february

Grand Auditorium Manoel de Oliveira 14:30 SAVING SALLY, Avid Liongoren, 95 ', France / Philippines - CF / OE (animation / Fantasy / drama) v.o. Leg. English. And Port. - INTERNATIONAL OPENING Imagination to the squeak. A young comics designer falls in love with his inventor friend.   16:30 CAUGHT, Jamie Patterson, 86 ', UK - CF (sci-fi) v.o. Ing. Leg. Port- WORLD PREMIÈRE A journalist couple receive the visit of a man and woman into their idyllic vill...

Feb 26 The Evil Within had a wonderful World Premiere Followed by Kim KI Duk The Net, Mario claimed it Awards Night

Festival director Mario Dorminsky called this the Awards Night! (in sync with Oscar celebrations happeing in LA! Featured February 26 Andrew Getty's "the evil within" (USA) had its world premiere. The Director, heir to the multimillionaire family Getty, passed away in 2015, this being his only, and remarkable, finished film and logically movie-Cult, though still unheard of in the whole world. It was more a very special moment in fantasporto when the film was introduced by Bruno ...

Monday Feb 27 program

SEGUNDA, 27 DE FEVEREIRO Grande Auditório Manoel de Oliveira 14:30 PAMILYA ORDINARYO, Eduardo W. Roy Jr., 110’, Filipinas – SR/OE (drama) v.o. leg. Ingl. e Port. – ANTESTREIA  Um jovem casal enfrenta um novo desafio numa sociedade pobre em que a vida é já muito difícil. Filme com 7 prémios nacionais. 16:30 LOOP, Isti Madarász, 92’, Hungría – CF (fantasy/crime/thriller, sci-fi) v.o. leg. Ingl. e Port. &n...

ATE DE JONG, The Fantasporto’2017 Career Award

   Recently a journalist asked Ate de Jong if film should reflect what happens in our world today. According to Mr de Jong every film is a political film, even a simple, intimate love story, as well as an over-the-top Special Effects extravaganza. As a film director Ate de Jong focuses on characters with personal dilemma’s living in a society full of traditional rules. Examples are: The yearning of a young actress for immortality in All Men Are Mortal based on Simone de Beauvoir...

Fantasporto Program 24 - 25th

SEXTA, 24 DE FEVEREIRO Grande Auditório Manoel de Oliveira 14:30 &...

37th Fantasporto kicks off this week end

align=center class=mcnImage> 22 COUNTRIES INVOLVED FIRST WEEKEND OF THE FESTIVAL   After the first four days of warm-up with retrospectives dedicated to the Argentine and Taiwanese cinematographies, it starts on Friday, in an already carnival environment, the competitive sector of the 27th Fantasporto starts with the exhibition of The Age of Shadows, Korean Jee-woon Kim, set during the Japanese occupation of Korea during World War II. It is an action film in which a S...

Fantasporto announces his jury members

INTERNATIONAL JURIES INTERNATIONAL JURY OF THE OFFICIAL SECTION FANTASY FILMS Cashell Horgan - director "The Clockmaker's Dream 2016 (Ireland) Christian Hallman - Director of the Public Award for "Sensoria" (Sweden) (2016) Luis Rosales - Sci-fi World Journalist (Spain)   JURY OF THE OFFICIAL SECTION DIRECTOR'S WEEK Adelaide Teixeira - actress (Portugal) Marc Lahore - winner director Week 2016 Directors with "The Open" (Fra) ...

Rules and Regulations of The 37th edition of the OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

1. The 37th edition of the OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL -   FANTASPORTO 2017 will take place from February, 24th till March 4th.       2. The Festival main purpose is screening and promoting films of quality, both   aesthetically and thematically, and to seek new forms and methods of filmmaking.       3. The Festival has the following sections.        3.1. Competit...


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The Oporto International Film Festival, specializes in fantasy and science-fiction films in its Official Competitive section.
This Festival also includes the 18th New Directors Week with an Official Competition and a Retrospective section. The Festival’s director, Mário Dorminsky, is preparing, with the help of the Portuguese Film Institute, a program with Portuguese Films for the benefit of the foreign guests in Fantasporto.
The Festival runs now in 5 theatres (2,600 seats altogether ) and screens nearly new 200 feature films each year. The press coverage of the Festival is made by all the most important Portuguese newspapers, radio stations and television networks and by foreign specialized press. This allows press dossiers of about 5000 clippings every year and represents a unique media coverage in Portugal for similar cultural events.

Almost 110,000 entries, per year is the average of the Festival’s past editions.


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