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


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March 6 in Fantasporto Features in Competition

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17:00 • Guitarist – Jason Orfalas - 142’ (Filipinas) – ANTESTREIA MUNDIAL- ficção- científica/ acção - CF - v.o. leg.  Ingl e port.

In the future, a repressive society of one party only, that only offers poverty and pills to its population, that forbids music and burns books, the difference between life and death is small. Marcelo is a young boy who challenges the militarized system that exploits him.


19:00 • Willow- Milcho Manchevski – 91’ (República da Macedonia/Hung/Belg)- drama - SR- v.o. leg. Ingl e  port.


Three Macedonian women have to contend with control over their bodies, tradition, loyalty, pregnancy and adoption. They have not set out to change the world or society, but their struggle to become mothers makes them unlikely heroines. The director, a Gold Lion Winner at the Venice Film Festival, has already been honoured in Fantasporto with the Career Award in 2017.



 Deathcember – VOL 1 - Dominic Saxl, Isaac Ezban, Sonia Escolano, Michael Varrati, Burg Sayn,  Ama Lea, Sadrac Gonzalez Perellon, Julian Richards,  Vivienne Vaughn, Ruggero Deodato, Sam Wineman, Andreas Marshall, Milan Todorovic, Pollyanna McIntosh, Remi Frechette, Jason Rostovsky, John Cook Lynch, Annika Marx, Steve De Roover, Florian Frerichs , Trent Haaga, Jurgen Kling, Sang-woo Lee ,  Lucky McKee, Bob Pipe,  Alyosha Saari,  R Zachary Shildwachter, B.J. Colangelo, Lazar Bodroza-VOL 1 -77’ (Alem/EUA/Sérvia/Esp/Hol/UK/JapIta/Can) - P&P- v.o. leg. port.

A series of some of the best fantasy shorts of the year, organized as an Advent Calendar and directed by well-known names as Ruggero Deodato, Julian Richards. Milan Todorovic or Pollyanna McIntosh


23:00 • Deathcember – VOL 2 - (Alem/EUA/Sérvia/Esp/Hol/UK/JapIta/Can) - P&P- v.o. leg. port.


A series of some of the best fantasy shorts of the year, organized as an Advent Calendar and directed by well-known names as Ruggero Deodato, Julian Richards. Milan Todorovic or Pollyanna McIntosh.


Pequeno Auditório




40 Anos de Fantasporto – Isabel Pina- 110’ (Port)- documentário – PCP- F e P&P- V.O. leg ingl. ANTESTREIA MUNDIAL


Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Fantasporto, director Isabel Pina recalls the past years. In an intensive approach to the history of the festival, Isabel Pina interviewed dozens of people, from the founders Mário Dorminsky and Beatriz Pacheco Pereira, to directors and other professionals that built their careers beginning from Fantasporto. It is considered the biggest film festival in Portugal and recognized around the world as one of the most important.  Going now to its 40th edition, this film reminds us of its most outstanding moments.

Realização, Argumento e Montagem: Isabel Pina; Imagem: Nuno Martini; Produção: Isabel Pina; Duração: 110’




Shadow- Federico Zampaglione- 77’ (Ita) – horror- 2010- v.o. falad ingl



When a young soldier leaves for a mountain biking excursion, he meets the girl of his dreams as well as a group of violent locals who want to see them dead at any cost.





The Night of the Virgin – Roberto San Sebastián – 106´(EUA) – comedy, fantasy- 2016



At a New Year's Eve party, Nico, a naive twenty year old, sets out ready to lose his virginity at all costs that same night. In the middle of the party, his gaze crosses Medea, a cunning and attractive mature woman.





Shiver - Julian Richards -81’ (EUA) – 2012- vo fala ingl

A young secretary in Portland lacking in self-confidence finds a way to face a serial killer.



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About Fantasporto

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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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