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

42nd OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – FANTASPORTO 2022  April 1 - 10, 2022

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Screening March 1st - Fantasporto

 
 
 
Films from three continents (Philippines, Hungary, Portugal, Mexico and a Estonian / Netherlands / Poland co-production) are among the alternatives that the program of the 38th Fantasporto - Porto International Film Festival offers today in the Rivoli Grand Auditorium, two candidates in the Official Cinema section (CF), another two in the Director's Week (SR) and one in the Panorama & Première section.
 
 
Grand Auditorium
 
15:00 - The Woman in Unit 23B (Ang Nanannagal Sa Unit 23B)
Prime Cross- 83'- Philippines CF - Fantastic - v.o.leg english / leg port - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE
The Grand Auditorium opens with Prime Cruz's Philippine film "The Woman in Unit23B", a fantastic movie production about a woman living alone in a city and meeting a man who also feels rejected.
 
Jewel is a mysterious woman who lives alone in the city. Until he meets Nico, a guy who suffers a dislike of love and who also finds himself rejected as she. But its secret is not common. From Prime Cruz, winner of the best Filipino Short Film Prize of 2016.
 
17:00 - The Butcher, The Whore and the One-Eyed Man
Here is another glittering example of the vitality of Hungarian cinema "The Butcher, The Whore and the One-Eyed Man," a drama directed by János Sazsz (Best Director at Fantasporto in 2008).
János Szasz- 102 '- Hungary-SR- Drama- v.o.leg english / leg port -ESTESTREIA
Another brilliant example of Hungarian cinema. The slow decline of men, plunging into a world of sin and evil in saying that a love triangle will show unexpected and truculent aspects. From the director of "Opium: Diary of a Mad Woman" to the 2008 Fantasporto Award and "Woyseck", winner of the European Young Film of the Year Award. Selection of the Ghent and Haifa festivals.
 
7:00 PM - Appearance
Fernando Vendrell - 116 '- Port - Drama - SR - v.o.port / english leg. - WORLD ANTESTREIA
Portuguese cinema is present with the feature film "Aparição", by Fernando Vendrell (Carrera do Fantasporto Award in 2015), cinematographic version of the 1956 Vergílio Ferreira novel about a teacher who has to teach Latin to a very special young woman and seductive, with Jaime Freitas and Victória Guerra in the main roles ...
The new earth teacher has to teach Latin to a very special and seductive young woman. Based on the homonymous novel by Virgílio Ferreira (1959), with interpretations by Jaime Freitas and Victória Guerra, this is the latest film by Fernando Vendrell, already honored at Fantasporto and awarded for his film "Fintar o Destino" (1998).
 
9:30 p.m. - November
Rainer Sarnet - 115 '- Estonia / Holland / Poland - CF - Fantasy - v.o.leg english / leg port - ANTESTREIA
 
 
 
Rainer Sarnet's "November" is a co-production between Estonia, Holland and Poland which represented Estonia at the Oscars and is based on a traditional Estonian tale in which during the long Baltic winter the villagers do everything to survive, steal each other, rob the Germanic feudal lords who rule them and steal even the church, the spirits, the Devil and even Christ ...
The main problem of the villagers is to survive the hard, long, cold and dark winter. And in order to survive everything is worth nothing, nothing is taboo. People spend their lives stealing from one another, robbing the Germanic feudal lords who rule them, robbing the spirits, the Devil, Christ. Amazing and original production, representative of Estonia to the Oscars and awarded at the Tribeca Festival (USA).
 
23:45 - Mexico Barbaro II
Diego Cohen, Christian Cueva, Ricardo Farias, Michelle Garza, Carlos Meléndez, Lex Ortega, Abraham Sanchez, Sergio Tello, Fernando Urdapilleta. 95 '- Mexico - Fantasy / Horror. P & P. v.o.leg english / leg port - ANTESTREIA
The program ends with "Mexico Barbarian 2", the Mexican response, created by Lex Ortega, to the classic American anthologies of Creepshow terror, composed of nine small segments of terror.
Mexico Barbarian is the Mexican answer to the classic anthologies of terror like "Creepshow". Created by producer / director Lex Ortega, the first anthology "Mexico Barbarian" of 2014 encouraged Mexican filmmakers to become as bold as possible. Ortega selected a set of nine shorts, each more impressive than the previous one.
 
Small Auditorium
 
16:00 - PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRIZE - CINEMA SCHOOLS -83 '
 
ESMAD - School of Arts and Design Media -Politécnico do Porto - 40 '
Independence or Death- Mariana Bittencourt - 12'09 ''
Mother's Day - Rita Figueira, Vânia Oliveira - 7 '29' '
Who Knocks the Door- Afonso Marmelo- 14'45 ''
The Voyager - João Gonzalez- 4 '38' '
 
University of Minho - 43 '
Here goes the Ganso- Mariana Duarte, Diogo Rodrigues, Rui Araújo, Francisco Sousa- 2 '
Opia - Gabriela Ferreira, Mário Almeida- 2'25 ''
How Many Souls Do I Have - António Magalhães, David Rodrigues, João Pereira, 5'30 ''
Fear - Denis Fernandes, 3'50 "
The Doctors of the People- Juliana Ramalho- 9'30 "
Demons- Jennifer Gomes- 3'30 "
I love (r) -te -Vessa Cortez- 3 ''
Locked Up -Caroline Star - 2'47 "
Mad Hatter- Joana Sofia Carvalho- 2'40 "
Recantiga - Ana Martins- 2'21 "
Cruise Terminal- Inês Paredes- 2'20 "
 
18:30 - Ah Chung
Chang Tso-Chi - 1996 - 97 '- Taiwan - v.o.leg english
Young Ah Chung finishes high school and plunges into a personal and personal storm in which the community is also in turmoil.
 
21:15 - DOUBLE SESSION - Retrospective Tso Chi Chang:
When Love Comes
Chang Tso-Chi - 2010 - 108 '- Taiwan - v.o.leg english
The father is the head of the family. But you think that to continue the name, you must have two wives. The first agrees and accepts the second. However, the daughter Laichung feels the difference between her and the parents. When she becomes pregnant, the boyfriend does not accept responsibility.
 
Darkness and Light
Chang Tso-Chi - 1999 - 104 '- Taiwan - v.o. leg. english
 
With the arrival of summer, a 17-year-old returns home for a holiday in the blind masseuse room run by her father and stepmother ..
 
 

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40th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL runs Feb 28, March 7

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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