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OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FANTASPORTO 2021 Oporto Film Festival promotes films that seek new forms and methods of film making. 


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Feb 26 Fantasporto tuesday treats

GREAT AUDITORIUM   15:30 • Demon Eye Ryan Simons - 87 '(GB) - CF - WORLD PREMIERE - Terror / Supernatural Sadie returns from America to the United Kingdom to inhabit her father's house, after his suicide and to discover a reality where the supernatural mingles with the family's past. A mysterious amulet he finds will awaken two demons he has to defeat. From the director of "Seizure" (2016).   17:30 • Living Space Steven Spiel - 80 '(Austra...

Feb 25 Monday fantastic treats in Fantasporto

GREAT AUDITORIUM 15:00 • FANTASTIC CINEMA SHORTS (129 ') - v.o. leg. English.   Makr • Hana Kazim - 14 '45' '(United Arab Emirates) - CF A Muslim cleric is called to a house to perform an exorcism on a woman.   The Original • Michelle Cervera Garza - 13 '09' '(GB) - CF - EUROPEAN PREMIÈRE Two women dance. One of them will suffer a serious accident. Cloning is accurate.   Roberta's Living Room • Judy Suh - 12'...

Festival treats this monday and tuesday

  After the first weekend, the 39th Fantasporto will continue on Monday and Tuesday, at Rivoli Teatro, already in a rhythm of cruise, continuing to propose to the public the films of strong impact selected for the competition for the various competitions as well as the retrospective of cinema about Taiwan's 60's woman (the festival's whooping craze) and the brand-new Hungarian cinema. Highlights include the continuation of the Competitive Program of Portuguese Ci...

Prospect opens Fantasporto Feb 22

TODAY, FRIDAY 22, IS THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE 39TH EDITION OF FANTASPORTO  FROM SCIENCE FICTION TO TERROR PASSING FROM FANTASY TO CORRUPTION...           Horror, science fiction, fantasy, romanticism and international intrigue involving high finance and international politics, there are strong attractions for all tastes in the first weekend of the 39th Fantasporto - Porto International Film Festival, which opens Friday off...

Feb 21 Fantasporto Screening of Clockword Orange : Homage to Stanley Kubrick on the occasion of the 20 years of his death.

      A Clockwork Orange will screen February 21st  at Rivoli Grand Auditorium at 9pm Stanley Kubrick - 137 '(GB / USA) - 1971 - FANTASCLASSICS - Drama / Sci-Fi A gang of young people panic in the city of the future. Your boss, after being arrested, will undergo an experiment to change his behavior. The reaction at the time of this film's debut was such that it was banned in some countries, including Portugal, where it only debuted in November 1974. And directo...

4 great classics open Fantasporto celebrating this year; Alien, Shining, Clockword Orange and Easy Rider in Fantaclassics

FOUR GREAT CINEMA CLASSICS  IN INTEGRAL AND RESTORED VERSIONS The 39th Fantasporto - International Festival of Oporto Cinema begins to heat their engines already on Tuesday in Rivoli  -Municipal Theater of Porto, with the display of FANTAS CLASSICS section.  There are to see four great classics who celebrate this year important anniversaries . &nbs...

Feb 20 Fantasporto Screening of The Shining : Homage to Stanley Kubrick on the occasion of the 20 years of his death.

GRAND AUDITORIUM RIVOLI THEATRE 9:00 PM • The Shining Stanley Kubrick - 119 '(GB / USA) - 1980 - FANTASCLASSICS - Drama / Horror Stanley Kubrick's 1980 horror classic brought a genre by many marginalized as inferior to the "mainstream" of great genius movies. A family enters a huge, isolated hotel to spend the winter there. With Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duval. Homage to Fantasporto on the occasion of the 20 years of the director's death. ...

Feb 19 Fantasporto's homage to the 50th anniversary of the premiere of Easy Rider

Dennis Hopper - 95 '(USA) - 1969 - FANTASCLASSICS - Adventure / Drama Two friends set off on a motorcycle journey through America, discover a culture of intolerance they did not know. Shot in Hollywood, this is the quintessential "road movie" by Dennis Hopper in 1969. A hymn to freedom and a quest for a free society. With Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda and Karen Black.  We owe Denis Hopper the discovery of the amazing acting performances of Jack Nicholson. ...

Jury announced for Fantasporto 2019

MEMBERS OF INTERNATIONAL JURIES FANTASTIC CINEMA   Milan Todorovic - Director - Serbia Anton Bitel - Critic - GB Bruno Chatelin - journalist - France Josep Maria Contel Ruiz - photographer and director - Catalonia Frederico Duarte Carvalho - Journalist and writer - Portugal   DIRECTORS WEEK  / ORIENT EXPRESS Juan Pinzás - director - Spain Renzo Fegatelli - Journalist and writer - Italy José Miguel ...

Honorary committee of the 39th Fantasporto

HONORARY COMMITTEE OF THE 39th EDITION OF FANTASPORTO 2019   Exmo. Sr. Dr. Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues  Ilst. Presidente da Assembleia da República   Exmo Sr Dr. António Costa Ilst. Primeiro Ministro do Governo Português   Exmo. Sr. Dra. Graça Fonseca Ilst. Ministra da Cultura   Exmo. Sr. Dr. Rui Moreira Ilst. Presidente da Câmara Municipal do Porto   Exmo. Sr. Dr. Carlos César Ilst. Presidente do Grupo Parlamentar ...

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Day by Day Program of Fantasporto : we are almost there!

39th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CINEMA DO PORTO | FANTASPORTO 2019   FANTASCLASSICS   TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 Grand Auditorium   21:00 Easy Rider - Dennis Hopper - 95 '- USA- 1969 - FANTASCLASSICS - Adventure / Dram the   Two friends set off on a motorcycle on a journey through America, discovering a culture of intolerance they did not know. Shot in Hollywood, this is the "road movie "par excellence, performed...

Final Lineup for Fantastic Fantasporto

FANTASPORTO 39 from February 22nd till March 2nd 2019 ALWAYS NEW, DIFFERENT AND MODERN   Every year, a new batch. Every year, new films with new perspectives, bringing with them the sounds, images, feelings and ideas of our times.  Every year, a totally new festival with the latest film production of the world.   For the next edition of FANTASPORTO, THE 39TH OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, hundreds of shorts and features from 54 countries were appreciated, conf...

40th Anniversary Opening of Alien "in Fantasporto no one can hear you scream"

40th Anniversary Opening of Alien – Ridley Scott-116’ - UK/USA- 1979 Can you miss that? ...

Fantasporto will look into the changing face of feminity in 60's Taiwan Cinema

THE CHANGING FACE OF FEMININITY IN 60’S TAIWAN (in cooperation with Taiwan Cinema Toolkit) The Fantasy of the Deer Warrior - Ying Chang - 87’ (Taiwan) -1961 Vengeance of the Phoenix Sisters - Chen Hung-Min - 87’ (Taiwan) - 1968 The Husband’s Secret - Lin Tuan-Chiu - 102’ (Taiwan) - 1960 May 13th, Night of Sorrow – Lin Tuan-Chiu - 97’ (Taiwan) - 1965 Six Suspects - Lin Tuan-Chiu - 108’ (Taiwan) - 1965 ...

Hungarian Focus at Fantasporto 2019

HUNGARIAN FOCUS - THE NEW GENERATION (In cooperation with the Hungarian National Film Fund) Bad Poems - Gábor Reisz - 97’ (Hung) - 2018 Open - Orsi Nagypál - 90’ (Hung) - 2018 Kills on Wheels - Attila Till - 93’ (Hung) - 2016 His Master’s Voice - Gyorgy Palfi - 110’ (Hung) - 2018 X- The eXploited - Károly Mészáros - 111’ (Hung) - 2018   ...' Bruno Chatelin returns to Fantasporto Jury

I am so proud and happy to return as jury member (for the 3rd time here) in the magnificent city of Porto. the good company of my old friends Mario and Beatriz ...

Retrospective and homages in Fantas Classics at Fantasporto

  The festival will  have its pre opening with the celebrations of Easy Rider-50 years by Dennis Hopper –  95’ – USA - 1969 6º FANTAS CLASSICS (Special Anniversary Screenings)   90th Anniversary of Stanley Kubrick will feature two of his masterpieces A Clockwork Orange – Stanley Kubrick – 137’- UK/USA- 1971 The Shining- Stanley Kubrick- 119’-UK/USA-  1980   40th Anniversary Opening Alien ...

EXCLUSIVE - Fantasporto 2019 line up revealed to audience

FANTASPORTO 39 will run from February 22nd till March 2nd 2019 ALLWAYS NEW, DIFFERENT AND MODERN   Every year, a new batch. Every year, new films with new perspectives, bringing with them the sounds, images, feelings and ideas of our times.  Every year, a totally new festival with the latest film production of the world.   For the next edition of FANTASPORTO, THE 39TH OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, hundreds of shorts and features from 54 countries were appreciated, con...

Fantasporto Regulations 2019

     1. The 39th edition of the OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FANTASPORTO 2019 will take place from February 22nd till March 2nd.   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. Competitive Sections for unreleased films in Portugal:   3.1.1. Official Secti...

Fantasporto’2019 Oporto International Film Festival announces the Call for Film Entries for the 39th annual festival

CALL FOR ENTRIES 39th FANTASPORTO 2019 ENTRY DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1st 2018  LAST HOUR DEADLINE (only for features): DECEMBER 5th 2018 Fantasporto’2019 | Oporto International Film Festival announces the Call for Film Entries for the 39th annual festival, running from February 22nd till March 2nd 2019 This Call is for Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi features and shorts only of Fantasy gendre. The Director’s Week section is destinaded only for, no strings attach. Deadlines for Entries...

Robin Aubert (“Les Affamés”) wins Fantasporto 2018 Fantasy competition and gets picked up by Netflix

The Canadian feature “Les Affamés” by Robin Aubert (Produced by Stéphanie Morissette – La maison de prod Canada 2017), just won the Best Film Award and Best Director award at the 38th edition of the Oporto International Film Festival, in the fantasy main official section. It is the second time that the director has won at the festival – he also won Best Director with his first feature “Saints Martyrs des Damnés” in 2006.  ...

Robin Aubert (“Les Affamés”) and Kim Jin-Mook (Tue Fiction) win Fantasy and Directors Week top prizes at Fantasporto 2018

Robin Aubert (“Les Affamés”)   With extremely recent films, some already from 2018,  the 38th Fantasporto screened World premières, International and European premières. Its program was saluted both by the national and international press, corroborated by the juries, as “exceptional”, with most of the directors in  competition  coming to  Oporto, representing about 30 countries.   The Canadian feature “Le...

The Fantasporto Jury

OFFICIAL SECTION OF FANTASTIC FILM Harley Cokeliss - director "Dream Demon" - Honored - UK Suzie Halewood - director "Division 19" - Critical Award 2017 - UK José Pedro Lopes - Director "The Forest of Lost Souls" - Portugal   OFFICIAL WEEKERS 'SECTION Liam Gavin - Director "A Dark Song" - Achievement Award 2017 - Ireland Frederico Duarte Carvalho - Journalist and Writer - Portugal Santiago Dellape - Dire...


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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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