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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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Fantasporto for Peace today at 9 pm

    FANTASPORTO 2016 - INTOLERANCE AND RACISM IN SPECIAL SESSION March 3rd   join us to show your support for peace for a flasmob March 3rd at 8.30 in front of Rivoli. Those who dress us fantastic will be rewarded. Bring a sign for peace. Olive tree, cardboard reading 'Peace', 'Live together without prejucdice',  'Fantasporto for peace'.   Two films that focus on the themes of religious intolerance and racism are th...

Project M by Eric Piccoli screens March 3

  Thursday, 3 March - grd. Auditorium | 19.15 h Project M by Eric Piccoli (ANC)-99 ' - cf Four astronauts are 1000 days in space to prove that it is possible to a trip to Europe, a moon of Jupiter. Pure Science fiction at its best.   ...

Deep Trap by Kwon Hyung-Jin premieres in Fantasporto March 3

Deep Trap by Kwon Hyung-Jin (color. Africa) - 96 ' - CF / EO - International premiere Jun sik and so-YEON HAVE BEEN MARRIED 5 years but are afraid of making love for fear an abortion. One day, jun sik back later home, on the very day of your wedding anniversary. In the presence of the director. ...

Full program March 2

Grand auditorium   14.15 • Sensoria of Christian Hallman (Sue) - 81 ' - cf Caroline has lost everything and is now looking for a new beginning in an old house. Early notice that you're not alone. And while she's looking for something new, something old come looking for her. Selection of the fantastic fest, Austin. In the presence of the director. Preceeded by... Alien inside of Alfonso Garcia Lopez (ESP) - 6'53 '' - CF In the near future,...

Dust (2001) by milcho manchevski , part of his hommage

DUST (2001) de Milcho Manchevski (UK/Ale/Ita/Mac) - v.o. leg. ingl. - RETROSPECTIVA MILCHO MANCHEVSKI Duas histórias paralelas de redenção. Um ladrão é obrigado a sentar-se e a ouvir uma história. Na volta do século XX, dois irmãos lutam por uma mulher. Com Joseph Fiennes (Shakespeare in Love) e Vera Farmiga (The Judge).   Wednesday, 2 MARCH - SM. Auditorium | 23.15 h Dust (2001) by milcho manchev...

Charming Chasuke's journey de Sabu (buddy) showed today march 2 at Fantasporto

Sabu's back to port. This time without Takashi Miike, but he even with their creations visionary. Chasuke serves tea in the sky, he is an angel helping scriptwriters commanding the lives of humans. But he decided to come to earth to help yuri for who he is attracted to. From The Director of " D.A.N.G.A.N. runner "" And "miss zombie" Grand Prix of fantasporto 2014. Selection of the Berlin Festival. Preceeded by... Sub otika - land of wonders de Peter peop...

Jury of Fantasporto 36

Fantastic competition   Ate de Jong- Director  “Drop Dead Fred” e  “Highway to Hell” (Hol)   Romain Basset- Director “Horshead”, Prémio de Realização Cinema Fantástico Fantasporto 2015 (Fra)   Drew Casson- actor Director “Hungerford”. Menção| Pémio Especial do Júri Fantasporto’2015 (UK)   Marc Carreté- Director ...

Cru by John Mayer-80 ' has world premiere today march 2

Premium Cinema Portuguese - best film Cru by John Mayer-80 ' - world premiere The troika lands in Lisbon to impose draconian austerity measures. With them, that's enough also an outbreak of violence. Zombies are everywhere and Louise has to fight, while your world is crumbling. In the presence of the director.   ...

Laut by Luigi Lagdameo Ignacio (Filip) has International premiere

  Laut by Luigi Lagdameo Ignacio (Filip) - International premiere The communities islamizadas badjao, originating in the southern Philippines, are known as "the sea gypsies". The protagonist is nadia that wait to marry the man you love. In the face of old ways, modernity is slowly. In the presence of the director. ...

Sensoria by Christian Hallman screens today March 2 in Fantasporto

Sensoria of Christian Hallman (Sue)-81 ' - cf   Caroline has lost everything and is now looking for a new beginning in an old house. Early notice that you're not alone. And while she's looking for something new, something old come looking for her. Selection of the fantastic fest, Austin. In the presence of the director. ...

hommage screening of Mothers Milcho Manchevski March 1st at Fantasporto

MOTHERS (2010) de Milcho Manchevski (Mac/Fra/Bul) - v.o. leg. ing. Milcho with bruno chatelin ...

Amazing screening last evening of I am a Hero with full team in attendance and Toho executives

I AM A HERO de Shinsuke Sato (Jap) screened Mrch 1st at Rivoli Grand From The Director of "The Princess Blade". Winner of the prizes of the public and special effects of the festival of sitges. In the presence of the director and crew. Impressive company of 30 people to represent the film, packed audience, amazing reactions during the screening. My best experience in Fantasporto EVER ...

BLIND SUN by Joyce A. Nashawati (Fra/Gre) showing in Fantasporto

Ashraf, an immigrant, get a job taking care of a mansion of beach. With the lack of water, a wave of heat and the animosity of the places, all the prejudices appear. A selection of the festival of sitges, fipresci prize winner in thessaloniki. ...

Fantasporto day 5 Everyone's Wally by Paolo Sedazzari (UK)

Everyone's Wally by Paolo Sedazzari (UK) - V.O.Ingl. On the birth of musical festivals at the beginning of the 70 s, with the occupation of land to create an area of cultural expression free. Influence of Woodstock? Documentary about this movement festivaleiro and still about festivals, such as the Glastonbury Festival and the Stonehenge Free Festival. In the presence of the director. Trailer: ...

Day 4 Fantasporto 2016

February 29 Grande Auditório 15.00 – Zenaida- Alexis Tsafas, Yannis Fotou- 66’ – Grécia/Cabo Verde- SR Zenaida, uma mulher metida à força nas redes de tráfico, vive desenraizada e perdida nas ruas da Europa. Antecedido por... The End-  Cédric  Blondelle, Irene Cunat, Louise Labbé, Stéphane Lugiery, Simon Moreau, Olivia Pietra - 5’47’’ – Fra- P&P Um  pro...

Day 3 Fantasporto 2016

February 28 Grande Auditório 15.00 – Hellions- Bruce MacDonald- 83’-Canadá- CF Outro dos grandes filmes britânticos do ano “fantástico”, considerado pelos media como do melhor do FrightFest. Imagine que no Halloween não quer dar nada àquelas criancinhas embirrentas e elas decidem reclamar o seu bébé por nascer. Antecedido por... Vimana – Faruk Virani – 17’ 33’’ &ndas...

Day 2 Fantasporto 2016

Grande Auditorium 14.45 – The Lesson- Ruth Pratt – 97’ – UK- CF Um dos mais falados filmes de terror do ano na Grã -Bretanha. Enorme êxito no FrightFest, com reacção crítica excepcional. Dois estudantes delinquentes decidem  fazer a vida negra ao seu professor. Este decide dar-lhes uma lição que nunca mais esquecerão...porque o saber está acima de tudo. V.o.ingl. Antecedido por… Juli...

Day 1 Fantasporto 2016 opening with Ice (Gelo) by Luís and Gonçalo Galvão Teles

The 36th Fantasporto – Porto International Film Festival opended on 26 February after the usual pre fantasporto warm up with the world premiere of the Portuguese film 'Gelo' by Luís and Gonçalo Galvão Teles. The festival lines up over 200 titles from 40 countries and runs till March 6. GELO (Teaser), a film by Luís & Gonçalo Galvão Teles with Ivana Baquero from Fado Filmes on Vimeo. ...

A look back on the history of Fantasporto

 HISTORY OF FANTASPORTO  The festival was born in 1980 at a table of a small coffee shop in   the center of Oporto, heritage world town by UNESCO, in a   conversation between the three founders, film critics Mário   Dorminsky and Beatriz Pacheco Pereira and the painter José   Manuel Pereira. It immediately presented in the first edition (1981)   the structure of a festival although still non-competitive, which has &nb...

Fantasporto for peace March 3 with screening of Exodus to Shanghai and Ensemble

Fantasporto one of the leading Genre Festivals in the World will have a special screening of Exodus to Shanghai on March 3rd at 9 pm in an hommage to Peace and Understanding Between Humans Called Fantasporto for Peace! Anthony Hickox the director was thrilled and told Mario how much he loved his festival. "Dear Mario  I've always wanted to go to your fest! I've won Avoriaz and Brussels Fantastic etc. never yours!!! Hahaha  I will be really happy to...

Fantasporto 2016 - The Posters collection

  13 HISTÓRIAS ESTRANHAS Poster.JPG Abduct.tif Anti-social.jpg bridgend.jpg Chasuke's Journey_Digital Poster.jpg Childre...

Gelo - Ice A film by Luís & Gonçalo Galvão Teles with Ivana Barquero will open Fantasporto

A film by Luís & Gonçalo Galvão Teles with Ivana Barquero, Afonso Pimentel, Albano Jerónimo, Ivo Canelas and Ruth Gabriel.   ...

Complete Fantasporto Line up and Schedule Day by Day - February 26 March 6

Friday, February 26 Grand Auditorium   20.30h- Inauguration of Plastic Arts Exhibition by Augusto Canedo Rivoli Ground Floor 21.00h- OPENING SESSION Ice - Luis and Gonçalo Galvão Teles - Port- 106'- premiere world-CF Born DNA of a body of the ice age, Catherine grows in an isolated palace and is subjected to various tests. Years later, the past meets her. With Ivana Baquero, actress of "Pan's Labyrinth" of Gullermo del Toro, an...


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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.

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