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FULL PROGRAM OF THE 38TH EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CINEMA DO PORTO \ FANTASPORTO'2018
 
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20
 
Grand Auditorium
 
21:15 - OFFICIAL OPENING SESSION - Marrowbone ~
Sérgio G. Sanchez- 110 '- Spain - Horror - v.o.ingl / leg port- P & P - ANTESTREIA
A young man and his three brothers are beset by a sinister presence in the large palace where they live. Film nominated for the Goyas, selection of San Sebastian and Toronto Festivals, and coming from a heavyweight team. It is Sanchez's first feature film, winner of the Fantasporto CF Short Film Prize in 2002, produced by J. A. Bayona ("Pan's Labirynth"), who in 2008 was the Fantasporto's Best Director Award with "El Orfanato". Distribution Pris Audiovisuales.
 
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21
 
Grand Auditorium
 
5:15 PM - Fractured
Jamie Patterson - UK- 108'- 2016- Horror- v.o.ingl / leg port - P & P - EUROPEAN ANTESTREY
Rebecca and Michael are going to spend a romantic weekend away, but a car tire bursts. From there, the couple always have a feeling that someone is following them and watching over them. The only people they meet are Feyr and Alva who give them a ride. But their weekend cottage turns into a terrible prison and torture by something or someone they do not know ... From the director of "Caught" presented at Fantas 2017.
 
19:15 - Ruin Me
Preston DeFrancis - 88 '- USA - CF-Horror - v.o. english / leg port - EUROPEAN FOOTBALL
Alexandra reluctantly agrees to attend the 'Slasher Sleepout' event, a limiting experience that is a mix of camping, haunted house and 'escape room'. But the event goes awry ... First feature film by the director. Movie winner at the Atlanta Horror Film Festival, among other awards.
 
21:15 - Ajin: Demi-Human
Katsuyuki Motohiro - 109'- Jap-Fantasy - CF - v.o. leg ingles / leg.port.- ANTESTREIA
Coming from Japan's largest film company, Toho, and following the 2-year welcome of Fantasporto, I'm Not a Hero now comes a fantastic story about humans who do not die from a perspective of originality and action, questioning the power of those who know they can do everything without consequences. Selection of the Festival of Paris.
 
FIFTH, FEBRUARY 22
 
Grand Auditorium
 
17:15 - The Divine Comedy
Toni Venturi - 97'- Bras - Fantasy comedy - CF - v.o.port / leg english. - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE
From Brazil, with all possible tropical grace and super-production budget (from Globo), a story between God (a dark and amusing woman, played by the fabulous Zézé Mota) and a devil desperately looking for customers.
 
19:15 - Budapest Noir
Éva Gárdos- 95'- Hung- Drama- v.o.leg ingl / leg port - EUROPEAN ANTESTREIA
A mysterious homicide crime passed in 1936 in Budapest, at a time when Hungary was preparing to align itself with Hitler and the Axis powers. A very beautiful young prostitute is found dead to the blow. But nobody wants to investigate the crime. The difficult relations between the Press and the power, in a magnificent reconstitution of a historical period decisive for the History of the Humanity.
 
9:15 PM - Crone Wood
Ark Heridan- 85 'Ireland - Horror- v.o.leg ingl / leg port - EUROPEAN ANTESTREIA
A young couple who have just met themselves decide to go camping after a fantastic first date. It is a decision that you will soon regret ... Another example of the thriving Irish cinematography in the field of horror and imagination.
 
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23
 
Grand Auditorium
 
15:00 - Replace
Norbert Keil- 101 '-Can / Alem- CF- Horror- v.o.leg ingl / leg port - ANTESTREIA
Kira's skin begins to age rapidly, drying, undoing and falling. But she discovers that she can replace her own with the skin of others ... First feature film by the director. It was considered best European film in the Festival of Brussels, having received there the Mèliès of Silver.
 
17:00 - The Butcher, The Whore and the One-Eyed Man
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.
 
20:30 - OFFICIAL SESSION OF THE COMPETITIVE SECTIONS - Anna Karenina: Vronsky's Story
Karen Shakhnazarov- 132'- Russia- Drama -SR- v.o.leg english / leg port - ANTESTREIA
 Anna Karenina's son wants to know why Vronsky has ruined his mother's life. A mega-production of Mosfilm opens competitions. In addition to Tolstoy's classic novel, the film shows in a startling creation by Karen Shakhnazarov, the other side of the well-known story of Anna Karenina, the married woman who engages with an army officer. Sumptuous recreation of the Russian aristocracy in the 19th century. Shanghai Festival Selection and Zurich Festival.
 
23:45 - The Unwilling
Jonathan Heap- 81'- USA. Horror- P & P- v.o.ingl / leg port - ANTESTREIA
After the death of a much hated patriarch, a mysterious box appears during the reading of the will, forcing each member of the family to recognize their respective mortal sins. Reluctantly, the family will suffer the effects of the box. One of the most amazing examples of horror movies.
 
Small Auditorium
 
18:30 - Taiwan Black Movies
HOU Chi-Jan- 61'- 2005 - RETRO B-MOVIES TAIWAN - v.o.leg english
Between 1979 and 1983, 117 realistic, violent and raw films were produced in Taiwan. Many of these films have survived and can be shown to the world thanks to the Hong Kong IFD company. Today they are distributed by the Taiwan Film Institute, included in the Taiwan Cinema Toolkit program.
 
21:15 - The Lady Avenger
YANG Chia-Yun- 90'- 1981 RETRO B-MOVIES TAIWAN- v.o.leg ingl
A commercial movie actress is raped by a truck driver when she asks for a lift. When you try to make a complaint, you receive humiliation and shame in return. Shortly after, she appears dead on the beach.
 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24
 
Grand Auditorium
 
3:00 PM - Glass Garden
Shin Su-won - 117'- South Korea- Fantastic- CF - v.o.leg english / leg port - EUROPEAN ANTESTREIA
Fantastic story about a scientist who studies trees and their physiological interaction with humans. Filmed with an extraordinary sensitivity, it is also a story about the excluded and the destruction of the environment. The director's previous film, Reinbou "(2010) was considered the Best Asian Film at the Tokyo Film Festival.
 
17:00 - Ruin Me
Preston DeFrancis - 88 '- USA - CF-Horror - v.o. english / leg port - EUROPEAN FOOTBALL
Alexandra reluctantly agrees to attend the 'Slasher Sleepout' event, a limiting experience that is a mix of camping, haunted house and 'escape room'. But the event goes awry ... First feature film by the director. Movie winner at the Atlanta Horror Film Festival, among other awards.
 
7:00 PM - Budapest Noir
Éva Gárdos- 95'- Hung- Drama- v.o.leg ingl / leg port - EUROPEAN ANTESTREIA
A mysterious homicide crime passed in 1936 in Budapest, at a time when Hungary was preparing to align itself with Hitler and the Axis powers. A very beautiful young prostitute is found dead to the blow. But nobody wants to investigate the crime. The difficult relations between the Press and the power, in a magnificent reconstitution of a historical period decisive for the History of the Humanity.
 
21:00 - Ajin: Demi-Human
Katsuyuki Motohiro - 109'- Jap-Fantasy - CF - v.o. leg ingles / leg.port.- ANTESTREIA
Coming from Japan's largest film company, Toho, and following the 2-year welcome of Fantasporto, I'm Not a Hero now comes a fantastic story about humans who do not die from a perspective of originality and action, questioning the power of those who know they can do everything without consequences. Selection of the Festival of Paris.
 
23:00 - Dream Demon - Director's Cut
Harley Cokeliss - 89 '- 1988/89 - Fantastic / Horror - UK - v.o. english / leg port - HOMAGE
30th Anniversary Celebration of a British Horror Film Classic in the presence of director Harley Cokeliss and following the restoration and digitization of his cult film in 2017 by the British Film Institute.
Small Auditorium
 
15:00 - 1st Meeting of Filmmakers and Actors (Closed to the Public)
 
18:30 - OFFICIAL SECTION COMPETITIVE OF FANTASTIC SHORTS-METRAGENS 1 - 81 '
Reruns
Face, 14'23 '', Hol / Fra / Bel
Charon
Luís Tinoco, 15'51 '', Esp
Creature from the Lake
Renata Antunez, Alexis Bédué, Léa Bresciani, Amandine Canville, Maria Castro Rodriguez, Logan Cluber, Nicolas Grangeaud, Capucine Rahmoun-Swierczynski, Victor Rouxel, Orianne Siccardi, Mallaury Simoes, 5'10 '', Fra
And orange
Frédéric Gaudin, Marceau Leger, Tanguy Lemonnier, Patrick Martini, Diana Nikitina, Flora Silve, 5'52 '', Fra
Azdaja - The Dragon
Ivan Ramadan, 13 ', Bosnia Herzegovina
The End of Time
Milcho Manchevski, 5'24 ", USA / Cuba
Sweet water
Drew Casson, 20 ', UK
 
8.15 -9.00 Meet and toast with the team of Chimera open for ticket holders and guests. Photocall with props from the movie.
 
9:15 PM - Chimera
Maurice Haeems - 80 '- India / United Arab Emirates / USA - P & P - Fantasy - v.o.leg english WORLDWIDE ANTESTREIA
 In the future, all children are infected with a virus. The solution is to have stem cells in quantity but for this you have to do "creation". A story about immortality and ethics in scientific research. Kathleen Quinlan, nominated for an Oscar for "Apollo 13", and Henry Ian Cusik, an actor in the TV series "Scandal".
 
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25
 
Grand Auditorium
 
15:00 - Still / Born
Brandon Christensen - 87'- Canada - CF - Terror - v.o.ingl / leg port - ANTESTREIA
 Woman who lost one of the twins at birth, thinks one genie wants to steal the other. A look at the "REC" that connects classic horror movies, this is the director's first feature. Selection of the festival of Sitges.
 
17:00 - DC Superheroes VS Eagle Talon
Frogman - 104'- Jap- Animation / Super heroes - v.o.leg english / leg port - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE
Distributed internationally by Warner, this film will fetch, with the grace of Japanese anime and the heroes of DC Comics. The secret society Eagle Talon to conquer the world. The film takes place in Tokyo, where the Joker and Harley Quinn steal a secret weapon. DC superheroes are called to face them and undo ...
 
19:00 - A Sublime Life
Luís Diogo - 106' - Port- SR - Drama - v.o.port / english leg. - WORLD ANTESTREIA
 Dr. Ivan found two radical cures for unhappiness. From the director Luís Diogo, a horror story whose protagonist has the best of intentions. This film follows "Fatal Sin", premiered at Fantasporto and internationally awarded, namely at the Canada International Film Festival and in Bulgaria.
 
9:30 pm - Living Among Us
Brian A. Metcalf - 80 '- USA - CF - Horror - v.o.ingl / leg port - WORLD ANTESTREIA
The vampires decide to leave the hiding places and appear in public! A team of documentary filmmakers gets access to the vampires to make a documentary with them and know how they live and how they coexist with humans. But when they are in their presence they realize that things will not go smoothly ... Metcalf's first feature film, visual effects and computer games specialist.
 
Small Auditorium
 
15:00 - On the Society File of Shanghai
WANG Chu-Chin - 91 '- 1981 - RETRO B-MOVIES TAIWAN - v.o.leg english
"On the Society File of Shanghai" tells the tragic story of a repeatedly raped woman whose humiliation eventually leads her to a path of despair and destruction.
 
17:30 - OFFICIAL SECTION COMPETITIVE OF FANTASTIC SHORTS-METRAGS 2 - 86 '
In the Dark, Dark Woods
Jason Bognacki, 4'30 '', USA
Merry-Go-Round
Ihor Podolchak, 4'59 '', Ukraine / Pol
Belle a Croquer
Axel Courtière, 14'57 '', Fra
BEC
Tony Morales, 12'17 '', Esp
Zarr-Dos
Bart Wasen, 6'34 '' Switzerland
Storylines
Juan Manuel Betancourt Calero, 17'50 '', Col.
Salvatore
Maarten Groen, 11'38 '', Hol
A.L.
Cashell Horgan, 10'57 '', Ireland
 
21:15 - The Night of the Virgin
Roberto San Sebastián - Esp - 117 '-Fantasy - P & P - v.o. english / leg port - ANTESTREIA
A horror comedy about a New Year's Eve party. Nico, a naive 20-year-old, does everything to lose his virginity that night, no matter what the cost. In the middle of the party, his gaze intersects with that of Medea, a cunning and attractive mature woman. Award-winning film at the festivals Fantasia (Canada), Fantaspoa (Brazil) and Atlanta Horror Fest.
 
 
SECOND, FEBRUARY 26
 
Grand Auditorium
 
14:00 - OFFICIAL COMPETITIVE SECTION OF FANTASTIC SHORTS-METHODS - 167 '
Reruns
Face, 14'23 '', Hol / Fra / Bel
Charon
Luís Tinoco, 15'51 '', Esp
Creature from the Lake
Renata Antunez, Alexis Bédué, Léa Bresciani, Amandine Canville, Maria Castro Rodriguez, Logan Cluber, Nicolas Grangeaud, Capucine Rahmoun-Swierczynski, Victor Rouxel, Orianne Siccardi, Mallaury Simoes, 5'10 '', Fra
And orange
Frédéric Gaudin, Marceau Leger, Tanguy Lemonnier, Patrick Martini, Diana Nikitina, Flora Silve, 5'52 '', Fra
Azdaja - The Dragon
Ivan Ramadan, 13 ', Bosnia Herzegovina
The End of Time
Milcho Manchevski, 5'24 ", USA / Cuba
Sweet water
Drew Casson, 20 ', UK
In the Dark, Dark Woods
Jason Bognacki, 4'30 '', USA
Merry-Go-Round
Ihor Podolchak, 4'59 '', Ukraine / Pol
Belle a Croquer
Axel Courtière, 14'57 '', Fra
BEC
Tony Morales, 12'17 '', Esp
Zarr-Dos
Bart Wasen, 6'34 '' Switzerland
Storylines
Juan Manuel Betancourt Calero, 17'50 '', Col.
Salvatore
Maarten Groen, 11'38 '', Hol
A.L.
Cashell Horgan, 10'57 '', Ireland
 
17:30 - Involution
Pavel Khvaleev - 87 '- Russ / Alem - Fantastic - Fantasy, Sci-fi - CF - v.o.leg english / leg port - WORLD ANTESTREIA
 The Earth has gone uncontrolled, affected by a cruel and inhuman mechanism that causes a regression of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution ... A psychiatrist witnesses the "involution" of the modern world, where men are increasingly approaching the monkeys. From the director of "III- The Ritual", Fantasporto's selection of 2016.
 
7:00 PM - Bikini Moon
Milcho Manchevski - 102'- USA - Drama - v.o.ingl / leg port - EUROPEAN ANTESTREIA
A charismatic war veteran with mental problems is the focus of a film crew who wants to explore their story for an independent film. A fabulous trip to the human mind with an excellent rendition of Condola Rashad (Sex and the City 2). From the winner of the Golden Lion of the Venice Film Festival in 1995, the Fantasporto 2016 Career Award, with more than 15 international awards, including UNESCO.
 
9:30 PM - The Child Remains
Michael Melski-113 '- CF - Canada - Horror - ANTESTREIA
A desired romantic weekend of a couple in a secluded cottage becomes a nightmare of terror when they discover that this house is a former clinic / maternity where the babies and their mothers were murdered. Based on a true story. Selection of festivals in Montreal (Best Film), Edmonton (Public Prize), Wisconsin, Ottawa and Horror Film Festival London.
 
Small Auditorium
 
15:00 - Never Too Late to Repent
OUYANG Chun - 96'- 1979 - RETRO B-MOVIES TAIWAN - v.o.leg english
At the age of 13, he lived in the prostitution quarters as a customer solicitor until he was sentenced to 15 years in prison for murder. This movie set the tone of where B-movies follow.
 
17:30 - The Challenge of the Lady Ninja
LEE Tso-Nam - 91 '- 1982 - RETRO B-MOVIES TAIWAN - v.o.leg english
During the Japanese occupation of China, Siu-Wai receives training in the Japanese soft arts and becomes the first Chinese ninja. When he knows of his father's death, he returns to Shanghai.
 
21:15 - Darkness and Light
Chang Tso-Ch - 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.
 
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27
 
Grand Auditorium
 
3:00 PM - The Charmer
Milad Alami - 102 '- Denmark - Drama - SR - v.o.leg english / leg port ANTESTREIA
The drama of immigrant integration in Europe has several faces. It is not enough to succeed to be integrated. The mild and even fun cruelty of integration. Danish Film, Best Achievement Award at the Chicago Film Festival, and Best Film Award at the Tbilisi, San Sebastian and Warsaw Festivals.
 
17:00 - Replace
Norbert Keil- 101 '-Can / Alem- CF- Horror- v.o.leg ingl / leg port - ANTESTREIA
Kira's skin begins to age rapidly, drying, undoing and falling. But she discovers that she can replace her own with the skin of others ... First feature film by the director. It was considered best European film in the Festival of Brussels, having received there the Mèliès of Silver.
 
19:00 - True Fiction
Jin-Mook Kim- 104'- South Korea - SR - Thriller - v.o.leg english / leg port - WORLD ANTESTREIA
A young politician has aspirations to power under the protection of a powerful senator. A history of violence and arrogance. A Korean film with an argument full of surprises that questions the absolute power of politicians, their arrogance and betrayal. The unexpected alliances, the corruption and the unexpected in a movie whose story recalls "Fargo."
 
9:30 PM - A Day
Sun-ho Cho - 110 '- Korea - Fantasy- CF - v.o.leg.ingl / leg port - EUROPEAN ANTESTREIA
A father, due to various circumstances, arrives late to meet his daughter and she dies in an accident. He will have to relive several times and with the same people his tragedy, living with the guilty and the innocent. The different angles and surprising revelations will make of him an involuntary instrument of his misfortune. EUROPEAN ANTESTREIA
 
Small Auditory
 
15:00 - Soul of a Demon
Chang Tso-Chi- 2007- 122'- Taiwan- v.o.leg english
When he leaves the prison, a man only thinks about killing the father for having caused the suicide of the mother.
 
18:45 - The Best of Times
Chang Tso-Ch - 2002 - 109'- Taiwan - v.o.leg english
Young Wei and Jie are best friends. They are also neighbors, living with widowed parents and troubled siblings in the suburbs of Taipei. When Wei is promoted from a concierge to a nightclub where he parks cars to a debt collector on Brother Gu's gang, he persuades him to hire Jie.
 
9:15 PM - Woman Revenger
OUYANG Chun (pseudonym of Tsai Yang-Ming) - 85 '- 1982 - RETRO B-MOVIES TAIWAN - v.o.leg english
The heroine undergoes total degradation but resurfaces relentlessly and sexy against gangsters, traffickers, prostitution and violence. It is the most characteristic film of this wave of female fighters.
 
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28
 
15:00 - Bhoy Intsik
Joel Lamangan - 107'- Philippines- Drama- SR - v.o.leg english / leg port - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE
Coming from the Philippines, a powerful example of the emerging quality of this cinematography. The story of a transvestite on the streets of Manila city, looking for humanity that runs away. Audience Award from the Manila Festival.
 
17:00 - The Water Spirit
Dan Villegas - 96 '- CF- Philippines- Fantasy- v.o.leg english / leg port - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE
The story of a family break in full demonic attack. Dennis, a reporter, accidentally invites the 'Ilawod' a spirit of water, who ties himself to his son, Ben ... "English Only, Please" (2014) de Villegas won the Award for Best Director of the Metro Manila Film Festival. Another surprise coming from the Philippines, an increasingly prized cinematography at Fantasporto.
 
19:00 - Al- Asleyeen / The Originals
Marwan Hamed - 125 '- Egypt - Dramatic comedy - SR - v.o. leg / leg. port. - WORLD ANTESTREIA
Egyptian super-production with an unexpected theme coming from an Arab country. In a technological society, where mobile phones and surveillance are of enormous importance, a fired banker is forced to do what he does not want. God or just a Big Brother? Political fable and human drama in an extraordinary story full of topicality. Not to be missed, even by the superb interpretation of the lead actor, Maged El Kedwany.
 
9:30 PM - Les Affamés
Robin Aubert - 97 '- Canada - Fantasy - CF - v.o.leg english / leg port - ANTESTREIA
In a small, remote village in Quebec, the locals suffered terrible changes and suddenly turned against the people they loved most. Canadian filmmaker Robin Aubert ("Saint Martyrs des Damnés" was the Best Director at Fantasporto 2006), this film was considered Canada's Best Film at the Toronto Film Festival. He also had prizes in Montreal and Madrid.
 
Small Auditorium
 
16:00 - PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRIZE - CINEMA SCHOOLS - 80 '
 
ESAP - Escola Superior do Porto - 48 '
The Death of a Friend - Bernardo Sanches do Carmo - 6'57 ''
Chains - Lourenço Malcatanho - 5 '11'
Mystery - Pedro Magano Pinto - 4'50 ''
Oblivion - João Monteiro - 20 '
Ship of Theseus - Francisco Cortez - 11'2 ''
 
Universidade Lusófona de Lisboa - 30 '
Annex - Leonor Basilio - 7'48 ''
Ermo - Fábio Rebelo - 7 '53' '
Tartus - Francisco Mineiro, Leonor Abreu - 10'28 ''
 
18:30 - PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRIZE - BEST MOVIE AND SCHOOL - 124 '
 
Escola Artística de Soares dos Reis- Porto - 44 '
Abel - Francisca Dores - 6 '33' '
Anthrax - Daniel Manesse - 5'12 ''
Bambara - Ângela Silva - 5 '
Camel Toe - Alexandra Barbosa - 11'16 ''
Inner Body - Sara Sousa - 2'33 ''
Vala or the Space between Being and the World - Rodrigo Barroso - 10'15 ''
 
PCP- FILM - 80 '
Calipso - Paulo A.M.Oliveira, Pedro Martins - 15'05 '' - Port
Entretons - Luís Miranda - 4'34 '' - Port
Tartus - Francisco Mineiro, Leonor Abreu - 10 28 '' - Port
No Excuse - Sofia Almeida Ferreira, Pedro Marta - 6 '38' '- Port
Anything of Beauty - Pedro Senna Nunes - 10 '04' '- Port
Red Queen - Adriana Martins da Silva, Pedro Martins - 15'29 '- Port
Spin - Off - Farid Salamé - 15'27 '' - Port / Lebanon
 
9:30 PM - Freddy / Eddy
Trini Tullman - 94 '-Germany - Psychological drama - P & P -v.o.ingl / leg port - ANTESTREIA
Freddy finds himself in the biggest crisis of his life after being accused of beating his wife. As his world collapses, his childhood imaginary friend, Eddy, reappears exactly with Freddy's current appearance. But instead of becoming an aid, as in the past, Eddy becomes a nightmare. Best Film Award at the Austin Film Festival.
 
FIFTH, 1 MARCH
 
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
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
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
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
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
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 - 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.
 
FRIDAY, MARCH 2
 
Grand Auditorium
 
15:00 - Fractured
Jamie Patterson - UK- 108'- 2016- Horror- v.o.ingl / leg port - P & P - EUROPEAN ANTESTREY
Rebecca and Michael are going to spend a romantic weekend away, but a car tire bursts. From there, the couple always have a feeling that someone is following them and watching over them. The only people they meet are Feyr and Alva who give them a ride. But their weekend cottage turns into a terrible prison and torture by something or someone they do not know ... From the director of "Caught" presented at Fantas 2017.
 
17:00 - SPECIAL TV GLOBO - 112 '
Jailers
José Eduardo Belmonte, Fernando Grostein Andrade - 35 '07' '- Bras - Prison drama - v.o.port. ANTESTREIA
Adriano is an agent of the prison guard who has to suffer the difficulties of life in jail: his own and the prisoners he has to keep. "Carcereiros" is a TV Globo production, with a brilliant interpretation of Rodrigo Lombardi, and was the winner of the MIP TV Award for Best Series of the Year in Cannes.
Vade Retro
Mauro Mendonça Filho, André Felipe Binder, Rodrigo Meirelles - 35 '10' '- Brazil. Fantasy. grandfather. port -ANTESTREIA
Celeste (Monica Iozzi) is a naive lawyer and faces a crisis in the law firm, since she does not have any clients to defend. When she meets Abel Zebu (Tony Ramos), she believes her situation may improve. Production of TV Globo.
About Me
Santiago Dellape - 40 '- Bras - TV Globo - Fantasy - v.o.port - EUROPEAN ANTESTREIA
Jairo, head of a public bureau, has a bitter end to the year. Ignored by the officials in the New Year lottery, he sees his colleagues and subordinates sharing a millionaire prize. The lonely Jairo then begins an extraordinary Christmas adventure. A tale of tenderness and revelation of Brazilian reality, presented on TV Globo as "The Christmas Film of 2017. The director was awarded in Fantasporto 2017 for" The Breakdown of Time ".
 
19:00 - The Divine Comedy
Toni Venturi - 97'- Bras - Fantasy comedy - CF - v.o.port / leg english. - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE
From Brazil, with all possible tropical grace and super-production budget (from Globo), a story between God (a dark and amusing woman, played by the fabulous Zézé Mota) and a devil desperately looking for customers.
 
21:00 - The Hollow Child
Jeremy Lutter - 88 '- Can - CF - Horror / Fantasy - v.o. english / leg port - INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE
 An adopted adolescent, Samantha, does her best to expose a dangerous supernatural impostor in her new family to save her new sister ... First film by director Jeremy Lutter whose short films have won several international awards, such as Leo Awards.
 
23:00 - Acts of Violence
Brett Donowho - 86 '- USA - Action - v.o ingles / leg port P & P - ANTESTREIA
When his girlfriend is kidnapped by a gang of people smugglers, Roman (Ashton Holmes) and his former comrades of the troop are scrambling to rescue her before it is too late. Along the way, Roman joins Avery (Bruce Willis), a police officer who investigates human trafficking and tackles malicious and corrupt bureaucracy ... The director has won 4 awards at the Hollywood Film Festival. Distribution Cinemundo
 
Small Auditorium
 
16:00 - PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRIZE - CINEMA SCHOOLS - 76 '
 
UTAD - University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro - 33 '
The Girls - Tiago Machado- 7 '
Julieta - Sandra Vieira, Mariana Ribeiro, Tiago Machado, Rui Fraga -12 '
Masks - Diana Lopes, André Peixoto, José Silva, João Gama - 5 '
Óscar - Carla Barbosa, Mónica Ribeiro, Sara Carvalho - 4 '
Types of People - Ana Rute Cardoso, Bárbara Silva, Fabiana Bezerra, Joana Silva, Rute Carvalho - 5 '
 
Catholic University of Porto - School of Arts - 43 '
Casas Caiadas - Kyle Sousa - 13'26 ''
The Manto - Duarte Castelo Branco - 13'26
An Ant - João Veloso - 14'14 ''
 
18:30 - PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRIZE - CINEMA SCHOOLS - 73 '
 
EPI / ETIC - Technical School of Image and Communication - Lisbon - 39 '
Blue Teen - Afonso Raimundo - 16 '06' '
Insanus - Rita Isaúl - 14 '43' '- Port
La Boîte Rouge - João Rodrigues - 3 '
Wanted - Eduardo Inácio - 3 '52' '
 
ESAD - School of Art and Design of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria - 34 '
BRTHR - Imma Veiga - 8 '
Purple - Pedro Antunes - 12 '
Two Time Two - Rute Mateus - 13 '50' '
 
21:15 - Dream Demon - Director's Cut
Harley Cokeliss - 89 '- 1988/89 - Fantastic / Horror - UK - v.o. english / leg port - HOMAGE
30th Anniversary Celebration of a British Horror Film Classic in the presence of director Harley Cokeliss and following the restoration and digitization of his cult film in 2017 by the British Film Institute.
 
SATURDAY, MARCH 3
 
Grand Auditorium
 
14:00 - The Night of the Virgin
Roberto San Sebastián - Esp - 117 '-Fantasy - P & P - v.o. english / leg port - ANTESTREIA
A horror comedy about a New Year's Eve party. Nico, a naive 20-year-old, does everything to lose his virginity that night, no matter what the cost. In the middle of the party, his gaze intersects with that of Medea, a cunning and attractive mature woman. Award-winning film at the festivals Fantasia (Canada), Fantaspoa (Brazil) and Atlanta Horror Fest.
 
4:15 PM - Freddy / Eddy
Trini Tullman - 94 '-Germany - Psychological drama - P & P -v.o.ingl / leg port - ANTESTREIA
Freddy finds himself in the biggest crisis of his life after being accused of beating his wife. As his world collapses, his childhood imaginary friend, Eddy, reappears exactly with Freddy's current appearance. But instead of becoming an aid, as in the past, Eddy becomes a nightmare. Best Film Award at the Austin Film Festival.
 
18:00 - Crone Wood
Ark Heridan- 85 'Ireland - Horror- v.o.leg ingl / leg port - EUROPEAN ANTESTREIA
A young couple who have just met themselves decide to go camping after a fantastic first date. It is a decision that you will soon regret ... Another example of the thriving Irish cinematography in the field of horror and imagination.
 
21:00 - OFFICIAL CLOSURE AND PRIZE DELIVERY SESSION - Le Fidèle (Fidelidade Sem Limites)
Michael R. Roskam - 130 '- Belgium - Drama - P & P - v.o. / leg port - ANTESTREIA
Film representative of Belgium to the Oscars, was selected for the Festivals of Venice, London, Chicago and Toronto. A tragic love story in the world of car racing and crime. "Variety" considered the director as one of the 10 to follow closely. Distribution Cinemundo.
 
23:30 - GREAT PRIZE
Small Auditorium
 
Small Auditorium
 
15:30 - SPECIAL SESSION - Doctor Clowns
Bernardo Lopes, Helder Faria - 75 '- Port - PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRIZE - Documentary - v.o.port. - WORLD ANTESTREIA
In a special session, a documentary about the origin and action of the clown-shaped doctors animates children in hospitals all over the world, and whose major symbol is the Red Nose. Fado Movies
 
18:30 - HOMAGE TO LAURO ANTÓNIO - Submerged Morning
Lauro António - 127 '- Port - 1980 - Drama - v.o. port - HOMENAGE
Lauro António, director, screenwriter and extraordinary promoter of Cinema, in his first and remarkable feature film with a long career, of more than 50 years, as a film critic in the main Portuguese newspapers and magazines. Based on the novel by Virgílio Ferreira.
 
21:15 - The Unwilling
Jonathan Heap- 81'- USA. Horror- P & P- v.o.ingl / leg port - ANTESTREIA
After the death of a much hated patriarch, a mysterious box appears during the reading of the will, forcing each member of the family to recognize their respective mortal sins. Reluctantly, the family will suffer the effects of the box. One of the most amazing examples of horror movies.
 
SUNDAY, MARCH 4
 
Grand Auditorium
 
15:00 - AWARDS
 
17:00 - AWARDS
 
7:00 PM - AWARDS
 
9:30 PM - AWARDS
 
Small Auditorium
 
14:45 - AWARDS
 
4:45 PM - AWARDS
 
6:45 PM - AWARDS
 
9:15 PM - AWARDS
 

 

OTHER EVENTS

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28
 
Floor 0
18:30 - Inauguration of the Exhibition of Photos of Pedro Farate of the shooting of the film "A Sublime Life". (Free entry)
 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24
 
Small Auditorium
15:00 - 1st Meeting of Filmmakers and Actors. (Not open to the public)
 
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25
 
Floor 3
17:00 - Presentation of the book "Klimtonian Excitations" by Danyel Guerra, on the occasion of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Klimt's death. (Free entry)
 
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26
 
Floor 3
17:00 - Forum Ethics and Cinema
Conference "BC2 =? What is the product of Bioethics, Cinema and Science? "(Free admission)
Speakers: Ricardo Ferraz (Coordinator, ESSPP Professor), Carlos F. Oliveira (AstroPT Astronomy Website Coordinator, University of Texas Researcher), Cristina Prudêncio (President of ESSPP, Chair of the Ethics Committee) and Rui Nunes (Founder of the Portuguese Association of Bioethics, Head of the International Network of UNESCO Research in Bioethics).
 
Floor 0 
8.15 -9.00 Meet and toast with the team of Chimera open for ticket holders and guests. Photocall with props from the movie.
 
FIFTH, 1 MARCH
 
Floor 3
11:00 - Forum Ethics and Cinema
Debate "What future for the financing of Cultural Agents?" (Free admission)
Speakers: Martin Dale (Coordinator, Professor University of Minho), Rui Ramos (Minho Film Commission), Rodrigo Areias (Film Producer), Isolino Sousa (Director ESAP), Daniel Ribas (Port / Post / Doc).
 
 

8.15 -9.00 Meet and toast with the team of Chimera open for ticket holders and guests. Photocall with props from the movie.

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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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