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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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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 - 12'34 "(USA) - CF

Roberta's husband dies and she decides that there is no better way to die than to surround herself with plants.

 

Bluebird • Amanda Sant'Anna, Carlos Fernandes, Gonçalo Veloso, João Lage, João Mendes - 6 '(Port)

- WORLD PREMIÈRE

A charmed voice says a poem by Charles Bukowski.

 

The Desolation Prize • Shane Day - 15 '08' '(USA) - CF - INTERNATIONAL PREMIÈRE

A young woman, after spending the night with a man who lives isolated, returns to work in a second-hand shop with more than expected.

 

My First Time • Asaf Livni - 9 '28' '(Israel)

With what right do you steal my first time?

 

 

Fortune • Alexandre Moisan, Nicolas Castelli, Simon Magnat, Nicolas Ferracci, Pedro Pillot - 5'14 '' (Fra)

A pig watches the lives of its owners in the hardware store where each nail tells a story.

 

Mysteries of the Wild • Rui Veiga - 10'35 '' (Port) - Animation - WORLD PREMIÈRE

One of the great discoveries of the century of the animal world is made in a remote forest.

 

La Noria • Carlos Baena - 12 '(Esp) - CF - Animation

A little boy plays with a moped wheel. In the montage, a piece flees under the bed, releasing the monsters.

 

Floating • Frankie de Leonardis - 9'09 '' (Esp) - INTERNATIONAL PREMIÈRE

Big problem at a space station. Life and death of an astronaut.

 

The Shipment • Bobby Bala - 13 '(Can) - CF - Science Fiction

In a distant future, a pilot carrying slaves aboard his spaceship, has to choose between the life and death of the bearer. A big budget film, this first short film by Bobby Bala. (Note: the short version will be presented in the competitive section CF)

 

Retch • Keir Siewert - 4'20 "(GB) - CF

One woman helps another when it feels bad.

18:00 • DOE

Justin Foia - 98 '- (USA) - CF - INTERNATIONAL PREMIÈRE - Fantastic

A man wakes up on a garden bench. You do not know who you are. But you have a super gift, rebuilding life from it. Eight years later, he discovers others like him, extremely gifted to different areas of knowledge. First feature by director Justin Foia.

 

9:00 PM • Waiting for Sunset

Carlo Catu - 90 '(Philippines) - SR / OE - Drama - INTERNATIONAL PREMIÈRE

An elderly couple who have long been unable to marry because the wife still has her husband alive breaks the monotony of her days when she receives a message from the woman's missing husband in search of peace and reconciliation. A tale of tenderness and humanity, with great interpretations, that won the Best Film at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. Directed by Carlo Catu, scriptwriter for "Laut", film presented at Fantasporto in 2018.

 

23:00 • Monstrum

Jong-Ho Huh - 105 '(Color South) - CF / OE - Terror

In the sixteenth century, the king is far from his people. In the royal palace, the nobles conspire to take him down, taking advantage of the figure of a monster that nobody knows if it is real or imaginary. Yoon Gyeom is a loyal subject of the King. Fight to defeat the monster that terrorizes the country but also against the group of nobles who want to depose the sovereign. Winner of the Prize of the Public of the Festival of Sitges.

 

 

SMALL AUDITORIUM

 

15:15 • PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRIZE - BEST MOVIE (69 ') - v.o. port.

 

EntreTons Expanded • Luís Miranda - 4'41 ''

Entretons' imaginative expansion, through screen quadruple and color doubling, in interpolative cycle.

 

Dogma • Guillerme Dessa - 13'54 ''

David confronted with his mother's death, recalls her request.

 

My Happy Picture • Tiago Pimentel - 9 '

A girl tries to tell what she saw in the park and catch her parents' attention.

 

PORTUGUESE CINEMA PRIZE - BEST SCHOOL - v.o. port.

 

ESMAD

Strange Love • João Silva Santos - 13'38 ''

Sleep Tight • João Ribeiro, Miguel Silva, Rafael Garcia - 4 '2' '

Sometimes I'm a Person Sometimes I'm Dinosaur • Rosana Soares - 14'20 ''

Memoriam • Andreia Pereira, Rita Manso - 6'56 '' - Port

 

17:15 • The Fantasia of the Deer Warrior

Ying Chang - 87 '- 1961 - Retro-Taiwan

Peace in the forest is disturbed by the attack of a pack of wolves. Unfortunately the forest hero, Sika Deer, is not around. Uncle Deer comes to help but is killed while doing so. However, Foxy who is jealous of Miss Deer's popularity deceives her and makes her believe that her love, Sika Deer, is dead.

 

9:15 PM • Lust

Severin Eskeland - 84 '(Norway) - P & P - v.o.leg.ingl. - Horror

Lisa, a famous writer of violent and erotic books, isolates herself at home after being raped. When nightmares increase, he begins to wonder about what is reality or fiction. Few can help. Selection of the Night Visions Festival.

23:15 • Decision: Liquidation

Alexander Aravin - 97 '(Russia) - P & P - v.o.leg.ingl. - War / Action

Based on real facts. After the attack on the Beslan school in which hundreds of children died, what happened to the Muslim command that was responsible for the tragedy? In a relentless war, the Russian secret services try to kill the bloodthirsty guerrilla leader and know what the next step is. Produced by well-known director Karen Shaknazarov.

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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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