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


Fantasporto and Porto Pictures Gallery and  the recent ones here  Video Gallery Fantasporto 2017 2018 2019 Watch ambiance and trailers. 2020 Ambiance and Trailers


Feb 26 The Evil Within had a wonderful World Premiere Followed by Kim KI Duk The Net, Mario claimed it Awards Night

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Festival director Mario Dorminsky called this the Awards Night! (in sync with Oscar celebrations happeing in LA!

Featured February 26 Andrew Getty's "the evil within" (USA) had its world premiere. The Director, heir to the multimillionaire family Getty, passed away in 2015, this being his only, and remarkable, finished film and logically movie-Cult, though still unheard of in the whole world. It was more a very special moment in fantasporto when the film was introduced by Bruno Chatelin with a short video recorded speech by Editor / co produccer Michael Luceri.

Amazing applause followed the screening.


Program of the Day

Grand Auditorium Manoel de Oliveira
LUNATIQUE, Gabriel Kalim Mucci, 15 ', Brazil
UNHAPPY ENDINGS, Steve Benson, Wayne Benson, 13 ', UK
CENIZO, Jon Mikel Caballero, 9'59 '', Spain
JULES D., Norma Vila, 14 ', Spain
ROLLER MONSTER, Manu Gomez, 11'46 '', Belgium
A FATHER'S DAY, Mat Johns, 9'53, UK
JOURNAL ANIMÉ, Donato Sansone, 4 '11', France
DRIP DROP, Jonna Nilson, 7 '25', Sweden
ZONA-84, Lonan Garcia, 15'31, Spain
GARDEN PARTY, Théophile Dufresne, Florian Babikian, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Claire, 7'25, France
HADA, Tony Morales, 8 '56' ', Spain
16:30 TUOS, Derick Cabrido, 97 ', Philippines - CF / OE (fantasy) v.o. Leg. English. And Port.
In a remote village, Elena is the "woman kept", chosen and protected for being the most beautiful. From the director of the award-winning Children's Show.
18:30 THE FOREST OF THE LOST SOULS, José Pedro Lopes, 71 ', Portugal - SR (drama) v.o. Port, leg. English. -WORLD PREMIÈRE
In the saddest place in the world, two strangers are known. But only one of them is happy to be there.
21:00 THE EVIL WITHIN, Andrew Getty, 99 ', USA - CF (horror) v.o. Leg. English. And Port. - WORLD PREMIÈRE

A mentally handicapped young man finds salvation in the monster he sees in a mirror. With Michael Berryman ("The Hills Have Eyes").

Horror at its best. .

22:45 THE NET, Kim Ki Duk, 114 ', South Korea - SR

(Drama) v.o. Leg. English. And Port. - ANTESTREIA
A North Korean fisherman is without the engine of his boat by accident and ends up in South Korea. From the director of "The Isle", "The Bow" and Pietá, the most awarded Korean cinema. Venice Festival Selection.
Small Auditorium Isabel Alves Costa
16:00 THE GRAND PASSION, Yang Shih-Ching, 84 ', 1970 - Retro Taiwan (action) v.o. Leg. English.
During the Song Dynasty, Zheng, a rebel soldier, is secretly sent by General Yue to infiltrate the enemy base.
18:00 WINTER VISITOR (WINTER VISITOR) Sergio Esquenazi, 95 ', 2008 - Retro Argentina (thriller / horror) v.o. Leg. English.
A young man is advised to live in a quiet place where children enter a house from which they do not leave.
21:00 BLOODLANDS, Steven Kastrissios, 82 ', Australia / Albania - P & P / Out of Competition (drama / horror) v.o. Leg. English. - ANTESTREIA
A struggling Albanian family has to join a mysterious clan and fight a blood war, very familiar in the Balkans.
22:45 THE INNOCENTS, Maurício Brunetti, 2015, 101 '- Retro Argentina (horror) v.o. Leg. English.
In nineteenth-century Argentina, a man returns to the family plantation to be confronted with a violent past, abuse of slaves, and evil spirits


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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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