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OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FANTASPORTO 2020 Oporto Film Festival promotes films that seek new forms and methods of film making. 

40th edition of the Festival to be celebrated from February 28th to March 7, 2020.  

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The Dailies from 38th Fantasporto Volume 1


Filmfestivals.com retuns as the official Media Partner of Fantasporto. 

OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FANTASPORTO 2018 Oporto Film Festival promotes films that seek new forms and methods of film making. 

38th edition of the Festival to be celebrated from February 20 to March 4, 2018. ONLINE CATALOG

 

Fantasporto and Porto Pictures Gallery and  the recent ones here  Video Gallery Fantasporto 2018  Fantasporto 2017 : Watch ambiance and trailers.

THE DAILIES----------------

 

 

Special Screening of Chimera February 24 at 9.15 pm

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Screening at Rivoli 9.15 pm with a raffle for spectators: enter a chance to win a vintage port. 

A brilliant but disturbed scientist decides to freeze his children alive, while he races against time to cure their deadly genetic disease by unlocking the secret of immortality encoded within the DNA of the Turritopsis jellyfish.

 

Screening February 23rd - Fantasporto opening

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Anna Karenina Vronsky's story will open the festival gala ceremony, Karen Shakhnazarov, director, attending the Rivoli Presentation.      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...
 
 
 

Screening today in Fantasporto - February 22nd

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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'- ...
 
 

Guests and Jury arriving to Fantasporto

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Tomorrow, 23rd of February, filmmakers and guests will arrive in Porto.   Karen Shakhnazarov - Director of "Anna Karenina: Vronsky's Story" / Career Award 2012 Brian Metcalf-Perdomo - Director "Living Among Us" Thomas Ian Nicholas - Actor "Living Among Us" Ben Chan - Producer "Living Among Us" Maurice Haeems - Director "Chimera" Jay Sitaram - Producer "Chimera" Suzan...
 
 

Screening today in Fantasporto February 21st

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After a fantastic opening with Sérgio G. Sanchez's "Marrowbone", Fantasporto 2018 follows all the gas with "Ajin: Demi-Human"!     DEMI-HUMAN TRAILER   WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21   Grand Auditorium   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 followi...
 

Marrowbone, Fantasporto festival opener

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  HOW MARROWBONE From the producer of "O Labirinto de Fauno" by Guillermo Del Toro Received from 60 countries around the world, among which some are long and unexpected, such as Bangladesh, Bosnia Herzegovina, Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, Iraq, the more than 600 films seen have dropped to 102, mostly in Antesthe World, International and Europe, a visionary effort that has lasted for months, of short and long listener who represents the best of current cinema and its way of se...
 
 

Fantasporto will have ghosts and more from February 20th opening with Marrowbone

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The Festival will begin with the screening of "MARROWBONE"   112 films from 36 countries, of which 48 are World and European premieres. Retros of Taiwanese Cinema, 115 (so far) foreign guests representing 70% of the films in Competition, all in a big Fantas to start already next Tuesday with a champion of box office in Spain and, that day to day, that will bring us the great world cinema. The Rivoli is as each year the hotspot of the Festival. Without the valuable...
 
 

Guess why THEY choose to screen their film in Fantasporto !

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FANTASPORTO 2018 / FLASH INTERVIEWS        WHY DID YOU CHOOSE FANTASPORTO TO SCREEN YOUR FILM(S)?    “(…) I loved the experience in Oporto two years ago, when Fantasporto had a retrospective of my work. The festival and the hospitality touched me (…) I felt Fantasporto should be one of the first places to show ...
 
 
 

International Guests from Fantasporto: filmmakers from all over the world will celebrate in Porto

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Come from far or near, the presence of the International Film Festival of Porto - Fantasporto, is enriched by the presence of world cinema personalities. Here are some of the guests of 2018, still lacking the majority of names from Portuguese, and with particular highlight for guests from the Philippines, Canada, South Korea and Brazil.         INVITED BY FILM - FANTASPORTO 2018     The Divine Comedy Toni Venturi -...
 

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Filmfestivals.com retuns as the official Media Partner of Fantasporto.  OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FANTASPORTO 2018 Oporto Film Festival promotes films that seek new forms and methods of film making.  38th edition of the Festival to be celebrated from February 20 to March 4, 2018. ONLINE CATALOG Watch the trailers of the films in Fantasporto ...
 
 
 

Dream Demon 30 years later...in Fantasporto

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The 38th Porto International Film Festival, commonly known as FANTASPORTO, will take place between February 20 and March 4, with the competitions starting on February 23rd. All Cinema in the Rivoli Theater. The motto "Fantas Goes Global" has been the hallmark of the Festival and the "Grand Cinema of the World" is the generic theme of this 38th edition, whose programming will be presented until the end of the month.   DREAM DEMON 30 YEARS LATER The...
 

Fantasporto 2018 line up revealed in partnership with filmfestivals.com

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LINE UP FANTASPORTO’2018 38th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL   OPENING NIGHT Marrowbone- Sérgio G. Sanchez- 110’ – Esp   OPENING OF THE COMPETITIVE SECTIONS Anna Karenina. Vronsky’s Story – Karen Shakhnazarov- 132’ Russia     CLOSING NIGHT Le Fidèle (Racer and the Jailbird - Fidelidade Sem Limites)- Michael  R. Roskam- Bel - Filme representante Bélgica aos ÓSCARES     FANTAS...
 
 

Fantasporto will offer a debate on "Which Future for the financing of cultural events"

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DEBATE DAY 1 MARCH -11PM - Thursday FLAT 3 RIVOLI     WHAT FUTURE FOR THE FINANCING OF CULTURAL AGENTS?   Fantasporto organizes a debate, under the initiative of Professor Martin Dale, of the University of Minho, former correspondent of "Variety", and regular coordinator of the Meeting of Cinema Schools of Fantasporto. The debate focuses on how to strengthen funding for film and audiovisual productions in Porto and North, including festival...
 

 

Bio Ethics and Cinema Forum and theme @ Fantasporto

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  ETHICS AND CINEMA FORUM at FANTASPORTO 2018  The film festival returns to Porto and to the Rivoli Theater in discovering the most modern and recent films from around the world, after the INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION of the last years that places the FANTASPORTO BETWEEN THE BEST OF THE WORLD. The " Grand Cinema of the World " is the generic theme of the 38th edition, whose has already been announced . As sub-theme ...
 

The Hollow Child will premiere at Fantasporto

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INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE @FANTASPORTO! THE HOLLOW CHILD stars Jessica McLeod (EVERFALL) Hannah Cheramy (young Gloria in COLOSSAL, VAN HELSING TV Series), John Emmet Tracy and Genevieve Buechner (both from TV’s THE 100). The feature directorial debut of award-winning filmmaker Jeremy Lutter, from a screenplay by Ben Rollo - PRODUCED BY TELEFILM CANADA ...
 
 

The film world comes to Oporto once again: 38th FANTASPORTO- A Celebration of Film Culture

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The 38th Oporto International Film Festival begins next February 20th, bringing all new productions from around the world to the main competitions: Fantasy Films, Directors Week, Asian films in the section Orient Express and Portuguese Cinema. The festival takes place at the Rivoli Theatre, in the centre of Portugal’s second largest city. Fantasporto was considered a while ago one of the 10 film festivals in the world “to visit before you die”. It began in 1981 and it is still...
 
 

Fantasporto Line up with screenings and events in Porto

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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 Sa...
 

 

Starting next February 20th, the 38th edition of Fantasporto- Oporto International Film Festival, ends on March 3rd (competitions) and March 4th (the awards screenings), 3 more days than usual. A great festival, full of household names and sensational discoveries. The Official Opening will screen the feature “Marrowbone”, from the producer of “Pan’s Labirynth”, and the Competitions Opening will present the Russian mega-production “Anna Karenina: V...

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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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