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Oporto is situated near the Douro River in Porto, Portugal. It is widely know around the world for its sweet Porto wines and its unique beauty. The Douro river flows into the Atlantic Ocean providing the city with some of the country's best seafood and spectacular views. photo by Vanessa McMahon

Fantasporto 2012

Douro River in Porto, Portugal during Fantasporto festival, 2012 photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Fantasporto 2012

Image of the Douro River in Porto, Portugal during Fantasporto festival, 2012 photo by Vanessa McMahon 

Fantasporto 2012

The great Sandeman image of Sandeman porto in Porto, Portugal...Fantasporto 2012 

Future Now Forum opening Fantasporto

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We will be reporting live from Fantasporto...Come back for our dialies. FORUM THE FUTURE NOW : 21st- 24th February                                 This forum is organized in cooperation with various entities of recognized quality in the fields of the Arts and Sciences, and it is coordinated by the Director of Fantasporto, Beatriz Pa...

Cold Water

Director: Pedro Neves.
Disillusionment helps the feet enter the cold water. It’s like a whisper indifferent to the distorted music that echoes round the beach. Disillusionment makes these people beg to heaven what they cannot achieve on earth. How many are the dreams they dare not dream?

Fantasporto 2012 Line up

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The 32nd Fantasporto, Portugal’s biggest film fest (Variety) is coming. With a programme dedicated to the newest films in the three competitions, with retrospectives and tributes, it is not only there that lies the whole interest of the event.In fact, this edition will celebrate officially, and with special permission of the American legal representatives, the 30th Anniversary of the film “Blade Runner” which was seen for the first time in Fantasporto '83. This film serves as a “leitmoti...

16th Festival Acceptance for "A.L.I.C.E."

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"A.L.I.C.E." will screen at Porto 7 in Porto, Portugal in June 2011: http://www.porto7.com/competicao/ This is the 16th festival acceptance for "A.L.I.C.E."  For more info on the film, please visit: http://www.dawnwestlake.com  World sales for the film are handled by Fred Joubaud at Ouat Media. Contact: fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com    ...

Submit to the Black & White Festival 2012 - deadline Jan 9tt

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__________________________________ BLACK & WHITE AUDIOVISUAL FESTIVAL April 18-21, 2012 | Porto - Portugal http://www.artes.ucp.pt/b&w Deadline for video, audio and photography submissions: January 9th 2012 www.artes.ucp.pt/b&w   __________________________________ The Black & White Audiovisual Festival 2011 is hosted by UCP's School of Arts and it brings together a worldwide community of Artists expressing themselves through video, photography or audio that co...

Fantasporto unveils highlights for the 30th anniversary edition

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At the Rivoli ­ Teatro Municipal, between the 26th February and the 7th March 2010, it is time to celebrate 30 years of dedication to films and the film industry. In the World Heritage City of portwine, of the River Douro and the Atlantic Ocean,  Oporto will be again the meeting place of large audiences celebrating the most important film festival in Portugal. As usual, and the prestige of the festival was built on this, the Oporto festival brings the most recent productions presente...

Fantasporto 30: programme released

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At the Rivoli ­ Teatro Municipal, between the 26th February and the 7th March 2010, it is time to celebrate 30 years of dedication to films and the film industry. In the World Heritage City of portwine, of the River Douro and the Atlantic Ocean, Oporto will be again the meeting place of large audiences celebrating the most important film festival in Portugal. As usual, and the prestige of the festival was built on this, the Oporto festival brings the most recent productions presented in three...

Porto and gaia

A Look at Porto, and Douro

A Look at Porto, and Douro

Fantasporto Film Festival 2009

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FANTASPORTO 2009 29th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL February 20th till March 1st Call for Entries Deadline: December 15th 2008 Short´s and Features only 35mm. Online entry form      Contact Info Director: Mário Dorminsky Artistic Director ( films): Beatriz Pacheco Pereira Guest Service: Aurea Ribeiro Press Service: António Reis and César Nóbrega CINEMA NOVO CRL organises FANTASPORTO 2009 29th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Rua An...

A look back in history of fantasporto

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In the last three decades, Fantasporto brought to Portugal for the first time the films of such names as David Cronenberg, André Tarkovsky, Brian de Palma, John Carpenter, Alain Resnais, David Lynch, Pedro Almodovar, Andrzej Zulawski, Ridley Scott, Luc Besson, Peter Greenaway, Neil Jordan, Jean-Jacques Beneix, Joel and Ethan Cohen, Sam Raimi, Brian Yuzna, Peter Jackson, Hal Hartley, Anthony Minghella, Quentin Tarantino, Roberto Rodriguez, Danny Boyle, Paul Anderson, David Fincher, James Mango...

Corta! - Porto International Short Film Festival

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We seek to give a chance to newcomers to share their stories, to great storytellers to share their worlds and to the world to share emotions. And through this relationship we grow. In Oporto, an open lab to the people. Lets cut a long story short.

A city of cinema to cheer up downtown Porto

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 A giant tent installed in the very heart of downtown Porto will be a privileged space for entertainment and celebration of the 28th edition of the International Film Festival of Porto. The example of what happened last year, on an experimental basis, the D. João I Square in front of the Municipal Theater Rivoli receives the "City of Cinema." This space is open to the general public and is a natural expansion of of Fantasporto, already too small to accommodate all the activities ...

Fantasporto to showcase Fantasy Cinema for its 28th consecutive year.

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Fantasporto is back for its 28th consecutive year. For 15 days, Oporto, Portugal, becomes the capital of the film world , starting with a multimedia show in the square opposite the Rivoli Theatre. And the red carpet, sound and lights will welcome the visitors of Portugal’s greatest festival. In its competitive sections (Fantasy Films, Directors Week and Orient Express) Fantasporto offers a wide range of the latest and best film production in the world, screened at the two auditoriums of the R...

FANTASPORTO 2008 - PORTO AGAIN THE CAPITAL OF THE FILM WORLD

Fantasporto – Oporto International Film Festival is back. Its 28th edition starts on the 25th February till 9th March at the Rivoli Theatre and the Sá da Bandeira Theatre, the main theatres of the 2008 event. The Opening Night is on the 25th with the awarded feature “No Country for Old Men” by Joel e Ethan Coen. Before the Coen’s film, an Homage to Max von Sydow in the presence of the artist and in the year of Ingmar Bergman’s death, for whom he was one of his favourite actors.The...

FANTASPORTO 2008 - FANTASY CINEMA IS BACK TO OPORTO

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Fantasporto is back for its 28th consecutive year. For 15 days, Oporto, Portugal, becomes the capital of the film world , starting with a multimedia show in the square opposite the Rivoli Theatre. And the red carpet, sound and lights will welcome the visitors of Portugal’s greatest festival. In its competitive sections (Fantasy Films, Directors Week and Orient Express) Fantasporto offers a wide range of the latest and best film production in the world, screened at the two auditoriums of the R...

Fantasporto Goes to Cannes to make an impression

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Once again, the Oporto Film Festival ­ Fantasporto has decided to invest strongly in the promotion of the coming edition on the occasion of the 60th Cannes International Film Festival. 28 years already, Fantasporto aims, as usual, at bigger and better, and the Croisette is the right meeting place and a traditional focus for the film world.For the third time, Fantasporto is going to have its own booth in the Marché du Film at the Riviera Space. This is where Fantasporto will be searching for th...

Fantasporto goes to Cannes to make an impression

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Once again, the Oporto Film Festival ­ Fantasporto has decided to invest strongly in the promotion of the coming edition on the occasion of the 60th Cannes International Film Festival. 28 years already, Fantasporto aims, as usual, at bigger and better, and the Croisette is the right meeting place and a traditional focus for the film world. For the third time, Fantasporto is going to have its own booth in the Marché du Film at the Riviera Space. This is where Fantasporto will be searching for t...

Look back on Fantasporto film discoveries

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27th OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - FANTASPORTO 2007. (held in Oporto Portugalbetween the 19th February and the 4th March) is the occasion for a look back into the prestigious list of filmmakers discovered at Fantasporto in the genre that the festival specialized.Fantasporto 81David Cronenberg with "Shivers"André Tarkovsky with "Solaris"Brian de Palma with "Carrie"John Carpenter with "Dark Star"Alan Resnais with "Providence"Fantasporto 82Peter Fleishman with "O Mal de Hamburgo"David Lynch...

Kim Ki Duk and many more...back to Fantasporto

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It happens every year. In February, the month of St Valentine and Carnival, the second most important city in Portugal receives thousands of film enthusiasts for another edition of Fantasporto. A fortnight of the best cinema in the world. And, as usual, new discoveries and new creators together with old talents and retrospectives. The 27th edition of the biggest film festival in Portugal is supported by the Ministry of Culture, through the ICAM, the Portuguese Film Institute, as well as the Opor...

Oporto Film Festival ­ Fantasporto presence in Cannes

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Once again, the Oporto Film Festival ­ Fantasporto has decided to invest strongly in the promotion of the coming edition on the occasion of the 59th Cannes International Film Festival. 27 years already, Fantasporto aims, as usual, at bigger and better, and the Croisette is the right meeting place and a traditional focus for the film world. The second time ever, Fantasporto is going to have its own booth in the Marché du Film at the Riviera Space. This is where Fantasporto will be searching for...
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