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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

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


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This Sunday at Fantasporto: winners only for you at Rivoli Theatre

DON'T MISS THE AWARD FILMS OF FANTAS'2022, TODAY, SUNDAY 10, AT THE RIVOLI TEATRO

  

DE OLIVEIRA AUDITORIUM

SUNDAY, APRIL 10

15.00 • BEST ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN FANTASTIC CINEMA

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The Exorcism of God - Alejandro Hidalgo - 99' (USA/ Mex /Venezuela) - vo ingl /port

a priest North American is called to perform _ a exorcism _ but nothing runs as predicted and years later still _ is suffering the consequences of what he has done. Director Alejandro Hidalgo visited Fantasporto in 2014 to present in preview world your first feature , “La Casa del Fin de los Tiempos ”, multi - award winning film to follow .

An American priest is called to perform an exorcism , but nothing go according to the rules . years later , the priest still suffers the consequences of what happened . Alejandro Hidalgo returns to Fantasporto after his world premiere in 2014 of his first feature “La Casa del Fin de los Tiempos ”, widely awarded afterwards .

17.00 • FANTASTIC CINEMA ARGUMENT AWARD, CRITICS AWARD

 

The House- Rick Ostermann - 90' (Germany) - CF - vo leg . English /Port

In Germany 2029, a journalist star forbidden to write , for having fallen in disgrace , and his wife take refuge in their house on the island they own technology advanced and where they think they are safe . As the situation _ policy gets worse , the house is transformed from a refuge safe on one powerful opponent . One Image realist dum future technological that uses progress for much more ancient purposes , the manipulation of power .

A political fable happening in a near future, Germany in 2029. A renowned recently banned journalist and his wife take refuge in their holiday house where they think they may ok protected from the attacks of the powerful . As the political conditions in Germany escalate , the smart home increasingly transforms into The dangerous adversary . the realistic depiction of the future and of the ancient fight for power.

19.00 • BEST FILM AWARD SO ORIENT EXPRESS

Escape from Mogadishu- Seung - wan Ryoo – 120' (South Cor.) – SR/OE - vo leg . english /port

In 1991 , when South Korea and North Korea fight still fur recognition how countries separated in the nations Nations , the ambassador of South Korea in Mogadishu , the capital of Somalia , receives a request for help from their “ enemy ” , the North Korean ambassador , in Escape from the chaos and massacres that ensue on the streets. candidate film to the Oscars 2022 for South Korea .

In 1991, when South Korea and North Korea are fighting in the United Nations as two separate countries, the South Korea ambassador in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, receives a call for help from his “ enemy ”, the ambassador of the North, escaping from the chaos and massacres that are happening in the streets . This film was South Korea's nominee for the 2022 Oscars.

21.15 • BEST FILM AWARD SO FANTASTIC CINEMA, BEST ACTRESS AWARD SO CF, PUBLIC AWARD

follow Her - - Sylvia Caminer - 95' (USA) - CF - WORLD PREVIEW- vo ing /port

One woman lives dependent on the videos she puts on the net and the amount of followers she gets . One day, she is invited to help finalize a argument , which forces it to move to a place remote . One reflection insight into the invasion of privacy and modern times . a look disturbing and new but full of originality , on a problem very current . First long fiction of a _ Experient American filmmaker .

the woman depends on the videos she makes for social media and the number of her followers . One day , she is invited to help finish the writing of a screenplay which makes her travel to a remote , isolated place. A profound and original reflection on privacy and modern times cast a rather disturbing , fresh and original look at a very current issue. First fiction feature by this experienced American director.

PRECEDED BY…

AWARD BEST SHORT FILM SO FANTASTIC CINEMA

Fledge - Hanni Dombe , Tom Kouris - 15'25'' (Israel)

Grandmother and Granddaughter . _ the magic expresses itself through of leaves that give them grow in the arms . But the youth rebel not always respect inheritance . _ poetry and affection dominate in spite of everything .

 a grandmother and her granddaughter _ Magic expressions through the leaves that grow in their arms . But youth do n't always respect their heritage . Poetry and affection yet dominate .

SMALL AUDITORIUM ISABEL ALVES COSTA

SUNDAY, APRIL 10

15.15 • SPECIAL AWARD OF THE JURI SO ORIENT EXPRESS

Baby Assassins -Hugo Sakamoto (Japan) - 95' - SR - EUROPEAN PREVIEW - vo leg . english _

The alienation of youth , dressplay and Japanese -style technology at a time in which the desensitization of youth is promoted in games and movies. Chisato and Mahiro are two teenage students on the verge of finishing their studies . Also are two high-caliber assassins. When the organization that hired them sends them to live together , the partnership is created perfect .

Alienation , dress play and technology Japanese style in a time when video games and films promote youth numbness in relation to others . Chisato and Mahiro are two high school girls who are about to graduate . they also happen to be highly skilled assassins. When the organization they work for orders them to live together , they develop the perfect partnership .

17.15 • SPECIAL AWARD OF THE JURY FOR THE DIRECTORS' WEEK, BEST ACTRESS AWARD FOR THE DIRECTORS' WEEK

 

Saralish - Yaser Ahmadi , Behrooz Bagheri - 76' ( Afghan / Iran ) – SR - WORLD PREVIEW - vo leg . english _

“ Salish ” means wedding arranged . In rural Iran today , two men dominate . One girl , Anar, is exchanged on the other, Tara, without any intervention of mothers and becomes like this woman of one men old . and when one Afghan who lived in Germany returns to the village to solve his own wedding arranged still in the mother 's womb , the fate of all women on earth gets worse . An alert for the rights situation _ humans in these stops .

Salish ” means arranged marriage . In rural Iran, men dominate . a little girl is exchanged by another one, not even knowing what is happening to her , and she is now the wife to an old man. And the mothers have no say in this . But when an afghani woman who has been educated in Germany returns to solve her own marriage arrangement that took place before she was even born , the situation of all the women there only gets worse . An alert to the human rights situation in these countries.

19.15 • BEST FILM AWARD BY DIRECTORS WEEK, BEST ACTORS AWARD SO SR

Jacinto - Javi Camino - 95' (Esp) - SR - vo, leg . english

The peaceful life of a village Galician is shaken by the arrival of a daughter of earth and her friend swedish , both belonging to a band of “ heavy metal ”. For Jacinto , a young with one mentally handicapped who believe in the priest of the land, they are the devil in person . This film won the Panorama Section Audience Award at the Sitges Film Festival and the Jury Award at the Austin Film Festival.

The quiet life in a remote village in Galicia is shaken by the arrival of a daughter of the place who brings her Swedish friend with her , both members of a heavy metal band. To Jacinto , a mental patient who believe in what the priest says , they are the devil . This film was the audience Award of the Panorama Section of the Sitges Festival and the Jury Award at the Austin Film Festival.

21.00 • FANTASTIC CINEMA SPECIAL EFFECTS AWARD

Annular Eclipse- Zhang Chi - 97' (China) - CF - EUROPEAN PREVIEW - vo leg . english

 In 2030, in a metropolis reminiscent of “ Blade Runner , the film tells the story of a assassin , Ge, who is trying recover your memory to the same time it runs missions for your organization . a great production chinese that shows one version fabulous view of the architecture of the future . Busan Festival Selection .

Set in 2030, the film is about the assassin Ge trying to find his lost memories while completing missions for his “ father ” organization . A big -budget Chinese feature with a fabulous vision of future architecture. Selection of the Busan Film Festival.

Until next year , between the 24th of February and the 5th of March , at Batalha Centro de Cinema

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

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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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