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The Fantasporto 2012 Awards "Hell" (meaning contrary of dark in german)

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32nd OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FANTASPORTO 2012 The 32nd edition of the Oporto International Film Festival - Fantasporto has just revealed its awards in a celebration that promoted the best films but also celebrated the Future in a Special Programme that included 17 lectures by specialists, a unique hologram exhibition, the publication of a new Science-fiction short story book and lots of sci-fi films, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the film "Blade Runner". ...

The Fantasporto 2012 Awards "Hell"

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32nd OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FANTASPORTO 2012The 32nd edition of the Oporto International Film Festival - Fantasporto has just revealed its awards in a celebration that promoted the best films but also celebrated the Future in a Special Programme that included 17 lectures by specialists, a unique hologram exhibition, the publication of a new Science-fiction short story book and lots of sci-fi films, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the film "Blade Runner". A great festival i...

Absurdistan trailer

Trailer for Absurdistan, one of the Fantasporto winners.

the fantasporto village

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"Idiots and Angels" by Bill Plympton wins Fantasporto Fantastic competition

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The winners of FANTASPORTO 2009 with homages to WIM WENDERS, PAUL SCHRADER and JOSÉ FONSECA E COSTA With a selection that was praised by juries, audiences and critics, the 29th edition of the Oporto International Film Festival announced its awards. The films "Idiots and Angels" by Bill Plympton (USA), "Moscow, Belgium" by Christophe Van Rompaey (Bel), two directors well known of the festival, together with the South Corean Phil-sung Yim, the director of "Hansel & Gretel", were the winners of ...

Fantasporto festival opens with the screening of Che

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Mario Dorminski Fantasporto's President had a bet on Che: when he first saw the film in Cannes he assumed it would be Oscar material and convinced WildBunch, its distributor to let him open the 29th edition of Fantsaporto with Steven Soderbergh's Che.And here we are watching CHE in a full house at the opening, when we could have seen Slumdog Millionaire (how is that for Fantasy?)...Watch out for more reports on the Fantasporto online community Bruno Chatelin, jury member...

European Cinema wins in Fantasporto 2008

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REC, OPIUM ¬ DIARY OF A MADWOMAN, THE LOVEBIRDS AND TRIANGLE ARE THE BIG WINNERS OF FANTASPORTO 2008 With general praise for the quality of the selection, the lastest edition of Fantasporto, Portugals leading film festival, has just ended. So much said the members of the jury of the three competitive sections (Fantasy, Directors Week and Orient Express). Spanish Rec by Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza, Hungarian Opium ¬ Diary of a Madwoman by Janos Szasz, Portuguese/ American production The Lov...

The Mist will close Fantasporto

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The Mist : STEPEHN KING AND FRANK DARABONT AT THE CLOSING SESSION OF FANTASPORTO 2008The end of the 28th edition of the International Film Festival of Porto is expected to be great. On Saturday, March 8, the Grand Auditorium of Rivoli wears the "gala suit" again to close the festival of cinema in Portugal. From 21.30h the winners of the Fantasporto 2008 are announced. After that... it is time for cinema. After all we are here to serve the Seventh Art. The closing film of the 28th Fanta...

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 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...

Asian Films Win Cash Awards At HAF

Friday, March 23---Five Asian films in development won awards valued at $97,000 at the closing ceremonies of the Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) on Thursday evening. Organized by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society and co-organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Hong Kong, Kowloon & New Territories Motion Picture Industry Association Ltd., the Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) is a film project market that aims to bring the most excit...

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...

Oporto International Film Festival: Fantasporto awards Nothing

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25th edition of the Oporto International Film Festival – Fantasporto has closed its doors on Saturday, again with more than 100,000 spectators.FANTASPORTO 2005 AWARDSVINCENZO NATALI DOES IT AGAIN!OFFICIAL SECTION FANTASY CINEMAThe Canadian director Vincenzo Natali does it again! After “Cube” and “Cypher” he wins the Fantasporto 2005 Grand Prix Best Film Award of the Official Fantasy Section, with the movie “Nothing”. The Best Film Award of the Director’s Week was the South-Korean...

Vicenzi (Cube, Cypher...) wins again at Fantasporto

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25th edition of the Oporto International Film Festival – Fantasporto has closed its doors on Saturday, again with more than 100,000 spectators.FANTASPORTO 2005 AWARDSThe Canadian director Vincenzo Natali does it again! After “Cube” and “Cypher” he wins the Fantasporto 2005 Grand Prix Best Film Award of the Official Fantasy Section, with the movie “Nothing”. The Best Film Award of the Director’s Week was the South-Korean action/thriller movie “Old Boy”, by Chan-Wook Park. In t...

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