01st May2018

2nd round of films announced for ‘Fantaspoa 2018’

by Phil Wheat

Brazil’s Fantaspoa, the largest genre film festival in Latin America, have revealed the second wave of programming selected for their upcoming fourteenth edition, running from May 17th through June 3rd, 2018. The celebrated genre film fest, which takes place annually in the lakeside city of Porto Alegre will announce their full line-up, containing more than 100 films from around the world, on the second week of May.

Twenty new features are being announced today, in addition to the seventeen previously announced, which included Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, Mohawk, The Ranger, Ederlezi Rising, and Les Garçons Sauvages.

Along with previously announced “Masters of Horror” creator Mick Garris, director William Lustig will also receive a career achievement award at the 2018 festival. Lustig, whose films include Maniac, Uncle Sam, and the Maniac Cop trilogy, is also the CEO of Blue Underground, an American entertainment company specializing in the distribution of obscure exploitation films. New attending talent includes Hernan Aguilar, Gabriela Amaral Almeida, Guillermo Amoedo, Thomas Aske Berg, Lazar Bodroza, Gonzalo Calzada, Caye Casas, Manuel Facal, Samuel Galli, Aryeh Hasfari, Adolfo J. Kolmerer, Marc Martínez Jordán, David Masterson, Michael Peterson, Albert Pintó, Lucio A. Rojas, Tilman Singer, Stoya, and Paul Urkijo Alijo.

The second round of fantastic features selected for Fantaspoa 2018 are:

  • Aterrados (Demián Rugna, Argentina) – Brazilian Premiere
  • Berlin Falling (Ken Duken, Germany) – Brazilian Premiere
  • BraveStorm (Jun’ya Okabe, Japan) – Latin American Premiere
  • Errementari (Paul Urkijo Alijo, Spain/France) – Latin American Premiere
  • Family (Veronica Kedar, Israel, Germany) – Latin American Premiere
  • Fiesta Nibiru (Manuel Facal, Uruguay) – Latin American Premiere
  • Friendly Beast (Gabriela Amaral Almeida, Brazil) – Regional Premiere
  • Framed (Marc Martínez Jordán, Spain) – Latin American Premiere
  • El Habitante (Guillermo Amoedo, Mexico/Chile) – Brazilian Premiere
  • Knuckleball (Michael Peterson, Canada) – Latin American Premiere
  • Luciferina (Gonzalo Calzada, Argentine) – Brazilian Premiere
  • Luz (Tilman Singer, Germany) – Brazilian Premiere
  • Madraza (Hernan Aguilar, Argentina) – Brazilian Premiere
  • Mal Nosso (Samuel Galli, Brazil) – Brazilian Premiere
  • Matar a Dios (Caye Casas and Albert Pintó, Spain) – Brazilian Premiere
  • Snowflake (Adolfo Kolmerer and William James, Germany) – Latin American Premiere
  • Trauma (Lucio A. Rojas, Chile) – Brazilian Premiere
  • The Velocipastor (Brendan Steere, U.S./China) – Brazilian Premiere
  • Vampire Clay (Sôichi Umezawa, Japan) – Latin American Premiere
  • VampyrVidar (Thomas Aske Berg, Norway) – Latin American Premiere

For more information check out: www.fantaspoa.com | facebook.com/Fantaspoa



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