Brazil’s Fantaspoa, the largest genre film festival in Latin America, is proud to reveal the first wave of films selected for their upcoming fourteenth edition, running from May 17th through June 3rd. The celebrated genre film fest, which takes place annually in Porto Alegre will announce their full line-up, consisting of more than 100 films, on the first week of May.
Fifteen features have just been announced, in addition to the previously-announced opening night film, Rodrigo Aragão
’s Brazilian feature A Mata Negra, and closing night film, A Pedra da Serpente – the first feature from award-winning Brazilian filmmaker Fernando Sanches, co-produced by the festival’s own Fantaspoa Produções.
Honored guests at Fantaspoa 2018 include “Masters of Horror
” creator Mick Garris
, renowned for his cinematic adaptations of Stephen King
novels; and Romanian actress Elina Löwensohn
, famous for starring in features from Hal Hartley
, Michael Almereyda
, and other greats. Attending filmmakers include Marc Carreté