The largest genre film festival in Latin America, Brazil’s Fantaspoa has revealed their second wave of programming for their upcoming fourteenth edition. The film festival will be running from May 17th to June 3rd. The annual genre film fest which takes place in the lakeside city of Porto Alegre will announce their full line-up of more than 100 films in May.

Twenty new features were just announced, in addition to the seventeen previously announced and they include PUPPET MASTER: THE LITTLEST REICH, MOHAWK, THE RANGER, EDERLEZI RISING, and LES GARÇONS SAUVAGES.

Along with “Masters of Horror” creator Mick Garris, director William Lustig will receive a career achievement award at this year’s festival. Lustig, whose films include MANIC, UNCLE SAM, and the MANIC COP Trilogy, 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.

Some of the new talent attending the festival 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.

Fantaspoa 2018 Second Round of Features:

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


About the Author: Rosalia Chavez

Rosalia likes to spend her nights watching Netflix or reading a good book. Her interest for horror came from a very young age. Her mother nurtured this obsession and she thanks her for it. She also thanks the film IT for her dislike for clowns. She is currently finishing her Bachelor Degree in Cinema and Television Arts and hopes to be behind the camera shooting the next big thriller.
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