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2020 Fantaspoa Festival reveals full feature lineup of international terrors

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 | Events, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Latin America’s biggest genre fest has 47 features from 29 different countries set to screen during its 16th edition, which will run on-line due to the pandemic starting next week. A trailer for the event has been issued as well.

Brazil’s Fantaspoa Fantastic Film Festival will be presented by the Darkflix streaming platform July 24-August 2. The films, also including 89 shorts from 25 countries, will be geolocked to Brazil and capped at 5,000 viewers, but its filmmaker and cast Q&As, celebrity master classes, lectures and other events will be visible worldwide, and it’s all completely free of charge. The features are:

 

  • ANTRUM: THE DEADLIEST FILM EVER MADE (David Amito and Michael Laicini, Canada, 2018)–Latin American Premiere
  • AVIVA (Boaz Yakin, U.S./France, 2020)–International Premiere
  • BAD BLACK (Nabwana I.G.G, Uganda, 2016)
  • BEING NATURAL (Tadashi Nagayama, Japan, 2018)–Latin American Premiere
  • THE BERLIN BRIDE (Michael Bartlett, U.S./Germany, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME TRAVEL (Gisella Bustillos, U.S., 2018)–Latin American Premiere
  • BUTT BOY (Tyler Cornack, U.S., 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • CABRITO (Luciano de Azevedo, Brazil, 2020)
  • CLARITA (Roderick Cabrido, Philippines, 2019)–Latin American Premiere

  • COMRADE DRAKULICH (Márk Bodzsár, Hungary, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • THE COLOR ROSE (Courtney Page, Canada, 2020)–International Premiere
  • CRAZY WORLD (Nabwana I.G.G, Uganda, 2019)
  • THE CURSE OF VALBURGA (Tomaz Gorkic, Slovenia, 2019)
  • DIABLO ROJO PTY (Sol Charlotte and J. Oskura Nájera, Panama, 2019)–Brazilian Premiere
  • ENTWINED (Minos Nikolakakis, Greece/United Kingdom, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • FERAL (Andrés Kaiser, Mexico, 2018)–Brazilian Premiere
  • FRIED BARRY (Ryan Kruger, South Africa, 2020)–Latin American Premiere
  • FULCI FOR FAKE (Simone Scafidi, United Kingdom/Italy, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • GHOST MASTER (pictured; Paul Young, Japan, 2019)
  • GOD’S HILL (Daniel M. Carneiro, Spain, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • A HAIRY TALE (Amir Homayoun Ghanizadeh, Iran, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • H0US3 (Manolo Munguia, Spain, 2018)–Brazilian Premiere
  • THE IMPOSSIBLE VOYAGE (Noro Drziak, Czech Republic, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • JAMES VS. HIS FUTURE SELF (Jeremy LaLonde, Canada, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • LIMBO (Tim Dünschede, Germany, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • NIRVANA INN (Vijay Jayapal, India, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • THE OLD MAN: THE MOVIE (Oskar Lehemaa and Mikk Mägi, Estonia, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • THE PACK (C. Martin Ferrera, Spain, 2019)–International Premiere
  • THE PANDEMIC ANTHOLOGY (Various directors, Brazil, 2020)–Latin American Premiere
  • POISSA (Arttu Haglund, Finland, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • PORNO (Keola Racela, U.S., 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • PRECARIOUS (Wes Terray, U.S., 2020)–Latin American Premiere
  • RESIN (Daniel Borgman, Denmark, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • THE RINGING BELL (Casey T. Malone, U.S., 2020)–International Premiere
  • RK/RKAY (Rajat Kapoor, India, 2019)–International Premiere
  • ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS (Martín Blousson and Macarena García Lenzi, Argentina, 2019)–Brazilian Premiere
  • SALVATION (Lee Chang Moo, South Korea, 2020)–World Premiere
  • SATOR (Jordan Graham, U.S., 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • SKULL (Armando Fonseca and Kapel Furman, Brazil, 2020)–Latin American Premiere
  • STORONNIY (Dmitriy Tomashpolskiy, Ukraine, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • TO KILL A DRAGON (Jimena Monteoliva, Argentina, 2019)–Brazilian Premiere
  • TOXIC (Ariel Martínez Herrera, Argentina, 2020)–International Premiere
  • TWO HEADS CREEK (Jesse O’Brien, Australia, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • THE VICE GUIDE TO BIGFOOT (Zach Lamplugh, U.S., 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • WHO KILLED CAPTAIN ALEX? (Nabwana I.G.G, Uganda, 2010)
  • ZANA (Antoneta Kastrati, Kosovo, 2019)–Latin American Premiere
  • ZOMBIES IN THE SUGAR CANE FIELD: THE DOCUMENTARY (Pablo Schembri, Argentina, 2019)

For more info, head over to Fantaspoa’s official website.

 

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.