Brazil’s Fantaspoa is proud to reveal the first wave of films selected for their upcoming eleventh edition, running from May 15th through the 31st. Latin America’s largest genre film festival, which takes place annually in Porto Alegre, will announce their full line-up, consisting of more than 100 films, next weekend.
Fourteen titles have been confirmed, aside of the previously-announced opening night film, Jason Lei Howden’s Deathgasm, and closing night features Uptake Fear (from Kapel Furman, Armando Fonseca and Gurcius Gewdner) and Toda La Noche (directed by Tamae Garateguy and Jimena Monteoliva).
Honored guests include Dennis Paoli, American screenwriter of Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator, From Beyond, and Dagon; and Italian composer Fabio Frizzi, best known for the music in the Lucio Fulci horror classics Zombi 2, City of the Living Dead, and The Beyond. Attending filmmakers include Adrián Garcia Bogliano, Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson, Benni Diez, François Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell, and Ted Geoghegan.
Fantaspoa 2015’s first wave of films includes:
Deep Dark (Michael Medaglia, U.S.) – World Premiere
Der Bunker (Nikias Chryssos, Germany) – Latin American Premiere
Intimate Witness (Santiago Fernández Calvete, Argentina/Mexico) – Pan-American Premieres
Night of the Living Deb (Kyle Rankin, U.S.) – Latin American Premiere
Pos eso (Sam, Spain) – Brazilian Premiere
Santiago Violenta (Ernesto Díaz Espinoza, Chile) – Brazilian Premiere
Scherzo Diabolico (Adrián Garcia Bogliano, Mexico/U.S.) – Latin American Premiere
Spring (Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson, U.S.)
Stung (Benni Diez, Germany/U.S.) – Latin American Premiere
The Corpse of Anna Fritz (Hèctor Hernández Vicens, Spain) – Latin American Premiere
The Incident (Isaac Ezban, Mexico) – Brazilian Premiere
The Last Survivors (Thomas S. Hammock, U.S.) – Brazilian Premiere
Turbo Kid (François Simard, Anouk Whissell, and Yoann-Karl Whissell, New Zealand/Canada) – Latin American Premiere
We Are Still Here (Ted Geoghegan, U.S.) – International Premiere