Rio de Janeiro International Fantastic Film Festival


In May 2008 Rio de Janeiro will become the meeting place for fantasy film fans and enthusiasts from all over the world. For two weeks, the I Rio de Janeiro International Fantastic Film Festival – RioFan will showcase the best in horror, sci-fi and genre cinema. 

Feature films are eligible to participate in the festival's international competition section, while short films can be selected for one of our informative sections. There is no entry fee.

The entry form and regulations can be downloaded from the website: .  RioFan will also pay a tribute to legendary Brazilian master José Mojica Marins, who will receive our very first Special Award for Career Achievement. In 2008, Mojica will bring his monumental creation back to life in his new film Embodiment of Evil (Encarnação do Demônio), the last entry on his internationally acclaimed series featuring the terrible Zé do Caixão / Coffin Joe. The festival takes place April 29th – May 11th 2008 .

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