This popular Brazilian festival boasts an extensive line-up of genre cinema, mixing home-grown triumphs with films for around the world.

The festival runs from 14 April to 1 May.

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Legions
Legions
Antonio is a sorcerer from a powerful bloodline, trapped in an asylum against his will. After an omen informs him that his daughter will be sacrificed by an evil entity, he must use his magical skills to escape and save her.
Phantom Summer
Phantom Summer
Somewhere on the Brazilian coast, teenagers Lucas and Martin fall in love while investigating the disappearance of a local kid, but their blossoming romance is threatened by sinister forces lurking beneath that idyllic summery landscape.
Subject
Subject
To escape writer's block, a famous novelist moves into a house near an isolated and strange village, where pages apparently written by the former resident of the house begin to appear on his desk, prompting him to question his sanity.
A Pure Place
A Pure Place
A tale of dirt, soap, and magic set in a cult on a remote Greek island.
God's Petting You
God's Petting You
A dark and twisted comedy which explores the depths and depravity of the Brighton underworld.
Alpha Male
Alpha Male
A young man enters into a mysterious masculinity therapy, whose objective is to re-balance their relationship. He soon discovers that the leader of this therapy has radical, terrifying views on women and his dangerous methods are highly controversial.
The Eyes Below
The Eyes Below
Eugene's home is quiet and peaceful as he goes to sleep, but when he feels something travelling up his body, he realises that it's not going to stay that way.
Follow Her
Follow Her
An aspiring actress responds to a mysterious classified ad and finds herself trapped in her new boss's twisted revenge fantasy.
Neptune Frost
Neptune Frost
The love story between an African intersex runaway and a coltan miner, and the virtual marvel born as a result of their union.
The Timekeepers Of Eternity
The Timekeepers Of Eternity
Footage from a forgotten Stephen King mini-series is edited, printed and animated into a hypnotic paper nightmare.
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