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Sitges Forum, festival interactive zone

A Festival Zone for interaction between audience and artists, professionals and new fans. So the Festival can continue to be an open, dynamic event far removed from the audiovisual exhibition concept.

Friday 3
10:00 Past, present and future of science-fiction. Presentation of the book Explorando mundos (Exploring Worlds). With the attendance of the authors, Antonio José Navarro, Tomás Fernández Valentí, Toni Alarcón, Jesús Palacios and Mexican director Álex Rivera. + Screening of Sleep Dealer, by Álex Rivera.
12:45  Horror on TV. Fear Itself. With Andrew Deane, Brad Anderson and Darren Boussman. + Screening of Fear Itself: Spooked, by Brad Anderson.

Saturday 4
10:00  Master Class - 2001: A Space Odyssey, with Douglas Trumbull.
11:45 Workshop on participatory cinema. + Screening of Star Wreck: in the Pirkinning. Presented and coordinated by Jordi Sánchez Navarro. 

Sunday 5
10:00 Black and White horror. With Greg Picotero and Everett  Burell, F/X directors. + Screening of The Mist, by Frank Darabont (black and white version).
13:00 Master Class - Santos:  Troublemaker Effect. With Nicolas López, director of Santos.

Monday 6
10:30 Genre, Tele-movies and TV3. + Screening of Las manos del pianista, by Sergi G. Sánchez. Attended by crew members.
12:45 David Pirie: A Heritage of Horror. Presentation of the book by David Pirie.

Tuesday 7
10:00  European Science-fiction. + Screening of Dante 01, by Marc Caro.
12:45  Martyrs: a meditation on horror. Attended by Pascal Laugier and Moragana Alaoui.

Wednesday 8
10:00 Troma, independent radicalism. With Lloyd Kaufman. + Screening of Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (making-of).
12:00 Talk with Marc Caro: European science fiction.
13:00 Abel Ferrara, cinema and identity. Attended by Abel Ferrara. 

Thursday 9
10:00 Monster Show, a cultural history of movie horror, with David J. Skal + Screening of Spine Tingler!
12:45 European fantasy genre: a fad' Regarding the Méliès d'Or Awards. With J.A. Bayona and other Méliès guests.

Friday 10
10:00 75 years of King Kong. Presentation of the book. With David J. Skal and authors. + Screening of Rko 601, The Making of the Eighth Wonder of the World.
13:00 Luis Miñarro: imaginary independence. + Screening of La bufanda verde (short) and El somni. Attended by Luis Miñarro. 

Saturday 10
10:30 Japan in black. Attended by Roberto Cueto. + Screening of Yakuza Eiga, a Secret Story of Japanese Cinema.
12:15 Presentation-trailer of Twilight, the movie.
13:00 40 years of Night of the Living Dead. With George A. Romero, Chris Roe, Russ Steiner, John Russo, George Kosana, Bill Hinzman, Judy O'Dea. + Screening of One for the Fire, the Legacy of the Night of the Living Dead by Chris Roe.





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Sitges 2021 Winners: 'Lamb', Sitges 2021 Best Feature Lenght Films


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14-10-2021 12:00


The Spanish Premiere of Rob Savage's 'DASHCAM', Surprise Film at Sitges 2021

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14-10-2021 16:45


Alice Krige and Nick Antosca, Presented With the Sitges 2021 Time Machine Award

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12-10-2021 20:50


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11-10-2021 11:30


The Sitges Film Festival Joins Profestivales21

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11-10-2021 19:15


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10-10-2021 19:15


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09-10-2021 20:40


Alex de la Iglesia's Venice Gone Mad and Noomi Rapace's Violent Love Shake Up Sitges' First Saturday

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08-10-2021 20:30


Sitges Presents the WomanInFan Initiative on a Day Marked by the World Premiere of 'Visitante'

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07-10-2021 19:45


Belén Rueda and Ana Lily Amirpour, Stars of Sitges 2021's Opening Day

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05-10-2021 12:20



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30-09-2021 11:00


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30-09-2021 11:00


Guests attending Sitges 2021

AWARD WINNERS Grand Honorary Award Carlos Saura (director) Mamoru Hosoda (director) Belén Ru...