17-09-2015 16:40

News

'Seven' and Taboada, stars of the Festival's official books

‘Seven. Los pecados de David Fincher’ (Seven. David Fincher’s Sins) presents a study on this masterpiece developed by different critics and with a prologue by Festival Director Àngel Sala

Sitges 2015 will be hosting the presentation of the Festival’s official books:  Seven. Los pecados de David Fincher, a publication that reviews the origins and unmeasurable influence of one of the most important films in modern genre cinema and Taboada, a portrait of Mexican filmmaker Carlos Enrique Taboada.

The premiere of Seven (1995) represented a turning point in the thriller genre. With his proposal, its director, David Fincher, mapped out a new path towards the psycho thriller, where the police genre is masterfully crossed with the most visceral horror. On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of Seven’s premiere, the 48th Sitges – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia will be hosting the presentation of the Festival’s official book Seven. Los pecados de David Fincher, a volume published by Tyrannosaurus Books and coordinated by Desireé de Fez, that includes different interpretations of this classic by diverse writers, journalists and film critics. The presentation of the two books will be Sunday 11 October as part of the Festival and organized by Ángel Sala and Desirée De Fez.

Seven. Los pecados de David Fincher is coordinated by Desireé de Fez –film critic for different media outlets and member of the Festival team– and includes the essays of diverse authors: Daniel Ausente, who has participated in different books and publications like Mondo Brutto, Rockdelux, 2000 Maníacos, Tentacles, Z or Presencia Humana; Quim Casas, film critic for El Periódico de Catalunya, Dirigido por and Sensacine; Noel Ceballos, writer and journalist, a contributor to Fotogramas, GQ or El Confidencial; Fausto Fernández, film critic for Fotogramas and author of several books; Jorge Gorostiza, author of various books and articles on cinema and architecture, and John Tones, the usual pen-name of Pedro Berruezo, journalist, screenwriter and author.

Taboada –written by several authors– is a study and homage to Mexican director Carlos Enrique Taboada, also published by Tyrannosaurus Books, in collaboration with the Mexican festival Mórbido, and will be kicking off Brigadoon’s fabulous book collection. The presentation of this publication will be attended by José Miguel Rodríguez, Tyrannosaurus Books publisher; Diego López, in charge of the Brigadoon section; Pablo Guisa, director of the Morbido Fest, and Christian Cueva, author of the film Taboada. This year, the Brigadoon section will be screening Christian Cuevas’ Jirónopera prima, revolving around the Mexican filmmaker. The documentary will be accompanied by a retrospective on Taboada including the films Poison for the Fairies (1984) and Más negro que la noche (1975), among others.

 

PHOTO 1: Seven. Los pecados de David Fincher's cover
PHOTO 2: Taboada's cover
PHOTO 3: Inside of the book Seven. Los pecados de David Fincher 

  • SPONSORED

    SECTION

    PER:

News

16-10-2018 09:00

News

The Sitges Festival consolidates its growth

Sitges 2018 increased its ticket sales by 1.02%, which adds up to a 15.27% increase over the last fi...

13-10-2018 14:15

News

The exciting and provocative 'Climax' wins at Sitges 2018

The Special Jury Award goes to ‘Lazzaro Felice’, which also wins the Critics’ Awar...

13-10-2018 20:20

News

M. Night Shyamalan & John Carpenter bring Sitges 2018 to a golden finale

The screening of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey brings eleven days of cinema, encounters and exhibitio...

12-10-2018 11:20

News

The traditional Surprise Marathon reveals its films

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’, ‘Illang: The Wolf Brigade’ and ‘Victor C...

12-10-2018 18:00

News

Ed Harris' charm seduces Sitges' audience

‘Halloween’ and ’70 Binladens’ steal the limelight in the Official Selection...

11-10-2018 19:15

News

Sitges surrenders to Peter Weir's legend

‘Overlord’, ‘Superlópez’ and ‘The Year of the Plague’ are...

10-10-2018 18:25

News

The 2018 Méliès d'or Award to be presented at the Sitges Festival

‘Climax’, ‘Clanker Man’ and director Álex de la Iglesia are award win...

10-10-2018 16:00

News

Asian cinema has its biggest day in Sitges

Sergi López returns to the Festival to present the fantastic fable ‘Happy as Lazzaro'...

09-10-2018 19:30

News

The fantastic fable and adrenaline coexist at Sitges 2018

?Happy as Lazzaro? and ?Nancy? bring polyhedral visions to the Official Selection, while ?Dragged Ac...

08-10-2018 20:00

News

'The Walking Dead' and 'The House that Jack Built' are huge sensation at Sitges 2018

Binge, the VOD platform using blockchain technology, celebrate their sponsorship agreement with the...

07-10-2018 20:00

News

Series shine at Sitges 2018

The Festival acknowledges the life achievement of actresses Josie Ho and Helga Liné The worl...

06-10-2018 20:20

News

Young creators from Bande à Part, the UPF and ECIB pick up the 2018 SGAE Nueva Autoría Awards

The awards for best direction-production, best screenplay and best original music are part of the No...

06-10-2018 22:10

News

The Nicolas Cage myth gets real in Sitges

The premieres of ‘Mandy’, ‘Asher’ and ’Summer of 84’ are the fea...

05-10-2018 20:20

News

Ron Perlman & Pam Grier bring action and complicity to the Festival

'Apostle', 'La Sombra de la Ley' (Gun City) and 'Climax' were the three Official Selection options...

04-10-2018 22:00

News

Tilda Swinton and 'Suspiria' produce goose bumps on Sitges 2018?s opening day

The British actress receives the Grand Honorary Award at a moving opening gala ceremony Not even St...

03-10-2018 11:10

News

Get your ticket to 'Climax' in Sitges

Gaspar Noé, director of Climax along with the film crew will be the hosts of an exclusive par...