More and more firmly established in the city center, the Festival of the Science-Fiction welcomes renown artist Alejandro Jodorowsky, who is awarded the Silver Urania, and a crowd of enthusiastic fans fills up the Tripcovich Theater to attend his performance.
One of the prominent guests of the Festival is Sasha Grey, leading actress of “Open Window”, directed by former Asteroid Award winner Nacho Vigalondo.
The Festival pays homage to Mario Bava: on the occasion of the century of his birth a selection of his works are screened and an exhibition at Rogers Station is organized. Michel Gondry’s and Aleksei German’s latest films are also shown, while “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” is presented in Sci-fi Classix section. The Jury President is Enzo G. Castellari and his affability endears him to the audience.