Category: 2017

  • TS+FF17 – Day 6

    This is the final day, the day of the Award Ceremony! Another great piece of news: Close Encounters of the Third Kind returns to cinemas! On its 40th anniversary, you will be able to enjoy this science fiction adventure in a new 4K digital print. And you will also be treated to a short about […]

  • TS+FF17 – Day 5

    Honey we’re having a party! The Night of the Body Snatchers starts at 11.30 pm, at Mandracchio with Wolfgang Flür (ex Kraftwerk)! Wolfgang Flür was a member of Kraftwerk, the four musicians from Düsseldorf who imagined the music of the future. The computer, robotics and global telecommunication at that time may have featured in a very […]

  • Méliès d’or – the winners

    The Trieste Science+Fiction Festival hosted again the award ceremony of the Méliès d’or, the Oscars of European fantastic cinema, transforming our city into the European Capital of Fantastic Cinema once more. The Méliès d’or prize is awarded every year by the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation to the best European fantastic feature film. A movie […]

  • TS+FF17 – Day 4

    This year Trieste Science+Fiction Festival will again host the Golden Méliès Ceremony, the events that makes Trieste the European Capital of Fantastic Cinema. It is the 30th anniversary of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation Award and we will celebrate it with our fans by hosting a concert of the Maestro Stefano Bollani and his piano […]

  • TS+FF 17 – Day 3

    The third day of the festival will be the day of the Urania d’argento prize to Sergio Martino. The career award is given every year by the TS+FF to a leading personality of the fantastic world. The role of Sergio Martino within the Italian cinema universe is accurately and methodically analysed by Ernesto Gastaldi in […]

  • TS+FF17 – Day 2

    The second day starts at 11am at the Lovat bookstore with Science fiction cafe / comics – Fumetti Mutanti – Tra retro classico e appgrade: Gianluca Pagliarani aka Johnny – Blasteroid (illustrator), Lorenzo Pastrovicchio (illustrator), Bepi Vigna (screenwriter); moderatore: Alessandro Mezzena Lona (journalist). At 4.30pm off to Teatro Miela for the official opening of The Shadow Planet […]

  • TS+FF17 – Day 1

    Guess who’s back? Deadly viruses, mutants and space stations are in town again for the Trieste Science+Fiction Festival. The opening ceremony of the 17th edition of the Trieste Science+Fiction Festival will be held at the Politeama Rossetti for the first time in history. The opening film? Marjorie Prime, by Michael Almereyda. Based on the acclaimed […]

  • Futurologia — docs & talks

    The futurology meetings, which have been balancing science and science-fiction for years within the framework of the Trieste Science+Fiction Festival, are being restyled for this year’s edition. The idea is to hold our traditional in-depth meetings, carried out in collaboration with all the research Institutes in Trieste, with a focus on documentaries including both the […]

  • Arthur C. Clarke 100

    Twice already the Trieste Science+ Fiction Festival has crossed paths with Arthur C. Clarke, the British writer and prophet of the space age born in Minehead, Somerset, whose hundredth birth anniversary will be celebrated on December 16th this year. The first time was in July 1966, during the fourth edition of the Trieste event, when […]

  • Premio Urania d’argento Sergio Martino

    The role of Sergio Martino within the Italian cinema universe is accurately and methodically analysed by Ernesto Gastaldi in the preface to Martino’ autobiography: «66 directions, 44 screenplays, 5 films as director of production. A record of work and success».1 Who was Sergio Martino? In the above mentioned book he explains it in his own […]

  • An interview with Stefano Bollani

    The Trieste Science+Fiction Festival will again, just as in 2015, host the award ceremony of the Méliès d’or, the Oscar of European fantastic cinema, trasforming Trieste again into the European Capital of Fantastic Cinema. The ceremony of the Méliès d’or will be brilliantly enhanced by the music of the maestro Stefano Bollani, one of the […]

  • The long journey to Shadow Planet

    The Shadow Planet, published by SaldaPress for the independent label Radium, is an explosive mix of retro sci-fi, exploitation and horror by the Blasteroid Bros, the collective made by screenwriter Giovanni “James” Barbieri, illustrator Gianluca “Johnny” Pagliarani and colorist Alan “Junior” D’Amico. The “most terrifying retro sci-fi horror ever made in comics” – that could […]