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    Asteroide Award International competition for the best science fiction, horror or fantasy film by emerging directors at their first, second or third feature film. The prize of the Neon| Competition is awarded by an international jury of cinema professionals and experts of fantastic cinema. The members of the Asteroide Award 2018 Jury are: writer Richard […]

  • TS+FF 18 – day 6

    And we go out with a bang! We start the day off right with a bunch of space gypsies, and then we end up in a toxic forest before hitting the road in search of contemporary physics. Just when we thought we could take a breather – bam: Nazis, bloodshed and butchering of the assorted […]

  • TS+FF 18 – day 5

    Philosophy, Pussycats, Porn. Vampiric Malay spirits, mammoths, messages from space. And then, vegetarian Martians, plunging necklines, weird paranormal events. Plus, a crazy party at the limits of reality. Just like Al Pacino would say: “Forget about it!” – but don’t, really! Come join thus at the TS+FF: chop chop! TODAY’S MOVIES: 11.30AM – Teatro Miela […]

  • TS+FF 18 – day 4

    Say yes to travel and we’ll lead you straight into the universe imagined by the author of Altered Carbon, Richard K. Morgan with a Masterclass that promises to unveil his visions and fantasies. But how about traveling on a space capsule adrift among the stars, or in a forest choke-full of cadavers, or through a […]

  • TS+FF 18 – day 3

    Grab a bone. Done? Find a monolith. Done? And now, press play on Lux Aeterna by György Ligeti and crank up the volume. Done? Start jumping and hitting the ground with your fists. Done? Very well, you are now ready for another day of the Trieste Science+Fiction! And what a day it is! 2001: A […]

  • TS+FF 18 – day 2

    It’s Trumbull Day at the TS+FF 2018: we’ll take a peek inside the mind and imagination of one of cinema’s world-class special effect masters. The Silver Urania award-winner is a scientist, a genius inventor, a visual artist, a director… a little bit of an alchemist, and so much more! What else is on the menu […]

  • TS+FF 18 – day 1

    Of ladies, knights, androids, and astronauts I sing, and many a daring feat … This is how the adventure begins and how Trieste becomes the “City of Stars”. Not only because we’ll launch you to space, but also because our festival begins with two movies that dive deep into Hollywood’s Star System. Do you want […]

  • “Spazio Italia”, the programme dedicated to the Italian fantastic cinema, is back, with short films and previews

    Spazio Italia, the special programme dedicated to the fantastic and science fiction productions made in Italy with short films and previews, is back at Trieste Science+Fiction Festival, which will run from the 30th of October to the 4th of November in Friuli Venezia Giulia Region’s capital city. This year at its 18th edition, Trieste’s Festival once again confirms […]

  • First Man by Damien Chazelle will be the opening film of the TS+FF

    The long-awaited “First Man” directed by the Oscar winner Damien Chazelle (the already acclaimed director of “Whiplash” and “La La Land”) will inaugurate Trieste’s event on Tuesday 30th October. The film, on screen in Italy from the 31st of October and distributed by Universal Pictures, stars Ryan Gosling as protagonist in the role of the […]

  • Overlord, the action-horror produced by J.J. Abrams, will be the closing event of TS+FF

    The closing event this year will be “Overlord”, the action-horror set during the second world war and produced by J.J. Abrams, on Italy’s screens with 20th Century Fox from the 8th of November and scheduled at Trieste’s Festival on Sunday 4th November. The film, directed by Julius Avery, revives the strand of the Nazi zombies […]

  • OvO sonorizza dal vivo Frankensein di James Whale

    Trieste Science+Fiction Festival celebra i duecento anni del romanzo di Mary Shelley “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus”, divenuto mito fondante della fantascienza. Martedì 30 ottobre al Teatro Miela alle 23 verrà proiettato il “Frankenstein” di James Whale nella sezione Classix, dedicata alla riproposizione dei grandi classici della fantascienza su grande schermo. Il celebre film della […]

  • TS+FF assign the Silver Urania Award 2018 to the Carrier to Douglas Trumbull

    Trieste Science+Fiction Festival, programmed from the 30th of October to the 4th of November, for its 18th edition assigns the Silver Urania Award to the carrier to the director, producer and special effects creator Douglas Trumbull, winner of two Oscar© Awards and famous for his visual contribution to 2001: A Space Odyssey, this year celebrating […]