Signals from Space.
Signale – Ein Weltraumabenteuer, directed by Gottfried Kolditz (East Germany – Poland; in the above picture), is given a honorable mention by the Board, led by Arthur C. Clarke, that declares Hauser’s Memory, directed by Boris Sagal (USA), the Festival winner.
As regards the side events, 1971 is the year of abstract expressionism, with American Robert Rauschenberg’s solo exhibit.

Giuria: Arthur Clarke, Elio Bartolini, Louis Seguin, Donald Wollheim, Lajos Matos
Astronave d’oro
Hauser’s Memory
Boris Segal
Asteroide d’argento
Roberto Antonelli
per La ragazza di latta
Asteroide d’argento
Iva Janzurova
per Pane, vy jste vdova
Sigillo d’oro città di Trieste
Ljubitelji cvijeca
Borivoj Dovnikovic-Bordo

Film in competition

The Time To Die / André Farwagi
El extraño caso del doctor Fausto / Gonzalo Suárez
Gas! -Or- It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It / Roger Corman
Hauser’s Memory / Boris Sagal
The Name of the Game [TV] S3E16: L.A. 2017 / Steven Spielberg
Night Slaves / Ted Post
Pane, vy jste vdova! / Václav Vorlícek
La ragazza di latta / Marcello Aliprandi
Signale – Ein Weltraumabenteuer / Gottfried Kolditz