07 Oct 2016 Sitges Film Festival key figures
The Sitges Film Festival (Catalan: Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya) is a Spanish film festival and one of the world’s foremost international festivals specializing in fantasy and horror films. Established in 1968, the festival normally takes place every year in early October in the coastal resort of Sitges, 34 kilometers West-South-West of the city of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Source: Wikipedia
With 147 movies (47 competing) in the program, here are some key figures:
Famous actors playing in the movies: Gael García Bernal, Nicolas Cage, Glenn Close, Kate Bosworth, Keanu Reeves, Malcolm McDowell, Anne Hathaway, Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Antonio de la Torre, María Valverde, Feng Xiaogang, Choi Min-sik, Doona Bae, Brontis Jodorowsky o Kristen Stewart.
Renowned directors: Adam Wingard, Rob Zombie, Paul Schrader, Takashi Miike, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Ti West, Bill Plympton, Isaki Lacuesta, Miguel Ángel Vivas, Jonás Cuarón, Na Hong-jin, Julia Ducournau, Keishi Otomo, Carles Torrens, Mateo Gil, Mike Flanagan o Anurag Kashyap.
Celebrities visiting Sitges: Max Von Sydow and Christopher Walken.
Star Trek commemoration: On Wednesday, October 12th, different activities around Sitges will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the acclaimed film and tv franchise.
Zombie Walk: On Saturday, October 8th, there will be the now traditional “Zombie Walk”, which includes a free makeup session from 12h00 to 19h00, a parade and more activities. See the program.
See you there!