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Trieste 2019: Ghost Story EXTRA ORDINARY Leads Science + Fiction Awards

At the close of the 19th edition of the Trieste Science+Fiction Festival in Italy yesterday, Extra Ordinary (pictured above) received an award as the best European feature film, as chosen by an international jury. But that wasn't all. The feature...

Trieste Science + Fiction 2019 Unveils "Between Dreams and Utopia" Poster

As the summer keeps heating up and tries to fry our collective brains with record-breaking temperatures (central-European readers will commiserate), genre festivals are in full swing and continue to deliver the scintillating action on screen. With NIFFF and Fantasia now...

Trieste Science + Fiction 2018 Reveals Its Poster and Announces Richard K. Morgan as Jury President

Time sure flies. It doesn’t seem that long ago when we covered the 2017 edition of Trieste Science + Fiction and yet Italy’s foremost genre festival is already gearing up for its 18th edition, which starts in a little over...

Trieste 2017 Review: European Fantastic Shorts (1) Offer an Eclectic Array of Budding Talent

Shorts were in high demand at the Trieste Science + Fiction festival. Audiences showed up in droves, welcomed the opportunity to attend programming blocks that well exceeded the two hour mark and respectfully applauded each work regardless of whether or...

Trieste 2017: THELMA Takes Méliès d'Or Award As Best European Genre Film Of 2017

A special event capped off Friday November 3 at the Trieste Science + Fiction Festival, namely the 21st Golden Méliès ceremony. This culmination of the European Fantastic Film Festival Federation's (EFFFF) Méliès competition saw 8 feature films and 17 short...

Trieste Science + Fiction Festival: 2017 Program Opens with MARJORIE PRIME, Hosts Golden Méliès Ceremony

Fans of fantastic film who happen to live in or around Italy know where to head from October 31st to November 5th as Science + Fiction descends once more on Trieste. The festival’s 2017 edition opens with the Italian premiere...

Trieste Science+Fiction Festival: 2017 Edition Unveils Festival Poster by Italian Artist LRNZ

Follow us for long enough and you know that we love a good film festival poster as much as anyone. So when the Trieste Science+Fiction Festival unveiled the poster for their seventeenth edition happening in early November we knew right...

EMBERS Wins at Trieste Science+Fiction Festival 2016

Embers, Claire Carré's philosophical science fiction film, added to its awards caché this past weekend at the Trieste Science+Fiction Festival, winning the Asteroide Award. I was proud to be on the jury, along with Pedro Suoto from MotelX, and film...

Trieste 2016 Review: VIRTUAL REVOLUTION

As video games become more cinematic in their audio-visual aesthetic, so films are looking to video games for inspiration. But though there can be some crossover, these are still two different mediums that require different approaches to storytelling. Guy-Roger Duvert's...

Trieste 2016 Review: THE OPEN, Sport at the End of the World

What if your life's dream, a goal you had been working years to achieve, was suddenly made impossible by, say, the end of civilization as we know it? What if a global war meant that any semblance of your old...

Trieste 2016 Review: MONOLITH, Motherhood Locked Out

High-concept films are generally the norm for any movie falling into the sci-fi category. Often, such concepts result in a film that focuses more on action and fancy effects; sometimes, the high concept is used to examine one or a...

Trieste 2016 Review: BLIND SUN, The Slow Burning of Madness

Joyce A. Nashawati's debut feature Blind Sun has been making the rounds of festivals for a year, so I was surprised to discover it had yet to be reviewed on Screen Anarchy. I was also quite pleased, as it was...

Trieste 2016 Review: SUM OF HISTORIES, Don't Mess with Time

It is no new theme of time travel in science fiction, that attempts to change the past for what one considers the better, often ends up making things worse. Even if the desire is just to make one simple change,...

Trieste Science+Fiction Festival to Open with MORGAN, Rutger Hauer to Receive Award

The northeast corner of Italy will be a hotbed of science fiction and fantastic cinema as the Trieste Science+Fiction Festival takes over Trieste, November 1st to 6th. Morgan, Luke Scott's (son of Ridley) feature film debut about science once again...