from 03/10/2019 to 13/10/2019
Sitges Film Festival is the first fantasy film festival in the world and the most popular media event in Catalonia. With a solid track record, the Sitges Festival offers fantastic cinema around the world a stimulating framework for encounter, exhibition, presentation and projection.
Established in 1968 as the 1st International Week of Fantastic and Terror Cinema, the Festival has become an essential event for film buffs and for all spectators who want to see the latest trends and new technologies applied to the cinema and the audiovisual production.
As the first great film festival in the world, the festival has received and hosted famous actors, actresses, filmmakers and producers including Quentin Tarantino, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster, Paul Verhoeven, Ralph Fiennes, George A. Romero, Cameron Diaz, Viggo Mortensen, Terry Gilliam, Rutger Hauer, Sarah Michelle Gellar, John Landis, Joe Dante, Zoë Bell, Dino de Laurentii, Takashi Miike, Wim Wenders, Tony Curtis, David Cronenberg, Vanessa Redgrave, Darren Aronofsky, Brad Dourif, John McNaughton, Peter Greenaway, John Woo, Park Chan-Wook, Johnnie To, Paul Naschy, Ray Liotta, Jon Voight, Sam Raimi, Robert Englund, Tarsem Singh, Roger Corman, Mira Sorvino, Santiago Segura, Narciso Ibáñez Serrador, Guillermo del Toro, Kim Ki Duk, Álex de la Iglesia, Aitana Sánchez Gijón, Guillermo del Toro, William Friedkin, Susan Sarandon, etc; a long list that, year after year, is a real claim for the media.
The organisation of the Festival corresponds to a foundation formed by representatives of the City Council of Sitges, the Generalitat de Catalunya and other institutions, as well as various associations and public and private companies.