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Future Film Festival 2016

Welcome Aliens

From: 3/05/2016 - To: 8/05/2016

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Phone +39 051 2960672 (Ass. Amici del Future Film Festival)

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Date of last update: 09/05/2016, 09:22

Aliens, huge beasts which are champions in martial arts, cosplayers, Paris steampunks, virgin Japanese students with psychic powers, youtubers, phantom boys, horror Pinocchio…. and much more. These are only a few of the manifold characters and guests crowding the programme of FFF 2016 (3 – 8 May, Cinema Lumière and other venues).

And the authors of this edition? Here some of them: Mamoru Oshii, Sion Sono, Mamoru Hosoda, Raul Garcia, Lu Chuan, Jacques Tardi, and many others.

As for previous editions, a rich calendar of events will be proposing films and short-films competitions, premières, international guests, workshops both for adults and kids, and much more.
The theme of FFF 2016 is Welcome Aliens, focussing on the film representation of the relationship between terrestrials and aliens. Among the events in the programme, a retrospective with modern classics such as The Thing by John Carpenter and past curiosity like Invasion of the Saucer men by Edward L. Cahn, labs for children, a photo contest and a series of cinema&dinners.

This year the Future Film Festival also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the famous TV series "Star Trek", with a Youtubers Day, a focus on Webseries and a Star Trek Day, a whole-day tribute to revive the fantastic TV series with screenings, cosplay, event, party.

Among the extra events of this 18th edition of the Festival, special mention should be made of the exhibition Hokusai Manga. Il fumetto contemporaneo legge il maestro, opening on Tuesday, May 3 – 6.30pm at MAMbo - Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna (until May 22nd), curated Jacqueline Berndt for the Japan Foundation.
Future Film Festivalwas founded in Bologna in 1999, and since then it has emerged as the first and most important event in Italy dedicated to the technologies applied to animation, movie, video games and new media.



Further details and updates on  www.futurefilmfestival.org

  • From: 3/05/2016
  • To: 8/05/2016

Future Film Festival  is part of 'Bologna Contemporanea' the  network of Bologna Contemporary Festivals (BilBOlBul - Future Film Festival - XING Live Arts Week - Angelica Festival Internazionale di musica - Biografilm Festival -  Gender Bender)

Future Film Festival 2016