Events schedule



Download the festival program (PDF).


Free admission to all events


@ MIC - Museo interattivo del cinema


Thursday, 6 June 2019
18:30 Tribute to Game of Thrones, with original interviews to the cast of the series.
With: Stefania Carini, Andrea Fornasiero, Edoardo Rialti

Friday 7 June 2019
18:30 Round table "Food of the future, between science-fiction and reality" with commented clips from sci-fi classics
With: Elena Dogliotti (nutritionist biologist and scientific advisor for Fondazione Umberto Veronesi), Marco Annoni (bioethicist and ethic advisor for Fondazione Umberto Veronesi)
19:30 Round table "Future cities between urban development, smart cities and imagination"
With: Giorgio De Michelis (Università Milano Bicocca), Emanuele Genovesi (Material Connexion), Francesco Morace (Future Concept Lab)
to follow I 400 Calci presents “Future cities in kickass cinema
With: Stanlio Kubrick ; Xena Rowlands ; Quantum Tarantino

Saturday, 8 June 2019
11:00 Round table “Dystopia and phantasmagoria in Italy
Moderator: Livio Gambarini. With: Lukha B. Kremo, Luca Tarenzi, Dario Tonani, Alberto Costantini (video)
12:00 Round table “Does sci-fi and fantasy resist in the Italian context?
Moderator: Alberto Grandi. With: Stefano Di Marino, Giuseppe Festino, Mario Gazzola, Giovanni Mongini, Franco Piccinini, Andrea Vaccaro
14:00 Reading of the short story “Sentry” by Fredric Brown, commented by Dario Vaghi
14:30 Round table “Sci-fi and collectors”, in collaboration with World SF Italia e MuFant
With: Dario Vaghi, Luigi Petruzzelli, Silvia Casolari, Davide Monopoli
15:30 @ MIC Corner: workshop for children: “Play Hogwarts”, an afternoon together with Harry Potter, by LongTake and Lorenzo Bianchi
15:30 Round table “Fantaitaly in comics
Moderator: Andrea Fornasiero. With: Max Bertolini, Lorenzo Mò, Lorenzo Ghetti
16:30 Round table “Bonelli, between fantasy and sci-fi
Moderator: Filippo Mazzarella. With: Adriano Barone, Andrea Cavaletto, Claudio Chiaverotti
17:30 Round table “Cinema: from zero budget to the stars
Moderator: Davide Dubinelli. With: Marcel Barion (The Final Land), Ran Slavin (Call for Dreams)
19:00 Screening Worlds of Ursula K. LeGuin by Arwen Curry (Usa, 68') o.v Italian sub.
to follow Round table “Sci-fi, feminine singular
Moderator: Mariana Marenghi. With: Giulia Abbate, Franci Conforti, Elisabetta Di Minico

Sunday, 9 June 2019
15:00 Round table “Buffyzzate: Geek Girls Power
Moderator: Sara Sagrati. With: Stefania Carini, Alice Alessandri, Francesca Acquati
15:30 @ MIC Corner: Workshop “Digital drawing. From sketches to final images with photobashing mixed technique”, with Veronica Sinetti (Visual Designer & Wacom Ambassador), in collaboration with Wacom
16:00Creators: The Past” event: novel and film teaser, with Eleonora Fani
16:30 Round table “New digital frontier – World building with VR, special effects, videogames
Moderator: Francesca Acquati. With: Omar Rashid, Alfonso Pontillo, Luca Roncella
17:30 Book presentation “Contaminations: Il fantacinema italiano degli anni ‘80” with Daniele Magni, Bloodbuster edizioni
18:00 Screening Game Video Essay: “Kids”, “Swatted”, “Operation Jane Walk”, “I Was a Winner”, “Willy, 48K About a Legend”, o.v. Italian sub. In collaboration with Milan Machinima Festival
Host: Matteo Bittanti. Guest: Paolo Santagostino


@ Film Tv Lab

Saturday 8 June 2019
from 23:00 All night long marathon of sci-fi classics. From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Garth Jennings (2005), for the 40th anniversary of the publication of the first Douglas Adams' novel of the saga (come with your towel!), to a selection of Alien's ancestors, for the 40th anniversary of the classic by Ridley Scott.
Free entrance with ARCI card only



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