What to do and who to see at Spanish fest
Old fest friend George A. Romero (who held court for press in the Sitges cemetery in 2006) returns for a 40th anni “Night of the Living Dead” trib.Bill Pullman: Accompanying Jennifer Chambers Lynch’s “Surveillance” and Matthew Wilder’s “Your Name Here.” Woody Harrelson and director Brad Anderson will pull in to talk up “Transsiberian,” from Filmax. Fest’s major homage this year turns around “2001: A Space Odyssey.” Stanley Kubrick’s widow, Christiane Kubrick; her brother, Jan Harlan, who served as executive producer; special effects supervisor Douglas Trumbull; and actors Gary Lockwood and Keir Dullea are expected. “Synecdoche, New York” writer-director Charlie Kaufman will be honored with the Time Machine award. Catalan Films & TV runs seminars on vidgames and international marketing, Oct. 6 and 7. The European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation will present its Melies d’Or award to European fantasy movie of the year. Sitges Zombie Day: Oct. 10.
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