Sitges, only 30 minutes from Barcelona by train, has hosted the International Fantasy Film Festival for 44 years. The festival is regarded as the world leader in fantasy and horror movies. Highlights this year will include Contagion, which stars Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne and Kate Winslet, Mientras Duermes from Spanish director Jaume Balagueró, and Lars von Trier’s latest work Melancholia. The festival runs from 6 October until 16 October.
Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya (Sitges Film Festival), Carrer de Joan Maragall 36, 08870 Sitges, +34 93 894 9990