Science+Fiction '09 Silver Urania – life achievement award. And the winner is... Roger Corman
The next edition of Science+Fiction – international science fiction festival will take place in Trieste from the 22th till the 28th of November, 2009. At Cannes Film Festival, Science+Fiction director Daniele Terzoli reveals that this year the special guest will be Roger Corman. The great American filmmaker will receive the Silver Urania, awarded every year to an eminent personality of the fantastic and organised in collaboration with historic magazine “Urania”. Amongst the new sections of 2009 edition, after having touched England, France, Spain and Russia, the festival will start Fant’America, a journey through American fantastic cinema, with a special program devoted to Edgar Allan Poe, in the bicentennial of his birth.