19-26 April 2006. This is the 22nd edition of Amsterdams festival of science fiction, horror, cult, thriller and fantasy films. The theme this year is Marx Attacks, with rarely-seen science fiction films from behind the Iron Curtain. The Lifetime Achievement Award for 2006 goes to director/producer Roger Corman, who will be guest of honour at the festival. Events include the Fantastic Childrens Festival, the Night of Terror, a master-class for aspiring filmmakers and a symposium on European fantastic film production. The Silver Scream Award will be presented to the film most popular with audiences. Screenings are to be held mainly at the Film-museum Cinerama and at the Melkweg Cinema. Admission 7, festival pass 125. For details of films, times and venues see website.
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Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival.
The Melkweg is at 234a Lijnbaansgracht, 1017 PH Amsterdam. By tram 1, 2, 5 (10 minutes from Central station), 6, 7, 10 (7 minutes from Weesperplein). By bus 170, 171, 172 & night buses 72, 73, 74, 78. Tel. +31 20 679 4875 email@example.com