NEW RESTRICTIONS: COVID-19
COMMUNICATION ON THE AFFECTATIONS TO THE FESTIVAL DUE TO THE ENTRY INTO FORCE OF THE NEW DECREE IN CATALONIA
The Sitges-International Film Festival of Catalonia Foundation, as a result of the decree of measures in public health to contain the epidemic outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the territory of Catalonia, has adopted a series of measures in order to adapt its protocols to the new restrictions. In this sense, the Festival maintains its firm commitment to protecting the health and safety of all spectators and workers. Starting at 00:00 on Friday, October 16, 2020, the schedules, capacity and development of Festival activities are modified.
Here are the main modifications:
1. Reduction of capacity to 50% in all Festival theaters (Auditorium, Tramuntana, Prado, Retiro and Brigadoon).
2. All scheduled sessions that begin at 11pm are cancelled.
3. All the parallel activities of the Festival are cancelled: screenings at the Hort de Can Falç, screenings and activities at the Miramar Cultural Center, the Bloodmuts and the Puck Cinema Caravana.
4. The Fanshop Area (fair stands) in front of the Hermitage of San Sebastián is cancelled.
5. The Foodtàstic Area will remain open but only with take-away service, pending clarification from PROCICAT.
6. Scheduled double sessions are limited to the screening of a single film. Check the billboard.
The amount of the tickets purchased that affect the cancelled sessions will be returned by the Festival directly to its buyers in the same account or card from which the purchase was made.
With this package of measures, the Festival expands its protocol with protection against COVID-19, making the theaters a safe projection space. We remember that the entire official circuit of the Festival has a custom device that can be consulted on the web www.sitgesfilmfestival.info
Changes and cancellations Sitges 2020 schedule
Following the decree of public health measures to contain the epidemic outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the territory of Catalonia, the Festival has adopted a series of measures that alter some sessions of the official programming from this night. We detail the sessions and schedules affected below:
CHANGES OF SESSION TIMES:
– The surprise session on Saturday 17th in the Auditorium, Este cuerpo me sienta de muerte (Freaky), scheduled at 11.30pm and rescheduled at 10.30pm on the same Saturday.
– The session on Saturday 17th at 11:30 pm in Brigadoon theater of Sweetie, you won’t beleive it, is rescheduled to Sunday 18th at 7:00 pm in the same Brigadoon theater.
– The session on Sunday 18, at 2.15pm in Tramuntana theater Tin Can is cancelled and Initiation will be screened instead.
DOUBLE SESSION AFFECTATIONS:
Double scheduled sessions are reduced to the projection of a single film. We detail the films and the final scheduled hours.
- Sunday October 18
- Retiro – Mandíbulas – Start time: 10.15pm
- Prado – Slaxx – Start time: 10pm
- Tramuntana – Host – Start time: 10.30pm
– It is recalled that the cancelled films, with the exception of Initiation, Psycho Goreman and the short film session El mundo de los Bonobos, are available on the Festival’s online platform on.sitgesfilmfestival.online until Sunday 18 at 11:59 pm.
– The amount of the tickets purchased that affect the cancelled sessions will be returned by the Festival directly to its buyers in the same account or card from which the purchase was made.
- Thursday October 15
- Auditorium – Initiation – Start time: 1h
- Tramuntana – The Toll – Start time: 1h
- Prado – The Stylist – Start time: 1h
- Retiro – Becky – Start time: 1h
- Brigadoon – El planeta de los Bonobos (sesión de cortometrajes) – Start time: 11pm
- Friday October 16
- Auditorium – Fried Barry & Initiation – Start time: 1h
- Tramuntana – La noche + zombi (Get the Hell Out + Yummy) – Start time: 1h
- Prado – Sleepless Beauty & For the Sake of Vicious – Start time: 1h
- Retiro – Live Forever & Psycho Goreman & The Mortuary Collection – Start time: 1h
- Saturday October 17
- Prado – Live Forever & Psycho Goreman & The Mortuary Collection – Start time: 1h
- Retiro – Spree & Slaxx – Start time: 1h
- Tramuntana – Sleepless Beauty & For the Sake of Vicious – Start time: 1h