Boston Science Fiction Film Festival
The festival showcases over 100 science fiction features and short films, from all over the world. It culminates with a 24-hour movie marathon of classic, new and schlock films. The 24-hour marathon (known as The ‘Thon) starts at noon on the Sunday of President's Holiday weekend and runs, non-stop until noon the following day.
The best overall film is awarded The Gort, is a specially designed award after the robot the classic film The Day the Earth Stood Still.