Pro Tools
•Register a festival or a film
Submit film to festivals Promote for free or with Promo Packages

FILMFESTIVALS | 24/7 world wide coverage

Welcome !

Enjoy the best of both worlds: Portal for Film & Festival News, exploring the best of the festivals community.  

An adventure exploring, from dreams to reality, the emerging talents in our community.

Launched in 1995, relentlessly connecting films to festivals, reporting and promoting festivals worldwide.

A brand new website will soon be available. Covid-19 is not helping, stay safe meanwhile.

For collaboration, editorial contributions, or publicity, please send us an email here

User login

|FRENCH VERSION|

RSS Feeds 

Martin Scorsese Masterclass in Cannes

Best Trailers for November 2020

 

SanSebastian


 

Blogging from San Sebastian September 17-25, 2021

Coverage Recap of 61st edition. Photo gallery 2013 Recap of 63rd edition, video I Recap of 64th edition, video I Recap of 65th edition, video / Recap of 66th edition https://youtu.be/QaoU9ZXi4Rg /Recap of 68th edition, video https://youtu.be/fktYpcd5wMc


 


feed

Fernando Trueba will close San Sebastian with his film ‘El olvido que seremos / Forgotten We'll Be’

boletin_1227.jpg?t=20200907110007

The Spanish director’s Colombian production is part of the Cannes 2020 Official Selection

The international premiere of El olvido que seremos Forgotten We'll Be, the Colombian production directed by Fernando Trueba and starring Javier Cámara, will close, out of competition, the Official Selection at the San Sebastian Festival’s 68th edition. The film, an adaptation of Héctor Abad Faciolince’s homonymous novel, is part of the Official Selection of Cannes 2020, cancelled due to the pandemic.

Héctor Abad Faciolince, one of the most outstanding writers in contemporary Colombia, narrates in his novel El olvido que seremos / Oblivion: A Memoir the story of his father, Héctor Abad Gómez, a doctor and human rights activist in the polarised and violent Medellin of the ‘70s. David Trueba signs the screenplay adapting a bestseller which has racked up more than 300,000 sales worldwide, and has been translated into more than twelve languages, as well as having been sold to 20 countries.

El olvido que seremos Forgotten We'll Be is a Caracol Televisión project produced by Dago García Producciones, with a cast featuring actors Javier Cámara, Nicolás Reyes Cano, Patricia Tamayo and Juan Pablo Urrego. It is also the film chosen by the Colombian Academy of Cinematography Arts and Sciences to represent the country as candidate for Best Iberoamerican film at the next edition of the Goya Awards, to take place on February 27 in Malaga.

The film is distributed by Bteam Pictures in Spain and Film Factory takes care of the international sales.

Fernando Trueba (Madrid, 1955), winner of an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film for Belle Époque (1993), has participated in San Sebastian Festival since the beginning of his career. He presented the documentary Mientras el cuerpo aguante (1982) in the Official Selection, to which he has since returned with El baile de la victoria (The Dancer and the Thief), screened out of competition, and with El artista y el modelo (The Artist and the Model, 2012), for which he landed the Silver Shell for best director.  

Among other sections, his films have also screened in the former Made in Spanish –Two Much (1996), La niña de tus ojos (The Girl of Your Dreams, 1999) and Calle 54 (2000)– and in the Velodrome, where he presented El milagro de Candeal (The Miracle of Candeal, 2004). Furthermore, Chico & Rita (2013), an animated film co-directed with Javier Mariscal and Tono Errando, was part of the retrospective Animatopia. The new paths of animated cinema.

El olvido que seremos / Forgotten We'll Be

Fernando Trueba (Colombia)

Cast: Javier Cámara, Juan Pablo Urrego, Nicolás Reyes, Patricia Tamayo

Based on the book of the same name, El olvido que seremos (Forgotten We'll Be) portrays the life of a good man, Héctor Abad Gómez, a prominent doctor and human rights activist in the violent Medellin of the 70s. The story follows the life of the doctor, a family man worried not only for his own children but for those of the underprivileged classes as well. His home was imbued with vitality and creativity, the result of an education based on tolerance and love. Nothing could foretell that a terrible cancer would take the life of one of his beloved daughters. Driven by sadness and rage, Héctor devoted himself to the social and political causes of the time. But Medellin’s intolerant society would harass him until he was finally silenced. An intimate story seen through the eyes of his only male son, Héctor Abad Faciolince, one of the most outstanding writers in contemporary Colombia.

fp_680734_22372.jpg

 

Links

The Bulletin Board

> The Bulletin Board Blog
> Partner festivals calling now
> Call for Entry Channel
> Film Showcase
>
 The Best for Fests

Meet our Fest Partners 

Following News

Interview with AFM Director

 

Interview with Cannes Marche du Film Director 

 

Interview with the Parasite director

Brad Pitt and Leonard Maltin Interviewed

Filmfestivals.com dailies live coverage from


> Live from India
> Live from LA
> IFFI Goa
> Lost World Film Festival
> Locarno
> Toronto
> Venice
> San Sebastian
> BFI London

> Film Festival Days
> AFM
> Tallinn Black Nights

> Palm Springs Film Festival
> Kustendorf
> Rotterdam
> Sundance
Santa Barbara Film Festival SBIFF
> Berlin 
> Fantasporto
Amdocs
Houston WorldFest
 
Cannes / Marche du film online

Useful links for the indies:

Big files transfer
> Celebrities / Headlines / News / Gossip
> Clients References
> Crowd Funding
> Deals

> Festivals Trailers Park
> Film Commissions 
> Film Schools
> Financing
> Independent Filmmaking
> Motion Picture Companies and Studios
> Movie Sites
> Movie Theatre Programs
> Music/Soundtracks 
> Posters and Collectibles
> Professional Resources
> Screenwriting
> Search Engines
> Self Distribution
> Search sites – Entertainment
> Short film
> Streaming Solutions
> Submit to festivals
> Videos, DVDs
> Web Magazines and TV

A question for Jennifer Aniston from Richard Hobert winner at SBIFF 2020 :

Top 3 Tech Innovations in Film History

> Other resources
+ SUBSCRIBE to the weekly Newsletter
+ Connecting film to fest: Marketing & Promotion
Special offers and discounts
Festival Waiver service
 

User images

About SanSebastian

Barreda de Biurrun Inés

Blogging from the 67th San Sebastian Film Festival
Reporting by Inés Barreda de Biurrun and Bruno Chatelin.

Visit the photo gallery
Watch the Picass
a 61st Photo Gallery

60th Photo Gallery

59th Photo Gallery

58th Photo Gallery

57th Photo Gallery

56th Photo Gallery

55th Photo Gallery

 

Stay tuned for our video coverage.


san sebastian

Spain



View my profile
Send me a message
gersbach.net