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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


 


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Talent attending the 62st edition of the San Sebastian Festival

Other names to have confirmed their attendance alongside Denzel Washington and Benicio del Toro, are: Antonio Banderas, John Malkovich, Pedro Almodóvar, Viggo Mortensen, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jessica Chastain, Josh Hutcherson, Omar Sy, Ricardo Darín, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Leonardo Sbaraglia, and many more This morning, the latest edition of the San Sebastian Festival was presented in the María Cristina Hotel. Jose Luis Rebordinos, the Festival Director and Management Com...

SAVAGE CINEMA confirms filmmakers, athletes and talents in attendance and announces a program of unmissable extracurricular acti

  Bruce Brown, forefather of the narrated lifestyle documentaries, confirms its exceptional presence for the “On Any Sunday – The Next Chapter” world premiere Images in high resolution  Once again, SAVAGE CINEMA will leap out from the screens and into the host city, San Sebastian. A diverse range of directors, athletes and talents will support our 2nd edition with their presence during the week, while a host of extracurricular activities will take place bringing ...

Industry Events in San Sebastian 62

      Festival 2014: Professional Agenda Numerous industry activities are scheduled for the 62nd San Sebastian Festival. Said activities are detailed in the Professional Agenda and will be updated on the Festival website whenever changes occur. Updates will also be included in the daily News Flash sent out to accredited industry guests.   Throughout the Festival, and particularly on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th, to coincide with...

Orona Fundazioa collaborates for the first time with the San Sebastian Festival

    Images in high resolution  Today Orona Fundazioa announced a new collaboration with the San Sebastian Festival, thereby uniting important, strategic cultural activity with a cooperative company which bases its strategy on technological innovation, internationalisation, its human capital (Orona) and commitment to the environment. Orona Fundazioa will collaborate with the XIII International Film Students Meeting by giving an award of €5,000 to the most innovative ...

Eleven Spanish films make up the Made in Spain section of the San Sebastian Festival

    Images in high resolution  The San Sebastian Festival will present in its Made in Spain section some of the best Spanish productions of the year. The titles programmed for the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival are:   10.000 Km (Long Distance) Carlos Marques-Marcet (Spain) Winning film of four awards at the Málaga Festival, including Best Film. Alexandra and Sergi are a couple from Barcelona who are ...

Fourteen titles compete in Horizontes Latinos at the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival

    Images in high resolution  Yet another year the San Sebastian Festival will showcase the best Latin American productions of the year. The programme of the Horizontes Latinos section at the 62nd edition includes fourteen productions from Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay and Colombia. Films that have competed or been presented at important international festivals, but which have not yet been seen at a Spanish festival or commercially released in our country. T...

Six feature films will be presented in the Zinemira section at the San Sebastian Film Festival

    Images in high resolution  This year, the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival will present six feature films in the Zinemira section for cinema produced in the Basque Country. The selection consists of two premieres and four titles from this year's production. Both premieres will compete for the Irizar Basque Film Award alongside all other productions with a minimum Basque production of 20% presented as world premieres in any of the Festival sections. The...

The 13th International Film Students Meeting will take place 23rd-26th September at the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festiv

    Images in high resolution  Yet another year the San Sebastian Festival and Tabakalera-International Centre for Contemporary Culture present the International Film Students Meeting, an event seeking to shed light on the work of students from film schools across the world. The pre-selection of works for this 13th Meeting saw the participation of 169 short films from 79 schools in 29 countries: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Rep...

Nineteen titles to be presented in the Zabaltegi section of the San Sebastian Festival

  "Tigers" by Danis Tanovic will round off the official competition "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" enters the Pearls section Images in high resolution  The 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival will include, in its Zabaltegi section, a varied selection of some of the most interesting proposals from this year's film scene: feature films, documentaries, short films and a television series. The section will include the Spanish premieres of the l...

"Samba", by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, closing film of the San Sebastian Festival

    Images in high resolution  The film Samba by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano will have its European premiere at the San Sebastian Festival as closing film of its 62nd edition on September 27. A Contracorriente Films will release in our country one of the most eagerly awaited French productions of the year. Samba is the first film from the directors of Intouchables (Untouchable) since it became a worldwide phenomenon: more than 19 million spectators in France, more ...

Six films from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Guatemala and Peru will be presented in Films in Progress 26

  Films in Progress 26 will run in San Sebastian on September 22, 23 and 24 as part of the 62nd edition of the Festival, to coincide with the III Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum Images in high resolution  This year a total of 121 films from 25 countries were received: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Mexico, the Netherlands, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Switzerland, U...

The 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival dedicates a cycle to the filmmaker Dorothy Arzner

  Images in high resolution  Dorothy Arzner (1897-1979) was one of a kind in the history of American cinema, the only woman to carve out a professional career as a director in Hollywood's Golden Age. In its 62nd edition, the San Sebastian Festival pays homage to the work of Arzner, today considered a pioneer in women's incorporation to the film industry, proclaimed as a filmmaker of strong style and personality for which she earned undeniable prestige within the Hollywood s...

Anahí Berneri, Susanne Bier, Maxime Giroux, Cristián Jiménez and Cédric Kahn join the selection at the 62nd San Sebastian Fest

A new international corps of reputed moviemakers will present their films in the Official Selection of the San Sebastian Festival. All of these titles, along with those already announced, will compete for the Golden Shell. We will shortly confirm the new films to complete the Official Selection.   Aire libre (Open Air) Anahí Berneri (Argentina) Argentinian director Anahí Berneri returns to competition in the Official Selecti...

Presentation of the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival

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Other names to have confirmed their attendance alongside Denzel Washington and Benicio del Toro, are: Antonio Banderas, John Malkovich, Pedro Almodóvar, Viggo Mortensen, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jessica Chastain, Josh Hutcherson, Omar Sy, Ricardo Darín, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Leonardo Sbaraglia, and many more The latest edition of the San Sebastian Festival was presented at the María Cristina Hotel in San Sebastian. Jose Luis Rebordinos, the Festival Director and Management Co...

Benicio del Toro to receive the Donostia Award

Escobar: Paradise Lost, a Chapter 2 and Roxbury production, internationally marketed by Pathé International and distributed in the United States by Radius/TWC, will close the Pearls section of the 62nd San Sebastian Festival. Written and directed by Andrea di Stefano, the film stars Academy Award-winner Benicio del Toro as Pablo Escobar, Josh Hutcherson (Hunger Games), Claudia Traisac and Carlos Bardem. Benicio del Toro has confirmed that he will come to San Sebastian to present the f...

San Sebastian Festival dedicates a cycle to the filmmaker Dorothy Arzner

Dorothy Arzner (1897-1979) was one of a kind in the history of American cinema, the only woman to carve out a professional career as a director in Hollywood's Golden Age. In its 62nd edition, the San Sebastian Festival pays homage to the work of Arzner, today considered a pioneer in women's incorporation to the film industry, proclaimed as a filmmaker of strong style and personality for which she earned undeniable prestige within the Hollywood studio system. Born in San Francisco ...

2014 Sebastiane Latino Award nominees

In 2013, Sebastiane Latino becomes the second LGBT award given by Gehitu association in San Sebastian Film Festival. This award tries to promote the LGBT values in the Latin Community. This is born thanks to the close relationship that San Sebastian Film Festival has with Latin America. The Second Sebastiane Latino Jury chose five films as Sebastiane Latino Award nominees:  PRAIA DO FUTURO (BRASIL-ALEMANIA) - Karim Aïnouz Short after facing the failure of an attempt to rescue a drow...

AICE creates the Zinemaldi Feroz Award at 62SSIFF

                                  Spanish Cinematographic Informers Association (AICE) and the San Sebastian International Film Festival have reached an agreement to create a new award that will be handed during the next SSIFF in September. AICE members accredited at the 62SSIFF will vote for their best film in the Official Selection. Winner will receive the FEROZ ZINEMALDI AWARD for the first time. The...

Fifty films make up the retrospective "Eastern Promises. Autobiography of Eastern Europe"

Fifty films make up the retrospective "Eastern Promises. Autobiography of Eastern Europe"   Images in high resolution  Eastern Promises. Autobiography of Eastern Europe is the title of the retrospective to be screened at this year's 62nd San Sebastian Festival, a look at movies produced since 2000 in the countries that lived under Soviet influence post-World War II. A cycle to discover the creative wealth of these film industries and the new talents to have emerged i...

Official Selection at the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival

Bille August, Mia Hansen-Løve, François Ozon, Christian Petzold, Michaël R. Roskam, Shim Sung-bo and Michael Sturminger to compete in the Official Selection at the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival   Images in high resolution  The competition for the Golden Shell at the coming San Sebastian Festival, running from September 19 to 27, unites the latest films by outstanding filmmakers on the international panorama. New titles to join them in the Official S...

15 projects in development from 14 countries will participate in the III Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum

  The Forum will run on September 22, 23 and 24 in the frame of the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival Fourteen projects have been selected from a total of 181 projects submitted from 22 countries, largely Latin American: Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela. In addition, and as part of the Fe...

François Ozon back to the Official Selection at the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival

Bille August, Mia Hansen-Løve, François Ozon, Christian Petzold, Michaël R. Roskam, Shim Sung-bo and Michael Sturminger to compete in the Official Selection at the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival   The competition for the Golden Shell at the coming San Sebastian Festival, running from September 19 to 27, unites the latest films by outstanding filmmakers on the international panorama. New titles to join them in the Official Selection will be ann...

Thirteen films compete for the Kutxa New Directors Award

    Images in high resolution  The selection of films making up the New Directors section was presented today. The Director of the San Sebastian Festival, José Luis Rebordinos, revealed the titles of the films to compete for the Kutxa New Directors Award, decided by a specific international jury. The Award comes with €50,000. At the coming Festival, the New Directors section will propose thirteen first or second works by a new generation of filmmakers. With this ...

SAVAGE CINEMA presents the line-up of its second edition

A selection of six films reflecting the principles of SAVAGE CINEMA; to showcase unique, compelling lifestyles while at the same time redefining the very realms of possibility in action sports films Images in high resolution  The second instalment of SAVAGE CINEMA focuses on real life adventure narratives in outdoor sports. On Any Sunday - The Next Chapter and Valley Uprising explore deep, intricate heritage, while Higher, starring pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones, showcases today's eli...

Official Selection for San Sebastian announced

Alberto Rodríguez, Carlos Vermut, Isaki Lacuesta, Pablo Malo, Jose Mari Goenaga And Jon Garaño will premiere their new films in the Official Selection at the San Sebastian Festival Roberto Castón and Hermes Paralluelo compete in New Directors, and another twelve titles will be presented in other section   Today, at the Academia de Cine, an announcement was made as to the list of films produced in Spain scheduled for the 62nd edition of the San Sebastian Festival, s...

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