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An exhibition in Artium will recall the 1977 edition of the San Sebastian Festival
Letters, photographs, documents and audiovisual material will reconstruct an edition that brought about a radical change

The show will run from september 9 until december 8
Sharunas Bartas, Naomi Kawase, François Ozon and Thomas Vinterberg to compete in the San Sebastian Festival’s Official Selection
The debut by Dea Kulumbegashvili and the second film from Takuma Sato will also contend for the Golden Shell at the 68th edition
Films in Progress 37 to present six films from Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico
The 37th edition will run on March 26 and 27 within the framework of Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse
The 68th edition of the San Sebastian Festival and the Filmoteca Española will dedicate a retrospective to the golden age of Korean cinema
The season ‘Flowers in hell: the golden age of Korean cinema’ includes more than twenty titles produced in the 50s and 60s
For the first time, the San Sebastian Festival shares its documentary archive with the citizens
Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola and the Festival will present, on December 7 in Tabakalera, the research work carried out on archive materials from the years 1976 to 1980
Donostia Award for the dreamer Penélope Cruz
The actress received the San Sebastian Festival's most important honorary award from Bono (U2) in a surprise ceremony
Human Rights and Sustainable Development, protagonists of the Cooperación Española Award
San Sebastian, city of science and cinema
Thanks to the collaboration between the San Sebastian Festival, the Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) and the Filmoteca Vasca, the screening for schools of the film ‘Tximinoen erresuma’ ('Evolution Man - Monkey Business') at the Velodrome will be presented by scientists from the DIPC
The Velodrome will host the premieres of the series ‘Vida perfecta’, the animated film ‘La gallina turuleca’ and the documentary ‘Sua – Irabazi arte’
The concert organised by the Basque Orchestra, the SGAE Foundation and the San Sebastian Festival will take place on Saturday 21
The San Sebastian Festival and the company Amenabar present six films for an audience of children
The company is the San Sebastian Festival’s new Official Collaborator
Gastronomies from Argentina, Korea, Japan, the Mediterranean, the Basque Country and Vietnam inspire the ninth edition of Culinary Zinema
The San Sebastian Festival section organised jointly with the Basque Culinary Center includes nine feature films and four shorts
Altuna and Esnal, Arregi, Garaño and Goenaga, Iñaki Arteta, Iban del Campo, Maider Fernandez Iriarte, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Loïc Legrand, Mikel Urretabizkaia and Helena Taberna to compete for the Irizar Basque Film Award
Seventeen feature films, one medium-length film and three shorts will make up the Basque production distributed between the Official Selection, New Directors, Zabaltegi - Tabakalera, Perlak, Culinary Zinema, Zinemira sections and the Basque Cinema and EiTB galas

The producer José María ‘Txepe’ Lara will receive the Zinemira Award
Sixteen titles compose the Made in Spain section
The Festival will premiere a film by David Trueba focussed on Chicho Sánchez Ferlosio, a documentary about the need to rebuild bridges in the Basque Country and a compilation of stories about Spanish cinema
The Klasikoak section will offer the chance of a new look at the modern classics ‘Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters’, ‘Dao ma zei / The Horse Thief’ and ‘Sátántangó’
Said films, by Paul Schrader, Tian Zhuangzhuang and Béla Tarr respectively, will screen in restored versions
The San Sebastian Film Festival honours Donald Sutherland with the Donostia Award for more than fifty years of excellent performances
The award will be presented prior to the screening of ‘The Burnt Orange Heresy’, a thriller directed by Giuseppe Capotondi
Bertrand Bonello, Mati Diop, Takashi Miike and Diao Yinan, among others, to compete for the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award
Maddi Barber, Andrés di Tella, Izibene Oñederra and Justin Webster will present their latest works
Penélope Cruz will receive the Donostia Award before the screening of ‘Wasp Network’, the latest film from Olivier Assayas
Tickets are now on sale for the gala on September 27 in the Kursaal
The films of Sarah Gavron, Sonthar Gyal, Malgorzata Szumowska, Gonçalo Waddington, Alice Winocour and Paxton Winters join the list of competitors for the Golden Shell at the 67th edition
Seventeen productions will compete in the San Sebastian Festival’s Official Selection
Perlak will show the latest works from Affleck, Eggers, Koreeda, Larraín, Sciamma, Shinkai and Soderbergh, among others
‘The Climb’, a comedy directed by Michael Angelo Covino, will close the section out of competition
‘The Song of Names’, the film starring Tim Roth, Catherine McCormack and Clive Owen, to close the 67th edition of the San Sebastian Festival
Canada’s François Girard returns to the world of music after directing films such as ‘Le violon rouge’ (1998) and ‘Boychoir’ (2014)
Films in Progress 36 presents six debut films
The industry activity, running on September 23, 24 and 25, will show productions from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Uruguay
Roger Michell’s ‘Blackbird’ to open the San Sebastian Festival
Starring Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Mia Wasikowska and Sam Neill, the film is a remake of ‘Silent Heart’ (2014), the drama by Denmark’s Bille August, which also competed for the Golden Shell
Fourteen short films will compete in Nest Film Students, which has seen its submissions increase by 22% in a year
The Argentine director Martín Rejtman will chair the jury at the XVIII edition of the international film students meeting, to run from September 23 to 27
The third edition of Glocal in Progress will present three films shot in Albanian, Romanian and Catalan
Two of the three are debut films

'Nematoma', by Ignas Jonynas, awarded at the 2018 edition, will compete in New Directors
Horizontes Latinos will present the new films by Jayro Bustamante, Patricio Guzmán, Gael García Bernal, Paula Hernández, Romina Paula, Federico Veiroj and Andrés Wood, among others
‘La cordillera de los sueños (The Cordillera of Dreams)' will open the section, and ‘La Llorona’ will close it, out of competition
Louise Archambault, James Franco, Guillaume Nicloux, José Luis Torres Leiva, Ina Weisse, Adilkhan Yerzhanov and David Zonana to compete in the Official Selection
James Franco, winner of the Golden Shell with ‘The Disaster Artist’ (2017), stars and directs ‘Zeroville’
The retrospective dedicated to Roberto Gavaldón at San Sebastian Festival’s 67th edition will include twenty feature films by the Mexican director
The cycle, to be completed by a monographic book about the filmmaker, will travel to Filmoteca Española in Madrid in October and November
Fourteen productions from Argentina, Bulgaria, Chile, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, the UK and the USA to compete for the Kutxabank-New Directors Award
Worthy of note among the selected works are films to have landed awards at Films in Progress 35, Glocal in Progress and Ikusmira Berriak
‘La hija de un ladrón (A Thief's Daughter)’, ‘La trinchera infinita (The Endless Trench)’ and ‘Mientras dure la guerra (While at War)’ to compete for the Golden Shell at the 67th edition of the San Sebastian Festival
The first work from Belén Funes, the new film by Goenaga, Garaño and Arregi, and the latest movie from Alejandro Amenábar make up the list of Spanish films competing in the Official Selection, where Daniel Sánchez Arévalo will present ‘Diecisiete (Seventeen)’ out of competition and ‘La odisea de los giles (Heroic Losers)’ by Sebastián Borensztein will have a special screening
The latest works of Bong Joon Ho, Ken Loach, Nakache and Toledano, Oliver Laxe and Wang Xiaoshuai to compete for the City of Donostia / San Sebastian Audience Award
The films 'Beanpole', 'Amazing Grace' and 'Les Misérables' complete the first look ahead at the Perlak section
Penélope Cruz will receive a Donostia Award at the 67th edition of the San Sebastian Festival
The Spanish actress, winner of one Oscar and three Goyas, star of the Festival poster
Zinemaldia & Technology announces a competition for business projects, now in its second edition
The Basque Government promotes the Zinemaldia Startup Challenge, whose call for submissions opens today, aimed at entrepreneurs and recently created companies from Europe  who are developing a project involving new technologies for the audiovisual field

The second edition of Zinemaldia & Technology, organised by the San Sebastian Festival, Tecnalia, Tabakalera and Petronor, has the support of Creative Europe MEDIA and Vicomtech
The 67th edition of the San Sebastian Festival and Filmoteca Española will dedicate a retrospective to the Mexican director Roberto Gavaldón
The San Sebastian Festival publishes the report on its 66th edition
The Cooperación Española award goes to the Ibero-American film making the greatest contribution to development
The San Sebastian Festival, Tecnalia and Petronor address the influence of new technologies on the audiovisual sector
Fourteen short films to compete in Nest Film Students, which has seen its submissions rise by 48% in a year
The 17th edition of the Meeting, to take place from 24-28 September at Tabakalera, will host the masterclasses given by Alexander Payne, Peter Strickland, Jaime Rosales, Albertina Carri and Virgil Vernier, who will also preside over the jury
As well as the Donostia Award winners at the 66th edition, Judi Dench, Danny DeVito and Hirokazu Koreeda, Juliette Binoche, Laetitia Casta, Timothée Chalamet, Ricardo Darín, Lily-Rose Depp, Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Mercedes Morán, Robert Pattinson and John C. Reilly, among many others, have confirmed their presence in San Sebastian
Filmmakers Jacques Audiard, Alfonso Cuarón, Claire Denis, Bruno Dumont, Louis Garrel, Lucile Hadzihalilovic, Mamoru Hosoda, Kim Jee-Woon, Naomi Kawase, Nadine Labaki, Brillante Mendoza, Peter Strickland and Felix Van Groeningen will present their films in San Sebastian

Twenty Basque productions to be presented at the 66th edition of the San Sebastian Festival
Fifteen feature films, world premieres at the Festival, will compete for the Irizar Award

Zinemira will open with 'Mudar la piel' and close with 'Black is Beltza'

Ramón Agirre will collect the Zinemira Award at the Basque Film Gala, to include the screening of 'Jainkoak ez dit barkatzen'
The actress Isabelle Huppert features on the official poster of San Sebastian Festival’s 66th edition
Seven productions from Argentina, Canada, France, Japan, South Korea, Spain and Singapore on the menu of Culinary Zinema’s eighth edition
The San Sebastian Festival section associating gastronomy and cinema is jointly organised with the Basque Culinary Center and in collaboration with the Berlin Festival
One of the Donostia Awards at the 66th edition of the San Sebastian Festival will pay tribute to the career of legendary actress Judi Dench
''The context of Ikusmira Berriak is ideal for concentrating on a single project''
The five filmmakers from the programme's fourth edition began their six-week residencies this week
Eleven films to make up the Made in Spain programme
The Festival will present the documentary ''Querido Fotogramas''
''Les météorites / Meteorites'' and ''Qing Feng De Wei Dao / Breeze'' complete the New Directors competition
Fifteen productions will compete for the Kutxabank-New Directors Award
Bi Gan, Hadzihalilovic and Vernier, among others, to compete for the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award
Louis Garrel, Liu Jie, Brillante Mendoza, Tuva Novotny, Peter Strickland and Felix Van Groeningen join the runners for the Golden Shell
Films in Progress 34 to present five first works and one second film
The industry activity, to take place on September 24, 25 and 26, will screen productions from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay
The latest works by Jacques Audiard, Damien Chazelle, Alfonso Cuarón, Mamoru Hosoda, Nadine Labaki, Spike Lee and Jia Zhangke to compete for the City of Donostia / San Sebastian Audience Award
The first work by Bradley Cooper will screen out of competition
The second edition of Glocal in Progress presents three films shot in Greek, Lithuanian and Turkish
Two films from the first edition of the industry activity for European productions in non-hegemonic languages will premiere at the Festival: ‘Dantza’ in the Official Selection, and ‘Un om la locul lui / A Decent Man’, in New Directors
Brechner, Hernández Cordón, Katz, Martinessi, Reygadas and Seigner, among others, to compete for the Horizontes Award
Three films from the Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum and four from Films in Progress to figure in the Horizontes Latinos selection
The Velodrome will host the screenings of 'Arde Madrid', 'Dilili à Paris', 'Ni distintos ni diferentes: Campeones' and 'Smallfoot'
The Muriel Box retrospective will offer all her feature films at the 66th edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival
Icíar Bollaín, Isaki Lacuesta, Rodrigo Sorogoyen and Carlos Vermut to compete for the Golden Shell at the 66th edition of the San Sebastian Festival
'Gigantes', the series directed by Enrique Urbizu and Jorge Dorado, will participate out of competition, and the special screenings of 'Tiempo después', by José Luis Cuerda, and 'Dantza', by Telmo Esnal, will complete the participation of Spanish cinema in the Official Selection
Claire Denis, Kim Jee-woon, Naomi Kawase and Valeria Sarmiento, among others, will be competing for the Golden Shell at the 66th San Sebastian Festival
The second films by Simon Jaquemet and Markus Schleinzer and the third film by Benjamín Naishtat will also form part of the Official Section
Thirteen filmmakers from Argentina, Denmark, Spain, Japan, Kosovo, Mexico, Rumania, Russia, Switzerland and Vietnam will be competing for the Kutxabank-New Directors Award
''Un día más con vida / Another Day of Life'', ''Asako I&II'', ''Cold War'' and ''Three Faces'', among others, to compete for the City of Donostia / San Sebastian Audience Award
A series by Bruno Dumont, the first work from Hu Bo and the latest films by Jean-Luc Godard and Albertina Carri, selected for Zabaltegi-Tabakalera
The fourth edition of Ikusmira Berriak selects projects from Manuel Abramovich, Grigory Kolomytsev, Elena López Riera, Arantza Santesteban, and Nele Wohlatz
The inclusion of Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola as a residency programme partner allows the number of offerings selected to increase from four to five
San Sebastian Festival presents its new graphic identity
The image, created by the San Sebastian studio TGA, combines visibility and modernity
A living archive, open to the public will be the star project of the San Sebastian Festival’s 70th anniversary
Research work, curated in collaboration with the Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola, Tabakalera and Basque Film Archive will guarantee its conservation and access to the Festival’s documentary resources
Films in Progress 33 presents six films from Brazil, Chile and Mexico
The 33rd edition will take place on 22 and 23 March in the framework of Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse
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