Opening this year’s Zinemira sidebar, Izagirre’s “Nora” returns after featuring in 2018’s Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum. “We search for new talent, and if you want to know what’s going on now in Latin America, come to San Sebastián.”. Cannes Film Festival Today, with no arrests or explanation offered, his family continues their search for the truth of what happened to him. Mother and daughter don’t speak, however, though their paintings do connect with a remarkably similar style. The San Sebastián International Film Festival (SSIFF, Spanish: Festival de San Sebastián; Basque: Donostia Zinemaldia) is an annual FIAPF A category film festival held in the Spanish city of Donostia-San Sebastián in September, in the Basque Country.[1][2].

The projects submission in the Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum or Ikusmira Berriak residence program is for free. At the moment, we're covering: London Film FestivalHybrid festival expanding outside of the capital in 2020, Scottish Queer International Film Festival, San Sebastian Film FestivalSpain's premier film festival. Penelope Cruz, Costa Gavras and Donald Sutherland receive career achievement Donostia Awards; Javier Bardem will present the ocean protection-themed “Sanctuary.” Kristen Stewart talks “Seberg.” Most stars sample the extraordinary Basque pintxo tapas in San Sebastián’s old quarter. Here are 10 early takes on 2019’s edition.


If you have a short film made at your school, you can participate in Nest. C/Pintor Pablo Uranga, 10B. Since its creation in 1953 it has established itself as one of the 14 "A" category competitive festivals accredited by the FIAPF, of which it has one of the lowest budgets. A nominee for Locarno’s Golden Pardino – Leopards of Tomorrow award in 2018, Bilbao-born, L.A.-based filmmaker Lertxundi’s brings her newest film to this year’s no-rules Zabaltegi-Tabakalera section. Director Ina Weisse talks about a protegé under pressure in The Audition, Two stars finally rub along famously in The Truth, François Girard on the energy of actors and Howard Shore’s score for The Song Of Names, Composer Howard Shore on The Song Of Names, The Aviator and A Dangerous Method, Sarah Gavron and Theresa Ikoko on capturing the teenage spirit and pushing the industry forward, Bertrand Bonello on histories and Zombi Child, Theresa Ikoko and Sarah Gavron on developing Rocks, Nichola Burley and Roxanne Scrimshaw talk about living the dream and creating characters in Lynn + Lucy, Director Fyzal Boulifa on capturing a working-class world in Lynn + Lucy and street casting his star, Penélope Cruz, Édgar Ramírez and Olivier Assayas on baby kisses and Wasp Network, Anna Pniowsky on Casey Affleck, storytelling, the script and the haircut for Light Of My Life, The Endless Trench also a big winner in San Sebastian, Animation for kids and culinary section announced, Cuarón's film to receive accolade in San Sebastian, San Sebastian also announces The Song Of Names will close festival, British director Sarah Gavron among those added, Kore-eda, Eggers and Soderberg among 10 titles added to line-up, Roger Michell's Slent Heart remake stars Sarandon and Winslet, Amenábar and Flowers filmmaking trio return to competition, San Sebastian announces first titles in Audience Award contest, San Sebastian plans to honour Spanish star, San Sebastian to celebrate Mexican director at 67th edition. Keeping busy at this year’s festival, David Pérez Sañudo also heads this K 2000-produced series following Amaia, a primary school teacher with skeletons in her past she’d rather forget. When the women’s association of Uriola commits to join the Alarde parade, she must face her broken family, torn apart by the same event 25 years earlier.

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However, if you have a short film made at your school you can submit it free of charge to Nest. Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara, Character arc Box Office, Disney Plus Adds Content Warning to ‘Dumbo,’ ‘Peter Pan’, TV Ratings: Biden Wins Town Hall Duel With Trump, How Savannah Guthrie Helped Salvage NBC’s Risky Bet on Town Hall, Tony Awards 2020: Full List of Nominations, 'The Masked Singer' Reveals the Identity of Baby Alien, Pedro Pascal on Fame and ‘The Mandalorian’: ‘Can We Cut the S— and Talk About the Child?’, Tracey Edmonds Seeks $10 Million for Mulholland Estates Mansion, Adele to Host Next Week’s Episode of ‘SNL’, How Artist Omer Arbel Fuses Molten Metal With Glass to Create Otherworldly Sculptures, Pandemic Shifts the Map During College Football’s Roller Coaster Season: Data Viz, Here’s Why You Should Buy a Toaster Oven for Your Kitchen Counter. San Sebastian; Behobia – San Sebastian. It was the first festival attended by Roman Polanski and has helped advance the professional careers of filmmakers such as Francis Ford Coppola, Bong Joon-ho and Pedro Almodóvar. The Film Festival as a promotional platform. Yes, but only in the Made in Spain or Zinemira Panorama sections (the latter only in the case of Basque productions). S.A. Adabaki Ekoizpenak, Gastibeltza Filmak. Celebrities coming from all over the globe attend the event every year, as it has become the most important of its kind celebrated in Spain. The latter may be some kind of record for a major festival’s main sidebar.

This quality in this year’s crop of home-grown productions at the San Sebastian Festival is no surprise to anyone following the region’s growth in recent years, but it is impressive. : +34 945 218 178. It has hosted several important events of the history of cinema, such as the international premieres of Vertigo, by Alfred Hitchcock (who attended the Festival) and the European premiere of Star Wars. Many, unsurprisingly, find a reason to return.

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The calendar for announcing the films will be decided by the Communication Department, which will first of all inform the person responsible for its submission. Below, 20 Basque projects and finished films and series which stand out at this year’s event. The Festival makes no distinction between fiction and non-fiction and both options will be considered for all of its sections. Hot on the heels of the Venice film festival, the San Sebastián Film Festival has safely pulled off (fingers crossed) the second major film event held during a global coronavirus pandemic. Archive of festival coverage. Horror and Fantasy Film Festival. The Festival receives more than 2,500 films every year and does give the reasons for its decision. Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988, The iconic man

Through shooting a vampire film together, a child lives out a rite of passage as the adult becomes childlike again. Sponsors. Yes, the film can participate in the different Festival sections according to the rules on release corresponding to each section. Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable. San Sebastian film festival is one of the best-regarded around the world. Complete this form with your details for accessing the contents reserved for registered users, We have sent you an email. The San Sebastián International Film Festival (SSIFF, Spanish: Festival de San Sebastián; Basque: Donostia Zinemaldia) is an annual FIAPF A category film festival held in the Spanish city of Donostia-San Sebastián in September, in the Basque Country.[1][2]. About us | Legal statement | Basque … Maintaining his innocence from the beginning, Pablo’s family tries to raise more than a million dollars needed to mount a defense for a court-ordered retrial. Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle, Out of the past No.

The festival took place for the first time on the 21st of September in 1953 and, ever since,… San Sebastian Jazz Festival.

© Copyright 2020 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. View previous years coverage of the San Sebastian Film Festival festival: Filming sensations Back in San Sebastian to close this year’s Zinemira, “Lobster Soup” won the Ibaia and Treeline Distribution awards at the festival’s 2018 Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-Production Forum. A former San Sebastian Festival Co-Production Forum project, “Akelarre” is the latest from Cannes Jury Prize-winner Pablo Agüero (“First Snow”) and plays in this year’s main competition.

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“I totally agree with Venice’s Alberto Barbera when he says there shouldn’t be [gender] quotas,” says Rebordinos. Tel.

This page was last edited on 30 September 2020, at 19:27. One example: Judging others and herself by narrow standards of musical excellence, Anna in German competition entry “The Audition” is still seeking to prove to her long dead mother that she did not deserve to be forgotten. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC. Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018 Book hotels early if you plan to be in the city at this time.

Sundance Film Festival December. The Festival Committee will then decide which section is most suitable for the film submitted. “We can’t compete with the world’s biggest festivals for big world premieres, but we can snag first features,” Rebordinos says. AWARD (Development Latin America-Europe), Eurimages Award for Co-production Development, Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum. It was the first festival attended by Roman Polanski and has helped advance the professional careers of filmmakers such as Francis Ford Coppola, Bong Joon-ho and Pedro Almodóvar. Please introduce the following security code: An email will be sent signed with your name. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Navarre Film Commission will hold an exhibition at San Sebastian of 18 of its hugely contrasting locations, plus the titles shot there. Xabier P 0. Produced by Marian Fernández Pascal at go-ahead Basque outfit Txintua Films, and screening as a work in progress at WIP Europa. Coverage of the lynchpin German festival. Aitor Gabilondo directs the series, arguably the festival’s most buzzed-up title to date this year. Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses, A different space

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