Last year’s Savage Cinema saw the screening of six world or European film premieres, which had a huge public success thanks to their exciting and original images and stories. A top notch selection of works with feats from the snowboard, surf, ski or rock climbing worlds, thrilled film lovers and action sports afficionados alike.
One of the reasons for the success of this new section is the support of the filmmakers, producers and athletes who presented their films and enjoyed the Festival atmosphere, turning the event into a meeting place between the universes of film, sports and adventure. World champions like David Lama (who climbed one of the edges of the Kursaal Centre) and Stephanie Gilmore (surfing), surfers such as Dave Rastovich and Chris del Moro, directors like Andrew Kidman, David Zieff, Murray Wais, Thomas Dirnhofer and Dave Mossop, or the producer Martha Mitchell were some of the professional guests who shared with us this first adventure.
Savage Cinema launches now its second edition with the goal of raising last years show to an even higher level in and outside the movie theatres. Films on subjects related to action sports, adventure and the outdoors, in any genre, produced in the last year and wishing to participate in the 62nd San Sebastian Festival can be submitted online until July 16.