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65th San Sebastian Film Festival
22/30 September 2017 - #65ssiff

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The Cooperación Espańola 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 ŕ 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
Savage Cinema, the Festival’s adventure film section, will gather in San Sebastian the moviemaker Jennifer Peedom, actor Bérénice Bejo and the surfer Kai Lenny, among others
Eight Ibero-American films compete for the Cooperación Espańola Award at the San Sebastian Festival
Eleven productions make up the Made in Spain showcase
The Velodrome will host the world premieres of ''Fe de etarras'' and ''Operación Concha''
The latest film from Michael Winterbottom to close the seventh edition of Culinary Zinema
Seven productions from Argentina, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Spain, UK and USA, five of them first films, make up the San Sebastian Festival section organised jointly with the Basque Culinary Center and in collaboration with the Berlinale
Seven films with Basque production to compete for the Irizar Basque Film Award
The editor Julia Juaniz will receive the Zinemira Award at the Basque Film and ETB Gala, including the premiere of ''Elkarrekin-Together''

Zinemira will present the fiction debuts ''Bi txirula'', by Ińigo García Arrizabalaga, and ''Non / No'', by Eńaut Castagnet and Ximun Fuchs
Antoniak, Berneri, Finkiel, Libon & Hinant, Popescu and Schwentke to close the competition for the Golden Shell at the 65th edition of the San Sebastian Festival
Fourteen short films from Argentina, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Spain and the USA to compete at the International Film Students Meeting
The XVI edition of the Meeting, to take place between September 25 and 29 at Tabakalera, will include masterclasses by Raymond Depardon and Claudine Nougaret, Todd Haynes and Christine Vachon, Marine Francen, Nobuhiro Suwa and José Luis Torres Leiva, who will also chair the jury
The world premiere of ‘Charmřren / The Charmer’ to open the New Directors section
One Indian and one British productions to complete the New Directors section, where sixteen first and second films will compete for the Kutxabank-New Directors Award
Aronofsky, Baker, Guédiguian, Haneke, Koreeda, McDonagh, Ramsay and Virzě, among others, join the Pearls selection
Raymond Depardon, Hong Sang-soo and Frederick Wiseman, among others, to compete for the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award
This section congregating films that seek to open new cinematic paths contains fourteen features, one medium-length film and seven shorts
Rory Kennedy (‘Last Days in Vietnam’) and Jennifer Peedom (‘Sherpa’), in the selection of Savage Cinema’s fifth edition
The discovery of Desert Point, the lives of Kai Lenny and Laird Hamilton and the fascination of mountaineering are some of the subjects of the section’s six titles
The European premiere of ''The Wife'' to close the Official Selection of the Festival's 65th edition
Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Annie Starke and the filmmaker Björn Runge will present the film in San Sebastian
San Sebastian Festival’s Official Selection will include four special screenings
Adrián Biniez, Michel Franco, Sebastián Lelio and Marcela Said, among others, to compete for the Horizontes Award
Seven of the twelve films selected for Horizontes Latinos were screened at Films in Progress
Films in Progress 32 to present six films by María Alche, Nicolás Buenaventura, Armando Capó, Leandro Lara, Rubén Mendoza and Aly Muritiba
Films in Progress 32 will run on September 25, 26 and 27
The Joseph Losey retrospective will offer all his feature films at the 65th edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival
Glocal in Progress, the Festival´s new industry activity, opens with three films in Slovenian, Basque and Romanian
The event will run on September 25, 26 and 27, the same dates as Films in Progress 32 and the VI Europe-Latin America Co-Production Forum.
Barbara Albert, Alexandros Avranas, James Franco, Diego Lerman, Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, Ivana Mladenovic, Matt Porterfield and Nobuhiro Suwa, among others, to compete for the Golden Shell
''The Square'', Golden Palm at Cannes, to open the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera section
Berlin’s Golden Bear will compete in Pearls with Haynes, Guadagnino and Zvyagintsev, among others, for the City of Donostia / San Sebastian Audience Award
"El autor", "Handia" and "Life and Nothing More", competitors for the Golden Shell in San Sebastian
"Marrowbone", the directorial debut of screenwriter Sergio G. Sánchez, will participate out of competition, and "Morir (Dying)", the second film by Fernando Franco, will be a special screening

For the first time a TV series, "La peste (The Plague)", directed by Alberto Rodríguez, will participate in the Official Selection out of competition
Thirteen first and second films by filmmakers from Argentina, Belgium, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Philippines, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Taiwan to compete for the Kutxabank-New Directors Award
Gas Natural Fenosa and Isabel Coixet will present the first part of a film on energy efficiency in San Sebastian
The cut and editing concepts play the lead part in the image of the 65th edition
The author of the poster is the graphic design studio from San Sebastian Husmee
The 65th edition of the San Sebastian Festival and the Spanish Film Archive will dedicate a retrospective to the North American director who settled in the UK, Joseph Losey
Ikusmira Berriak opens its third call for proposals
The San Sebastian Festival calls its online poster competition
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