James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander in Submergence James McAvoy and Alicia Vikander in Submergence

The programme for the 65th edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival has begun to be announced. The festival will open on September 22 with the European premiere of Wim Wenders' Submergence and close on September 30 with The Wife.

Argentinian star Ricardo Darín will receive a lifetime Donostia Award. There will also be a retrospective programme of Joseph Losey films.

We'll be bringing you news of the festival as it is announced.

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C'est La Vie!
C'est La Vie!
A night of surprises unfolds at a wedding party in a chateau.
Giant
Giant
Two brothers find their relationship tested after one of them becomes a magnet for attention because of his gigantism.
The Motive
The Motive
A man obsessed with writing a book, starts to manipulate his neighbours.
Borg vs McEnroe
Borg vs McEnroe
The story of the tennis rivalry between the Swede Björn Borg and the American John McEnroe.
Mother!
Mother!
Uninvited guests threaten a couple's relationship.
Custody
Custody
A couple embark on a bitter custody battle for their son.
The Cakemaker
The Cakemaker
After the death of his lover, Thomas heads to Israel – the birthplace of the man he adored. He becomes a pastry chef for the widow of the deceased. Yet she hardly suspects that the unnamed sorrow that connects her to the stranger is for the same man.
120 Beats Per Minute
120 Beats Per Minute
Portrait of the ACT UP activist group, a direct action collective aiming to impact the lives of people with AIDS.
Happy End
Happy End
Story of a bourgeois family, set against the backdrop of the Calais refugee crisis.
The Square
The Square
An art exhibit invites passers by to altruism, but things don't go as planned for its curator.
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Varda and Bellucci to receive Donostia Awards
John Malkovich to head jury
Wiseman, Sang-soo and Abramovich head to San Sebastian
Directors join Zabaltegi-Tabakalera competition
San Sebastian's Savage Cinema announced
Rory Kennedy and Jennifer Peedom join line-up
San Sebastian announces more Competition titles
James Franco, Diego Lerman and Barbara Albert join line-up
Submergence to open San Sebastian
Wim Wenders and Alicia Vikander to present film at festival.
Marrowbone, Handia head for San Sebastian
Spanish language film titles announced
Ricardo Darín to be honoured with Donostia
San Sebastian celebrate work of Argentinian star.
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