San Sebastian Film Festival 2015

Section dedicated to films produced in the Basque Country.

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District Zero (Year: 2015; Director: Jorge Fernandez Mayoral, Pablo Tosco, Pablo Iraburu Allegue)
This film narrates everyday life in a mobile phone repair shop in the Zataari refugee camp.
Gure Sor Lekuaren Bila (Year: 2015; Director: Josu Martinez)
A documentarian goes in search of a lost film about the Basque Country.
Jai Alai Blues (Year: 2015; Director: Gorka Bilbao Ramos)
A documentary narrating the story of the game of Jai Alai.
#Jazzaldia50 (Year: 2015; Director: Carlos Rodriguez)
The San Sebastian Jazz Festival looks back over its 50 years of history in this documentary.
Possessed (Pos Eso) (Country: Spain; Year: 2014; Director: Samuel Ortí Martí; Writer: Samuel Ortí Martí, Rubén Ontiveros; Stars: Anabel Alonso, Álex Angulo, Carlos Areces, Mariví Bilbao, Santiago Segura, Josema Yuste)
La Trini, a world-famous Flamenco dancer, leaves the tablaos in deep depression after her husband’s death. Damian, her eight-year-old son, is possessed by an evil demon who prompts him to commit horrendously cruel and bloody acts.
Sanctuary (Sanctuaire) (Country: France, Spain; Year: 2015; Director: Olivier Masset-Depasse; Writer: Quitterie Duhurt, Pierre-Erwan Guillaume, Olivier Masset-Depasse, Xabi Molia; Stars: Jérémie Renier, Àlex Brendemühl, Juana Acosta, Rubén Ochandiano, François Marthouret, Michel Bompoil, Vincent Ozanon, Josean Bengoetxea, Paxti Santamaria, Félix Arcarazo, Jon Mikel Rueda Arana, Eneko Sagardoy, Arkaitz Gartziandia, Iosu Florentino, Javier Barandiaran)
A film about two adversaries who will learn to know and respect one another, despite their differences: Domingo Iturbe, "Txomin", head of the ETA military apparatus, and Grégoire Fortin, adviser to Mitterrand’s Minister of Justice.
Un Otono Sin Berlin (Year: 2015; Director: Lara Izagirre)
A woman returns to her home town after years away and finds broken ties are hard to reconnect.
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