The 66th edition of San Sebastian Film Festival will run from September 21 to 29. This year one of its retrospectives will be dedicated to British filmmaker Muriel Box. Titles have just begun to be announced.

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BlacKkKlansman
BlacKkKlansman
Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and became the head of the local chapter.
Girl
Girl
A teenage trans girl dreams of becoming a ballerina.
The Image Book
The Image Book
Nothing but silence. Nothing but a revolutionary song. A story in five chapters like the five fingers of a hand.
The Angel
The Angel
The story of a real life teenage serial killer in Argentina.
Cold War
Cold War
A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatally mismatched and yet fatefully condemned to each other.
The Brothers
The Brothers
A young woman working as a servant on the Isle of Skye struggles with the consequences of male attention and is caught up in a doomed love affair.
Simon and Laura
Simon and Laura
A bickering couple get the opportunity to revitalise their careers by starring in a reality TV show.

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San Sebastian Film Festival News

Donostia Award for DeVito
San Sebastian to celebrate comic actor, director and producer's lifetime in film.
San Sebastian adds six to competition
Peter Strickland, Brillante Mendoza and Louis Garrel join line-up
San Sebastian announces Horizontes Latinos titles
Reygadas, Martinessi and Seigner join line-up.
An Unexpected Love to open San Sebastian
Producer Juan Vera makes directorial debut
Spanish titles announced by San Sebastian
19 homegrown features and shorts in line-up
San Sebastian announces first New Directors titles
A look at the 13 up-and-coming directors selected.
San Sebastian announces first Competition titles
Claire Denis, Naomi Kawase and Kim Jee-woon join line-up
Kore-eda to receive Donostia Award
San Sebastian to honour Japanese director
San Sebastian to celebrate work of Muriel Box
Retrospective dedicated to British filmmaker

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San Sebastian releases 2018 posters
San Sebastian 2018 posters
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Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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