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The 59th San Sebastian Film Festival runs from September 16 to 25.
Retrospectives include a showcase of the work of Jacques Demy and thematic retrospectives called Digital Shadows: The Last Generation Of Chinese Film, celebrating film from the country from 2000 to 2010 and American Way Of Death: American Film Noir 1990 to 2010.
View Films by Strand:
- American Way Of Death: American Film Noir 1990 to 2010
- Culinary Zinema
- Horizontes Latinos
- Made in Spain
- Official Selection
- Zabaltegi-New Directors
View previous years coverage of the San Sebastian Film Festival festival:
SSFF Latest Reviews
A documentary about the art of improvised rhyming verse sung in the Basque tongue.
Nostalgic comedy on about family reunion set in the Seventies.
Two brothers hatch a plot to make their reunion wish come true.
A documentary following the 85 year old master sushi chef, Jiro Ono
A look into the creative and culinary processes behind one of the world's most famous restaurants.
Snapshot of the life of a widowed octogenarian.
An intense family melodrama set in the outskirts of Lisbon.
To narrates the intertwining fates of three people desperate to get their hands on money fast, all set around a robbery haul.
A bittersweet family comedy about two long-estranged brothers and the tense friction arising between them when they’re forced together for a family celebration.
Finnboeg and Alfred paint lines on a road in this gentle comedy. Re-released to coincide with David Gordon Green's remake Prince Avalanche.
San Sebastian Film Festival Features
San Sebastian Film Festival News
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
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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