The 67th edition of the festival will run from September 20 to 28. There will be a retrospective dedicated to Mexican director Roberto Gavaldón - including his classic Macario - and Penelope Cruz will be in the city to receive a Donostia Award for lifetime achievement.

So far, the festival has announced some of its titles but check back soon for more updates.

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Bird Island
Bird Island
After a long period of isolation, Antonin, a young man suffering from persisting exhaustion, rediscovers the world at a rehabilitation centre for birds.
Portrait Of A Lady On Fire
Portrait Of A Lady On Fire
On an isolated island in Bretagne at the end of the 18th century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
The Climb
The Climb
A look at the friendship between two guys that spans many years.
Sorry We Missed You
Sorry We Missed You
A hard-up delivery driver and his wife struggle to get by in modern-day England.
Beanpole
Beanpole
Two young women search for meaning and hope in the struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins of Leningrad after the Second World War.
Les Misérables
Les Misérables
A man joins an anti-crime brigade and rapidly discovers the tensions between the various neighbourhood groups.
Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace
Concert film about the recording of Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace album.
Monos
Monos
On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.
Macario
Macario
A peasant is befriended by 'Death' and given a water that can heal any disease... but his new powers attract unwanted attention.

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San Sebastian Film Festival News

Child's play and food for thought at San Sebastian
Animation for kids and culinary section announced
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Cuarón's film to receive accolade in San Sebastian
Donald Sutherland to receive Donostia
San Sebastian also announces The Song Of Names will close festival
Six titles join San Sebastian competition
British director Sarah Gavron among those added
San Sebastian adds to Pearls
Kore-eda, Eggers and Soderberg among 10 titles added to line-up
Costa-Gavras to be honoured at San Sebastian
Filmmaker will receive Donostia Award
Blackbird to open San Sebastian
Roger Michell's Slent Heart remake stars Sarandon and Winslet
San Sebastian announces Spanish titles
Amenábar and Flowers filmmaking trio return to competition
Parasite joins Pearls
San Sebastian announces first titles in Audience Award contest
Cruz to receive Donostia
San Sebastian plans to honour Spanish star
Roberto Gavaldón retrospective
San Sebastian to celebrate Mexican director at 67th edition
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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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