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The 2020 edition of the festival is scheduled to run from September 18 to 26, with a 30 per cent reduction in screenings and a portion of the festival being held online. The festival's Official Selection will open with Woody Allen's romantic comedy Rifkin's Festival - which is set against a backdrop of the event itself.
View Films by Strand:
- Culinary Zinema
- Donostia Award Screening
- Horizontes Latinos
- Made In Spain
- New Directors
- Official Selection
- RTVE Screenings
View previous years coverage of the San Sebastian Film Festival festival:
SSFF Latest Reviews
Omar is a promising young musician. Separated from his Syrian family, he is stuck on a remote Scottish island awaiting the fate of his asylum request. Due to the plaster-cast on his arm, he cannot play his oud and instead wanders the epic landscapes searching for answers to a complex past and daunting future.
In a sleepy provincial town, a Jehovah Witness community is attacked by an extremist group. In the midst of this conflict, the familiar world of Yana, the wife of the community leader, slowly crumbles.
A woman in her sixties who, after losing everything following the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, lives as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
A woman loses her head over a Russian diplomat.
Documentary about the Tallahassee Unified Family Court in Florida, which specialises in judicial cases involving children.
A young film director makes her way around Japan, China, and Hong Kong after a relationship breakup.
Deep in the Mayan jungle, a lawless territory where myths abound, a group of Mexican gum workers cross paths with Agnes, a mysterious young Belizean woman.
Faced with an unintended pregnancy and a lack of local support, Autumn and her cousin Skylar embark on a brave, fraught journey across state lines to New York City.
In the secret forests of northern Italy, a dwindling group of joyful old men and their faithful dogs search for the world’s most expensive ingredient, the white Alba truffle. Their stories form a real-life fairy tale that celebrates human passion in a fragile land that seems forgotten in time.
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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