Eye For Film >> Festivals >> A-Z >> San Sebastian Film Festival >> 2020
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
When a family becomes concerned about their mother’s well-being in a retirement home, private investigator Romulo hires Sergio, an 83-year-old man who becomes a new resident – and a mole inside the home, who struggles to balance his assignment with becoming increasingly involved in the lives of several residents.
Beatriz and Henrique fall in love and get married. He goes to sea while she raises their inquisitive children. The director brings her family's story to the screen.
Martin and three of his friends, all weary high school teachers, embark on an experiment to maintain a constant level of intoxication throughout the workday.
Model and football WAG Veronica lives her life on social media... and she'll stop at nothing to become the face of a new lipstick.
A man invites his conservative father to live with him and his husband in Los Angeles, but his progressing dementia becomes problematic for them both.
Documentary about The Pogues frontman.
Drama about the aftermath of a middle-aged woman's rape.
Okju and Dongju move into their grandpa's house during their summer vacation after their father goes broke... but problems begin with their grandad falls ill.
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.
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
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Estonia's film showcase
Celebration of factual film
French Film Festival
UK wide celebration of Gallic film
London Korean Film Festival
The 15th edition includes digital screenings.