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.

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The Mole Agent
The Mole Agent
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.
The Metamorphosis Of Birds
The Metamorphosis Of Birds
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.
Another Round
Another Round
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.
La Verónica
La Verónica
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.
Falling
Falling
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.
Crock Of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane McGowan
Crock Of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane McGowan
Documentary about The Pogues frontman.
Gull
Gull
Drama about the aftermath of a middle-aged woman's rape.
Moving On
Moving On
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.
Limbo
Limbo
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.
Beginning
Beginning
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.
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San Sebastian Film Festival News

San Sebastian adds titles
Cesc Gay joins line-up as RTVE presentations announced
San Sebastian Official Selection takes shape
Spanish titles bolster line-up
San Sebastian New Directors line-up announced
UK's Ben Sharrock to present second film Limbo
San Sebastian announces titles
Plans going ahead for physical edition of the festival
Viggo Mortensen to receive Donostia
Star will also bring directorial debut to San Sebastian
San Sebastian announces South Korean retrospective
Selection to focus on golden era films of Fifties and Sixties
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A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

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