Child's play and food for thought at San Sebastian

Animation for kids and culinary section announced

by Amber Wilkinson

Asterix: The Secret Of The Magic Potion
Asterix: The Secret Of The Magic Potion Photo: Courtesy of EIFF
San Sebastian has announced it will present a selection of animated films for children at its 67th edition.

The films, which include Asterix: The Secret Of The Magic Potion and The Lego Movie 2 will include a number of screenings dubbed into Basque to make them accessible to a family audience.

The section, which is produced in collaboration with property developer Amenabar, has an international sweep and will also include Nick Park's prehistoric adventure Early Man, Danish adventure The Incredible Story Of The Giant Pair, Belgian/French co-production The Son Of Bookfoot and Icelandic/Belgian film Ploey, which was namd best film at the Kristiansand International Children’s Film Festival (Norway).

The festival has also announced its Culinary Zinema section, with several of the screenings accompanied by themed dinners.

Now in its ninth year, the section is a mix of features shorts. This year's films include Michael Lei's A Taste Of Sky, following the destinies of two Bolivian students at the Gustu restaurant, a cookery school for young disadvantaged people founded by Noma creator Claus Meyer, and Japanese director Yoshihiru Fukagawa's Sora No Restaurant, about a cheesemaker who set-up a single-day pop-up restaurant.

This year's festival will run from September 20 to 28.

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