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'The Disaster Artist' wins top prize at San Sebastián

James Franco’s film about The Room’s Tommy Wiseau wins the Golden Shell.


'Ferrugem' wins top industry awards at San Sebastián Film Festival

Other winners included Telmo Esnal’s Dantza and Claudia Pinto’s Las Consecuencias.

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San Sebastian 2017 preview: Monica Bellucci, Todd Haynes and its first TV series

For its 65th edition, San Sebastian is embracing small-screen content while consolidating its bond with Latin American and European cinema.

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​Monica Bellucci, Ricardo Darín and Agnès Varda to be honoured at San Sebastian

Three will be given the Donostia Award later this month.

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San Sebastian Film Festival announces Made In Spain line-up

Competition offers international launchpad for Spanish films.


San Sebastian Film Festival adds Michael Haneke, Darren Aronofsky to line-up

Borg/McEnroe, mother!, Happy End and The Florida Project heading to Spanish festival.

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Hong Sang-soo, Frederick Wiseman set for San Sebastian Film Festival

Zabaltegi-Tabakalera section reveals 14 titles.

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First-look trailer for 'Hunting Season'

Argentinian filmmaker Natalia Garagiola makes feature directorial debut on Rei Cine drama.

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San Sebastian reveals Horizontes Latinos line-up

Cannes titles The Desert Bride and April’s Daughters among 12 titles.

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San Sebastian Film Festival adds 'The Disaster Artist'

Films from Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, Alexandros Avranas and Diego Lerman added to competition line-up.

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San Sebastian Film Festival adds Cannes, Berlin winners

Spanish festival will screen The Square and On Body And Soul.


Wim Wenders' 'Submergence' to open San Sebastian Festival

Alicia Vikander, James McAvoy star in romantic thriller.


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'The Sower': San Sebastian Review

Marine Francen’s feature debut is the winner of the New Directors prize at San Sebastian

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'Killing Jesus': Zurich Review

Part-based on a real-life story, Laura Mora’s directorial debut is also a snapshot of Medellín today

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'Lots Of Kids, A Monkey And A Castle': San Sebastian Review

A winsome, big-hearted documentary from Spain which is already a festival favourite

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'Pororoca': San Sebastian Review

Constantin Popescu’s third feature wins Best Actor for Bogdan Dumitrache at San Sebastian 2017

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'Blue My Mind': Zurich Review

A teenage girl undergoes a strange physical transformation in Lisa Bruhlmann’s coming of age story