San Sebastian International Film Festival

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San Sebastian film festival acting awards to become gender neutral

Juries will award a best leading performance prize and a best supporting performance prize.

The People Upstairs

Transilvania film festival teams with San Sebastian for 20th edition

Romanian festival sets opening film for in-person event.

Forgotten We'll Be

‘Forgotten We’ll Be ('Memories Of My Father')’: San Sebastian Review

Spain’s premiere festival signs out its 2020 edition with a sentimental drama from Fernando Trueba

Riot Police

‘Riot Police’: San Sebastian Review (TV)

Spanish investigative drama with strong ensemble acting is a winner for co-creators Rodrigo Sorogoyen and Isabel Peña

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‘Wuhai’: San Sebastian Review

Debt and tensions rise in Zhou Zhiyang’s second feature, set in a vivid Inner Mongolia


‘Courtroom 3H’: San Sebastian Review

Antonio Mendez Esparza follows in the footsteps of Frederick Wiseman with this powerful documentary set inside a Florida family court

In The Dusk

‘In The Dusk’: San Sebastian Review

Sharunas Bartas returns to form with this stark, sombre Lithuanian war story