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San Sebastián 2017

Urszula Antoniak • Director

Interview: Urszula Antoniak • Director

"The film traces a certain progression towards awareness"

Dutch-Polish director Urszula Antoniak talks about her latest film, Beyond Words, at the Les Arcs European Film Festival  

20/12/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition

Robert Schwentke • Director

Interview: Robert Schwentke • Director

"Naturalism restricts a director's toolbox too much"

German director Robert Schwentke talks about his new film, The Captain, screening at Les Arcs European Film Festival  

19/12/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition

Europa Distribution shows the bigger picture of public film funding at San Sebastián

Europa Distribution shows the bigger picture of public film funding at San Sebastián

The association of independent film distributors held a panel on the current situation during the Basque festival  

10/10/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Industry

Saura(s): The elusive master

Saura(s): The elusive master

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: Félix Viscarret takes an in-depth look at Carlos Saura from a place of deep admiration and respect, talking to his family to uncover his most private and personal side  

04/10/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Zabaltegi-Tabakalera

Los perros: Poor little rich girl

Los perros: Poor little rich girl

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: Marcela Said rakes through Chile’s troubled past in this story of the relationship between an upper-class woman and her riding instructor  

03/10/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Horizontes Latinos

The Golden Shell goes to James Franco

The Golden Shell goes to James Franco

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: The Basque festival’s top prize has been bestowed upon the US actor and filmmaker for his comedy The Disaster Artist, amidst a smattering of surprise and applause  

02/10/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Awards

The Captain and the morality of the pack

The Captain and the morality of the pack

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: From Robert Schwentke comes this fable, set in Germany in the final throes of the Second World War, about the value of justice when all traces of humanity have been lost  

30/09/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition

Beyond Words: The limitations of language

Beyond Words: The limitations of language

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: Urszula Antoniak presents a fiction film doubling as an essay on linguistics and the impossibility of expressing nationalist sentiment through language  

30/09/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition

The Lion Sleeps Tonight: Cinema’s (friendly) ghosts

The Lion Sleeps Tonight: Cinema’s (friendly) ghosts

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: Nobuhiro Suwa cooks up a breathtaking metacinematic concoction that plays with three of cinema’s most basic elements: time, hope and Jean-Pierre Léaud  

30/09/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition

The Sower: The much-desired man

The Sower: The much-desired man

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: French filmmaker Marine Francen’s feature-length debut, screening in the New Directors section, spirits the viewer to a hamlet inhabited entirely by women  

29/09/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | New Directors