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San Sebastián 2016

Europa Distribution on the VoD gold rush in San Sebastián

Europa Distribution on the VoD gold rush in San Sebastián

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2016: The European distributors network addressed how independent films can hope to dig some gold out of VoD  

29/09/2016 | San Sebastián 2016 | Industry

Louise by the Shore, in winter, in summer... and on and on through the years

Louise by the Shore, in winter, in summer... and on and on through the years

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2016: In the Zabaltegi-Tabakalera section, French director Jean-François Laguionie unveiled this pearl of an animated film: delicate, gentle and mystical  

27/09/2016 | San Sebastián 2016 | Zabaltegi-Tabakalera

China takes the Golden Shell at San Sebastián

China takes the Golden Shell at San Sebastián

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2016: The prize for the best film was awarded to Xiaogang Feng’s I Am Not Madame Bovary. The film’s lead, Fan Bingbing, was presented with the Silver Shell for Best Actress  

26/09/2016 | San Sebastián 2016 | Awards

The Cambridge Squatter: “No, no, we shall not be moved”

The Cambridge Squatter: “No, no, we shall not be moved”

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2016: New from Brazil’s Eliane Caffé is a tragicomedy of manners that aims to hold up a mirror to the realities of life in contemporary Brazil  

26/09/2016 | San Sebastián 2016 | Latin Horizons

The Winter: Foreman needed for Patagonian ranch

The Winter: Foreman needed for Patagonian ranch

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2016: Director Emiliano Torres takes the winter shearing as his point of departure for an exploration of generational change in this co-production between Argentina and France  

24/09/2016 | San Sebastián 2016 | Competition

Summer Lights, so much more than a holiday tale

Summer Lights, so much more than a holiday tale

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2016: France’s Jean-Gabriel Périot explores the bombing of Hiroshima in this delicate, sad story, imbued with poetry and more than a few ghosts  

23/09/2016 | San Sebastián 2016 | New Directors

Porto: The memory of love

Porto: The memory of love

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2016: Gabe Klinger dissects and reconstructs a romance between two foreigners in the eponymous Portuguese city, drawing on a collection of striking cinematic devices  

23/09/2016 | San Sebastián 2016 | New Directors

FILM FOCUS: The Ornithologist

FILM FOCUS: The Ornithologist

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2016: The latest endeavour by Portuguese director João Pedro Rodrigues is a boundless journey into the mind of an ornithologist in search of spirituality, mysticism and eroticism  

23/09/2016 | San Sebastián 2016 | Zabaltegi-Tabakalera

The Reconquest: Those happy golden years

The Reconquest: Those happy golden years

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2016: Jonás Trueba’s fourth film is a story populated by his favourite wishful thinkers and romantics, set to music that speaks of days long gone  

23/09/2016 | San Sebastián 2016 | Competition

The Blind Christ, or a collage of stories about religion

The Blind Christ, or a collage of stories about religion

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2016: Christopher Murray’s film, a Chilean-French co-production, centres around the need to have faith… in yourself  

22/09/2016 | San Sebastián 2016 | Horizontes Latinos