As the 50th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival bows Sept. 19, the most obvious innovation under director Mikel Olaciregui, now in his second year, has been a Films in Progress section presenting…
Francis Ford Coppola will be feted at the upcoming 50th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival (Sept. 19-28), where he will receive an unique San Sebastian Special 50th Anniversary Award.
1975: Gen. Francisco Franco, a remnant of '30s fascism, lies dying in Madrid, plugged into an array of medical apparati. To one side of him lies the mummified arm of the 16th-century Saint Therese…
The San Sebastian Film Festival (Sept. 19-28) has selected 10 Spanish or Latin American films for its Films in Progress showcase.
Giant Spanish telco Telefonica's spectacular incursion into media is coming to a head.
Aki Kaurismaki's "The Man Without a Past" has been voted film of the year by the Fipresci international film critics federation, it was announced Tuesday.
Bowing Aug. 23, "La Caja 507" has obviously touched a local nerve, grossing $349,393 on just 68 prints. Urbizu says he's "pissed" by contemporary Spain, and he's not the only director who feels that…
Spain's telco watchdog has delivered a guarded thumbs-up for the merger of pay TV operators Sogecable and the Telefonica-owned Via Digital.
Spanish sales and distribution company Sogepaq has picked up international rights to one of the most-awaited Spanish films of the fall, Fernando Leon's Javier Bardem-starrer "Los lunes al sol"…
Marin Karmitz's production and sales company MK2 and sales arm MK2 Intl. have picked up rights to French and international sales rights, respectively, on Carlos Saura's Montreal Festival competition…
The San Sebastian Film Festival has stuck to its roots in the competition lineup for its 50th edition, unveiled Saturday.