The little island protecting the bay where the Spanish town of San Sebastian is located is a perfect metaphor. The film festival that takes place in that town is like a solid bulwark against the…
San Sebastian Film Festival
Catalan auteur Isaki Lacuesta, winner of San Sebastian's Golden Shell last year with "The Double Steps," is going mainstream with black comedy "Murieron por encima de sus posibilidades."
SAN SEBASTIAN -- The increasingly competitive world of Spanish and Portuguese-language film sales has gained a new player: Alpha Violet.
Killer Films' Christine Vachon, the New York-based producer of multiple U.S. indie landmarks - Todd Haynes' "Safe," Larry Clark's "Kids" and Kimberly Peirce's "Boys Don't Cry" - will preside over the…
MADRID -- Ben Affleck's "Argo" will have its European premiere out of competition at September's San Sebastian Film Festival, adding Hollywood studio weight to the fest line-up.
Ensuring a glitzy get-go to its 60th edition, ''Arbitrage,'' starring Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon, will screen as the opening gala of this September's San Sebastian Festival, the biggest fest in…
Catalan Isaki Lacuesta's "The Double Steps" won the Golden Shell on Saturday at an upbeat 59th San Sebastian Film Festival, the first under new director Jose Luis Rebordinos.
"Madrid, 1987" -- from writer-helmer David Trueba, one of the best-known Spanish directors at this year's San Sebastian Festival - has been acquired for world sales by Madrid-based 6 Sales.
Last September -- three months after Jose Luis Rebordinos was named San Sebastian Festival director -- Spain's press wrung its hands over the fest's future.
A new Spanish player is stepping into the arena of international feature film sales this weekend with the launch of a high-profile Mexican pic at the San Sebastian Film Festival.
Sales company Kevin Williams Associates has taken worldwide rights outside Chile on Oscar Godoy's immigration drama "Ulysses," which competes in the San Sebastian festival's Horizontes Latinos…