Two Basque Police agents informed him that an administrative complaint will be processed, for which he could receive a fine. Arthouse filmmaker Green, who has had movies at festivals including London, Locarno and Portland, becomes the first known filmmaker to be expelled for flouting those rules. The festival’s big winner was Georgian writer/director Dea Kulumbegashvili’s debut feature “Beginning,” taking four of the jury prizes including Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actress, and the Golden Shell for Best Film. San Sebastian, like Venice, has strict coronavirus protocols in place during its festival. The San Sebastian festival in northern Spain went ahead but under coronavirus distancing restrictions, including showing fewer films and having reduced occupancy for theaters. San Sebastian, which runs Sept. 18-26, and Zurich, Sept. 24-Oct. 4, regularly collaborate on the programming side, sharing top titles and talent junkets. Golden Shell for Best Film: “Beginning,” Dea Kulumbegashvili, Special Jury Prize: “Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan,” Julien Temple, Silver Shell for Best Director: “Beginning,” Dea Kulumbegashvili, Silver Shell for Best Actress: “Beginning,” Ia Sukhitashvili, Silver Shell for Best Actor: “Another Round,” Mads Mikkelsen, Best Screenplay: “Beginning,” Dea Kulumbegashvili and Rati Oneli, Best Cinematography: “Any Crybabies Around?,” Yuta Tsukinaga, New Directors’ Award: “Last Days of Spring,” Isabel Lamberti, New Directors’ Award (Special Mention): “Slow Singing,” Dong Xingyi, Latin Horizons Award: “Identifying Features,” Fernanda Valadez, Latin Horizons Award (Special Mention): “One in a Thousand,” Clarisa Navas, San Sebastian Audience Award: “The Father,” Florian Zeller, Audience Award for Best European Film: “The Mole Agent,” Maite Alberdi, Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award: “The Metamorphosis of Birds,” Catarina Vasconcelos, Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award (Special Mention): “The Woman Who Ran,” Hong Sang-soo, TVE Another Look Award: “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” Eliza Hittman, TVE Another Look Award (Special Mention): “Gull,” Kim Mi-jo, Spanish Cooperation Award: “Identifying Features,” Fernanda Valadez, Irizar Basque Film Award: “Where is Mikel?,” Amaia Merino and Miguel Angel Llamas. The lineup, which kicked off with Woody Allen’s “Rifkin’s Festival,” concluded with the annual awards September 26. With virus cases rising again in Spain, a strict safety protocol was put in place requiring the use of face masks and limiting screenings to 40 percent to 60 percent of seating capacity. The story about a community of Jehovah’s Witnesses in a isolated village in Georgia amid the aftermath of an extremist attack also won best screenplay and best actress for Ia Sukhitashvili in the awards ceremony Saturday night.

Keep discussions on topic, avoid personal attacks and threats of any kind. Georgian film “Beginning” topped the awards at the San Sebastian Spanish Film Festival, winning the Golden Shell Award for Best Film while Dea Kulumbegashvili won the Best Director Award for his first film. See the full list of winners below. 2020 September 26th 2m.

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We want to hear from you! “We were very stubborn, and this shows you need to believe and do everything you need to for your film," she said. Musicians perfom during the opening ceremony of the 68th San Sebastian Film Festival, in the northern Spanish Basque city of San Sebastian on September 18, 2020. We have reached out to Green’s reps for comment. The San Sebastian Film Festival has withdrawn the accreditation of U.S.-born French filmmaker Eugène Green for refusing to wear a mask. Kulumbegashvili said she hopes the success of her film is an inspiration to other directors just starting out, saying that all the people who told her in the financing process that she had to do it a certain way, different than she had planned, were wrong. Es läuft seit 1953 - dieses Jahr wegen der Corona-Pandemie unter strengen Sicherheitsvorkehrungen. “Beginning,” a Franco-Georgian co-production directed by the 34-year-old Kulumbegashvili, was originally set to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, which was cancelled due to the pandemic. “Beginning,” a Franco-Georgian co-production directed by the 34-year-old Kulumbegashvili, was originally set to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, which was cancelled due to the pandemic. "I hope it serves as an example for other directors working on their first features that go through rejection just like I did. Oscars 2021: Best International Feature Film Predictions, 'Beginning' Review: A Haneke-Esque Religious Drama Makes for One of the Year's Best Debuts, The 20 Highest Grossing Indies of 2020 (A Running List), Emmy Predictions 2020: Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie. The 68th San Sebastián Film Festival helped revive the global festival circuit this season with a physical event held September 18-26 in Spain. It forms part of the normal process.”. Centro Internacional de Cultura Contemporánea Plaza de las Cigarreras, 1, 2ª planta 20012 DONOSTIA – SAN SEBASTIÁN Apartado de Correos 397 - 20080 Donostia-San Sebastián (España) This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. According to the Spanish festival… The best actor award was shared by the male ensemble of Thomas Vinterberg’s “Another Round,” composed of Mads Mikkelsen, Magnus Millang, Lars Ranthe and Thomas Bo Larsen. Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. How Closed Theaters, Drive-In Movies, and Netflix Supremacy Are Shaping Oscar Season, ‘Chicago 7’ Vs. the World: How Aaron Sorkin’s Awards-Friendly Epic Jolted a Strange Awards Season, NYFF Director Eugene Hernandez Explains the Rollercoaster Ride to Programming a Film Festival Without Theaters, Introducing ‘Deep Dive’: Damon Lindelof and His Team Go Behind the Scenes of ‘Watchmen’, ‘Succession’: How Editing Helps Every Dinner Scene Come to Life — Deep Dive, Becoming Hooded Justice: The ‘Watchmen’ Craft Team Analyzes the Emotional, Pivotal Scene – Deep Dive, 40 Must-See New Movies to See This Fall Season, The Best Movies Eligible for the 2021 Oscars Right Now, Jessie Buckley Won’t Explain ‘Ending Things,’ but She Will Reveal What Terrified Her Most. Send us a tip using our annonymous form.

American. What to expect at Spain’s 68th San Sebastian Film Festival. Oscar-nominated actor Viggo Mortensen, who played Aragorn in the popular trilogy The Lord of the Rings, will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the festival, which will screen about a third less films this year than it did last year.

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Next, it will head to the ongoing New York Film Festival. A statement from the festival read, “On Wednesday evening, 23rd, at the Principe 9 movie theater, at the screening of Atarrabi et Mikelats, from the Zinemira section, an unpleasant incident occurred. Das Festival Internacional de Cine de San Sebastián ist das wichtigste Filmfestival Spaniens. All rights reserved. ', 'LA ÚLTIMA PRIMAVERA / LAST DAYS OF SPRING', 'SIN SEÑAS PARTICULARES / IDENTIFYING FEATURES', 'A METAMORFOSE DOS PÁSSAROS / THE METAMORPHOSIS OF BIRDS', City of Donostia / San Sebastian Audience Award, City of Donostia / San Sebastian Audience Award - Best European Film, Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum Awards, Special Jury Award: 'CROCK OF GOLD: A FEW ROUNDS WITH SHANE MACGOWAN', Kutxabank-New Directors Award: 'LA ÚLTIMA PRIMAVERA', Horizontes Award, Trofeo Cooperación Española Award: 'SIN SEÑAS PARTICULARES', Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award: 'A METAFORFOSE DOS PÁSSAROS', Follow us on our website and in the social media. Spain’s San Sebastian film festival, the biggest such event in the Spanish-speaking world, kicked off Friday with fewer stars and films on display, and with the international premiere of Woody Allen’s new romantic comedy “Rifkin’s Festival”. Complete this form with your details for accessing the contents reserved for registered users, We have sent you an email. Interviews with leading film and TV creators about their process and craft.