SAN SEBASTIAN FILM FESTIVAL, THE CAPTIVATING CULTURE
San Sebastian has an amazing array of festivals and cultural events. The International Film Festival, which takes place in September, brings European and Hollywood stars to this town.
This festival has established itself as one of the most important cinema festivals in the world, being accredited in the “competitive film festivals” category. It has hosted several important events in the history of cinema, such as the international premiers of Vertigo, by Alfred Hitchcock (who attended the Festival) or Melinda & Melinda by Woody Allen and the European premier of Star Wars.
Actors and directors such as Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Richard Gere, Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Mel Gibson, Demi Moore or Brad Pitt have attended the festival since its foundation.
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Every year, more than 1,000 journalists from more than 40 countries cover the San Sebastian film Festival