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"Zinemaldia 70. All Possible Histories"

A research and curatorial work will guarantee the conservation and access to the Festival’s documentary resources


The San Sebastian Festival has created, together with the research department of the EQZE, Tabakalera and the Basque Film Archive the project Zinemaldia 70. All Possible Histories, with a view to generating a living Festival archive. The project, involving EQZE teachers and students, aims to generate reflection and discussion on the past, present and future of the Festival.

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The San Sebastián Film Festival will be a subject at EQZE

Film Curating students wil attend the process of preparing a festival and will debate the different models for festivals


Within the context of the Curating speciality, the “Festival in progress” subject will be structured as a debate format and, as well as passing on knowledge, will provide an opportunity for the Festival itself to rethink its approach, re-examine its distinguishing features and question its strategies regarding its audience, the industry or media professionals.

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P. Adams Sitney will hold a conference invited by EQZE

The widely regarded american historian will ilustrate his 50 experience with a selection of short films from 1968 to 1998


His talk will range chronologically from the early period of program designed to entertain and titillate audiences to filmmaker specific programing and the foundation of a canon at Anthology Film Archives. It will also cover the critical reaction to canon formation, the arguments for celluloid projection, and the internal history of the American avant-garde cinema.

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EQZE is opening the admission period on the 8th of January

The academic plan is based on three pathways: Film preservation, Curating and Filmmaking and includes theoretical and practical training


On the 8th of January Elías Querejeta Zine-Eskola will be opening the registration period in its three courses (Film Preservation, Curating and Filmmaking), a period that will remain open until the 31st of May. The places available are restricted to 15 students per speciality and the registration fee is 3,500 Euros. The academic year will start at the same time as the 66th San Sebastián Film Festival.

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EQZE focuses on Tarkovsky’s lost classes

The first session, december 6 at Tabakalera, will show unreleaded work materials for first time in 40 years


The first conference will combine listening to a preliminary selection of the unpublished classes given by the filmmaker with other artistic performances linked to his work will take place at Tabakalera. Andrei Tarkovski’s son, Harkaitz Cano, Xabier Erkizia, Ángel Gutierrez, Menchu Gutiérrez, Ruxandra Kyriazopoulos-Berinde and José Manuel Mouriño will be taking part in this event.

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EQZE will take part in Cinema en curs

Cinema en curs is a structural programme for primary and secondary schools on film pedagogy. It started in 2005.


The "Cinema en curs" programme has two main goals: fostering the discovery of cinema, understood as art, creation and culture, by children and young people and developing the pedagogical potential of cinematographic creation in an educational context. The programme will be developed in the Basque Country by Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola and Tabakalera.

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