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Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola presents its Report on the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Despite the coronavirus crisis, 75% of the academic syllabus was taught face-to-face.


Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola (EQZE) has recently presented its 2019-2020 Report, in which it describes the activities carried out during the school's second academic year, which began in September 2019 and concluded in December 2020, and was strongly impacted by the worldwide coronavirus pandemic that disrupted all scheduled activities from 13 March onwards.

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Eva Sangiorgi to be the new coordinator of the Film Curating Studies postgraduate course run by Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola

Sangiorgi is currently the artistic director of the Viennale, the Vienna International Film Festival


Eva Sangiorgi (Faenza, 1978) is to join the academic coordination team at Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola (EQZE) as head of the EQZE Film Curating Studies Department. Artistic director of the Viennale, the Vienna International Film Festival, since 2018, Eva Sangiorgi graduated in Communication Sciences from the University of Bologna, before moving to Mexico City, where she earned a Master's in Art History.

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Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola, the Basque Film Archive and the SSIFF publish the first issue of ZINE: Film Research Series

This biannual online publication will explore the connections between film culture and other disciplines from both the sciences and the humanities, with particular emphasis on Basque cinema


The first issue analyses the cinematographic work of Nestor Basterretxea from the point of view of constructivism, and presents the work of María Jesús 'Tatus' Fombellida.

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Magdalena Orellana and Marina Palacio will represent EQZE in the seventh edition of Ikusmira Berriak

Eduardo Crespo, Mina Fitzpatrick and Manuel Muñoz Rivas complete the program


The residency period will be eight weeks. If the state of the pandemic makes this possible the five film-makers will arrive in Tabakalera on 15 March, where they will have until 25 April to work on their projects. In September, coinciding with the celebration of the Festival, they will return to San Sebastian to complete the last two weeks of the residency, with the project at a more advanced stage, in order to share it with the film industry.

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San Sebastian Festival’s complicated relationship with censorship under Franco is the theme of the second public programme of Zinemaldia 70

The event is organised by the Festival and the Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola (EQZE) will take place on December 4 at Tabakalera


The cases studies will now focus on the controversy surrounding the First Film Students Meeting in 1960, the problems suffered by the New American Cinema retrospective programmed in 1968, and the tense 1971 edition, marked by prohibition of the films Canciones para después de una guerra (Basilio Martín Patino, 1971) and Liberxina 90 (Carles Duran, 1970).

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