64th San Sebastian Film Festival
Spain, September 16 - September 24 2016
The Critics Jury in San Sebastian: Pamela Biénzobas, Chile (“Mabuse”), chair; Esin Kücüktepepinar, Turkey (“Cumhuriyet”, “Altyazi”); Dubravka Lakic, Serbia (“Politika”), Gerhard Krebs, Switzerland (“Neue Zürcher Zeitung”), Endika Rey, Spain (“Otros Cines Europa”). Photo: With William Oldroyd, whose film “Lady Macbeth” won the FIPRESCI Prize.
Maren Ade’s “Toni Erdmann” Wins FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2016. The German filmmaker will collect the award on Friday, September 16th, at the opening ceremony of the San Sebastián Film Festival. The FIPRESCI Grand Prix exists since 1999, and is the federation’s most representative recognition. In the past, this special award has been bestowed upon – among others – Michael Haneke, Cristian Mungiu, Aki Kaurismäki, Paul Thomas Anderson, Jean-Luc Godard, Richard Linklater and George Miller. In its 18 editions, this is the first time it goes to a film made by a woman. Pamela Biénzobas reviews the film. see here.