15th Sebastiane Award – 2014: THE NEW GIRLFRIEND

Minutes of the Jury GEHITU, the Basque Association of Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transexuals, and, on behalf of Gehitu, the Sebastiane Award’s Jury has decided to grant the SEBASTIANE 2014 award to following film:  “UNE NOUVELLE AMIE” (2014) directed by FRANÇOIS OZON Ozone proposes a game apparently frivolous, but that calls into question the labels…

15th Sebastiane Award – CANDIDATES

This year, the Sebastiane Award celebrates its 15th year at the San Sebastian Festival; fifteen years of endeavouring to present its award to the production that best reflects the realities, freedoms and social progress made by LGBTI people.   This collective and its particularities have remained hidden for years in both society and cinema. Today awards…

2014 Sebastiane Latino Award Winner

The film Praia do Futuro by Karim Aïnouzi is the winner of 2014 Sebastiane Latino Award. This award will be given on the 20th of September, during the first pass of the film in HORIZONTES LATINOS, in San Sebastian Film Festival. PRAIA DO FUTURO (BRASIL-ALEMANIA) Film Director: Karim Aïnouz GEHITU, the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender association of the Basque…

2014 Sebastiane Latino Award nominees

The Second Sebastiane Latino Jury chose five films as Sebastiane Latino Award nominees: PRAIA DO FUTURO (BRASIL-ALEMANIA) Film Director: Karim Aïnouz Short after facing the failure of an attempt to rescue a drowning man, Donato meets Konrad, friend of the victim. Motivated by the circumstances, Donato decides to begin a new life in Berlim, but…

Out In The Line-Up or the Taboo of Homosexuality in Surfing

The documentary “OUT In The Line-Up” will be showed in the “Surfilm Festibal 2014” in San Sebastian, June 7.  SEBSTIANE AWARD  supports this screening and interview its producer Thomas Castets. Is OUT IN THE LINE UP a road movie speaking about surf and homophobia? A documentary about the freedom of surfing and the desire? OUT IN THE LINE UP is a…