Cinema and Audiovisual | Tabakalera - Donostia / San Sebastián

Cinema and Audiovisual

The Golden Boat
Events - Tabakalera
Friday, 26 April 2019

Premiered at the Rotterdam Festival in 1991 (where it won the Audience Award), it soon became a cult film that hardly anyone...

Events - Tabakalera
Saturday, 27 April 2019

Screened at the Sundance Festival and at Cannes after receiving three nominations at the Independent Spirit Awards, "Wildlife...

Events - Tabakalera
Sunday, 28 April 2019

The documentarian Frederick Wiseman returns to our screens with one of his accurate portraits of the reality in his country...

Through the olive trees
Events - Tabakalera
Friday, 3 May 2019

The movie focuses on one of the events in Zendegi Edame Darad (1992), and explores the relationship between the movie director...



Review of the films of contemporary filmmakers whose work is being highlighted by critics, and that suggestg new ways and thoughts on the audiovisual language.

Cartes Blanches (CB)

Cartes Blanches programme is an invitation to festivals, critics, artists and international programmers to enable access to our screen and to establish working partnerships and dialogue.


Ikusmira Berriak 2019

Programme of residencies and development of audiovisual projects Ikusmira Berriak, organised by the San Sebastian Film Festival, the Tabakalera International Centre for Contemporary Culture and the Elías Querejeta Cinema School.

Zinema (h)abian 2018-2019

Tabakalera y Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola han sumado fuerzas y, con el apoyo de A Bao A Qu, han puesto en marcha Zinema (h)abian. Ambas instituciones comparten el modelo que propone trabajar el cine y la práctica cinematográfica en las escuelas y han tomado el compromiso de impulsar el proyecto en nuestro territorio.

Third expedition: Post-cosmos

As with the two previous editions, we are using Tabakalera’s summer exhibition—this year focussing on the artist Rosa Barba—as the starting point and we are approaching this year’s seminar as though it were part of an expedition (hence the title), incorporating ideas around travel, adventure, discovery, science, storytelling and fiction.

Cinema and technology

The experimental film and technology lab aims to cast a critical eye on the use of technology (both analogue and digital) applied to image and sound in movement, reflecting and offering creative uses for these materials.
Cine flúor
  There is an unclassifiable category of cinema for which you have to invent new definitions. Fluoride cinema is a state of mind and spirit: cinema that mixes genres and plays with humour and the idea of metacinema, with films that are very aware both of...
Sehnsucht, Valeska Grisenbach
We celebrate with this double series a double discovery. On the on hand, the frontwoman (yes, we talk about her as a rock band) of the French cinema, Valérie Massadian. On the other hand, one of the key names of the new German cinema movement, known as...
Spell Reel, Filipa Cesar - Zabaltegi Tabakalera PLUS
Zabaltegi-Tabakalera is the most open competitive section of the San Sebastian Film Festival. Here there are no norms or time and style limitations: shorts, medium features, full-length films, fiction, documentary, animation, series, installations,...
let's roll
"There is something magical and liberating about the idea of ​​“the wealth of potentiality” inherent to movement. In movement nothing is concrete, everything mutates and seems to be in the air; the materialization of reality only comes about when we come...

Practical information

Practical Information

Cinema - Hall 1

Location: 1st floor
Capacity: 229
DCP format: 35mm
Accessibility: 6 adapted seats
Magnetic loop

Cinema - Hall 2

Location: 2nd floor
Capacity: 44
DCP format: 35mm
Accessibility: 2 adapted seats

Cinema - Hall Z

Location: 1st floor
Capacity: 80 - 120
DCP format: 16mm

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Ticket Sales

The ticket office opens 30 minutes prior to the session. Advance tickets available through InfoPuntua and


General admission €3.5. Family film sessions: €3.5 for adults, children free (up to 12 years old, with a maximum of 4 children per adult ticket). The Atomic Age Season: €3.5 (2x1 for those under 18)

Cinema Billboard april 2019

Cinema Billboard

April 2019