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Huge turnout for the 33rd San Sebastian Horror and Fantasy Film Festival

© Floro Azqueta
© Floro Azqueta


Last Friday, 4 November, saw the end of the movie screenings at the 33rd San Sebastian Horror and Fantasy Film Festival, which enjoyed a huge turnout, with the highest spectator figures in the last nine years.

The number of people who flocked to the movie screenings at the Principal and Victoria Eugenia theatres and TBK stood at 12,834 spectators, and several of the screenings were sold out. Participants in the other activities, including workshops, street parades and theatre on Saturday 29th, as well as the exhibitions, came to 8,246.

A total of 21,080 spectators enjoyed the selection of activities organised by the Festival until 6 November.

Five exhibitions organised to celebrate the Festival are still open:

  • Fuego Fatuo – Bestiary of the inexplicable
    Central Library Activities Hall
    (until November 13th)
  • Tito Saavedra
    TOPIC – International Centre of the Puppet of Tolosa
    (until November 13th)
  • Euskadi Fantastikoa 18 – Arantza Sestayo
    Central Library (Alderdi Eder)
    (until November 19th)
  • Odol tinta – Banpiroari omenaldia
    Intxaurrondo K. E.
    (until November 30th)
  • Seas of Cinema
    Basque Maritime Museum
    (until January 8th)
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