|Jaeger-LeCoultre is proud to be a sponsor of the San Sebastián Film Festival for fourth year. Each year, the Grande Maison gets more involved with the world of cinema and this year, to celebrate their fourth year of association with the festival, Jaeger-LeCoultre presented the charity project Instants of light, so children with cancer never lose their smile to help out the Fundación Aladina.
Instants of Light
The project was devoted to the creation of 4 films done by 4 well-known filmmakers on the topic of what is cinema for them: Gracia Querejeta (7 mesas de billar francés, Felices 140), Antonio Hernández (La ciudad sin límites, Matar el tiempo), Nacho G. Velilla (Que se mueran los feos, Perdiendo el Norte) and Álvaro Longoria (Hijos de las nubes. La última colonia).
The 4 directors worked with 4 actors and actresses to create these short films: Maribel Verdú (Blancanieves, Felices 140), Antonio Velázquez (Los Nuestros, Cuatro lunas), Julián López (Pagafantas, Perdiendo el Norte) y Dafne Fernández (Entre lobos, El Chriringuito de Pepe).
Amin Salami, one of the children from the Fundación Aladina and who also stars in the short film directed by Gracia Querejeta also attended the press conference.
Maribel Verdú wore a vintage jewelry watch Jaeger-LeCoultre, Antonio Velázquez chose the novelty Master Calendar, Julián López showed off a Reverso watch and Nacho G. Velilla was spotted with a Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Date watch.
After the Gala, Jaeger-LeCoultre organized its annual Inauguration Party at the emblematic San Telmo Museum, in San Sebastián. The DJ Mickey Pavón and the violinist Pablo Navarro were in charge of music and entertainment during the party, where more than 800 guests attended. Amongst those guests were Alejandro Amenabar, Maribel Verdú, Antonio Velazquez, Dafne Fernandez, Alvaro Cervantes and many more.
Instants of Light during the week
The actor Ricardo Darin, who presented the film Truman at the Festival did not hesitate to support this action and did so posing with a Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Ultra Thin Moon watch, novelty of 2015.
The High Rise team also went through the VIP Lounge. The director Ben Wheatley was accompanied by actors Sienna Miller, Luke Evans and Tom Hiddlestom.
In addition, on September 21, the presentation of the nominees of the second installment of the Latin American Cinema Phoenix Awards took place. Ricardo Giraldo, director of Cinema23, actress Elena Anaya, Dolores Fonzi, Argentinian actress, Luis Tosar, Gabriel Ripstein, 600 miles Mexican director (film postulated by Mexico to the 2016 Oscar awards) and Marcia Tambutti, Chilean director of the documentary Allende, my grandfather Allende, announced the nominations for the 13 categories of the second installment of Latin American cinema Phoenix Awards, which will be held on November 25 at the Teatro de la Ciudad de Mexico “Esperanza Iris”.
FESTIVAL DE SAN SEBASTIÁN
Each year, this poster creates a special atmosphere. Being one of the most welcoming cities in Europe, an enjoyable stay in San Sebastian is virtually guaranteed: go for walk along the city streets and delightful beaches, enjoy the excellent cuisine, and above all, take in some good cinema.