They will be selecting the winners of the grand prize for best film, the Jean Vigo prize for best director and the prize for best short film.
These will be the first retrospectives in Spain on Su Friedrich and the Ivorian director Joël Akafou, together with a series programmed by Miriam Martín that explores the place of trees in documentary film.
This year, the festival publication will be a book of conversations with Friedrich by Scott MacDonald.
The section will once again be part of the ‘Termites’ programme, which will include a range of activities on the preservation of documentary heritage films and a series of professional encounters
Zinzindurrunkarratz by Oskar Alegria will be opening this year's festival, and de caballos y guitarras by Pedro G. Romero is to close it, both films in the Official Selection though not competing
This year around 800 films were entered, from which the twelve features and eight shorts competing for the festival prizes were selected.
This year audiences will get the chance to see a film with a talk by Jerome Hiler about how the gothic art of stained glass windows is related to film, and the homage to Basterretxea to take place at the Oteiza museum in this, his centenary year.
Professionals, students and journalists wishing to get accreditation can do so through the festival website.
This year X Films will premiere Tránsitos, Anna López Luna's personal vision of the festivity of Sanfermines, filmed in Super 8
This year a workshop for children, two documentary film sessions for families, a session at the Filmoteca de Navarra for upper secondary students and another edition of Jóvenes Programadores x Punto de Vista are to be organised.