The last thing my city needs is Woody Allen selling us to the world | Mikel Agirre-Maskariano

San Sebastin is already under strain from overtourism. With Allen shooting a film here, the city could become a victim of its success, says the geographer Mikel Agirre-Maskariano Summertime in San Sebastin rekindled the annual debate about the strains created by excessive tourism. This year, though, residents of the Basque provincial capital have also had to put up with our city being turned into the latest film set. The movie, Rifkins Festival, is about a couple who fall in love while in town for the San Sebastin film festival, drawing on the annual event (this years begins on 20 September) as the backdrop to a romantic comedy. At a time when Allen is being film, the veteran director has seemingly …