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The 70th edition of EIFF rann from June 15-26. The country focus was on Finland and the two major retrospectives were Look Again: A Celebration of Cinéma Du Look and POW!!! Live Action Comic Strip Adaptations: The First Generation. Pikadero won the Michael Powell Award for Best British Film and Suntan won the International Jury Award. Read about all the winners here.
Submissions for the 2017 festival open in November 1. More details from the official site.
View Films by Strand:
- 70/70 Vision
- Adapting Miss Highsmith
- Amercian Dreams
- Best Of British
- Black Box
- Directors' Showcase
- European Perspectives
- Film Fest In The City
- FilmFest Junior
- Focus On Finland
- Look Again: A Celebration Of The Films Of Cinema Du Look
- Night Moves
- POW!!! Live Action Comic Strip Adaptations: The First Generation
- Special Events
- World Perspectives
View previous years coverage of the Edinburgh International Film Festival festival:
EIFF Latest Reviews
A meditative invocation on transcendence as a means of restoration.
A woman sets out to recover her grandfather's tree from the company who bought it.
A ronin wanders the Japanese countryside with his child, having adventures.
Story of a man preparing for marriage after being sent back to a refugee camp after being deported from Greece.
A stubborn old man is won over by a new neighbour.
Remnants of buildings constructed - then left behind.
The relationship between the Faroe Islands and whales.
An independent man with Down's syndrome finds his life changed when he is forced into a group home.
Two people struggle to share their space.
Edinburgh International Film Festival Features
Edinburgh International Film Festival News
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Moving on up Anna Rose Holmer on adolescence, gender identity and self-determination in The Fits.
Scaling the heights with Everest Deauville opening night premiere
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