Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013

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A Play for Freedom A Play for Freedom
A Play for Freedom and People's Park
The Battle of the Sexes (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: James Erskine, Zara Hayes; Stars: Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs)
Documentary about Billie Jean King's match against Bobby Riggs.
Before You Know It (Country: USA; Year: 2013; Director: PJ Raval)
Portraits of three American gay men who are over 65.
Consequence (Gegenwart) (Country: Germany; Year: 2012; Director: Thomas Heise)
A detailed study of what happens during cremation.
Dark Matter (Materia Oscura) (Country: Italy; Year: 2013; Director: Massimo D'Anolfi, Martina Parenti)
A visit to the ruined environment of a military testing site.
Desert Runners (Country: USA; Year: 2013; Director: Jennifer Steinman)
Fancy racing 250km on foot? Across a desert? Four times?
The Turtle's Rage The Turtle's Rage
The Turtle's Rage and The Great Hip Hop Hoax
The Great Hip Hop Hoax (Country: United Kingdom; Year: 2013; Director: Jeanie Finlay; Stars: Gavin Bain, Billy Boyd)
The true story of a lie.
Infiltrators (Mutasalilun) (Country: Palestine, UAE, Lebanon; Year: 2013; Director: Khaled Jarrar; Stars: Khaled Jarrar)
This documentary follows the efforts by various Palestinians to cross the 7m high wall that separates the Palestinian Territories from Israel.
Kiss The Water (Country: US, UK; Year: 2013; Director: Eric Steel)
Portrait of salmon fly-maker Megan Boyd.
Lunarcy! (Country: Canada; Year: 2012; Director: Simon Ennis; Stars: Christopher Carson, Alan Bean, Dennis Hope, Peter Kokh)
Affectionate look at a group of individuals who are obsessed with the moon.
People's Park (Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Libbie Dina Cohn, JP Sniadecki)
A single tracking shot captures life in the People's Park in Chengdu, China.
Infiltrators Infiltrators
Infiltrators and Desert Runners
A Play for Freedom (Freispielen) (Country: Germany; Year: 2012; Director: Niko Apel)
Is censored art better than no art at all?
Sofia's Last Ambulance (Country: Croatia, Bulgaria, Germany; Year: 2012; Director: Ilian Metev; Stars: Krassimir Yordanov, Mila Mikhailova, Plamen Slavkov)
Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria, has more than two million inhabitants and only 13 ambulances... this documentary follows one of them.
The Turtle's Rage (Schildkrötenwut) (Country: Germany; Year: 2012; Director: Pary El-Qalqili; Stars: Musa El-Qalqili, Sibylle El-Qalqili, Pary El-Qalqili, Maliha Abu Jaber, Um Massad El-Qalqili)
"We will not return. We cannot. Where would we return to?" - a personal consideration of Palestine.
Yumen (Country: China, USA; Year: 2013; Director: J P Sniadecki, Huang Xiang, Xu Ruotao; Stars: Xue Hua, Chen Qi, Zhou Qian, Huang Xiang, Xu Ruotao)
A visit to a Chinese ghost town.

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In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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