Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015

Films programmed for young people by a group of 15 to 19-year-old film fans. Films in short showcase The Young And The Wild are indicated in itallics.

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How to Win At Checkers (Every Time) and Pirates Of Salé
Agnes (Country: Sweden; Year: 2014; Director: Anja Lind; Writer: Anja Lind; Stars: Annie Fasth, Jenny Jernberg, Sigrid Johansson, Joel Schmidt)
A little girl becomes jealous of her brother's girlfriend.
The Young And The Wild
Crooked Candy (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Andrew Rodgers)
Documentary about the popularity of Kinder Surprise eggs.
The Young And The Wild
The Edge Of The Woods (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Grainger David; Writer: Grainger David; Stars: Sean Bridgers, Maria Dizzia, Brad Henson, Kiernan Shipka)
The story of a girl who lives on a farm... and the monster that lives in her attic.
The Young And The Wild
How to Win At Checkers (Every Time) (Country: Thailand, US, Indonesia; Year: 2015; Director: Josh Kim; Writer: Josh Kim, Rattawut Lapcharoensap; Stars: Toni Rakkaen, Ingkarat Damrongsakkul, Thira Chutikul, Arthur Navarat, Natarat Lakha, Kowit Wattanakul, Nuntita Khampiranon, Michael Shaowanasai, Anawat Patanawanichkul, Vatanya Thamdee)
Coming-of-age film about a boy and his brother in Thailand.
UK premiere.
The Jacket (Die Jacke) (Country: Austria; Year: 2014; Director: Patrick Vollrath; Writer: Patrick Vollrath; Stars: Hanna Binder, Laurence Rupp, Daniel Sträßer)
A boy meets a girl. It could be love. But there is this jacket, too. And the jacket will change everything...
The Young And The Wild
Crooked Candy Crooked Candy
Crooked Candy and The Jacket
Kacey Mottet Klein, Birth of an Actor (Kacey Mottet Klein, Naissance d'un acteur) (Country: France, Switzerland; Year: 2015; Director: Ursula Meier; Writer: Antoine Jaccoud, Ursula Meier; Stars: Kacey Mottet Klein)
A portrait of an actor through his work in the director's films.
The Young And The Wild
Pirates Of Salé (Country: UK, France, Morocco; Year: 2014; Director: Rosa Rogers, Merieme Addou; Writer: Merieme Addou, Rosa Rogers)
Documentary following four youngsters as they join Morocco's first profesional circus.
UK premiere.
Play Time (Leka Färdigt) (Country: Sweden; Year: 2015; Director: Nanna Huolman; Writer: Robert Styrbjörn; Stars: Andrea Ung Malmberg, Anoshirvan Parvazi, Moa Myrén)
Narrative short.
The Young And The Wild
Reunion (Tuolla puolen) (Country: Finland; Year: 2015; Director: Janne Reinikainen, Iddo Soskolne; Writer: Janne Reinikainen, Iddo Soskolne; Stars: Selma af Schulten, Janne Reinikainen, Riitta Havukainen)
A young girl acompanies the dead of her hometown to the afterlife.
The Young And The Wild
Rough Road Ahead (Von jetzt an kein zuruck) (Country: Germany; Year: 2014; Director: Christian Frosch; Writer: Christian Frosch, Christian Frosch; Stars: Victoria Schulz, Anton Spieker, Ben Becker, Kristof Gerega)
Tale of a rebellious couple in late 1960s Germany.
UK premiere.
Agnes Agnes
Agnes and Reunion
See Me (Country: Sweden; Year: 2015; Director: Crazy Pictures; Writer: Christoffer Nordenrot; Stars: Gabriella Boris, Lisa Henni, Linda Kulle, Christoffer Nordenrot, Johanna Sandström, Magnus Sundberg, Emelie Wallberg)
Daniel is committed to making career, but in an industry ruled by women, it is not easy for a man to succeed.
The Young And The Wild
The Sisterhood Of Night (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Caryn Waechter; Writer: Marilyn Fu, Steven Millhauser; Stars: Georgie Henley, Kara Hayward, Willa Cuthrell, Olivia DeJonge, Kal Penn, Laura Fraser, Gary Wilmes, Neal Huff, Hudson Yang, Louis Ozawa Changchien, Morgan Turner, Juliana Sass, Evan Kuzma, Orlagh Cassidy, Deema Aitken)
One girl's lie leads to a modern-day Salem witch trial.
European premiere.
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