Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
Renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has garnered international attention as much for his ambitious artwork as his political provocations and increasingly public clashes with the Chinese government.
Art Will Save The World
A look at the work, life and legacy of Luke Haines.
Bestiaire
Documentary meditation on man's relationship with animals.
Call Me Kuchu
The story of the Ugandan campaigners who have spoken out against the country's proposed Anti-Gay Bill.
Chapiteau Show
At a Crimean resort, various characters cross paths with one another across an intricate multi-story narrative.

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Either Way
Finnboeg and Alfred paint lines on a road in this gentle comedy. Re-released to coincide with David Gordon Green's remake Prince Avalanche.
Electrick Children
A sheltered Mormon girl believes her unexplained pregnancy must have been caused by listening to rock music.
The Hot Potato
The acquisition of a valuable lump of uranium leads two east end chancers into a series of scrapes.
How To Survive A Plague
The story of Act Up and the ordinary people who transformed the tratment of AIDS.

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It Looks Pretty From A Distance
When a scrap merchant vanishes from a small Polish town, it sets in motion an unexpected chain of events.
Kotoko
A single mother clings to life amid nightmarish mental problems and self-mutilation.
Letter Tape
Old tape recorded messages of love are resurrected to provide a glimpse back in time.
Long Distance Information
A phone call reveals the difficulties of estrangement within a family.

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Ping Pong
A documentary following eight players on their way to the over-80s world table tennis championships.

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Swandown
A documentary maker and a historian seek to uncover England's secrets as they travel through its waterways in a swan-shaped pedalo.
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer
A conspiracy of a gang of cyborgs.
Tetsuo: The Iron Man
The seminal work of extreme Japanese cyberpunk, newly restored from the original negative by cult director Shinya Tsukamoto, who will be in attendance at EIFF.
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