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The 2020 edition of Edinburgh Film Festival has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Edinburgh Film Festival opened on June 19 with Boyz In The Wood and will close on June 30 with the world premiere of Mrs Lowry & Son. This year's country focus is Spain, including A Retrospective Celebration of Modern Spanish Cinema; A Retrospective Selection of Cult Spanish Cinema and an in-depth celebration of the work of Spanish writer, actor and filmmaker Icíar Bollaín.
There are a number of in person events, featuring Bollaín, Danny Boyle, Jack Lowden, Nick Broomfield and Pollyanna McIntosh.
In a collaboration with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra there will also be a free screening of children's show Soundmoves: Music Movies. The festival will run from June 19 to 30.
View Films by Strand:
- American Dreams
- Best Of British
- Beyond EIFF
- Black Box
- European Perspectives
- Film Fest In The City
- Focus On Spain
- Four Views Of Scotland
- Night Moves
- Once Upon A Time In Spain After Dark: A Retrospective Selection Of Cult Spanish Cinema
- Once Upon A Time In Spain: A Retrospective Celebration Of Modern Spanish Cinema
- Once Upon A Time In Spain: Icíar Bollaín
- Phenomenal Women
- Pre-Festival Previews
- Special Events
- The Features Of Agnes
- Unlocking The Archives
- World Perspectives
View previous years coverage of the Edinburgh International Film Festival festival:
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Johnina gets revenge on her childhood abuser and the community that enabled him, with the help of a duck.
In the south of Tunisia, two football-fan brothers bump into a donkey lost in the middle of the desert on the border of Algeria. Strangely, the animal wears headphones over its ears.
Filmmaker chronicles his own efforts and that of his wife, to trade in their city life for a small farm dream.
Animated feature about the master of Spanish surrealist cinema.
Science-fiction drama about a passenger spaceship lost in the void.
Story of the artist and his bed-ridden, controlling mother.
The village druid enlists the help of Asterix and Obelix to find a young druid to share his secrets with.
Two women and one wakes to find herself playing a deadly game of cat and mouse.
Two lives intersect in Mumbai and go along together. A struggling street photographer, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée. The pair develops a connection that transforms them in ways that they could not expect.
The true story of white supremacist skinhead Bryon Widner and his attempts to leave his extreme right-wing past behind.
Edinburgh International Film Festival Features
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable