Edinburgh Film Festival will announce it's full programme in May. This year's country focus will be 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 legendary Spanish writer, actor and filmmaker Icíar Bollaín.

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.

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Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Poppins Returns
In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins at a difficult time.
Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse
Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse
A teenager bitten by a radioactive spider realises he's not the only one with super powers.
Bohemian Rhapsody
Bohemian Rhapsody
A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid concert.
Mission: Impossible - Fallout
Mission: Impossible - Fallout
The MIF team chase down a group of international baddies who plan on taking over the world after nuking capital cities and killing anyone who moves.
Black Panther
Black Panther
T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T'Challa's father's mistake.
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children
Three children decide to leave their homes looking a better life.
The Greatest Showman
The Greatest Showman
Musical celebration of PT Barnum's life as salesman, circus promoter, freak show entrepreneur, producer and show biz risk taker in 19th century America
The Olive Tree
The Olive Tree
A woman sets out to recover her grandfather's tree from the company who bought it.
In A Foreign Land
In A Foreign Land
Documentary about Spaniards forced by commerce to seek work abroad.
1920s re-imagining of Snow White.
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Edinburgh International Film Festival Features

A vision of Blancanieves
Pablo Berger on fairy tales, cinema and misbehaving roosters.
Romantic comedy - an alien concept?
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Twisting time
Director Nacho Vigalondo talks exclusively about his mind-bending feature debut Timecrimes... and the upcoming Hollywood remake.

Edinburgh International Film Festival News

EIFF launches youth programme
Talks, masterclasses and £5 tickets on offer for 15-25-year-olds
EIFF spotlight on Scots
Festival celebrates homegrown talent
EIFF announces galas
UglyDolls and Balance, Not Symmetry join line-up
Pre-festival screening for Toy Story 4
Animated instalment to be shown weekend before EIFF starts
Boyz In The Wood to open EIFF
Scots-set Social satire to kick-off 73rd edition
EIFF announces free outdoor screenings
Includes 30th anniversary showing of When Harry Met Sally
Free children's show at EIFF
Soundmoves: Music Movies marks collaboration with Scottish Chamber Orchestra
EIFF to focus on Spain
Showcase includes Icíar Bollaín retrospective

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

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