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Edinburgh Film Festival will open on June 19 with Boyz In The Wood and close on June 20 with the world premiere of Mrs Lowry & Son. 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 Spanish writer, actor and filmmaker Icíar Bollaín.
There will be 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:
EIFF Latest Reviews
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Three female detectives find a series of cases combine with personal upheavals to give them new perspectives on their own lives as well as those of their clients.
Sliding into a heroin-induced oblivion, a director and his actress girlfriend become entangled with an aspiring filmmaker, whose addiction to cinema proves equally dangerous.
The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.
A quiet film student begins finding her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man.
Stories from the breadline in Beirut.
On the Western frontier of the United States of America in the late 1800s, a plains-woman is driven mad by the harshness and isolation of the untamed land.
A portmanteau feature film by nine female Pacific filmmakers and filmed on seven Pacific islands. It is about the journey of empowerment through culture over the lifetime of one woman, Vai.
A masterclass from the French filmmaker.
A couple mount a hunt for a bride-to-be's AWOL mum, so that they can can tie the knot.
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Edinburgh International Film Festival News
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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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