Edinburgh International Film Festival 2005

The EIFF programme says: "Now in its third year, Black Box is dedicated to bringing you the most arresting and unusual work from visual artists working in video and film."

View other Edinburgh International Film Festival Films by strand: British Gala, Directors' Showcase, Document, Gala, Late Night Romps, Mirrorball, Retrospective: Michael Powell, Rosebud, Shorts, Special Events

Black Box: The Syntax ()
A "selection of films about the grammar of filmmaking". Featuring: ( ) (Morgan Fisher), Approach (Greg King), Dissolve (Aaron Valdez), Established (Thomas Aigelsreiter), Hidden Inside The Mountains (Laurie Anderson), Mirror Mechanics (Siegfried A Fruhauf, Poetry And Truth (Peter Kubelka).
Sugar (Country: US/Ireland; Year: 2005; Director: Patrick Jolley, Reynold Reynolds; Writer: Patrick Jolley, Reynold Reynolds, Samara Golden; Stars: Samara Golden, Nelson Nelson)
A horrific discovery in a one room apartment leads into a surreal, claustrophobic nightmare.
News

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

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Berlin International Film Festival
European red carpet event

Glasgow Film Festival

Slamdance
Independent Film Festival - held online in 2021

Sundance Film Festival
The world's most famous indie film festival

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Estonia's film showcase

In the Archive


Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2018.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.