3 Degrees Colder
Five years after disappearing, a young man returns to disrupt the lives of those who knew him.
51 Birch Street
A film-maker investigates the secrets behind his parents' marriage.
5 Days
Documentary following the removal of Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip.
Air Guitar Nation
A documentary about the air guitar craze in America.
Al Franken: God Spoke
Saturday night live star Al Franken takes on Republican America on live radio during the last presidential campaign.
Ants In The Mouth
A thriller set in Cuba under the Batista regime.
An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore investigates global warming.
Apart From That
An exploration of the lives of a group of partygoers.
April Snow
Slow musings on betrayal and redemption.
Art School Confidential
An artist learns to adapt his vision to the world around him.
The Aura
An epileptic taxidermist finds himself caught up in a heist.
Before The Music Dies
Modern music is going to hell in a handbasket - or so this documentary would have us believe.
Black Brush
A group of stoner friends take a trip in pursuit of their boss' missing money.
Black Sheep
Five stories of bad taste and humour on the streets of Berlin.
Bridging The Gap
Five documentaries about lies.
Brothers Of The Head
Conjoined twins exploited by the music business slowly succumb to psychosis.
Cargo
Madness and murder on a dilapidated cargo ship.
Colour Me Kubrick
A biopic of a man who pretended to be Stanley Kubrick.
Change Of Address
Unrequited love in Paris.
Clerks II
The clerks start life anew in another miserable retail job.
The Crazies
The military attempts to contain a manmade combat virus that causes death and permanent insanity in those infected, as it overtakes a small Pennsylvania town.
A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash
A documentary exploring the oil industry and its impact on the world economy.

D

Dam Street
The experiences of a vulnerable young women in Eighties China.
Dark Star
Parody of early sci-fi epics, especially 2001: A Space Odyssey
The Driver
A detective hunts a getaway driver through the streets of San Fransisco.
Dead Man's Cards
A slice of gritty entertainment served with a sharp knife.
Deep
A teenage girl swims in the choppy waters of sexuality, out of her depth and determined not to drown.
Destricted
Explicit seven-part portmanteau feature examining pornography, sexuality and art.
Document Shorts 2
Collection of documentaries, shown at the EIFF.
Driving Lessons
A repressed young man discovers the world with the help of an eccentric actress.
East Of Havana
A documentary about poverty in Cuba.
The Empire In Africa
An exploration of the conflict in Sierra Leone.
European Shorts 1
A collection of shorts about the nature of identity.
European Shorts 2
Collection of shorts on the subject of love.
A Few Kilos Of Dates For A Funeral
A black comedy set in a petrol station in the Iranian desert.
First Love
A teenaged girl becomes involved in a spectacular bank robbery.
The Flying Scotsman
A Scottish cyclist's biopic.
The Great Happiness Space: Tale of an Osaka Love Thief
An exploration of Japanese host bars.
Gretchen
An awkward teenager seeks revenge for a broken heart.
Guernsey
An aid worker's life changes dramatically after she discovers a body.
H6 - Diary of A Serial Killer
A killer gets out of jail and starts hacking up prostitutes with a chainsaw... all in God's name, of course.
Hands Across The Table
Romcom about a manicurist aiming to marry for money. Showing as part of the 2006 EIFF's Mitchell Leisen retrospective.
Holly
An American fence in Vietnam risks everything to help a 12-year-old trafficked slave.
Hoodwinked
The truth about Little Red Riding Hood.
The Host
A toxic monster terrorises Seoul.
Hotel Harabati
A dream holiday becomes a journey into madness.
House Of Sand
Three generations of women experience despair and hope in a remote desert.
How Is Your Fish Today?
Critical documentary in dramatic camouflage?

I

Iceberg
Slapstick comedy about a runaway wife obsessed with ice.
Interkosmos
A fictional documentary about an East German mission to colonise the moons of Jupiter.
Into Great Silence
A contemplation of the Chartreuse Monastery.
In Between Days
Love story about a migrant teen who falls for her best friend.
It's Winter
Poverty and isolation in modern Iran.
Jindabyne
A close-knit Australian community is rocked when four men discover a murder victim’s corpse and do nothing about it.
John & Jane
A documentary about Indian call centre workers.
The Killing Of John Lennon
An exploration of the experiences of Mark Chapman before and after he killed John Lennon.
KZ
Exploration of the dark ironies surrounding Austria's Mauthausen concentration camp.
Labour Equals Freedom
Mid-life crises and marital breakdown in Slovenia.
The Last Detail
Ordered to take a young convict to prison, two Navy officers decide to help him have one last good time.
Life And Lyrics
As hip hop MCs battle for supremacy in London, a couple from rival gangs fall in love.
The Lives Of The Saints
A small boy grants wishes, but what should people wish for?
Little Miss Sunshine
A dysfunctional family's road trip to a beauty pageant.
London To Brighton
Two prostitutes flee a murderous gang boss.
Looking For Cheyenne
A couple split up and stumble through life whilst still in love with each other.
The Lost
A teenager kills two girls just to see what it will feel like.
loudQUIETloud: A Film about the Pixies
A documentary about The Pixies.
Love Sick
Two young women struggle to balance true love with responsibility.
Luxury Car
A city call girl tries to shelter her beloved country-dwelling father from the realities of her life.

M

Madeinusa
The festival of the Little Virgins in a Peruvian village offers one teenager an escape route.
Midnight My Love
A tender relationship forms between a cab driver and a young prostitute.
Mirrorball|Fresh Tracks
Apparently the best the promo industry has to offer. Looks like they're in trouble.
Mirrorball|Global Selection
A very fine selection of the best and most innovative of global music videos this year.
Mirrorball|Made In Japan
The coolest and craziest videos that the Japanese promo industry has to offer.
Mr Pilipenko And His Submarine
A wet-behind-the-ears sea captain and his obsession.
Mutual Appreciation
A young musician struggles with his attraction to his best friend's girlfriend.
My Country, My Country
The 2005 elections seen through the eyes of an ordinary Iraqi man.
Neo Ned
Oddball romantic comedy - not for everyone!
Next Door
Dumped by his girlfriend and seduced by his neighbours, John is beginning to lose his mind.
The Night Listener
A radio show host is drawn into a mystery surrounding a dying boy.
No Man of Her Own
Atmospheric film noir, shown as part of EIFF 2006's Mitchell Leisen retrospective.
Odd Man Out
An injured IRA man goes on the run in the forbidding back streets of Belfast.
The Oh in Ohio
An all-American wife pursues elusive orgasm.
One Fine Day
A loser gets lucky and finds that happiness is a decision he can't take.
The Page Turner
A concert pianist's past returns to unravel her present.
Palimpsest
A Polish detective investigates the murder of a colleague.
Princess
Girl gangs in German suburbia.

R

The Railroad All-Stars
Documentary about Guatemalan sex workers who formed a successful football team.
Red Shoes
Korean psycho-horror version of a Hans Christian Anderson short story.
The Refugee All Stars
A documentary about a band formed by refugees from the conflict in Sierra Leone.
Return Of The Poet
The creation and transport of a statue through Armenia.
The Right Of The Weakest
A group of unemployed men who see no hope in their future decide to try to turn their fortunes around with a hold-up.
Rock The Bells
A concert promoter tries to reunite the Wu-Tang Clan.
Satan
Oversexed teenagers and Satanic rituals in a remote farmhouse.
Seven Heavens
It's like deja vu all over again.
Sherrybaby
An optimistic ex-convict tries to rebuild her life.
Shut Up And Shoot Me
A bumbling Englishman hires an equally incompetent assassin to kill him.
Skin
A young Portuguese woman battles the constraints of racial and class prejudice.
Snow Cake
A fresh look at autism, communication and human relationships.
Someone Else
A young man struggles to do the right thing after falling in love with someone other than his girlfriend.
Special
An unexpected reaction to medication persuades an ordinary man that he's developing superpowers.
Stephanie Daley
When a teenager is accused of killing her baby, a forensic psychologist tries to uncover the truth.
Summer '04
Unexpected thrills on a Baltic holiday.
Summer Palace
Coming of age in Eighties Beijing.
Sundays In August
A post car crash tale of survivors and other displaced egos.
Them
A couple find themselves hunted in their isolated Romanian house.
This Film Is Not Yet Rated
An exposé about the US film ratings board.
To Get To Heaven, First You Have To Die
A recently married youth attempting to overcome impotence goes out searching for sexual release.
The Treatment
Jake Singer needed a shrink, but now could he be driving him crazy?
Tuning
A middle aged couple contemplate divorce.
Twelve And Holding
A tragic accident changes the course of three children's lives.
The Uncertain Guest
A man in an isolated house admits a stranger, then doesn't know whether or not he's gone.
US Shorts
A collection of shorts from over the pond.

V

Voices Of Bam
The aftermath of an earthquake in the ancient Iranian city of Bam.
Water
The final part of Mehta's elementary trilogy about India.
White Palms
The experience of a gymnast training in Eastern Europe and Canada.
Who Needs Sleep?
An investigation into the dangers of sleep deprivation and the long hours culture.
Wide Awake
Film-maker Alan Berliner explores his own insomnia.
Wrestling Grounds
The honour and respect for a cultural sport beside the dangers and excitement of night life in Dakar.
Wristcutters: A Love Story
A young man kills himself and awakens in a land where everything is "just a little bit worse".
Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait
Study of Zinedine Zidane during a Real Madrid match against Villarreal.
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