Edinburgh International Film Festival 2009

The programmers say: "Daring experiments in film form, from teh innovators of the visual art world."

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West Point West Point
West Point and Black Box Shorts 3: Phenomena In Flux
Black Box Shorts 3: Phenomena In Flux (Year: 2009; Director: Various; Writer: Various)
Showcase of abstract shorts which aim to break new ground in cinematic representation.
Black Box Shorts 1: Space And Place (Director: Various; Writer: Various)
Selection of experimental short film demonstrating "innovative approaches to interior and exterior space".
Black Box Shorts 2: Materials And Materiality (Year: 2009; Director: Various; Writer: Various)
Experimental films which all respond to the digital revolution.
Nakba (Country: Belgium; Year: 2009; Director: Max Francos)
Documentary charting the story of the Palestinian exodus and 1948 Arab-Israeli war. Screening with: All The House (Haditha Massacre), Infamy, In Transit, Sunroof (Benazir Bhutto Assassination) and Vita.
West Point (Country: France; Year: 2008; Director: Laurence Rebouillon; Stars: Ronayette Isabelle, Cerf Bernard, Pontier Agnès, Leysen Johan)
A brother and sister attempt to repair their relationship and reconcile themselves with the truth about their mother's murder.

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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