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Celebrating its 64th edition in 2010, EIFF is the longest continuously running film festival in the world. It began in 1947 as a champion of documentary films and has expanded to include the full gamut of features, documentaries and short films and is currently under the artistic directorship of Hannah McGill.
The festival will open with Sylvain Chomet's The Illusionist on June 16.
This year's retrospective strand is After the Wave: Lost and Forgotten British Cinema 1967-1979.
View Films by Strand:
- After The Wave
- Black Box
- British Gala
- Director's Showcase
- Night Moves
- Special Screenings
- Under The Radar
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A Boy and his brother find their fantasy version of their dad is somewhat different to the real deal.
A first shift in a care home takes a sinister turn.
Tomas is incredibly shy... perhaps an imaginary friend will help.
A haircut promises to make a big difference to a teenager's life.
Two boys are forced to face up to their crime.
A history of the atomic bomb and the current nuclear arms race.
Shots of pollution in an Indonesian river are accompanied by the sounds of a travelling salesman reporting to his board.
Exploring the nature of chaotic systems through the examination of water.
Exploration of evolution and life.
Super 8/digital hybrid experimental film, exploring use of colour.
Edinburgh International Film Festival Features
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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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