Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010

The EIFF describes this uniquely mad section of the programme as: "raw, risk-taking work from the cutting edge of new movie-making."

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The Crab The Crab
The Crab and CrimeFighters
The Black Panther (Pantera Negra) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2009; Director: Iyari Wertta; Stars: Enrique Arreola, Laura de Ita, Dolores Heredia, Ely Guerra)
Psychedelic black-and-white neo noir from Mexico.
UK Premiere
Chase The Slut (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Ryan Denmark; Writer: Vanessa Claire Smith; Stars: Vanessa Claire Smith, Michael Kirby, Danika Sudik, Blaine Saunders, Emily Podleski, Jennifer Wilson, Kathi Copeland, Stephanie Dees, Michael Holmes, Jason Witter, AJ Wedding, Alicia Wollerton, Rachel Bell, Lance Arthur Smith, Rusty Locke)
A playful and assertive young woman is persuaded by her rich friend to seduce a nerdy religious boy.
World Premiere
Cigarette Girl (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: John Michael McCarthy; Writer: John Michael McCarthy; Stars: Christopher Tyzhai Allen, D'Army Bailey, Helen Bowman, James Buchanan, Jacob Burcham, Emmy Collins, Cori Dials, Lary Love Dolley, Bruce Downing, J. Lazarus Hawk, Daniel Lee, Ivy Mclemore, Donald Meyers, Billy M. Mullins, Glenn Payne), Official Site
Cigarette smuggler and dealer wants to quit.
European Premiere
The Crab (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Rona Mark; Writer: Rona Mark; Stars: Guy Whitney, Kelly Dwyer, Cass Buggé, Jonathan Wilde)
The fall and fall of an academic wannabe.
World Premiere
CrimeFighters (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Miles Watts; Stars: Emma Keaveney, Paul Trimmer, Debbie Hard, Harry Humberstone, Curt Milner, Georgina Hope)
Three friends decide to become superheroes, spandex and all, in this low budget comedy.
World Premiere
Cigarette Girl Cigarette Girl
Cigarette Girl and Vacation!
A Spanking In Paradise (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Wayne Thalion; Stars: Andrew Hawley, Simon Weir, Leo Horsefield, Danielle Stewart, Robert Harrison, John Gaffney)
Black comedy about a young man in charge of his uncle's brothel in Edinburgh.
World Premiere
Vacation! (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Zach Clark; Writer: Zach Clark; Stars: Trieste Kelly Dunn, Lydia Hyslop, Maggie Ross, Melodie Sisk, Michael Abbott Jr, Tara Everhart, Martha Stephens, Tony Greenberg, Ellie Nicoll), Official Site
Four young friends go on a trip to the seaside.
World Premiere
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