Pixar's Brave will close 66th edition Pixar's Brave will close 66th edition

This year's Edinburgh International Film Festival kicked off with controversial William Friedkin film Killer Joe.

Japanese, Chinese and Filipino films featured in dedicated strands and a South American focus took in work from Uruguay, Chile and Argentina. The festival closed with the European premiere of Disney-Pixar's Brave.

Penny Woolcock won The Michael Powell Award for her documentary One Mile Away and Mao Mao took home the international award for Here, Then. Read about all the prize winners here.

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Dragon
Dragon
A qi expert detective is suspicious when a seemingly ordinary paper maker fights off notorious bandits.
V/H/S
V/H/S
A horror anthology based around the theft of an old video tape.
Pusher
Pusher
A London drugs dealer finds himself on the wrong side of a ruthless Mr Big. Remake of the 1996 feature.
The Fourth Dimension
The Fourth Dimension
Triplet of short films, conforming to a fixed 'creative brief'.
The Imposter
The Imposter
In 1994 a 13-year-old boy disappears from his home in San Antonio, Texas, but three and a half years later he is found alive thousands of miles away in Spain with a shocking story of kidnap and torture... but all is not what it seems in this tale that is truly stranger than fiction.
Sexual Chronicles Of A French Family
Sexual Chronicles Of A French Family
Three generations of a French family and their sex lives.
Unconditional
Unconditional
A teenager finds himself in a dangerous relationship with a charismatic older man.
Swirl
Swirl
Snapshot of the life of a widowed octogenarian.
No Fixed Abode
No Fixed Abode
A man wakes up to a homeless nightmare.
Life Just Is
Life Just Is
Love, death and the meaning of life figure among the preoccupations of a group of uni graduates in London.
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Edinburgh International Film Festival Features

Flowers power
Day Of The Flowers world premiere attracts blooming great audience.
Programming for posterity
EIFF new artistic director Chris Fujiwara talks about diversity, adventurous audiences and the importance of awards, ahead of the festival's 66th edition.

Edinburgh International Film Festival News

Penny Woolcock's One Mile Away wins Michael Powell Award at EIFF
Documentarian takes home British award, while Chinese filmmaker wins international prize.
EIFF gets off to Killer start
William Friedkin film kicks off 66th edition.
Susan Tyrrell dies at 67
Cult actress' final film will screen in Edinburgh.
In the picture
New film exhibition comes to the National Library of Scotland.
Edinburgh Film Festival line-up announced
66th slate includes 121 features from 52 countries.
Killer Joe to open Edinburgh International Film Festival
Will Matthew McConaughey's hitman be a hit?
Brave to close Edinburgh Film Festival
Scots-set Pixar animation to premiere at 66th edition
Eyes on the prize in Edinburgh
Dropped awards return to boost festival profile.
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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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