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The 70th edition of EIFF rann from June 15-26. The country focus was on Finland and the two major retrospectives were Look Again: A Celebration of Cinéma Du Look and POW!!! Live Action Comic Strip Adaptations: The First Generation. Pikadero won the Michael Powell Award for Best British Film and Suntan won the International Jury Award. Read about all the winners here.
Submissions for the 2017 festival open in November 1. More details from the official site.
View Films by Strand:
- 70/70 Vision
- Adapting Miss Highsmith
- Amercian Dreams
- Best Of British
- Black Box
- Directors' Showcase
- European Perspectives
- Film Fest In The City
- FilmFest Junior
- Focus On Finland
- Look Again: A Celebration Of The Films Of Cinema Du Look
- Night Moves
- POW!!! Live Action Comic Strip Adaptations: The First Generation
- Special Events
- World Perspectives
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In a small fishing town on the West Coast of Scotland a young Asian woman must decide whether to leave home and family for a new life in South America.
Documentary about the relationship between a daughter and trans-parent as they embark on the road to transition.
A Lakota elder takes a journalist on a road trip.
A painter who doubles as a psychotherapist tries to help a young man battling depression.
Remake of the island classic.
A doctor becomes obsessed with a much younger tourist.
A man sleeping rough at Seoul Station is the catalyst for a zombie apocalypse.
A meditative invocation on transcendence as a means of restoration.
A woman sets out to recover her grandfather's tree from the company who bought it.
A ronin wanders the Japanese countryside with his child, having adventures.
Edinburgh International Film Festival Features
Edinburgh International Film Festival News
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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