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Edinburgh International Film Festival enjoyed its 71st edition from June 21 to July 2. In addition to the usual screenings, the Fest in the City free outdoor films ran from June 16-18 in St Andrew Square. The festival opened with God's Own Country - which went on to win the Michael Powell Award - and closed with the world premiere of Morrissey biopic England Is Mine.
View Films by Strand:
- American Dreams
- Best Of British
- Black Box
- European Perspectives
- Fantastic Planets: The Futuristic Art of René Laloux
- Fest in the City
- Focus On Poland
- Night Moves
- The Future Is History - Brave New World: New Directions in science-fiction cinema 1980-85
- The Future Is History - Great Britain
- Unlocking The Archives
- World Perspectives
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Rom-com sees a couple whose relationship is on the rocks who find a shared love of music makes breaking up hard to do.
A looping GIF has an existential crisis.
A Hungarian village becomes a mirror for the failure of an entire society.
A secular young woman takes an apartment in an Orthodox part of Jerusalem, sparking religious tension.
The intimate relationship between two Warsaw artists.
Psychological thriller sees an ex-con trying to adjust to freedom, whose life is challenged by his controlling mother.
Two woman book a sailing trip after a personal tragedy... but trouble lurks on the loch.
After the success of a novel, a woman's life starts to fall apart.
The role of Native Americans in contemporary music history.
A rich high school student tries to give a fellow student a makeover but finds herself falling in love.
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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