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The 72nd edition of Edinburgh International Film Festival will run from June 20 to July 1 and open with Marc Turtletaub's Puzzle.
So far, the three-strand retrospective has been announced. Entitled Time of the Signs: Chasing the American Zeitgeist - it is split into subsections, American Woman: Female Directors in American Cinema; American Exposé: The Media in Mainstream American Cinema; and The American Nightmare: Horror in Mainstream American Cinema. Read more about the films showing here.
The main programme will be announced on May 23.
View Films by Strand:
- American Dreams
- American Exposé: The Media in Mainstream American Cinema 1975-1990
- American Woman: Female Directors in American Cinema
- Best Of British
- Black Box
- European Classics
- European Perspectives
- Fest In The City
- Film Fest Junior
- Focus On Canada
- Night Moves
- The American Nightmare: Horror in Mainstream American Cinema 1980-1985
- Unlocking The Archives
- World Perspectives
View previous years coverage of the Edinburgh International Film Festival festival:
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Portrait of André Leon Talley.
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