Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018

In addition to the films below, these films are broken into showcases as follows. As we review the films the showcase they appeared in will be indicated in italics below:

  • Black Box Focus: Joyce Wieland
  • Black Box Shorts: Canadian Experiemental Film - Forty Years Later
  • Black Box Shorts: Physical Connection
  • Black Box Shorts: Radical Landscapes
  • Black Box Shorts: The Shape Of Light

View other Edinburgh International Film Festival Films by strand: American Dreams, American Exposé: The Media in Mainstream American Cinema 1975-1990, American Woman: Female Directors in American Cinema, Animation, Best Of British, Documentaries, European Classics, European Perspectives, Fest In The City, Film Fest Junior, Focus On Canada, Galas, Night Moves, Shorts, The American Nightmare: Horror in Mainstream American Cinema 1980-1985, Unlocking The Archives, World Perspectives

Borders And Divisions (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Zoe Beloff)
Bertolt Brecht and Walter Benjamin in contemporary NYC.
UK premire. Showing with: A Bar On Majorca, A Week With Azar and Nu Dem
Pig Film (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Josh Gibson)
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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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