Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018

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

  • Shorts: Dream Images
  • Shorts: Optics
  • Shorts: Resistant Bodies
  • Shorts: Spectres
  • Shorts - UK 1: Firecracker
  • Shorts - UK 2: Kaleidoscope
  • Shorts: Bridging The Gap - Love
  • Shorts: New Visions
  • Shorts: The Young And The Wild
  • Shorts: Where's Your Skirt

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, Black Box, Documentaries, European Classics, European Perspectives, Fest In The City, Film Fest Junior, Focus On Canada, Galas, Night Moves, The American Nightmare: Horror in Mainstream American Cinema 1980-1985, Unlocking The Archives, World Perspectives

Salt And Sauce (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Alia Ghafar; Writer: Alia Ghafar; Stars: Flora Bird)
Stuck in a post high-school limbo, Tammy works long days in the family chip shop.
Shorts: Where's Your skirt
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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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