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Edinburgh Film Festival will open on June 19 with Boyz In The Wood and close on June 20 with the world premiere of Mrs Lowry & Son. This year's country focus will be Spain, including A Retrospective Celebration of Modern Spanish Cinema; A Retrospective Selection of Cult Spanish Cinema and an in-depth celebration of the work of Spanish writer, actor and filmmaker Icíar Bollaín.
There will be a number of in person events, featuring Bollaín, Danny Boyle, Jack Lowden, Nick Broomfield and Pollyanna McIntosh.
In a collaboration with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra there will also be a free screening of children's show Soundmoves: Music Movies. The festival will run from June 19 to 30.
View Films by Strand:
- American Dreams
- Best Of British
- Beyond EIFF
- Black Box
- European Perspectives
- Film Fest In The City
- Focus On Spain
- Four Views Of Scotland
- Night Moves
- Once Upon A Time In Spain After Dark: A Retrospective Selection Of Cult Spanish Cinema
- Once Upon A Time In Spain: A Retrospective Celebration Of Modern Spanish Cinema
- Once Upon A Time In Spain: Icíar Bollaín
- Phenomenal Women
- Pre-Festival Previews
- Special Events
- The Features Of Agnes
- Unlocking The Archives
- World Perspectives
View previous years coverage of the Edinburgh International Film Festival festival:
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A family grieving for the loss of a son face trouble when his girlfriend shows up five years later, claiming she is pregnant with the dead boy's child.
Portrait of a trio of friends struggling with the expectations of adults and tradition in their village community.
Documentary about the Jaén region and olive oil.
The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott’s Alien – rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O’Bannon and H.R. Giger. A contemplation on the symbiotic collaborative process of moviemaking, the power of myth, and our collective unconscious.
Action adventure sees a morgue taken over by gunmen.
The intrepid creator of the documentary That Sugar Film sets off on another journey, this time to scour the world for solutions and measures to combat climate change.
Musical comedy sees a singer-songwriter wake after a global blackout to discover a world where The Beatles never existed.
In 1973, an unhinged American outlaw walked into a bank in Sweden demanding millions in cash in exchange for his hostages. The events that followed would capture the attention of the world and ultimately give a name to a new psychological phenomenon: Stockholm syndrome.
The gang go on a road trip with a new toy named Forky.
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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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