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The 2020 edition of Edinburgh Film Festival was postponed and ultimately cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic but an EdFilmFest At Home collaboration between the festival and Curzon ran from June 24 to July 5, featuring Q&As with some of the filmmakers.

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Perfumes
Perfumes
A friendship begins to blossom between a stressed chauffeur and his aloof client.
Saint Frances
Saint Frances
After an accidental pregnancy turned abortion, a deadbeat nanny finds an unlikely friendship with the six-year old she's charged with protecting
Capital In The Twenty-First Century
Capital In The Twenty-First Century
Adaptation of the book concerning modern wealth and power.
Last And First Men
Last And First Men
Loosely based on the 1930 Olaf Stapledon novel of the same name, Tilda Swinton voices a human from its 18th distinct evolution from some two billion years in the future (the Last Men), reaching back to the First Men (us) for help, as the end of time approaches.
Fanny Lye Deliver’d
Fanny Lye Deliver’d
The story of a woman living with her puritanical husband in 17th Century Shropshire and the two strangers who cause upheaval in her world.
A White, White Day
A White, White Day
An off-duty police chief begins to suspect a local man to have had an affair with his wife, who has recently died in a car accident. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones.
White Riot
White Riot
Profiling punk reggae protest movement Rock Against Racism.
Young Ahmed
Young Ahmed
A teenager becomes radicalised.
Clemency
Clemency
Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill.
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
The filmmakers have traversed the globe to document the evidence and experience of human planetary domination.
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Edinburgh International Film Festival Features

Lost in the fog
Ingvar Sigurdsson on braving the elements to make A White, White Day
A radical vision
Thomas Clay on England's forgotten history and Fanny Lye Deliver’d
Avoiding imagery
Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne on Young Ahmed
An enigma
Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne on Young Ahmed

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