This year's 75th edition of the festival will run from August 12 to 20. It will open with Aftersun and close with After Yang. Its Central Gala is Nude Tuesday

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32 Sounds
32 Sounds
A meditation on the power of sound to bend time, cross borders, and profoundly shape our perception of the world around us.
A Clever Woman
A Clever Woman
Returning to their childhood home on the Isle of Wight, a house filled with art and the songs and poetry their mother once wrote, Dorothy and Phoebe deal with conflicting feelings about the difficult woman who raised them.
My Love Affair With Marriage
My Love Affair With Marriage
Some people spend their lives wondering why a marriage didn’t last. Signe Baumane set out to get some answers. The result is this animated film, which combines ancient mythology and contemporary neuroscience.
Women Behind The Wheel
Women Behind The Wheel
The directors become the first women to drive the entirety of Central Asia’s Pamir Highway.
Electric Malady
Electric Malady
An intimate portrait of a chronically ill man who ascribes his symptoms to electromagnetic hypersensitivity syndrome.
Valeria has long dreamed about becoming a mother. After learning that she’s pregnant, she expects to feel happy, yet something’s off. Nightmarish visions and an unshakeable paranoia have her questioning what she wants, and an ancient evil spirit may be the cause.
Plaza Catedral
Plaza Catedral
Architect Alicia, a Mexican in Panama, can’t quite seem to fit in anywhere. The only constant in her life is the 14-year-old boy Alexis, who looks after the cars parked on her street... but tragedy is about to strike.
Calendar Girls
Calendar Girls
A coming-of-golden-age look at Florida's most dedicated dance team for women over 60, shaking up the outdated image of "the little old lady," and calling for everyone to dance their hearts out, while they still can.
Framing Agnes
Framing Agnes
After discovering case files from a 1950s gender clinic, a cast of transgender actors turn a talk show inside out to confront the legacy of a young trans woman forced to choose between honesty and access.
After Yang
After Yang
In a near future, a family reckons with questions of love, connection, and loss after its A.I. helper unexpectedly breaks down.
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Edinburgh International Film Festival Features

Everything under the stars
Gabriel Martins on life in a changing Brazil, and Mars One
A gran plan for action
Martika Ramirez Escobar on the evolving worlds of Leonor Will Never Die
Putting on a show
Amanda Kramer on live shows, colour, taking risks and Give Me Pity!
Kicking out cliché
Juan Pablo González on avoiding stereotypes and building character in Dos Estaciones
From fact to fiction
Juan Pablo González on moving from documentary work to his first feature and the origins of Dos Estaciones
'I think I am Bresson school'
Antonia Campbell-Hughes on her shooting style, masculinity and freedom in her debut It Is In Us All
Family connections
Matthew J Saville on the personal inspiration for Juniper and working with Charlotte Rampling
Perfect timing
Juanjo Giménez on sound design, creating mood and mystery in Out of Sync
Naked Ambition
Jackie van Beek, Damon Herriman, Armagan Ballantyne and Julia Davis on Nude Tuesday
To the end of the world
Ishizuka Atsuko on telling stories through emotion in Goodbye Don Glees!
Enjoying the journey
Borja Alcalde talks about the challenges and rewards of his road trip documentary The Sacred Family
A drive for feminism
Cat Haigh and Hannah Congdon talk about their Pamir Highway road trip for Women Behind The Wheel
Going Off The Rails
Director Peter Day on the challenges and aims of shooting his parkour documentary
EIFF: Choice cuts
Seven films and some shorts to catch at this year's festival
Streaming Spotlight: EIFF winners
Ahead of this year's festival we look back at previous favourites
Best friends forever?
Hannah Barlow and Kane Senes on friendship, trauma and Sissy
The drive to succeed
Park Dae-min on working with Park So-dam and shooting action in Special Delivery
Connecting to Leonard Cohen
Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller on Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song
Sustainability in fashion
Becky Hutner on Amy Powney, llamas, sustainable fashion and Fashion Reimagined
Childhood revisited
Diễm Hà Lệ on connecting with Hmong culture and making Children Of The Mist
The rhythms of Full Time
Director Eric Gravel on finding the right pace and story for his single mum drama
Metal tricky
Andrew Stanton, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Burtt and Jim Morris talk about breathing life into WALL·E.
Twilight falls
Peter Facinelli talks about his hotly anticipated vampire film.

Edinburgh International Film Festival News

A Cat Called Dom gets paws on prize
Documentary wins Powell and Pressburger award at EIFF
EIFF announces full programme
87 features in line-up including Nude Tuesday Central Gala
EIFF announces new strands
Festival also brings in new competition section as it returns to August
EIFF to close with After Yang
Festival pays tribute to 1972 female director event with this year's theme

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