Silent Roar will open the festival Silent Roar will open the festival

This year's EIFF will be hosted by Edinburgh International Festival after the collapse of its parent charity the Centre for the Moving Image last year. The festival will run from August 18 to 23. It will open with Silent Roar and close with Fremont. The full schedule has now been announced.

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Orlando, My Political Biography
Orlando, My Political Biography
Docufiction interpretation of Virginia Woolf's novel.
The story of Simon, who must deal with the disappointment of two impossible loves: a passionate but destructive crush on Oliver and a distant and cold relationship with his mother Claire, who has just moved back in after a 15-year absence.
Your Fat Friend
Your Fat Friend
Popular anonymous blogger Aubrey Gordon spent five years writing about the realities of living as a self-described “very fat person.” Now, she is about to face the public for the very first time.
Georgie is a dreamy 12-year-old girl who lives happily alone in her London flat, filling it with magic. Out of nowhere, her estranged father turns up and forces her to confront reality.
A married man cheats on his husband with a woman... then tells him about it.
Is There Anybody Out There?
Is There Anybody Out There?
While navigating daily discrimination, a filmmaker who inhabits and loves her unusual body searches the world for another person like her, and explores what it takes to love oneself fiercely despite the pervasiveness of ableism.
A couple and their young son choose to move to a remote cabin in the Danish Forest for an experiment in off-grid living, with no human contact for a year. When they encounter another family in the forest, identical to themselves in almost every way, the fabric of their identities faces a test.
Chuck Chuck Baby
Chuck Chuck Baby
Romance unfolds at a chicken packing factory.
Donya works for a Chinese fortune cookie factory in San Francisco. Formerly a translator for the U.S. military in Afghanistan, she struggles to put her life back in order. In a moment of sudden revelation, she decides to send out a special message in a cookie.
Past Lives
Past Lives
Nora and Hae Sung, two childhood friends, are separated from each other when Nora’s family emigrates from South Korea. Two decades later, they are reunited in New York where Nora now lives with her American husband.
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Edinburgh International Film Festival Features

Chuckle chuckle baby
Janis Pugh on laughter, love and community in her comedy musical
Double jeopardy
Karoline Lyngbye on mixing it up in Superposition
Looking differently at a monster
Hope Dickson Leach on her fresh take on Jekyll and Hyde
Seeking fortunes
Babak Jalali on cookie messages and casting challenges in Fremont
'It looks much more eventful from the outside than it feels to me'
The Trainspotting author and Ian Jefferies on making documentary Choose Irvine Welsh
A smouldering story
Thomas Schubert on imposter syndrome and tonal ambiguity in Afire
Films to catch at EIFF
We recommend some highlights from this year's line-up
Within the silences
Paris Zarcilla and Chi Thai discuss the legacy of colonialism and Raging Grace
Targets of desire
Christian Petzold on An Affair To Remember, summers and Afire
In his mind
Christian Petzold on summer movies and Afire
Roads that lead you to roam
Laura Citrella on the mysteries and winding pathways of Trenque Lauquen
Anatomy of a panic
Richard Squires on the history of homophobia and The Perpetrators
'It became so much more personal than I was expecting'
Ella Glendining chats about Sundance doc Is There Anybody Out There?
Legacy of love
Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert, Jamie Lee Curtis and Ke Huy Quan on Everything Everywhere All At Once

Edinburgh International Film Festival News

Fundraising campaign aims to reopen Filmhouse
£250k Crowdfunder aims to raise funds to refurbish cinema and take 21-year lease
EIFF announces programme
The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde among 24-feature line-up
Fremont to close Edinburgh Film Festival
UK premiere of Babak Jalali's migrant drama
EIFF to open with Silent Roar
World premiere for Hebrides teen surf drama

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