City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Film Festival


EIFF 2014: Documentaries

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Edinburgh International Film Festival has long excelled with its annual selection of documentaries offering global perspectives and insights within rapidly

EIFF Review: Set Fire to the Stars

Still: Set Fire to the Stars

There’s a brief moment that struck me half way through Set Fire to the Stars when Celyn Jones playing Dylan Thomas tips drunkenly asleep onto the shoulder of exasperated host John Malcolm Brinnin.

EIFF Review: Snowpiercer

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Imagine you’re having an epic surreal dream set on an epic and surreal train journey.

Edinburgh Film Festival 2014 Preview

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It was with a mixture of delight and relief to see the familiarly bespectacled and besuited Chris Fujiwara step up to the podium in Filmhouse last week to announce the programme for this years’

EIFF 2013 Documentaries: “Natan” and Other Home Truths

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If cinema really is, as Jean-Luc Godard said, truth at 24 frames per second, it becomes intriguing to discover films which seek to open up a discourse on the nature of fact versus fiction and how real

EIFF 2013 Documentaries: New Realities and The Last Station

Whereas once the Edinburgh International Film Festival had a separate strand for documentaries, they’re now spread far and wide across

Film Review: I Am Breathing

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From a quick perusal of this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival programme one spots there are at least four films whose titl

Edinburgh Film Festival 2013 Programme Revealed

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The programme for the 67th Edinburgh International Film Festival (19-30 June) will showcase 146 features from 53 countries, including 14 World premieres, 6 International premieres and 10 European premieres.

EIFF 2013 Highlight Reel

A preview of some of the films that are going to be screening at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in June.

EIFF Retrospectives: Richard Fleischer and Jean Grémillon

Long before NASA scientist James Hansen brought the spectre of climate change to the mainstream with