City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Film Festival


Not Another Happy Ending To Close EIFF 2013

Glasgow set romcom Not Another Happy Ending will close this June's Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Don Quixote! Don Quixote! Review

Don Quixote! Don Quixote! A scene

The existentialists have taken over the asylum as Panta Rei Theatre seeks to explore the boundaries of madness through the characters of Don Quixote and Hamlet.

Juana in a Million Review

Juana in a Million Star

If your country was eating itself from the inside out, if your family were risking life and limb for a failing dream, if somebody offered you a way out, what would you do?

EIFF Director Chris Fujiwara Gets 3 Year Contract

EIFF Director Chris Fujiwara (Gomez Q&A)

After what was widely considered a much improved Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), compared to the debacle last year, the festival announced today that its artistic director Chris Fujiwara will continue in his role for a further three years.

Brave Review

Brave - Merida fires arrow

Pixar strikes gold again. For once, its latest opus is a slightly lesser, slightly muddled confection than usual but nevertheless effortlessly entertaining, a typically joyful romp of silliness and animated splendour.

One Mile Away Wins Michael Powell Award

EIFF 2012: One Mile Away

Director Penny Woolcock has been awarded the prestigious Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film for her film One Mile Away, a documentary following two members of rival Birmingham gangs as they attempt to broker a peace agreement.

Video: Peter Strickland on Berberian Sound Studio

Director Peter Strickland (who made Silver Bear winning drama Katalin Varga) talks about why Berberian Sound Studio, a film about a soundtrack artist from the Seventies, was so appealling to him. 

EIFF 2012 Best of the Fest Screenings

Toby Jones in Berberian Sound Studio

The Edinburgh Film Festival Best of the Fest programme has now been announced for Sunday 1 July.

EIFF 2012: Documentaries Review

The Search For Emak Bakia

Traditionally, documentaries at Edinburgh International Film Festival were given their own strand but this year, perhaps in acknowledgement of how many m

EIFF 2012: International Cinema Review

Modest Reception

Following last years damp squib of a line-up, which managed to please absolutely no-one and barely seemed to register an interest in global cinema, Edinburgh