City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: film

Edinburgh Stunt Cycle Video Is A YouTube Hit

A video of some incredible bicycle stunts around Edinburgh has become one of the most viewed clips on YouTube today.

48 Hour Film Project Returns to Edinburgh

48 Hour Film Project Participant on Portobello Beach

This is the second year that the adrenaline-driven 48-Hour Film
Project, where teams of filmmakers write, direct, and edit a short film
from start to finish in the course of a sleepless weekend, returns to

Away We Go To Open Edinburgh Film Festival

EIFF 2009: Opening Night Film

Sam Mendes' roadtripping, parenthood comedy Away We Go will open the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) on 17th June 2009, it was announced today. The EIFF, which moved from August to June last year for the first time in its history, runs until 28th June.

A Banquet Of Tasty Treats At This Year's Italian Film Festival

Alida Valli

Lovers of Arthouse movies can see a small selection of European and international films scattered through the year at the Edinburgh Filmhouse, Cameo and GFT. But it's only during a specially curated Film Festival where you can relish and indulge in some hidden gems, new releases, shorts, documentaries and vintage classics which will rarely, if ever, be screened under general cinema release in the UK.

Petition Grows to Save Edinburgh Cinema

EIFF 1999: Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo at Odeon

Over two and a half thousand people have signed a petition to stop the former Odeon Cinema on Clerk Street being converted into a 230-room boutique hotel.

Donald Trump Wins Stupid Award

Donald Trump and the European Emissions Trading Scheme have come out tops in the inaugural Stupid Awards, beating a shortlist of "some of the most notorious climate-trashers" in Scotland, including the Royal Bank of Scotland, budget airline Ryan Air and the Scottish Government.

Crowd-Funded Movie To Challenge Climate Change Response

Age of Stupid - Pete Postlethwaite

A futuristic feature film about climate change, that was funded by selling shares to myriad independent groups and individuals, is coming to the Filmhouse in March for a week on its opening run.

New Awards For Edinburgh Film Festival

The 2009 Edinburgh International Film Festival will be carrying two new awards for the best international feature and international short film. Organisers of the festival, which successfully moved from its slot in August to June, will be hoping that it will further increase the profile and attractiveness of the film festival on the world stage.

In The Loop To Open Glasgow Film Festival

Breakfast at Tiffanys

In The Loop, a feature film penned by Armando Iannucci, the Scots comedy writer behind political satire The Thick Of It, will open the fifth Glasgow Film Festival next month.

Middle Eastern Film Festival Focuses On Iran

It's Winter - screening at Middle East Film Festival '09

The Middle Eastern Film Festival sees a total of 16 films showing at
the Filmhouse, from 31 January to 19 February, as part of E