Link Round-Up: Top Previews

EIFF is almost here and this year lots of our favourite newspapers, blogs and websites have been sharing their tips for the Fest. Here's a selection of previews to help you navigate this year's programme!

On the Grapevine

Our media partners at The List have combed our programme and bring you:

Female First put together a great list of Female Filmmakers at EIFF – including the directors of Hellion and A Fuller Life.

The Herald's Teddy Jamieson is looking forward to the John McGrath retrospective and Is The Man Who is Tall Happy?, among others. He says EIFF "is a haven where films are still taken seriously."

In Scotland on Sunday, Siobhan Synnot interviews Elijah Wood. He stars in the Michael Powell Award-nominated Set Fire to the Stars. (And despite his advice you can meet him at this year's Hero Hangout!)

Sean Welsh at Physical Impossibility took a closer look at the programme beyond the familiar, jump-out names, selecting some key titles and trailers for you to take a look at.

Rob Girvan makes some selections on Hope Lies – check out a few of his most anticipated titles, including Culloden, Hardkor Disko and many more.

Over on Sound On Sight, Josh Slater-Williams breaks down the programme with some highlights from every strand. Similarly,

Thoughts on Film also featured a quick preview and first impressions of the EIFF programme. 

The Skinny has also been covering EIFF with lots of features including:



Don't forget our own previews!

Fill Your Diary #1 – 3 picks per day for the first week, Wednesday 18 – Sunday 22!

Pathways: Films that will change & inspire you


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