Additional Tickets Released for Selected Films
Walk, click, or call into the EIFF Box Office. Tickets go on sale from noon on Friday 12th August. Addition tickets released for selected EIFF screenings include: Rag Tale: A satirical tale of jour...
Walk, click, or call into the EIFF Box Office. Tickets go on sale from noon on Friday 12th August.Addition tickets released for selected EIFF screenings include:
Rag Tale: A satirical tale of journalistic shenanigans, set against the backdrop of the last US election and featuring an all-star cast.
On a Clear Day: Like The Full Monty (only better)— the story of one man’s determination to improve his life— by swimming the English Channel. Click here to watch the trailer.
Kinky Boots: Financially troubled shoe factory owner meets cabaret star, who reveals a truly niche market for dancing shoes. Featuring musical numbers written by former Robbie Williams collaborator Guy Chambers.
Grizzly Man: Werner Herzog’s newest doc looks at the strange life and death of struggling actor and recovering alcoholic turned grizzly bear activist Timothy Treadwell. Click here to watch the trailer.
Wah-Wah: EIFF’s Opening Night Film, Richard E. Grant’s directorial debut is a semi-autobiographical look at growing up in colonial Swaziland.
Asylum: Stella (Natasha Richardson) begins a very ill advised love affair with a patient at her husband’s psychiatric hospital. The latest film from EIFF favourite David (Young Adam) Mackenzie. Click here to watch the trailer.
Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist: Unlikely to ever be commercially released in the UK, Paul Schrader’s film, shelved upon completion, is a truly unsettling account of Father Merrin’s early years in East Africa.
Green Street: Expelled from Harvard, Elijah Wood travels to London and discovers the joys of football hooliganism in this high-energy take on modern tribalism. Click here to watch the trailer.
Thumbsucker: A deadpan comedy delight about a nerotic 17-year-old who still sucks his thumb, and the orthodontist/wannabe life coach (Keanu Reeves), who with a little help from Ritalin, changes his life. Click here to watch the trailer.
36 Quai Des Orfèvres: Gerard Depardieu and Daniel Auteuil star in this gritty, hard-boiled film about two rogue cops entangled in a decade-long battle with each other. France’s biggest box-office hit last year.
Fribourg International Film Festival (FIFF) and Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) are pleased to announce their collaboration on an ambitious retrospective called The History of Iranian Cinema by Its Creators.