Red carpet line-up announced
With EIFF less than two weeks away, we can reveal the line-up of films getting the red carpet treatment, and the stars expected to attend.
EIFF is always a starry affair, but it helps to know who you can expect to see at screenings. This year's line-up of Gala screenings sees filmmakers and actors from around the globe grace the red carpet.
Don’t forget that after each of these screenings there will be a Q&A with those in attendance, so you get a chance to hear from those involved in the film.
All of the red carpet events take place at Cineworld. Be sure to get there early to get the best view of the stars!
Away We Go, 17 June
The Opening Night Gala will be attended by director Sam Mendes, and actors John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph and Maggie Gyllenhal. It's set to be bustling at Cineworld, so get down early to get a good spot!
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, 18 June
Award-winning actress Robin Wright-Penn and director Rebecca Miller will be in attendance for the UK Premiere of the star-studded drama.
A Boy Called Dad, 18 June
Ian Hart makes a welcome return to EIFF, along with Kyle Ward and director Brian Percival.
Shallow Grave, 19 June
The 15th anniversary digital restoration screening of the classic thriller will be attended by actress Kerry Fox and producer Andrew Macdonald.
Adventureland, 21 June
Star Jesse Eisenberg will be in town for the UK Premiere of the comedy which was a huge hit at Sundance.
Rudo & Cursi, 21 June
As announced last week, the talented quartet behind Y Tu Mama Tambien reunite for the UK Premiere. Producer/ director siblings Alfonso and Carlos Cuarón will be joined on the red carpet by actors Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna. Expect much swooning...
The Calling, 21 June
EIFF In Person guest Brenda Blethyn is joined by rising star Emily Beecham and director Jan Dunn for the World Premiere of the gripping drama.
Scratch, 21 June
Two of Poland's best known acting talents, Jadwiga Jankowska-Cieslak and Krzysztof Stroinski, will travel to Edinburgh for the UK Premiere of this deeply touching drama.
Mad, Sad and Bad, 22 June
The multi-talented Meera Syal, who is also the focus of a Skillset In Person interview, will be accompanied by director Avie Luthrie for the World Premiere and co-stars Tony Gardner, Nitin Ganatra and Leena Dhingra.
Running In Traffic, 22 June
Yet another EIFF World Premiere, this is set to be among the year’s most hard-hitting dramas. Actors Bryan Larkin, Kenneth Cranham, Anna Keith and director Dale Corlett will attend.
Adam, 27 June
The buzz surrounding this film has been steadily growing – and with good reason. Director Max Mayer and star Hugh Dancy will grace the red carpet for the Closing Night Gala.
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