When Pontin's meets Portishead
As Rockness and Download kick-start the UK's musical gatherings, the EIFF gets its own taste of festival fever courtesy of All Tomorrow's Parties.
There's a wealth of music-infused films to choose from in this year's line-up but when it comes to capturing the raw and unglamourised spirit of the alternative music scene, All Tomorrow's Parties proves unmissable.
A veritable lucky bag of footage shot through the lenses of film cameras and camera phones by musicians and fans alike, the end result is a highly absorbing DIY mish-mash that encapsulates the non-corporate ethos of a cult festival that's now entering its tenth year.
Not content with the big screen experience alone, Warp Films and ATP team up with Future Cinema to create a one-off, six hour long sensory feast where cinema-meets-live performance at the film's premiere on the 24 of June at The Picture House.
With Mogwai, Animal Collective and Sonic Youth all having made appearances at past festivals, a DJ set from Belle and Sebastian's Chris and a secret performance from a mystery Scottish band continue ATP's trademark unpredictability and underground essence.
Not forgetting the festival's idiosyncratic, holiday camp roots the night also features a game of midnight bingo allowing audiences to dust off their dobbers amidst a whirl of blue coats and Northern Soul dancers.
Follow the links below for booking information on the three different ways you can experience All Tomorrow's Parties at the EIFF.
* Tickets for the show only on the 24 June from 21:30 to 2:00 - tickets available from Avalanche Records and Ticketweb
2015 Festival Diary:
Click on a day to highlight movies on that day.
Share this page
Share this Film Festival page with your friends and family.
Find Films By Strand
EIFF is split into Strands. Use them to help find your films.