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  • Let the right one win

    Let the right one win

    • Posted Friday 27 June, 2008

    The inaugural Rotten Tomatoes Critical Consensus Award has been won by the Swedish horror film Let the Right One In.

  • 'Spike' t-shirt giveaway

    'Spike' t-shirt giveaway

    • Posted Friday 27 June, 2008

    We have t-shirts from the movie Spike up for grabs. Spike is screening as part of Best of the Fest on Sunday 29 June.

  • Balancing act

    Balancing act

    • Posted Wednesday 25 June, 2008

    Award-winning director James Marsh discusses Man on Wire, the gripping account of Philippe Petit's daring scheme to walk the high-wire between New York's twin towers.

  • Two more for Best of the Fest

    Two more for Best of the Fest

    • Posted Wednesday 25 June, 2008

    In response to popular demand, EIFF has added two more titles to the Best of the Fest line-up.

  • Surprise Movie revealed

    Surprise Movie revealed

    • Posted Wednesday 25 June, 2008

    The cat is out of the bag, and quite the tiger it turns out to be. Do you want to know what it was?

  • Sir Sean to attend EIFF awards

    Sir Sean to attend EIFF awards

    • Posted Wednesday 25 June, 2008

    Patron and acting legend Sir Sean Connery will be among those presenting the prestigious prizes at the EIFF Awards Ceremony on Sunday 29 June.

  • Audience Award update: 24 June

    Audience Award update: 24 June

    • Posted Tuesday 24 June, 2008

    Summer remains in pole position, while Somer's Town and A Complete History of My Sexual Failures both rise a rank.

  • Second chance Sunday

    Second chance Sunday

    • Posted Monday 23 June, 2008

    Missed it first time round? Best of the Fest, sponsored by The List, runs on Sunday 29 June, allowing you the chance to see Festival favourites for a fiver.

  • Have your say

    Have your say

    • Posted Monday 23 June, 2008

    Make sure to vote when attending films running for the Standard Life Audience Award. We have the latest results, and an EIFF favourite has taken an early lead.

  • Midnight movies

    Midnight movies

    • Posted Monday 23 June, 2008

    Fancy a late-night fright? We have a look at the Night Moves films screening during the secoond week of the Festival.

  • Neon twilight

    Neon twilight

    • Posted Monday 23 June, 2008

    Fujian Blue pitches China's open-door policy in an uncompromising light. The result is a startlingly modern view of a quietly disenchanted people.

  • Back by popular demand

    • Posted Saturday 21 June, 2008

    Don't worry if you missed out on the sell-out Under the Radar films, which will now be screened as part of the Best of the Fest on Sunday 29 June.

  • Flying colours for The Wackness

    Flying colours for The Wackness

    • Posted Saturday 21 June, 2008

    Spray paint and breakdancers brought colour and excitement to Festival Square yesterday, ahead of the UK Premiere of The Wackness.

  • Liberated Latvian cinema

    Liberated Latvian cinema

    • Posted Saturday 21 June, 2008

    When four Latvian TV commercial directors united in defiance of their restrictive professions, the result was the remarkable Vogelfrei.

  • BBC writersroom at EIFF

    • Posted Friday 20 June, 2008

    Come and find out more about how the BBC writersroom works - and hand over your script in person.

  • Self portrait: Olly Blackburn

    Self portrait: Olly Blackburn

    • Posted Friday 20 June, 2008

    The director of Donkey Punch recalls the intense, adrenaline-fuelled shooting of his feisty genre flick.

  • Perfect performances

    Perfect performances

    • Posted Thursday 19 June, 2008

    Co-directors Ron Davis and Stewart Halpern reveal how their college experiences provided the inspiration for the hugely entertaining documentary on the Miss Gay America Pageant.

  • The trophy cabinet

    The trophy cabinet

    • Posted Thursday 19 June, 2008

    We trace the footsteps of some of this year’s international award-winners - films that arrive in Edinburgh hot on the heels of a triumph abroad.

  • Stars delighted at EIFF Gala

    Stars delighted at EIFF Gala

    • Posted Thursday 19 June, 2008

    Keira Knightley and Sienna Miller were among the stars who walked the red carpet last night for the World Premiere of The Edge of Love.

  • Grab a free ticket

    • Posted Wednesday 18 June, 2008

    Every day during the Festival EIFF Web Members can enter our daily Ticket Grab, with the chance to see a movie for free.

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