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  • Coming to a cinema near you

    Coming to a cinema near you

    • Posted Friday 18 July, 2008

    Missed it at the Festival? We preview the films coming out in the next few weeks which made their bow at EIFF 2008.

  • Festival View: BRITDOC 08

    Festival View: BRITDOC 08

    • Posted Friday 18 July, 2008

    The third BRITDOC festival takes place from 23-25 July in Oxford, and this year's highlights include an appearance from Borat director Larry Charles. Read more and you could win a BRITDOC 08 pass.

  • Military malpractice

    Military malpractice

    • Posted Friday 18 July, 2008

    Errol Morris, the director of Standard Operating Procedure, tells us why his investigation into the abuse and torture of prisoners at Abu Ghraib is far from over.

  • The Everything Treatment are pitch perfect

    The Everything Treatment are pitch perfect

    • Posted Wednesday 02 July, 2008

    We've had lots of enquiries about the top tune used for the EIFF trailer. Stu Brown of The Everything Treatment tells us about crafting the track.

  • A final word on EIFF 2008 from Hannah

    A final word on EIFF 2008 from Hannah

    • Posted Wednesday 02 July, 2008

    EIFF Artistic Director Hannah McGill looks back on the past fortnight, and comments on the Festival's success in its new June slot.

  • We want your feedback

    • Posted Wednesday 02 July, 2008

    We've had a fantastic response to the 62nd EIFF, but to make 2009 even more special we need you to let us know how we can improve things.

  • Robert Carlyle named Patron

    Robert Carlyle named Patron

    • Posted Wednesday 02 July, 2008

    Award-winning Scottish actor Robert Carlyle has accepted to join Sir Sean Connery and Tilda Swinton in the role of EIFF Patron.

  • And the winner is...

    And the winner is...

    • Posted Sunday 29 June, 2008

    The 62nd EIFF closed with the star-studded Awards Ceremony at Filmhouse. Find out who walked away with the prestigious prizes.

  • Standard Life Audience  Award latest

    Standard Life Audience Award latest

    • Posted Saturday 28 June, 2008

    It's the last day of voting for the Standard Life Audience Award, with the winner be announced at the exclusive Awards Ceremony tomorrow, Sunday 29 June.

  • In Profile: Eileen Walsh

    In Profile: Eileen Walsh

    • Posted Friday 27 June, 2008

    Eden is an exceptionally affecting portrayal of a soured marriage, a perfect example of a simple story told well. Actor Eileen Walsh discusses her award-winning performance.

  • Rio's untouchables

    Rio's untouchables

    • Posted Friday 27 June, 2008

    Director José Padilha discusses the startling Elite Squad, an uncompromising look at Rio de Janeiro's crack police unit.

  • Standard Life Audience Award update: 27 June

    Standard Life Audience Award update: 27 June

    • Posted Friday 27 June, 2008

    Sundance favourite Man on Wire and Brazillian superthriller Elite Squad join the leaderboard with previous leader Summer dropping to fourth place.

  • 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.

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