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  • Six of the Fest: Family films

    Six of the Fest: Family films

    • Posted Friday 24 June, 2011

    Whether about families or for families, this selection of films promises something old, something new, something borrowed but nothing blue

  • Maybe You Missed...

    Maybe You Missed...

    • Posted Thursday 23 June, 2011

    They're back! Great movies, all day. Join us at EIFF this Sunday for the last chance to see some Festival favourites

  • EIFF Recommends: Kitsch

    EIFF Recommends: Kitsch

    • Posted Thursday 23 June, 2011

    We're told, ‘camp mocks bad taste; kitsch exploits it.’ Given that bad taste tends to be a matter of opinion, EIFF is pleased to present this set of quirky, highly entertaining films with popular appeal

  • Bike Powered Cinema

    Bike Powered Cinema

    • Posted Wednesday 22 June, 2011

    Cutty Sark Blended Scotch Whisky and EIFF launch a day of Cutty Sark Bike Powered Cinema screenings

  • Tales of the unexpected

    Tales of the unexpected

    • Posted Tuesday 21 June, 2011

    Jarred Alterman's striking film is the story of the Zwanikken family living in a converted monastery in Mertola, Portugal. Here he talks to EIFF about micronarratives, Charlie Chaplin and robotic ants.

  • Alastair Mackenzie talks Perfect Sense

    Alastair Mackenzie talks Perfect Sense

    • Posted Tuesday 21 June, 2011

    When Kim Fupz Aakeson’s loosely translated screenplay arrived at Sigma’s offices in Glasgow, David Mackenzie asked for a second opinion…

  • Around the world in eight shorts

    Around the world in eight shorts

    • Posted Tuesday 21 June, 2011

    No time for a weekend away? See the world on screen and make it a Nokia Shorts Weekender

  • Hedonistic Primates: James Marsh on Project Nim

    Hedonistic Primates: James Marsh on Project Nim

    • Posted Monday 20 June, 2011

    Oscar-winning director James Marsh returns to EIFF with another knock-out documentary

  • Six of the Fest: Reel Science

    Six of the Fest: Reel Science

    • Posted Monday 20 June, 2011

    A brand new strand at EIFF seeks to explore the human brain through the medium of film. Join us on a journey through time, space, and the brilliant minds of Reel Science

  • Liz Garbus and Bobby Fischer Against the World

    Liz Garbus and Bobby Fischer Against the World

    • Posted Monday 20 June, 2011

    Liz Garbus discusses chess obsession and her documentary feature Bobby Fischer Against the World

  • EIFF Recommends: Action!

    EIFF Recommends: Action!

    • Posted Sunday 19 June, 2011

    Looking for directors who know film can be activism? Who use the command accompanying the clapperboard as an opportunity to alert audiences to global issues and give a voice to the marginalised? Here are EIFF’s ones to watch

  • Out with the old and in with the new

    Out with the old and in with the new

    • Posted Sunday 19 June, 2011

    Danny Meaney, Managing Director of New Media Partners, provides an insight into new models in distribution and the future of film festivals ahead of his appearance as a panellist at EIFF

  • Love in a cold climate

    Love in a cold climate

    • Posted Sunday 19 June, 2011

    The clue is in the title with Carter Ferguson’s new film, Fast Romance. This veteran fight-director putdown his guns and set his heart on reviving romance in Scotland

  • A Special Mention: Alma Har'el

    A Special Mention: Alma Har'el

    • Posted Saturday 18 June, 2011

    Winner of the Tribeca World Documentary Award and fresh from Sheffield Doc/Fest with a Special Mention, Alma Har'el, discusses her debut feature set in one of the most neglected communities of California.

  • Selling Films Socially - a Revolution in Film Distribution

    • Posted Saturday 18 June, 2011

    EIFF partners Distrify invite industry members to a live debate about DIY distribution

  • Father's Day: Wrapped Up

    Father's Day: Wrapped Up

    • Posted Friday 17 June, 2011

    Socks might be a one size fits all present for Father’s Day, but EIFF has diverse films to suit even the most discerning of dads. Treat him to a cinema trip this Sunday and tell him you've already seen the World's Greatest Dad

  • Nokia Shorts Weekender

    Nokia Shorts Weekender

    • Posted Thursday 16 June, 2011

    A three day celebration of short film including workshops, masterclasses and premiere screenings of the eight finalists from the Nokia Shorts 2011 competition takes place place Wednesday 23 - Saturday 25 June

  • EIFF Recommends: Art in motion

    EIFF Recommends: Art in motion

    • Posted Thursday 16 June, 2011

    What do you think about when you think about film?

  • The Lion King 3D at EIFF

    The Lion King 3D at EIFF

    • Posted Wednesday 15 June, 2011

    Edinburgh International Film Festival is pleased to announce a late addition to the programme

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EIFF Award-Winning Shorts and Documentaries Nominated for BAFTAs

Winners of EIFF 2014’s short film awards and two of its documentary premieres have been nominated for 2015 BAFTAs.

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