In a night of vampire thrills, Edinburgh International Film Festival will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the seminal horror-thriller Blade, with EIFF Play: Blade, a special expanded cinema event, staged in partnership with Hidden Door Festival and supported by Sir Ewan and Lady Brown. The event takes place at the beautiful Leith Theatre on Sunday 27 May from 7.30pm til late, as part of Hidden Door's 2018 Programme.

This visually spectacular cinematic event will feature hip hop electro beats from DJ Nasty P and DJ EH-1, and will look and feel like walking into the trailblazing film which paved the way for the Marvel universe as it exists today.BladeMark Adams, EIFF’s Artistic Director, said: “We are thrilled to present our special event EIFF Play: Blade, which will take audiences on an exciting journey into the heart of the Blade legacy, with seamless integration of this trailblazing film into a dark and mysterious vampire club night. Prepare to expect the unexpected! We are delighted to be partnering with the brilliant Hidden Door Festival at the spectacular Leith Theatre – it really will be a thrilling night to remember.”

Tickets are on sale now, priced at £17/£15.