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  • Round-Up: Guests & Best of the Fest

    Round-Up: Guests & Best of the Fest

    • Posted Sunday 30 June, 2013

    Finding it hard to choose your picks from Best of the Fest? We've pulled together all our great interviews and features on some of our Best of the Fest films, along with many more Festival gems.

  • Zal Batmanglij talks The East

    Zal Batmanglij talks The East

    • Posted Sunday 23 June, 2013

    Double-agent thriller The East had its UK premiere here at EIFF this week. Web Editor Nicola Balkind met with director of the film, screening as part of the American Dreams strand.

  • Jeanie Finlay's Great Hip Hop Hoaxers at EIFF

    Jeanie Finlay's Great Hip Hop Hoaxers at EIFF

    • Posted Friday 28 June, 2013

    Documentary maker Jeanie Finlay brings her outrageous new feature, The Great Hip Hop Hoax, to EIFF. She tells us "the lies behind the lies behind the lies" behind Silibil ‘N Brains – the fakers who were keeping it real in the 2004 hip hop scene.

     

  • Jennifer Steinman talks craziness & determination in Desert Runners

    Jennifer Steinman talks craziness & determination in Desert Runners

    • Posted Friday 21 June, 2013

    Screening as part of the New Realities documentary strand, Desert Runners follows four determined runners on an epic journey across four deserts – on foot.

  • Announcing: Best of the Fest!

    Announcing: Best of the Fest!

    • Posted Thursday 27 June, 2013

    It's that time in the Festival already... time to reveal which films you can catch again at Best of the Fest!

  • BREAKING NEWS

    • Posted Saturday 29 June, 2013

    Panic on the streets of Edinburgh – make your way to Filmhouse Cinema

  • Alex Gibney Steals Secrets at EIFF

    Alex Gibney Steals Secrets at EIFF

    • Posted Wednesday 26 June, 2013

    With the UK Premiere of documentary We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks hitting EIFF, we caught up with the director to hear more about Assange, intrigue, and the spy thriller nature of this compelling tale.

  • Lucien Castaing-Taylor talks Leviathan

    Lucien Castaing-Taylor talks Leviathan

    • Posted Friday 28 June, 2013

    We caught up with co-director Lucien Castaing-Taylor to hear more about this stunning documentary which has become the talk of the Festival – just one day after its UK premiere.

  • Award Winners Announced!

    Award Winners Announced!

    • Posted Friday 28 June, 2013

    Edinburgh International Film Festival Awards acknowledge both national and international filmmaking talent and are recognised in the industry for rewarding and promoting excellence. We are proud to announce the winners of the EIFF 2013 Awards.

  • Nick Bonner talks Comrade Kim Goes Flying at EIFF

    Nick Bonner talks Comrade Kim Goes Flying at EIFF

    • Posted Thursday 27 June, 2013

    Ahead of its second screening tonight, co-director Nick Bonner told us more about the story behind how Comrade Kim finally went flying.

  • Blackbird at EIFF

    Blackbird at EIFF

    • Posted Wednesday 26 June, 2013

    Co-stars Andrew Rothney and Norman Maclean sat down to tell us about the glorious traditions and Scottish feel of Blackbird

  • Eric Steel teaches us to Kiss the Water

    Eric Steel teaches us to Kiss the Water

    • Posted Tuesday 25 June, 2013

    Eric Steel, director of the poetic documentary Kiss the Water, teaches us of the life and lost art of making fishing flies, and one of its legendary makers, Megan Boyd.

     

  • McLaren Award-Winner Will Anderson talks Animation at EIFF

    McLaren Award-Winner Will Anderson talks Animation at EIFF

    • Posted Tuesday 25 June, 2013

    With a strong Shorts programme and Animation strand, EIFF 2013 looks at the talent behind the last year’s McLaren Award winner, Will Anderson, and his up-and-coming peers.

  • Monsters University Takes Over EIFF

    Monsters University Takes Over EIFF

    • Posted Monday 24 June, 2013

    With the Family Gala for Monsters University taking over Festival Theatre for the day, Web Editor Nicola Balkind caught up with Supervising Animator Scott Clark who was in town with the film.

  • EIFFtv Live at the Fest

    • Posted Sunday 23 June, 2013

    EIFFtv is roving the Festival bringing you the top news, interviews, and red carpet features

  •  Morag McKinnon & Emma Davie talk I Am Breathing

    Morag McKinnon & Emma Davie talk I Am Breathing

    • Posted Saturday 22 June, 2013

    Scottish documentary I Am Breathing follows the final days of Neil Platt who, at 34, died after being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. Determined to raise awareness, he enlisted two filmmaker friends to make a documentary.

  • Announcing the Michael Powell Award Jury

    Announcing the Michael Powell Award Jury

    • Posted Wednesday 19 June, 2013

    Edinburgh International Film Festival is pleased to announce the Michael Powell Award jury.

  • Drake Doremus talks Opening Night at EIFF

    Drake Doremus talks Opening Night at EIFF

    • Posted Wednesday 19 June, 2013

    Ahead of tonight's red carpet event, EIFF Web Editor Nicola Balkind caught up with Drake Doremus, director of tonight's Opening Night Film, Breathe In.

  • Relaunching The Audience Award

    • Posted Friday 14 June, 2013

    The Audience Award returns to the 67th Edinburgh International Film Festival, supported by Sainsbury's Bank. You can also have your say online using #edfilmfestSAY. Top tweets will win daily Sainsbury's vouchers.

  • Ticket Deals at EIFF 2013!

    Ticket Deals at EIFF 2013!

    • Posted Thursday 13 June, 2013

    This year we're announcing 3 exclusive ticket deals to be redeemed throughout the Festival. Keep your eyes peeled...

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