Edinburgh Film Festival

Neon Spring – first-look review

By Xuanlin Tham

A young woman with a difficult home life discovers Riga's rave scene in Matiss Kaza's fourth feature.

Husband – first-look review

By Xuanlin Tham

The trials and tribulations of one couple's relationship are under the microscope in Devorah Baum and Josh Appignanesi's frustrating documentary.

The Narrow Road – first-look review

By Xuanlin Tham

Lam Sum's Hong Kong-set Covid drama is tender but lacks incisiveness when it comes to the pandemic.

The Edinburgh International Film Festival returns following two virtual editions

By Molly Mortimer

A new creative director, new programme strands and a new vision promise a big return for the world’s oldest film festival.

Prince of Muck

By Katie Goh

Cindy Jansen’s intriguing documentary chronicles one man’s life on one of Scotland’s most remote islands.


Boyz in the Wood – first look review

By Katie Goh

Four school friends hit the Scottish Highlands in first-time writer/director Ninian Doff’s offbeat adventure.

10 things to see at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018

By Hannah Strong

Brie Larson’s directorial debut and a special focus on American female filmmakers are among the highlights of the 72nd EIFF.

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