Edinburgh Film Festival

Exploring the Best of British cinema at the 2019 Edinburgh Film Festival

By Iana Murray

This year’s EIFF showcased a diverse crop of homegrown films, from a monochrome Cornish curio to a love letter to Dundee.

The Vast of Night – first look review

By Josh Slater-Williams

There’s shades of early Steven Spielberg and The Twilight Zone in Andrew Patterson’s debut feature.

A new film challenges Hollywood to close the gender gap

By Katie Goh

This Changes Everything asks why things aren’t improving for women in the film industry.

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.

Unicorn Store – first look review

By Josh Slater-Williams

Brie Larson directs and stars in this free-spirited indie comedy about a woman in pursuit of a pet unicorn.

George Michael: Freedom – first look review

By Rebecca Harrison

The director’s cut of this moving documentary is well worth catching on the big screen.

Papillon – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek star in this serviceable but unnecessary remake of the classic prison camp drama.

Puzzle – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Kelly Macdonald plays a technophobe with a penchant for solving puzzles in a drama whose pieces don’t quite fit together.

10 things to see at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018

By Hannah Woodhead

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

The 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival announces its opening film

By David Jenkins

Kelly Macdonald headlines the bittersweet Puzzle, a film about competitive jigsaw making.

10 things to see at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017

By William Carroll

Hot picks from this year’s programme – including a Morrissey biopic and a British animation retrospective.

Meet the Programmer: Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017

By Sophie Wyatt

Mark Adams offers a preview of the 71st EIFF and discusses the challenges of organising a major film event.

God’s Own Country to open the 2017 Edinburgh International Film Festival

By Amy Bowker

Francis Lee’s festival darling comes home to be a part of the UK’s oldest film festival.

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