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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Edinburgh International Film Festival Survives Rough Year

At 65, the Edinburgh International Film Festival is the oldest continually-running film festival in the world but it has had a difficult year. Since last June the festival has lost its artistic director and a large proportion of its funding. New director James Mullighan wants to rebrand the festival as "the brain" of the UK film industry, "...dispensing with red carpets, photocalls and awards...", Hmm that's interesting LOL. Anyways, the film festival runs from 15 to 26 June.


Some highlights, Keith Bearden's new film Meet Monica Velour, starring Sex and the City actress Kim Cattrall. #AcademyAward, #Oscar-nominated screenwriter Sir David Hare for the premiere of political thriller Page Eight. Rock stars Rock stars Kings of Leon will be premiering their new documentary, Talihina Sky, at the festival on 25 June. among a host of UK's finest


For details visit the festival online