Monday, 12 May 2008
Edinburgh in June
This year's Edinburgh International Film Festival has moved from its usual August slot to June but still has come up with the goods in regards to World Premieres and its championing of British filmmakers. Kicking off with John Maybury's The Edge Of Love, the festival with feature the world premiere of Vito Rocco's Faintheart starring Eddie Marsan and Jessica Hynes, as well Shane Meadows' latest Somers Town, Brad Anderson's Transsiberian. Pixar's Wall-E, Mark Doherty's A Film With Me In It, Matthew Thompson's Dummy, Charles Martin Smith's Stone Of Destiny and Kenny Glenaan's Summer. This year's event, which runs June 18-29, will also be putting the focus on cinematography with onstage talks from Brian Tufano and Roger Deakins who will interviewed by Seamus McGarvey, while Chris Doyle will be introduce the world premiere of his latest film as director Warsaw Dark. Other on stage interviewees will include Shane Meadows, Errol Morris and Ray Harryhausen. For tickets and more details visit www.edfilmfest.org.uk.