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A Roundup of Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

2nd July, 2018

Alex Barrett takes us through his highlights and discoveries from this year’s sun-baked edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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A Look Ahead to Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018

Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

20th June, 2018

Filmmaker Alex Barrett relishes in the coming delights of the 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival programme.

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EIFF2015: Business As Usual

Film Festival

29th June, 2015

“The film was the best I saw while at the festival.” A run down of what exited and disappointed us at this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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EIFF2015: The More Things Change…

Film Festival

15th June, 2015

With the 2015 edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival just 2 days away, DN's Alex Barrett ponders the festival's recent changes at the top &

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EIFF2014: Festival Roundup

Film Festival

1st July, 2014

At the start of Paul Harrill’s beautifully thoughtful debut feature, Something, Anything, Peggy suffers a miscarriage. A letter of support arrives

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EIFF2014: This Year, it’s all About the Films

Film Festival

18th June, 2014

Writer/director Alex Barrett gets in the mood for his trip to the Edinburgh International Film Festival and explains why this year it's all about the films.

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LFF2013: Joe Swanberg Talks Directing, Acting & Getting His Bigger Budget Brew on for ‘Drinking Buddies’

Film Festival, Live Action

23rd October, 2013

With his new film Drinking Buddies, mumblecore pioneer Joe Swanberg returns for the sixth time to the London Film Festival. The film is Swanberg’s

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London Film Festival 2013: Roundup

Film Festival

22nd October, 2013

As I sit writing this roundup on the final day of this year’s London Film Festival, I feel the air around me haunted by a strange sense of mediocrity.

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BFI London Film Festival 2013: Preview

Film Festival

4th September, 2013

Earlier this morning, the programme for the BFI London Film Festival 2013 was announced, and although the Twitter buzz claiming this to be one of the most

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EIFF2013: Roundup Part II – Unexpected Discoveries

Film Festival

5th July, 2013

I ended the first part of this roundup with a discussion of Historic Centre, one of my festival highlights, before going on to say that there was one film I

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EIFF2013: Roundup Part I – Expectations Fulfilled

Film Festival

4th July, 2013

When writer, film critic, and book editor Chris Fujiwara took over the role of Artistic Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival in September

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EIFF2013: What the Delegates Think

Film Festival

1st July, 2013

As I think my recent Returning Home piece made clear, I’m a big fan of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. But as well as sharing my thoughts

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