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.
20th June, 2018
Filmmaker Alex Barrett relishes in the coming delights of the 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival programme.
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.
Documentary, Film Festival
24th June, 2015
DN speaks to Ilinca Calugareanu, director of feature documentary 'Chuck Norris vs Communism' about the challenges of authentically representing Romania's
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 &
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
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.
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
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
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
19th June, 2013
I was recently having a conversation with a filmmaker friend of mine. We were talking about three of the new film projects I’m currently working on.
2nd July, 2011
In the introductory piece to my coverage of this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival I spoke of the changes that the festival has been
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