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Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

A Roundup of Edinburgh International Film Festival 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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Documentary, Film Festival, Live Action

A Look Ahead to Edinburgh International Film Festival 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

“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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Documentary, Film Festival

Ilinca Calugareanu Pulls Back the Iron Curtain on Romania’s VHS Revolution in ‘Chuck Norris vs Communism’

DN speaks to Ilinca Calugareanu, director of feature documentary 'Chuck Norris vs Communism' about the challenges of authentically representing Romania's bleak

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EIFF2015: The More Things Change…

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 & the

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EIFF2014: Festival Roundup

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

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

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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EIFF2013: Roundup Part II – Unexpected Discoveries

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

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

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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EIFF2013: Returning Home

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. As

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EIFF2011: Final Thoughts

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 through

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