Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned for discovering & promoting the very best in international cinema.

Edinburgh International Film Festival

About Edinburgh International Film Festival

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Established in 1947, the Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned around the world for discovering and promoting the very best in international cinema - and for heralding and debating changes in global filmmaking. Intimate in its scale, ambitious in its scope, and fuelled by pure passion for cinema in all its manifestations, EIFF seeks to spotlight the most exciting and innovative new film talent, in a setting steeped in history.

EIFF is supported by Creative Scotland, the City of Edinburgh Council, EventScotland, the Scottish Government through the Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund and the BFI. EIFF is proud to be part of the Year of Creative Scotland, a Scottish Government initiative led in partnership by EventScotland, VisitScotland, Creative Scotland and VOCAL, which is spotlighting and celebrating Scotland’s cultural and creative strengths on a world stage.

The Edinburgh International Film Festival Limited is a subsidiary of the Centre for the Moving Image.

Upcoming Events at Edinburgh International Film Festival

EIFF: Opening Night: Puzzle

EIFF: Opening Night: Puzzle

20th June 2018
Edinburgh International Film Festival Opening Night screening of Marc Turtletaub's tremendous drama Puzzle, on 20 June at Capital Theatres, (Festival Theatre).
EIFF: Retrospective LIVE! - Monterey Pop

EIFF: Retrospective LIVE! - Monterey Pop

22nd June 2018
Edinburgh International Film Festival & Summerhall Presents Retrospective LIVE! - A brilliant concert film of the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival.
EIFF: Incredibles 2

EIFF: Incredibles 2

24th June 2018
Edinburgh International Film Festival hosts a Family Gala screening of Disney Pixar’s highly-anticipated sequel, The Incredibles 2, on Sunday 24 June.

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