Edinburgh International Film Festival Programme Launched

Edinburgh International Film Festival Programme Launched

Edinburgh International Film Festival Programme Launched

The 71st Edinburgh Film Festival is taking place from 21st June – 2nd July this year.

The programme is available now and Culture Ireland is delighted to be part of it by helping some great films get there:

The Farthest

Emer Reynolds’ mesmerising documentary follows the amazing story of the Voyager 1 mission, the first man-made object to leave our solar system and head off into deep space.

Maudie

Sally Hawkins is at her best is this engaging and gently moving period drama, depicting the real-life story of Maud Lewis, a talented painter who refused to be hindered by her severe arthritis and went on to become one of Canada’s best-known folk artists.

It's Not Yet Dark

It's Not Yet Dark tells the ground breaking story of Simon Fitzmaurice, a talented young Irish film maker with ALS (MND), as he embarks on directing his first feature film through the use of his eyes and eye gaze technology.

Pilgrimage

In 13th century Ireland a group of monks must escort a sacred relic across an Irish landscape fraught with peril.

Halal Daddy

Young Muslim Raghdan Aziz (Nikesh Patel) struggles to deal with cultural and generational chaos after his domineering father (Art Malik), in a bid to get his son back into his life, takes over a rundown abattoir in the West of Ireland, making it Halal.

Check out the full programme here.

Posted: 31.05.17