A number of premieres will take place around Scotland exclusively for young people.
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The full programme for the 71st Edinburgh International Film Festival was announced today.
The 71st Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) will open on 21 June with a screening of the Sundance favourite,Francis Lee’s God’s Own Country. Already screened at Sundance and Berlin Film Festivals God’s Own Country is a tale of emotional-awakening set on the sheep farming hills of rural Northern England. Josh O’Connor (The Riot Club) is […]
The release of The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil deserves to sit on the shelf alongside other classic Scottish TV and film productions.
As seminal Scottish play The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil finally arrives on DVD, we meet the man releasing Scottish (and American) classics to home video. While it’s unlikely you’ll find one of their titles on the shelves of your local supermarket, the West Lothian-based Panamint Cinema label has been quietly releasing dozens of […]
Gerard Butler and Peter Mullan will star as lighthouse keepers fighting for survival in new psychological thriller, Keepers, with filming due to take place in early 2017. Joe Alwyn (Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk) will co-star, with a script from BAFTA Cymru Nominated screenwriter Celyn Jones (co-writer and star of Set Fire to the Stars) and […]
‘I’m getting to that age where I’m a bit creepy’: John Gordon Sinclair and Greg Hemphill on West Skerra Light
Not content with making his mark on Scottish comedy, Greg Hemphill now has his sights set on horror. The writer/director looks ahead to his Halloween special, while actor John Gordon Sinclair explains how Twitter helped bring him back to Scotland. “The first horror movie I remember seeing was a video of Friday the 13th Part 2 […]
Fans of Jack and Victor will be rejoicing at the news that BBC comedy Still Game returns to BBC One on Friday 7 October at 9.30pm for a new six-part series. All of the original cast – Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Jane McCarry, Gavin Mitchell, Paul Riley, Mark Cox and Sanjeev Kohli – will return in a […]
The best queer cinema and media from around the world is heading to Glasgow as the Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) returns to the city between 29 September and 2 October. Films and events include a queer horror retrospective, showcases of the best international and Scottish LGBTQ+ short films and web series, the premiere […]