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 […]
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 […]
If you missed it at the 2016 Glasgow Film Festival then now’s your chance to catch Robbie Fraser’s Hamish Henderson documentary, Hamish, as it premieres on BBC ALBA this week. Hamish Henderson was a major part of Scotland’s cultural scene until his death in 2002. Hamish pays tribute to the many contrary forces and diverse facets of […]
It was back in 1986 that Highlander introduced cinema-goers to two immortals who had fought for centuries to be the last man standing, a fight that began in Scotland and ended on the streets of New York. Thirty years on, one of those immortals returned to Scotland to introduce a restored version of the film to a […]
Paul F Cockburn gives pointers to seven films worth seeing at this year’s 70th edition of the Edinburgh International Film Festival Tommy’s Honour This year’s opening gala is described as a “captivating period drama about a strained relationship between father and son”, and comes with a notable cast including the ever-reliable Peter Mullan. However, the […]