EIFF 2015 line-up announced

Jonathan Melville 1 June, 2015 0
EIFF 2015 line-up announced

Tickets are now on sale for the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), under the auspices of new Artistic Director Mark Adams.

Running from 17 to 28 June, the event will showcase 164 features from 36 countries, including 24 World Premieres, 8 International Premieres, 16 European Premieres, 84 UK Premieres and 2 Scottish Premieres.

The Festival will open with Robert Carlyle’s directorial debut, The Legend of Barney Thomson and close with Scott Graham’s Iona. Other highlights include the UK premiere of Asif Kapadia’s Amy Winehouse documentary, Amy; Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out; and Arnold Schwarzenegger in Maggie.

In Person events include an audience with Trainspotting‘s Ewan McGregor, in town to attend a screening of his new film Last Days in the Desert and actors Jane Seymour and McDowell, in Edinburgh to support new feature, Bereave

A special In Person talk celebrates the 60th birthday of one of Britain’s eminent animators, Barry Purves, and multi-talented musician, writer and comedian, Neil Innes will present A Half of Innes, a live event with musical accompaniment.

Mark Adams said: “We are delighted to be presenting such a thrilling, fun, challenging, provocative, exciting and balanced programme. There really is something for everyone and we hope that filmgoers will get a lot of pleasure out of this year’s festival.”

Visit the EIFF website to book tickets today.