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Watch the Kelpies here!

The Kelpies are almost ready for their public, and now there is a film to show off the building process. Created by the award-winning Edinburgh filmmaker, Walid Salhab, the striking time-lapse/stop-motion film captures the four-month construction phase of Andy Scott’s Kelpies structures which form the centrepiece of the £43 million Helix land transformational More...

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By Douglas Greenwood On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Review: The Past (Asghar Farhadi, 2013)

Asghar Farhadi is no stranger to the beautiful art of dramatic cinema. His last feature, the Persian language ‘A Separation’ earned him an Oscar for a brutal depiction of a family crisis. This is undoubtedly More...

By Douglas Greenwood On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Tonight: Hide and Seek Cinema

  An event shrouded in mystique will be held tonight in Edinburgh. The catch? We can’t tell  you where and we can’t tell you exactly what will happen. Hide and Seek Cinema is an ‘interactive More...

By Douglas Greenwood On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Hidden Door Festival 2014: Edinburgh Short Film Festival Highlights

Highlights from 2013′s Edinburgh Short Film Festival are set to make a triumphant return to the city’s Hidden Door Festival.  Hidden Door starts today and takes place over the next nine days in the More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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Africa in Motion Film Festival to have a sporting theme

African sports films on tour for Commonwealth Games   Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival has announced their upcoming festival, ‘Sports Stories from around the African Commonwealth’ which is set to take More...

By John Hislop On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Special screening of Skyfall to promote Glencoe

A special screening of the latest Bond movie Skyfall takes place at Cineworld in Edinburgh on Thursday, 10 April at 6.30pm. Organised by conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland, the event will raise More...

By Douglas Greenwood On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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FILM REVIEW: The Robber (Benjamin Heisenberg, 2014)

Often, films have their big debut at festivals and, despite critical acclaim, disappear off the cinematic radar. Having premiered at Edinburgh’s International Film Festival over four years ago, the boffins over More...

By John Hislop On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Spy Week to run from Sunday 6 April – Saturday 12 April.

The intriguing world of espionage will take centre stage next month in a spy fiction festival organised by the University of Edinburgh. Screenings of classic spy films, a talk by former MI5 Director General Dame More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, March 17th, 2014
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Edinburgh film-makers win award at National Gaelic Film Ceremony

BUDDING FILM-MAKERS FROM EDINBURGH SCOOP A TOP AWARD AT NATIONAL GAELIC FILM CEREMONY STARS OF THE BIG SCREEN PRESENT AWARDS INCLUDING GREG HEMPHILL AND GARY LEWIS (Photo shows Alison Lang who helped the Edinburgh More...

By Douglas Greenwood On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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Tonight: Alchemy Film Festival Preview at Summerhall

Film lovers suffering from post-Oscar depression need not fret, as the film year starts once again with this year’s preview of the Alchemy Film Festival taking place in Edinburgh tonight. Famous for embracing More...

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