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Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival Photos

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    Alessandro Nivola and Alastair MacKenzie at the "Junebug" Party

    "Junebug" star Alessandro Nivola (right) with British actor Alastair MacKenzie at the "Junebug" party. Aside from "Junebug," Nivola attended the Edinburgh International Film Festival as a member of the event's Michael Powell award jury, later given to Gavin Hood's "Tsotsi." Photo by Brian Brooks/indieWIRE.
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    "Gypo" Director at "Junebug" Party

    "Gypo" director Jan Dunn (left) with cast member Chloe Sirene at the "Junebug" party. "Gypo" had its UK premiere at the festival, and screened in the British Gala section. Photo by Brian Brooks/indieWIRE
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    American Filmmakers Hanging in Edinburgh

    American filmmakers were also represented in Edinburgh. From right to left are Nathan Zellner, producer of "Flotsam/Jetsam," "The Puffy Chair" director Jay Duplass and his wife Jen Tracy, and "Flotsam/Jetsam" director David Zellner. Zellner's short screened as a UK premiere in the festival's "World Shorts 2" program, while "The Puffy Chair" screened as an international premiere at the festival. The group were at the party for "The Business," which closed the festival. Photo by Brian Brooks/indieWIRE
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    "Hibernation" Takes a Prize in Edinburgh

    John Williams' (center) film, "Hibernation" took the "Kodak UK Film Council Award for Best British Short Film," at an intimate ceremony Sunday afternoon at the Caledonian Hilton near the city center. Pictured with Williams, who also won a young directors nod at the Cannes advertising awards, is producer Andy Gordon (right) and producer Christos Michaels. The film will soon play at the Manhattan and Chicago Children's fests. Photo by Brian Brooks/indieWIRE
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    Edinburgh Staff Strike a Pose

    The Edinburgh International Film Festival staff are a terrific lot, seeing to our every need, and more importantly, the needs of filmmakers. Pictured here at the "Junebug" party are (right to left): Mary Davies, head of industry services, Clea Tammes, program producer, Ginnie Atkinson, the festival's managing director, and head of development, Sadie McKinlay. Photo by Brian Brooks/indieWIRE
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    Kwok and Blackaby Share a Chat in Edinburgh

    San Francisco Film Society associate director of programming, Linda Blackaby with Tribeca Film Festival programmer, David Kwok attended the festival. The two were also at the "Junebug" party. Photo by Brian Brooks/indieWIRE
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    Edinburgh is its Own Star

    One of the great stars of the Edinburgh International Film Festival is Edinburgh itself, a beautiful city and a great place to explore between screenings. This picture was taken in the city's Grassmarket area looking toward Edinburgh Castle (with Union Jack flying), site of the nightly Military Tattoo performances, a crowd-pleasing spectacle. Edinburgh has solidified its position as Scotland's capital with a new parliament following devolution. Photo by Brian Brooks/indieWIRE
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    The Business Closes Edinburgh

    The UK premiere of "The Business" by Nick Love closed the festival, with two packed screenings. Love (right) hung outside at the beginning of the party for his film with Tamer Hassan, who starred in the film. Harvey Weinstein was seen moments earlier asking passers-by (including us) what they thought of the film. Photo by Brian Brooks/indieWIRE
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    Schrader and Morrison Chat at "Junebug" Party

    Writer/director Paul Schrader ("Taxi Driver") with "Junebug" director Phil Morrison (left) at a party for his film, which had its UK premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Earlier in the day, Schrader participated in an onstage interview with Edinburgh's artistic director Shane Danielsen before a large crowd. Schrader said he believed the current crop of Hollywood executives "didn't love film," and that marketing drives what is made today. He also lamented that the traditional way of "pitching" a story is no longer prevalent in Hollywood today. Photo by Brian Brooks/indieWIRE
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    "Pippa" Comes To Edinburgh

    "The Private Lives of Pippa Lee" director Rebecca Miller and actress Robin Wright Penn on the red carpet for the UK premiere of the film at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Photo courtesy of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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