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iW NEWS | Edinburgh Fest Rounds Out ’07 Lineup

iW NEWS | Edinburgh Fest Rounds Out '07 Lineup

Set for August 15 – 26, 2007, the 61st Edinburgh International Film Festival will present 120 feature films. David Mackenzie‘s “Hallam Foe” will open the festival and organizers announced that the event will close with Julie Delpy‘s “Two Days in Paris.” Cannes titles on tap for the event include Anton Corbijn‘s “Control“, Gus Van Sant‘s “Paranoid Park,” Michael Winterbottom‘s “A Mighty Heart.” Gala screenings will include Stefan Ruzowitzky‘s “The Counterfeiters” from the Berlinale, Judd Apatow‘s box office hit “Knocked Up,” Ethan Hawke‘s “The Hottest State,” Mike White‘s “Year of the Dog,” Billy Ray‘s “Breach,” Matthew Vaughn‘s “Stardust” and the documentaries “In The Shadow of the Moon” by David Sington and Paul Taylor‘s “We Are Together.” Other films on tap include Bela Tarr‘s “The Man From London“, Andre Techine‘s “The Witnesses“, Jeffrey Blitz‘s “Rocket Science“, Dan Klores‘ “Crazy Love” and Mitchell Lichtenstein‘s “Teeth“. Archival screenings will include Fassbinder‘s “Berlin Alexanderplatz,” Shakespeare adaptations directed by and starring Laurence Olivier, and a collaboration with Martin Scorsese‘s World Cinema Foundation featuring restored screenings of lost classic films. The complete Edinburgh lineup is available on the festival’s website. [Eugene Hernandez]

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