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iW NEWS | Edinburgh Film Fest Announces Slate

iW NEWS | Edinburgh Film Fest Announces Slate

The Edinburgh International Film Festival announced its programming for its 62nd edition this week. This year the Festival, which runs from 18 – 29 June, will host fifteen World premieres including the previously announced Opening Night Gala, John Maybury‘s “The Edge of Love,” while the Closing Night Gala will be the World premiere of “Faithheart,” a comedy by Vito Rocco. The Festival will showcase 142 feature-length films from 29 countries, including 15 World premieres. Highlights include new Pixar release “Wall-E” screening as the Family Gala; Shane Meadows‘ “Somers Town” and Duane Hopkins‘ “Better Things” both in the British Gala section; Brad Anderson‘s “Transsiberian” and Isabel Coixet‘s “Elegy” both screening in the Gala section. The festival runs June 18-29, 2007. [Peter Knegt]

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