70 Years of highlights from the Edinburgh International Film Festival

Tuesday 07 March 2017

At this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival, discover a compendium of cinematic memories from the past 70 years as part of the 70th anniversary celebrations for this fantastic festival!

Clint Eastwood, Edinburgh international film festival

Clint Eastwood at Cameo, White Hunter Black Heart, 1990

They'll be showing a series of iconic, candid moments of special guests at the festival over the years, including Gene Kelly, The Queen, Clint Eastwood, John Huston and Jennfer Lawrence, along with memories from members of the public.

Gene Kelly, Edinburgh International Film Festival

Gene Kelly, 1956

Over the years, the EIFF (the world's longest continually running film festival) has seen a lot of significant moments, from hosting premieres of such classics as Blade Runner, Alien, Back to the Future, Taxi Driver and Withnail & I, to hosting stars like Sir Sean Connery, Sigorney Weave and Ewan McGregor.

Sigorney Weaver, Edinburgh International Film Festival

If you were planning a visit to Edinburgh, this is a great event to attend, and if you have some time, stay for the other festivals that happen in the city throughout the summer months.

 

You can buy tickets to Edinburgh attractions from the VisitBritain shop.

 

 

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