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Uncut looks forward to interviews and the Powell and Pressburger retrospective at this year's festival

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This year’s Edinburgh Film Festival kicks off on August 17, and this year it has some cracking, Uncut-friendly movies and events in its line-up.
Directors taking part in their prestigious Reel Life interview series include James Tobeck (Fingers), documentarian Albert Maysles (Gimme Shelter), Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver), Scorsese editor Thelma Schoonmaker and Buffy creator Joss Whedon.

There’s a Powell and Pressburger retrospective – showing everything from A Matter Of Life And Death to The Red Shoes, A Canterbury Tale and the 49th Parallel – plus UK premiers for George Romero’s Land Of The Dead and Paul Schrader’s Exorcist prequel, Dominion.

As usual, Uncut will be on hand to bring you all the news, gossip and reviews from the Festival. Check back here for regular updates.
For more information on dates and times, log onto edfilmfest.org.uk or call the box office on 0131 623 8030.

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