Edinburgh’s festival of non-discovery

02/07/2010 at 12:10 pm Leave a comment


The Edinburgh film festival aims to surprise. But in order to do that, it needs less Toy Story, less iffy Britcoms, less big name documentarians, and a little more clout.
For the last couple of years, ever since the UK Film Council offered it a substantial grant linked to a change in the way it presented itself, the Edinburgh film festival has constantly referred to itself as a festival of “discovery” – in contrast, presumably, to the London film festival, which perhaps considers itself a festival of “celebrity”.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/filmblog/2010/jun/21/edinburgh-film-festival-non-discovery

Entry filed under: DOCUMENTARIES, FILM FESTIVALS, INDUSTRY NEWS, LATIN AMERICAN FILM, SHORTFILMS. Tags: , , .

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