Edinburgh International Film Festival

The Edinburgh International Film Festival will return in a revamped form this summer, running from 18 - 25 August 2021 at the very heart of Edinburgh's festival season.

Edinburgh International Film Festival

About Edinburgh International Film Festival

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2021 is a year of change for EIFF. Alongside our in-person events in Edinburgh and beyond, combining indoor and outdoor cinema experiences, we will be uniting audiences across the UK with online festival screenings and events in a brand new hybrid format that encourages a collective cinema experience.

After an uncertain year, with friends and family living apart in isolation, the 74th EIFF will focus on bringing communities together again. The full programme, featuring films, Q&As and special events, will be revealed and tickets will go on sale on Wednesday 28 July, with more exciting announcements on outdoor programmes, opening and closing films made in due course.


Established in 1947, the Edinburgh International Film Festival is renowned around the world for discovering and promoting the very best in international cinema - and for heralding and debating changes in global filmmaking. Intimate in its scale, ambitious in its scope, and fuelled by pure passion for cinema in all its manifestations, EIFF seeks to spotlight the most exciting and innovative new film talent, in a setting steeped in history.

EIFF is supported by Creative Scotland, the City of Edinburgh Council, EventScotland, the Scottish Government through the Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund and the BFI. EIFF is proud to be part of the Year of Creative Scotland, a Scottish Government initiative led in partnership by EventScotland, VisitScotland, Creative Scotland and VOCAL, which is spotlighting and celebrating Scotland’s cultural and creative strengths on a world stage.

The Edinburgh International Film Festival Limited is a subsidiary of the Centre for the Moving Image.

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