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- Posted:Tuesday, May 8, 2012
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2012 will mark the 66th year of the Edinburgh International Film Festival taking place from June 20th to July 1st. This Edinburgh festival is one of many on the Scottish city’s summer calendar, as well as being one of the more popular film festivals in Europe.
Film fever really does grip Edinburgh for these 12 days in June as the Edinburgh Film Festival is packed full of film premieres, parties and the odd film star. The festival promotes British film as well as international movies from big names to debut directors.
The city of Edinburgh is renowned for its glorious past as a city of culture, literature and innovation so it is no wonder that it is home to the UK’s most popular film festival. It makes for the perfect backdrop for a festival celebrating film and the arts.
So if you are planning a visit to Edinburgh this summer and whether you are a film buff or just have a fleeting interest in movies, a trip during the Edinburgh International Film Festival comes highly recommended. You can have a look online at the film festival’s website here to find out more about what’s on where, how to get tickets and details of other events taking place around the Edinburgh International Film Festival.