Edinburgh Movie Fest’s Major Competitors Lineup Achieves Gender Parity


Ten options are set to display screen in Edinburgh Worldwide Movie Pageant’s most important competitors this 12 months, and 6 of them are directed or co-directed by ladies. The fest simply introduced its full lineup.

Titles in the principle competitors embody Martika Ramirez Escobar’s “Leonor Will By no means Die” and Amanda Kramer’s “Please Child Please.” The previous follows a retired filmmaker who falls right into a coma after an accident, and the latter tells the story of newlyweds who’ve a sexual awakening. Additionally set to display screen is “Nothing Compares,” Kathryn Ferguson’s documentary about “Nothing Compares 2 U” singer Sinéad O’Connor.

As beforehand introduced, Charlotte Wells’ “Aftersun,” the story of a younger lady’s trip along with her father, will open the fest, which runs August 12-20.

Try all the ladies directed and co-directed movies in Edinburgh’s most important competitors under.

Dir. Fláthrough Neves

Dir. Josh Appignanesi, Devorah Baum

Leonor Will By no means Die
Dir. Martika Ramirez Escobar

Mediterranean Fever
Dir. Maha Haj

Nothing Compares
Dir. Kathryn Ferguson

Please Child Please
Dir. Amanda Kramer



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