In a film fest landscape where size seems increasingly to matter, the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival, which runs Aug. 15-26, remains small, frisky and proud of it.
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The Edinburgh festival launches two initiatives this year: Trailblazers, a U.K. talent showcase, and the PPG Award for Best Performance in a British Feature Film, sponsored by the Premier Property…
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