Special Events and Retrospectives

A programme of special events and retro titles at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2024.

Join us as we welcome industry legends and celebrate new collaborations with Gaspar Noé, The Connery Foundation, Thelma Schoonmaker and more.

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Gaspar Noé presents: Suspiria

Retrospective Screening

Gaspar Noé presents: Suspiria

Introduced by Director and Dario Argento, fan Gaspar Noé. An American newcomer to a prestigious German ballet academy comes to realise that the school is

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Retrospective Screening
Dario Argento
1977
98 mins
12A

In Conversation: Gaspar Noé 

In Conversation: Gaspar Noé 

We are joined by the iconic filmmaker and master provocateur Gaspar Noé (Irreversible, Climax, Enter The Void) for a wide-ranging discussion of his career and

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Gaspar Noé
90 mins
15

Phantom of the Paradise

Retrospective Screening

Phantom of the Paradise

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Brian De Palma’s rock opera masterpiece. A Faustian tale of betrayal and obsession playing out in the gaudy halls of a

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Retrospective Screening
Brian De Palma
1974
91 mins
15

The Sean Connery Foundation presents: The Untouchables 

Retrospective Screening

The Sean Connery Foundation presents: The Untouchables 

We are honoured to welcome The Sean Connery Foundation and members of the Connery family to present a special screening of Brian De Palma’s iconic

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Retrospective Screening
Brian De Palma
1987
119 mins
PG

Thelma Schoonmaker presents: I Know Where I’m Going!

Retrospective Screening

Thelma Schoonmaker presents: I Know Where I’m Going!

We welcome iconic editor Thelma Schoonmaker to The Cameo to deliver an extended intro to Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s 1945 romantic masterpiece. En-route to

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Retrospective Screening
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
1945
91 mins

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An insightful and moving documentary about a thirty-something man and his relationship with the life-size AI doll he lives with, who is animated through...

Bryan Carberry
2024
87 mins

Blue Sun Palace

A beautiful rumination on absence, grief, and the human need for connection. Far from home, Amy and Didi have built new lives for themselves...

Constance Tsang
2024
117 mins

Between the Temples

A cantor undergoing a crisis of faith runs into his high school music teacher who is intent on having a late life Bat Mitzvah...

Nathan Silver
2024
112 mins