46NFAPHILIPPINE NEW WAVEUK PREMIERENiñoLoy Arcenas/Philippines/2011/100 minCast: Fides Cuyugan Asensio, Arthur Acuña, Shamaine Centenera Buencamino, Jhiz Deocareza, Raquel Villavicencio MON 25 JUNE 18:40 FILMHOUSE 3PRICE: £9.00 (£7.50 CONCS)A witty and incisive portrait of an aristocratic Philippine family in decline. The elderly family patriarch is ill, and his daughter wants to sell the house, to the alarm of his sister, Celia, a former opera star, who had been looking forward to spending her last years peacefully among her memories of the past. Celia pins her hopes for a miracle on her young grandson, whom she dresses up as the Santo Niño (holy child).SPECIAL EVENTSThe Nine: New Features from Scotland90 minTUE 26 JUNE 20:15 TRAvERSE 2PRICE: £3.00Nine new writers. Nine new films. Ninety minutes. Join a stellar ensemble of actors and film directors including James Antony Pearson (Control, New Town Killers) for live scenes, recorded extracts and visual presentations of nine new feature films. Writers vivien Adam, Raisah Ahmed, Hope Dickson Leach, Mandy Lee, Barry Gornell, Catriona MacInnes, Tara McKevitt, Amy Neill and Martin Smith have worked intensively with international storyeditors Molly Stensgaard, Olivia Stewart and Marten Rabarts, honing their talents to reveal this exclusive first glimpse.NEW PERSPECTIVESUK PREMIERENever Too Late (Af paam lo meuchar miday)Ido Fluk/Israel/2011/93 minCast: Nony Geffen, Keren Berger, Ami Weinberg, Pira Kantor, Eyal Rozales, Shifra MilsteinSUN 24 JUNE 15:15 CINEWORLDSAT 30 JUNE 19:15 FILMHOUSE 3PRICE: £9.00 (£7.50 CONCS)A delicate and moving tale about a young man returning to Israel after years spent living in South America. Hertzel (Nony Geffen) struggles to adjust to life at home, and having taken a job hanging posters he sets out on the road, encountering a mix of settled people and other lost souls on the way. Ido Fluk's sensitive feature debut presents a protagonist searching for a lost identity in the landscape, photographed beautifully by cinematographer Itai Marom. BRITISH SCENESWORLD PREMIERENFASteve Rainbow/UK/2012/80 minCast: Patrick Baladi, David Sterne, Saskia Butler, David Proud FRI 22 JUNE 20:50 CINEWORLDSAT 23 JUNE 18:40 CINEWORLDPRICE: £9.00 (£7.50 CONCS)What happens when you wake up to discover the life you had is gone? Successful businessman Adam bids his pregnant wife and child goodnight - and then wakes up in a hostel for the homeless with no idea as to how he got there. A microbudget feature addressing a blight on current society, everything in NFA (No Fixed Abode) is drawn from true stories, with many of the cast and crew coming from the homeless community themselves.Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012Creative Scotland is a proud supporter of the Edinburgh International Film FestivalFeATure FilmS, SHorTS & evenTS
47ONE MILE AWAyMICHAEL POWELL AWARD COMPETITIONWORLD PREMIEREOne Mile AwayPenny Woolcock/UK/2012/90 minSUN 24 JUNE 21:30 FILMHOUSE 1TUE 26 JUNE 20:00 CINEWORLDPRICE: £9.00 (£7.50 CONCS)A compelling tale of courage and determination with a smooth hip-hop soundtrack. Dylan and Shabba, members of rival Birmingham gangs, attempt to broker a peace agreement after being introduced by filmmaker Penny Woolcock, who had directed Dylan in the drama 1 Day (page 14). After the screening on 24 June, there will be a Q&A with Penny Woolcock, producer James Purnell and the young men in the documentary, followed by a special live performance at the Traverse Theatre, with Zimbo, YT, JB and surprise guests.NEW PERSPECTIVESUK PREMIERENo Man's Zone(Mujin chitai)Toshi Fujiwara/Japan, France/2011/105 minSAT 23 JUNE 14:15 CINEWORLDWED 27 JUNE 17:45 FILMHOUSE 3PRICE: £9.00 (£7.50 CONCS)Filmmaker Toshi Fujiwara journeys into the 20-kilometre zone around the afflicted Fukushima nuclear power station. Speaking with residents who are preparing to comply with the government's order to evacuate the zone, Fujiwara elicits testimony of dedication to the past and uncertainty about the future. No Man's Zone is at once a documentary record of a time of crisis and a reflection on the meanings of home and homelessness, on Japanese culture and on strength in adversity.PHILIPPINE NEW WAVEINTERNATIONAL PREMIEREOf Skies and Earth(Sa Kanto ng Ulap at Lupa)Mes De Guzman/Philippines/2011/105 minCast: John Paul J Escobedo, Jeremie M Cercenia, Zanderson V Vicente, Alfredo D Ubera, Ronald L CaranzaFRI 22 JUNE 19:10 FILMHOUSE 3PRICE: £9.00 (£7.50 CONCS)A representative work by a director who has devoted his career to depicting the plight of children. Four young kids try to make a household together in a vacant hut in Nueva Vizcaya. "The predictability of their daily routine has turned their simple lives into some sort of paradise. Their concerns are minuscule. Their main goal is survival, to eat at least a few times a day and to maintain a semblance of order in their motley crew" (Oggs Cruz, film critic).20 June - 1 JulyFeATure FilmS, SHorTS & evenTSNEW PERSPECTIVESUK PREMIERENuclear NationAtsushi Funahashi/Japan/2012/118 minFRI 22 JUNE 18:00 CINEWORLDTHU 28 JUNE 20:15 CINEWORLDPRICE: £9.00 (£7.50 CONCS)After the 11 March 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster, residents of Futaba, a town in Fukushima Prefecture, are relocated to an abandoned high school in a suburb of Tokyo, 150 miles south. With a clear and compassionate eye, filmmaker Atsushi Funahashi follows the displaced people as they struggle to adapt to their new environment. Among the vivid personalities who emerge are the town mayor, a Moses without a Promised Land; and a farmer who would rather defy the government than abandon his cows to certain starvation.