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.
48PHILIPPINE NEW WAVEWORLD PREMIEREPhilippine New Wave: This Is Not a Film MovementKhavn De La Cruz/Philippines/2012/75 minCast: Brillante Mendoza, Lav Diaz, Raya Martin, Kidlat Tahimik, Adolfo Alix Jr SAT 23 JUNE 21:45 FILMHOUSE 2PRICE: £9.00 (£7.50 CONCS)"Not so much a documentary, nor a compendium of interviews, but an almost rarefied glimpse into a wholesale revolt from a rigid paradigm long upheld by the west as the only way to make a film. If you want to see how technology has democratized cinema, here is the tip of a massive iceberg" (Khavn de la Cruz).INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONUK PREMIEREPapirosenGastón Solnicki/Argentina, USA/2011/74 minCast: Pola Winicki, Victor Solnicki, Mirta Najdorf, Yanina Solnicki, Alan SolnickiSUN 24 JUNE 21:00 CAMEO 1TUE 26 JUNE 18:00 CINEWORLDPRICE: £9.00 (£7.50 CONCS)young filmmaker Gastón Solnicki spent more than a decade recording the lives of various members of his Argentine Jewish family on video. The result is an engrossing and dramatic documentary that gathers together the vivid personalities and the sometimes painful memories of four generations of Solnickis. Accustomed to the presence of Gastón's camera, his relatives speak and behave with engaging and occasionally startling candour, revealing the disagreements that divide them and hinting at the weight of the past.INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONEUROPEAN PREMIEREOne.Two.One(Yek.Do.Yek)Mania Akbari/Iran/2011/79 minCast: Neda Amiri, Payam Dehkordi, Hassan Majooni, Ashkan Mehri, Bahareh RahnamaMON 25 JUNE 18:45 CAMEO 1WED 27 JUNE 20:20 CINEWORLDPRICE: £9.00 (£7.50 CONCS)Tautly directed and deftly rhythmical, this enthralling film is a showcase for an outstanding ensemble cast. Through a series of episodes, set in locations ranging from a skin-treatment clinic to a fortune-teller's salon to a prison visiting room, a narrative of love, loss and renewal unfolds, centering on a beautiful woman who has been disfigured in an accident. The third feature film directed by Mania Akbari, the star of Abbas Kiarostami's magnificent Ten.NEW PERSPECTIVESUK PREMIEREThe Orator(O Le Tulafala)Tusi Tamasese/New Zealand, Samoa/2011/ 110 minCast: Fa'afiaula Sagote, Tausili Pushparaj, Salamasina Mataia, Ioata TanieluTHU 28 JUNE 20:40 CINEWORLDSAT 30 JUNE 13:30 CINEWORLD PRICE: £9.00 (£7.50 CONCS)In the first feature film in Samoan, the dwarf Saili - son of the late village chief - wants to honour his family and become chief in his own right. He struggles to gain respect, though, because of his small stature. As slight piles upon slight, he must steel himself to make a courageous stand during a contest of ceremonial oratory. The Orator's stately pacing and lush sense of atmosphere, coupled with gorgeous cinematography from Kiwi DoP Leon Narbey (Whale Rider), make for entrancing cinema.Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012Are proud to be the official car partner of theEdinburgh International Film Festival 2012.www.noblesubaru.co.uk 01968 678 002ONE.TWO.ONEFeATure FilmS, SHorTS & evenTS