Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013: Best of the Fest

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013: Best of the Fest

The Sea, Desert Runners, Frances Ha and The Bling Ring among the fest's encore screenings

The Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013 has announced the line-up for its Best of the Fest screenings - those films which have had such a good reaction from festival audiences, they're getting screened again on Sun 30 Jun.

Tickets go on sale from midday on Thursday 27 June at the film festival website. The times are as follows:

Screening at Cineworld:

11:00 The Sea

A restrained drama starring Ciaran Hinds and Charlotte Rampling, adapted by John Banville from his own Booker Prize-winning novel.

12:55 Blackbird

Delicate drama set against a strong folk background, as young ballad singer Ruadhan witnesses the erosion of tradition in his remote village.

16:30 A Long Way From Home

A retired expat couple living in Nimes have their lives thrown off track by the arrival of some younger holidaymakers.

17:45 Desert Runners

Documentary following amateur athletes taking on the Four Deserts Ultramarathon challange: completing races across the Atacama, Gobi, Sahara and Antarctic tundra inside 12 months.

17:50 The Great Hip Hop Hoax

Silibil N Brains are not the next big hip hop hope from California - they're two Scottish rappers who conned their way to the top. This is their story.

18:30 Oh Boy

A wry, charming black and white comedy about twenty-something slacker Niko as he's forced to try and get his life together over the course of 24 hours.

19:45 Dummy Jim

A poignant docu-drama about James Duthie, the deaf Scotsman who cycled solo to Antarctica in 1951.

20:00 The Bling Ring

Sofia Coppola directs Emma Watson and co as they burgle the homes of the Hollywood elite. Inspired by a true story.

20:15 The Berlin File

An action-packed espionage thriller in the Bourne mould as a North Korean spy finds himself betrayed by his superiors.

Screening at Filmhouse:

11:05 Breathe In

The opening film at this year's EIFF is a sensitive, subtle drama about a music teacher (Guy Pearce) who falls for a student protege (Felicity Jones).

12:10 The East

Brit Marling and Ellen Page star in this thriller about a group of eco-anarchists trying to dispense justice against the corporations who have been given free reign to exploit and pollute.

21:15 Frances Ha

Noah Baumbach directs his Greenberg star Greta Gerwig in this Woody Allen-esque comedy about a free-spirited dancer.