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Archives and Special Collections: Film Festivals

Lindsay Anderson

Anderson's film If.... won the Palm d'Or at the 1969 Cannes Film Festival. He was a regular visitor to Cannes and a selection of photographs he took on his visits to the festival in the 1950s are included on our flickr pages. The archive also includes files relating to Anderson’s attendance at various film festivals around the world in the 1970s and 1980s (Ref. LA 5/2). Further reflections on Anderson’s attendance at film festivals can be found in his diaries (Ref. LA 6/1). Collection information

Scottish Screen press cuttings

Cuttings relating to Edinburgh International Film Festival and screenings of Scottish films at festivals around the world (193-2004) Collection information

Norman McLaren

Stirling-born animator and artist whose adventurous, experimental films won awards at film festivals across the world. Collection information

John Grierson

Stirling-born 'father of documentary.' A regular visitor to the Edinburgh International Film Festival in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Collection information

Forsyth Hardy

Key figure in the establishment of the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Author of Slightly Mad and Full of Dangers, a history of the Festival, in 1992. Collection information

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