EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Announces Super Family Gala With Disney·Pixar’s Eagerly Awaited INCREDIBLES 2
Incredibles 2 Family Gala tickets can be purchased by phoning 0131 623 8030, or online.
Ticket prices range from £12, £8 (concession), £5 (family).
The School Screening will take place at Filmhouse on 25 June, 2018 at 10AM, teachers can email [email protected] to book.
Released in 2004, “The Incredibles” grossed more than $633 million worldwide. Earning more than $70 million opening weekend, “The Incredibles” posted the second-largest opening at the time for an animated feature.
Director Brad Bird helmed “The Incredibles,” which won an Academy Award® for best animated feature film of the year. Bird also directed Pixar Animation Studios’ 2007 Oscar®-winning film “Ratatouille,” as well as 2011’s live-action film “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,” 2015’s “Tomorrowland” and 1999’s BAFTA-winning animated film “The Iron Giant.”
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) is set to go full-force into its opening weekend, hosting a Family Gala screening of Disney•Pixar’s highly-anticipated sequel, Incredibles 2, confirmed for Sunday 24 June, 2018 at 2pm at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh. Tickets are available now through the EIFF website.
An additional School Screening will also take place at Filmhouse on 25 June, 2018 at 10AM for local students.
The Family Gala builds on Disney’s longstanding relationship with EIFF, which has proudly hosted Festival gala screenings of Disney•Pixar’s Academy Award®-winning WALL•E, Toy Story 3, Inside Out and Finding Dory in recent years.
Mark Adams, EIFF Artistic Director commented “The Incredibles won hearts the world over with its fun and exciting adventures and it’s an honour to be continuing our long-standing relationship with Disney and Pixar Animation Studios to deliver this special, superpowered sequel to our younger audiences and their families.”
In “Incredibles 2,” Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell), Dash (voice of Huck Milner) and baby Jack-Jack—whose superpowers are about to be discovered. Their mission is derailed, however, when a new villain emerges with a brilliant and dangerous plot that threatens everything. But the Parrs don’t shy away from a challenge, especially with Frozone (voice of Samuel L. Jackson) by their side. That’s what makes this family so Incredible.
Written and directed by Brad Bird (“Iron Giant,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille”) and produced by John Walker (“The Incredibles,” “Tomorrowland”) and Nicole Grindle (“Sanjay’s Super Team” short, “Toy Story 3” associate producer), Disney•Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” busts into cinemas on July 13, 2018.
The 2018 Main Programme will be announced by EIFF Artistic Director, Mark Adams, at Filmhouse on Wednesday 23 May. Tickets go on sale to Filmhouse members on Wednesday 23 May at 12 noon and on sale to the public on Friday 25 May at 10am.
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THE 72ND EDITION OF EIFF RUNS FROM 20 JUNE – 1 JULY