European premiere set for Edinburgh film festival.

The Closer We Get

Documentary The Closer We Get is to receive its European Premiere at the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015 (June 17-28) on 18 June.

Directed by Karen Guthrie and produced by Guthrie and Nina Pope, it recently won Best International Feature Documentary Award at HotDocs in Toronto.

The Closer We Get is an autobiographical film told by director Guthrie who returns home to looks after her mother Ann after a stroke and is faced with the father who has been separated from Ann for years.

The film was developed with support from the Scottish Documentary Institute, Royal College of Art, Creative England and Sources2 and produced with support by Arts Council England, Creative Scotland, Splice and 333 Indiegogo funders.

The Closer We Get will be released in UK cinemas in September.