The 66th edition of the EIFF opened last night with the UK premiere of Killer Joe, attended by director William Friedkin and actress Gina Gershon.

Other attendees at the opening gala included Jim Broadbent, Elliott Gould, Edith Bowman, Kate Dickie, Steven McCole, Paul McCole, Craig Hill, Freya Mavor, Brian Cox, Dylan Moran and Ian Rankin.

The after party took place at The National Museum of Scotland featuring a Killer Joe inspired bar, pool tables, vintage arcade and pinball machines.