Film Festival Sienna Miller and Keira Knightley © STEVE COOK original

As the world's longest continually running celebration of cinema, the Film Festival has a long history of hosting glamorous opening nights, giving celeb-spotters the perfect opportunity to see stars of the silver screen.

The festival hosts around 110 premieres every year, ranging from low budget indie movies to huge blockbusters, including the likes of The Hurt Locker, Let The Right One In, Billy Elliot and Finding Dory. And where the premieres go, the big names follow!

Above are Sienna Miller and Kiera Knightley attending the premiere of The Edge of Love, and others to have delighted fans include Clint Eastwood, Karen Gillan, Gene Kelly, Ewan McGregor, Rene Russo, Jacques Tati, Cate Blanchett, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Orson Welles, Susannah York, Martin Scorsese, Helen Mirren, Sigourney Weaver, Sam Raimi, David Cronenberg, Judi Dench, Terry Gilliam, Chloe Sevigny, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Kylie Minogue, Elijah Wood, Jennifer Lawrence, Gael García Bernal, Rachel Weisz, Ralph Fiennes, Bill Nighy, Kim Cattrall, Kevin Bacon... (honestly, we could go on - but you get the idea!)

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