Thu 19 Sep 2019

Kung Fu Hustle (15) - film screening

Contains strong violence. Language: Cantonese (English subtitles)
Stephen Chow (director and star of Shaolin Soccer) is at it again with his newest action-packed and comedic martial-arts adventure, KUNG FU HUSTLE.
19:00 - 21:00

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Hero (12) - film screening

Contains moderate violence. Language: Mandarin (English subtitles)
Hero is a 2002 Chinese wuxia film directed by Zhang Yimou. Starring Jet Li as the nameless protagonist, the film is based on the story of Jing Ke's assassination attempt on the King of Qin in 227 BC.
19:00 - 21:00

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Shaolin Soccer (12) - Film Screening

Contains moderate violence and drug use. Language: Cantonese (English subtitles)
A former Shaolin monk reunites his five brothers, years after their master's death, to apply their superhuman martial arts skills to play football and bring Shaolin kung fu to the masses.
19:00 - 21:00

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Enter the Dragon (18) Film Screening + Q&A

Language: English
Lee, a highly proficient Shaolin martial artist and instructor from Hong Kong, is approached by Braithwaite, a British intelligence agent investigating the suspected crime lord Han.
19:00 - 21:00

Sun 14 Jul 2019

The Mafia Kills Only In Summer (15) - Film Screening

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
A black comedy (about 2 decades in Sicily) mocks Mafia bosses & restores the generosity of the heroes of Antimafia. Part of the Cinema on Sunday series.
17:00 - 18:30

Sun 23 Jun 2019

That Man From Rio (U) - Film Screening

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
Philippe de Broca rose to international success with his tongue-in-cheek adventure That Man from Rio, a spoof of 007-like heroics. Part of the Cinema on Sunday series.
17:00 - 19:00

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Screen Education Edinburgh

Write Shoot Cut

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
Since 2011 Write Shoot Cut has been supporting and showcasing Scottish filmmakers, building a vibrant independent filmmaking community and providing a crucial networking space for potential collaborators to meet one another. There will be 5 short films screened, each followed by a Q&A session with the film makers.
19:00 - 21:00

Thu 13 Jun 2019

The Price of Everything (12A) - Film Screening

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
An expose of the exclusive and rarefied world of the contemporary global art market where everything is a commodity. Part of the Social Features series.
19:30 - 21:10

Sat 08 Jun 2019

Scottish Culture Centre, Moscow

The Allies: With Belief and Faith - Documentary Premiere

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
In this film, World War II is seen through the eyes of those who fought in it - veterans from the United Kingdom, the USA, France, Germany and Russia. Unique documentaries, personal stories of veterans and their perception of the war events compose a true image of the Second World War.
19:00 - 20:00 (doors at 18:00)

Sun 26 May 2019

Welcome (15) - Film Screening

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
An ode to the abandoned immigrants trapped on the shores of Calais and the good Samaritans who take risks to help them. Part of the Cinema on Sunday series.
17:00 - 18:50

Wed 08 May 2019

The Skinny

The Cineskinny on Tour

Unreserved seating. Contact venue with additional access requests. Warning - Strong language, violence
A free showcase of short films from some of Scotland's best emerging filmmakers. Expect a mix of drama, documentary, music video, art film, animation and the truly uncategorisable, in a programme curated by The Skinny team.
19:00-21:00

Sun 05 May 2019

Me, Myself and Mum (15) - Film Screening

Unreserved seating. Contact venue with additional access requests.
A cheerful and inventive comic confessional about French screen and theatre star Guillaume Gallienne’s upbringing. Part of the Cinema on Sunday series.
17:00 - 18:25

Sun 28 Apr 2019

In Bed With Victoria (15) - Film Screening

Unreserved seating. 14-24 steps to seating.
An amusing contemporary romp about a single mother whose personal and professional life are as volatile as an active volcano, from writer-director Justine Triet. Part of the Cinema on Sunday series.
17:00 - 18:30

Thu 25 Apr 2019

Grey Gardens (PG) - Film Screening

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
Meet Edith Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edie – residents of Grey Gardens. This is their story. A love story. Sort of. Hailed as one of the oddest, most beautiful films ever made.
19:30 - 21:30

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Neu! Reekie! Remain In Light #3

Standing only. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
REMAIN IN LIGHT #3 is the third in the new season of shows from Neu! Reekie! with: Woodleigh Research Facility, Denise Johnson, Cinemaattic & more TBC.
18:30 - 22:30

Thu 11 Apr 2019

Becoming Animal and Plastic Man

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
A nature film with a difference, Becoming Animal traces how we sense the 'more than human' world.
19:30 - 21:00

Tue 09 Apr 2019

In Our Hands: Seeding Change

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
All change begins with a story and In Our Hands is the story of the farmers who, through hope, hard-graft and sheer bloody mindedness are refusing to be victims of history.
19:00 - 22:00

Sun 07 Apr 2019

unDependence Film Festival Edinburgh

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.
The unDependence Film Festival has been showing Scottish and international short films that ask questions about relationships between individuals and society for 5 years in a row.
17:00 - 22:00

Sat 23 Mar 2019

Syn Festival Edinburgh

6th Syn Festival - Utopias | Short Film Screenings

Unreserved seating. 14-24 steps to seating.
A Short Film Screening Night presenting awarded films from the International Short Film Festival in Drama, followed by short films of nine UK based filmmakers showing their work inspired by this year’s theme, Utopias.
18:00 - 22:00

Sun 17 Mar 2019

Paths of the Soul - Film Screening

Unreserved seating. 14-24 steps to seating.
There’s never been a road movie quite like Paths of the Soul, an extraordinary chronicle of ordinary Tibetans undertaking a 1200-mile pilgrimage to Lhasa. Part of the Cinema on Sunday series.
17:00 - 19:00

Wed 13 Mar 2019

The Judge - documentary screening + panel discussion

THE JUDGE presents an unfolding vérité legal drama, with rare insight into both Islamic law and gendered justice. In the process, the film illuminates some of the universal conflicts in the domestic life of Palestine.
18:30 - 21:00

Fri 08 Mar 2019

Screen Education Edinburgh

Write Shoot Cut

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements. This event will be photographed.
Since 2011 Write Shoot Cut has been supporting and showcasing Scottish filmmakers, building a vibrant independent filmmaking community and providing a crucial networking space for potential collaborators to meet one another. 
19:00-21:00

Sun 24 Feb 2019

The Divine Order - Film Screening

Unreserved seating. 14-24 steps to seating.
Uplifting and crowd-pleasing, this charming, captivating film is a time-capsule that could not be more timely in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Part of the Cinema on Sunday series.
17:00 - 19:00

Sun 27 Jan 2019

C'est la Vie! - Film Screening

Unreserved seating. 14-24 steps to seating.
A deliciously deadpan comic soufflé from the dynamic duo behind the smash hit Intouchables – Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache. Part of the Cinema on Sunday series.
17:00 - 19:00

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Yellowbird - Vive le Cinéma

Discover an appetising avant-goût of the 26th edition of the French Film Festival  with exclusive screenings in Summerhall, Edinburgh! Book now to see  Yellowbird as a pre-Christmas treat for all the family!
15:00 - 17:00

Thu 06 Dec 2018

Nae Pasaran! - Screening + Q&A with the Director

Unreserved seating. 14-24 steps to seating.
Social Features, a new documentary film night, presents Nae Pasaran! (12), followed by a Q&A with the director, Felipe Bustos Sierra. This incredible award-winning film charts the journey and experiences of a group of Scottish workers who managed to ground half of Chile’s Air Force in the longest single act of solidarity against Pinochet’s brutal dictatorship.
19:00-21:30

Tue 04 Dec 2018

Closing Gala: 'Le Grand Bal' Screening + European Ceilidh

Screening - unreserved seating (14-24 steps to venue)
Join us for an evening of film and ceilidh dancing this December for the French Film Festival UK's Closing Gala, including a screening of Laetitia Carton's 2018 film Le Grand Ball.
18:00-20:00 (film screening), 20:00-22:00 (Ceilidh)

Tue 27 Nov 2018

Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel - Screening

Unreserved seating. 14-24 steps to seating.
Social Features - a new documentary film night - launches with Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel (PG). From fashion to design, and across the cultural map, Vreeland was a true visionary whose style redefined it all.
19:00-20:30

Sun 25 Nov 2018

Short Cuts - Vive le Cinéma

The ranks of celebrated directors who started their careers by making short films is legion from Agnès Varda to François Truffaut. This programme embraces film-makers who relish working in the format and some of them will be in attendance to presents their works.
17:00 - 19:00

Sun 28 Oct 2018

Geronimo - Vive le Cinéma

Discover an appetising avant-goût of the 26th edition of the French Film Festival with exclusive screenings in Summerhall, Edinburgh! Book now to see Geronimo
17:00 - 19:00

Fri 26 Oct 2018   -  Sat 10 Nov 2018

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2018

Unreserved seating. 14 steps to space, further 10 to stage. Some sexual references, nudity & violence.
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival: Edinburgh's accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival, is now in its 8th year! The Festival starts on Friday October 26th, bringing the best in contemporary short form cinema to Scotland's ancient capital. 
19:30-22:30

Sun 30 Sep 2018

Just to be Sure (Ôtez-moi d'un doute) - Vive le Cinéma

Unreserved seating.
Discover an appetising avant-goût of the 26th edition of the French Film Festival. This event is a screening of writer-director Carine Tardieu's 'Just To Be Sure (Ôtez-moi d'un doute)'.
17:00-19:00

Thu 14 Jun 2018

A Mindful Choice - Film Screening

Unreserved seating. 14-24 stairs to venue.
Follow film makers and modern day ‘monks’ Greg and Sally Hopkins on an uplifting and inspirational journey to explore how the power of choice can change our lives and the world, no matter how busy we are.
19:00 - 20:30

Thu 24 May 2018

Cinemaattic

Cinemaattic: Basque Cinema | Amama + Q&A

Unreserved seating. 14-24 stairs to venue.
A journey into the filmography of one of Spain’s most original filmmakers. Arthouse cinema at its core, Asier Altuna joins us for a special evening showing some of his most celebrated short films and the screening of award-winning film AMAMA (When a Tree Falls), followed by a Q&A with the director. This event is part
19:00-21:30

Thu 17 May 2018

Edinburgh Napier University

Tarkovsky: Cinema of Dreams Symposium

This event Tarkovsky: Cinema of Dreams celebrates the launch of the website-archive behind the making of Louise Milne and Sean Martin's feature length documentary of this title.
10:00 - 17:00

Thu 19 Apr 2018

A Mindful Choice - Film Screening

Unreserved seating. 14 stairs to venue + 10 to stage.
A Mindful Choice' is a recent, award-winning documentary film that follows the experience of a diverse range of people from across the world, making the choice for a better life through meditation. 
19:00-21:00

Sun 28 Jan 2018

Cinemaattic

Cinemaattic presents... Psiconautas + Q&A

Access to venue via 29 stairs
Guerrilla film collective Cinemaattic presents the special screening of Psiconautas, first feature by renowned animator Alberto Vazquez.
19:00 - 21:00

28th Oct, 3rd - 4th Nov, 10th - 11th Nov 2017

Edinburgh Short Film Festival Ltd

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2017

Some swearing & violence
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival: Edinburgh's accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival, is now in its 7th year! The Festival starts on Friday October 27th, bringing the best in contemporary short form cinema to Scotland's ancient capital.
19:30

Wed 11 Oct 2017

Open Rights Group

The Internet's Own Boy: Free Screening

Not wheelchair-user accessible.
The Internet’s Own Boy tells the life story of programmer, writer, political and internet activist Aaron Swartz, an internet pioneer and free speech campaigner. Aaron Swartz was involved in the development of Creative Commons, Reddit and the campaign against the Stop Online Piracy Act.
19:00 - 21:10

Sat 30 Sep 2017

Cinemaattic

Homage to Catalonia: Dead Slow Ahead + Cucli + Q&A

Two of the most remarkable visual experiences not just in Spain but world wide. After been praised in major festivals such as Locarno, IDFA, or New York Film Festival for first time in Scotland together Mauro Herce’s Dead Slow Ahead and Xavier Marrader’ Cucli (SHORT). Producer Salva Sunyer from Nanouk Films will be with us after the films for a Q&A
16:00

Thu 28 Sep 2017

Cinemaattic

Homage to Catalonia: Uncertain Glory + Opening Party

A film that examines the intensity of human passion against the backdrop of war. Uncertain Glory by Agusti Villaronga brings the Catalan point of view on Spanish civil war. A story of betrayal and violence set against the backdrop of war, with two men and two women, the collateral victims of their turbulent time
20:00

Fri 15 Sep 2017

The University of Edinburgh

Film Screening, ‘The World after Fukushima’ (52 mins); followed by a Q&A with the director and scriptwriter

This event is free but ticketed
Screening of documentary film “The World after Fukushima” (Kami Productions, Arte France; 52 mins, 2013), followed by a Q&A session with director Kenichi Watanabe and scriptwriter Michaël Ferrier.This documentary gives a voice to the victims of the nuclear accident, and provides a compelling reflection on the future of our civilisation.FILM DESCRIPTION (by Arte France)What are
17:45 - 19:30

Sat 10 Jun 2017

LUX Scotland

Screening: LUX Scotland presents Evan Ifekoya, ‘She Was a Full Body Speaker’ & Selected Shorts

LUX Scotland is pleased to present 'She Was a Full Body Speaker' by interdisciplinary artist Evan Ifekoya. Combining found footage from Rewind/Fast Forward with the artists’ personal archive, 'She Was a Full Body Speaker' addresses blackness, sociality and inheritance diffracted through queer nightlife and trauma as an endless repetition.
19:00

Sat 25 Mar 2017

Voice for Asian Elephants

'Gods in Shackles' Film Screening

This event has been CANCELLED
Please join us for the exclusive Edinburgh screening of the powerful multiple award-winning documentary, GODS IN SHACKLES by journalist and documentary filmmaker, Sangita Iyer.
19:00

Fri 28 Oct 2016   -  Sun 06 Nov 2016

Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Some films contain nudity, violence and scenes with strong sexual references
The Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Edinburgh's accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival,is now in its 6th year! Dedicated and passionate about short film, we've brought some of the best contemporary Scottish, UK and international short film to the Scottish capital since 2011.
19:30

Sat 22 Oct 2016   -  Sun 23 Oct 2016

Africa Together

AfriFest

Booking in advanced highly recommended
A vibrant, exuberant celebration of African Arts and Culture, and the unique input black performers have made to the artistic and cultural landscape of Scotland.
10am on the 22nd until 01:00 on the 23rd

Fri 29 Jul 2016

Radio Summerhall

Derailed Sense: a film about Vic Godard and Subway Sect

This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the punk explosion and on the 29th July Radio Summerhall is celebrating this landmark by screening Derailed Sense: a Film about Vic Godard and Subway Sect, in The Red Lecture Theatre at Summerhall. This is the Scottish premiere of this, the first ever documentary about this iconic band.
19:30

Fri 24 Jun 2016

CinemaAttic Productions CIC

Kimuak: Best Shorts from Basque Country

  KIMUAK means ‘sprout’ in Basque. Its hard to wait every year til June. When best sprouts from Basque Country arrive to Edinburgh Every spring, Basque leader distribution platform KIMUAK selects the best from Basque short film scene to create an annual DVD with the most talented, original and qualified proposals produced within Basque Country.
20:00 - 22:00

Fri 17 Jun 2016

Summerhall + EIFF + NEHH

Sound + Vision: Lost in France

A two-day festival in the courtyard of Summerhall celebrating film and music. Each day, warm up with a luminous array of great live music, before settling down for a special movie screening as darkness sets in... Bring a blanket and make a night of it.
17:30 - 00:30

Fri 27 May 2016

CinemaAttic

CinemaAttic: We Are Family

A powerful curated selection of short films, all with English subtitles, as well as networking breaks for the enjoyment of both the Ibero-American community and cinema lovers alike.
20:00 - 22:00