Sat 25 Jan 2020

Chinese Visual Festival

Chinese Visual Festival: Four Springs (PG) - screening

19:00 - 21:00

A special Chinese New Year screening of an award-winning independent documentary following a family in remote Guizhou over four Chinese New Year celebrations, charting life, love and loss. Four Springs is a... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 21 Dec 2019

Scrooged (PG) - screening


In this modern take on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements. Warning: Contains moderate language and violence

Sun 15 Dec 2019

Christmas & Co. / Santa & Cie (PG) - screening

17:00 - 18:45

Christmas is on its way and with it disaster. The 92,000 workers responsible for manufacturing children’s toys all become sick at the same time! It’s a tough moment for Santa, better known as Father Christmas.... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (15) - screening


A young boy named Pietari (Onni Tommila) and his friend Juuso (Ilmari Järvenpää) think a secret mountain drilling project near their home in northern Finland has uncovered the tomb of Santa Claus. However, this a... [more]

Unreserved seating. Contact venue with additional access requirements. Warnings: Violence, nudity

Fri 13 Dec 2019

The Nightmare Before Christmas (PG) - screening


The Nightmare Before Christmas follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown's beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the "real world." When Jack... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements. Warning: contains scary scenes

Sun 08 Dec 2019

Annecy Animation (PG) - film screening

continuous shows from 12:00 - 16:30

Drop-in screenings for all ages from 12 noon to 16.30 add to the fun of Summerhall Christmas Market.  The programmes comprises a selection of animation titles from the Annecy Animation Festival/Festival... [more]


Sat 07 Dec 2019

Krampus (15) - screening


While the holiday season represents the most magical time of year, ancient European folklore warns of Krampus, a horned beast who punishes naughty children at Christmastime. When dysfunctional family squabbling... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements. Warning: Strong Threat

Fri 06 Dec 2019

Gremlins (12A) - screening


Don't get them wet.Don't expose them to bright light.Don't feed them after midnight.A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements. Warning: contains moderate language and violence

Thu 05 Dec 2019


Utopia Film Festival

19:00 - 21:15

Utopia Film Festival celebrates a decade as the showcase for Portuguese spoken film in the UK. This year, the festival has partnered with the University of Edinburgh and MotelX for an exclusive event... [more]

Wed 04 Dec 2019

Cinemaattic Productions CIC


19:00 - 22:00

Get your rumba moving! This documentary is an intimate portrait and at the same time a tribute to Peret (aka the King of the Catalan rumba) forever and ever, amen. With testimonies of his grandchildren and friends... [more]

Fri 29 Nov 2019

Oh Les Filles! Haut Les Filles (12A) - screening & dance

18:30 - 19:45 (film) / 19:45 - 23:00 (dance)

Please note - the film screening will be followed by a 60s dance event in the Library Gallery - tickets available for both and for film only. The non-fiction feature posits that rock-and-roll history did not start with... [more]

Film: unreserved seating. Please contact venue with additional access requirements.

Sun 24 Nov 2019

Short Cuts (15) - film screening

17:00 - 19:00

Your chance to discover new film talents on screen and in person as part of the French Film Festival UK. All films with English subtitles. Featuring: Let Me Dance / Laissez-moi Danser (12A) by director Valérie... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Fri 15 Nov 2019 - Sun 17 Nov 2019

Film Access Scotland

Fans Youth Film Festival

This year, FANS Youth Film Festival will take place at Summerhall, Edinburgh in November. The Festival celebrates and showcases the work of young filmmakers across three days of screenings, workshops and... [more]

Sun 27 Oct 2019

Triple Bill: Agnès Varda in California

17:00 - 18:30

Introduction by Martine Pierquin. Lift Share (15) Two strangers meet through an online lift share website: a young Romanian woman, Marina, (Ana Ularu) in search of a child that was forcibly taken from her; and a... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sat 26 Oct 2019

EDINBURGH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - Collective Consciousness

19:00 - 22:00

Modern life is fast-paced, complicated, and too often focused on individualism. This programme is a cautionary tale of dystopian extremes, touching drama, and documentaries that hit close to home. Featuring... [more]

Fri 25 Oct 2019 - Sat 09 Nov 2019

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019

19:00 - 22:00

The 9th edition of Edinburgh Short Film Festival starts Thursday October 24th, and is your one chance to see one of the strongest short film programmes in the UK. ESFF's exciting 2019 programme brings award-winning... [more]

Fri 25 Oct 2019


19:00 - 22:00

Love is patient, love is kind’. Whoever said that certainly hadn’t seen love through the lens of this evening’s stars. With a sprinkling of gothic folklore, surreal animation and zombie horror, love is a hopeless... [more]

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Screen Education Edinburgh

Write Shoot Cut

19:00 - 21:00

Write Shoot Cut is a local screening and networking event for independent, amateur and student filmmakers in Scotland. Each event we screen new short films in Summerhall's amazing Red Lecture Theatre, invite the... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sun 13 Oct 2019

Paths of the Soul (PG) - film screening

17:00 - 18:45

There’s never been a road movie quite like Paths of the Soul, an extraordinary chronicle of ordinary Tibetans undertaking a 1,200-mile pilgrimage to Lhasa. Much more than simply a marathon trek this act of Buddhist... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sun 29 Sep 2019

To The Four Winds / Libre (15) - Film Screening

17:00 - 18:45

In the Roya Valley located between France and Italy, thousands of migrants try to cross the border each month in search of a better life. Cédric Herrou, a local farmer, has been welcoming migrants at his home since... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Dreams of a Life (12A) - film screening

19:30 - 21:10

Part of the Social Features screening series. Ever since the director Carol Morley read the news article about a mysterious woman who had been discovered, 3 years after her death, in her bedsit in North London, she... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sun 22 Sep 2019

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (12)- Film Screening

Screenings 14:00 - 16:00 & 19:00 - 21:30

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 wuxia film, conceived and directed by Ang Lee. It features an international cast of Chinese actors, including Chow Yun-fat, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi and Chang Chen. The film is... [more]

Contains moderate violence and sex. 19:00 showing includes Q&A. Language: Mandarin (English subtitles).

Sat 21 Sep 2019

Drunken Master (15) - Film Screening

Screenings 14:00 - 16:00 & 19:00 - 21:30

Drunken Master is a 1978 Hong Kong action comedy martial arts film directed by Yuen Woo-ping, and starring Jackie Chan. It is the first example of the comedic kung fu genre for which Jackie Chan became famous. Young... [more]

19:00 showing includes Q&A. Language: Cantonese (English subtitles).

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Wolf Warrior 2 (15) - Film Screening

19:00 - 21:15

"Anyone who offends China will be killed no matter how far the target is." Wolf Warrior 2 is a 2017 Chinese action film directed by Wu Jing, who also starred in the lead role. Following in the footsteps of Jackie... [more]

Strong bloody violence, strong language. Language: Mandarin (English subtitles)

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Kung Fu Hustle (15) - film screening

19:00 - 21:00

From wildly imaginative kung fu showdowns to dance sequences featuring tuxedoed mobsters, you've never seen action this outrageous and characters this zany - with jaw-dropping fight sequences by Yuen Wo Ping (famed... [more]

Contains strong violence. Language: Cantonese (English subtitles)

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Hero (12) - film screening

19:00 - 21:00

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. Hero was first... [more]

Contains moderate violence. Language: Mandarin (English subtitles)

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Shaolin Soccer (12) - Film Screening

19:00 - 21:00

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. Shaolin Soccer is a 2001... [more]

Contains moderate violence and drug use. Language: Cantonese (English subtitles)

Mon 16 Sep 2019

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

19:00 - 21:00

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. Lee is persuaded to attend a... [more]

Language: English

Sun 14 Jul 2019

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

17:00 - 18:30

Inspired by real events, this is a black comedy about 20 years of history of Sicily from 1970s to 1990s, mocking Mafia Bosses and restoring the generosity of the heroes of Antimafia. The film is focused on Arturo, a... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

That Man From Rio (U) - Film Screening

17:00 - 19:00

Philippe de Broca rose to international success with his tongue-in-cheek adventure That Man from Rio, a spoof of 007-like heroics. Jean-Paul Belmondo stars as Adrien, a French Air Force pilot who has just arrived in... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.