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Cinemaattic

Los Conductos

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

A victim of deprivation and social exclusion had joined a religious cult that gave him a sense of community, but has since liberated himself from its oppressions and criminal temptations. Screening part of CinemaAttic’s ADRIFT, a film season bringing essential world cinema to Scotland this spring.

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Cinemaattic

El Gran Movimiento (The Great Movement)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Striking miners, indigenous communities left off the hook, market stalls… Filming the invisibles, Kiro Russo’s second feature is a singular city symphony that lays bare the plight of the working classes. A milestone of representation of indigenous communities in cinema, the film was awarded the Grand Jury Prize in the last Biennale – Venice Film Festival. Screening part of CinemaAttic’s ADRIFT, a film season bringing essential world cinema to Scotland this spring.

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Cinemaattic

They Carry Death

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

An alternative anti-imperialist take on the discovery of America, shot in 16mm with images of painstaking beauty. Drawing an arc between 1492 and our present, between the genocide of the Conquista, the slave trade and the witch hunts, the building of a Spanish empire abroad, and the ghost of the civil war. Screening part of CinemaAttic’s ADRIFT, a film season bringing essential world cinema to Scotland this spring.

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Cinemaattic

Los Silencios

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Nuria and Fabio arrive with their mother Amparo on an unknown island on the border  between Brazil, Colombia and Peru. They are fleeing armed conflicts in Colombia. Fearful of betraying family secrets, Nuria goes silent. In the midst of this, the family tries to receive compensation for the father’s death and to obtain a visa to emigrate to Brazil. By covering this story, they uncover others about the family’s past. Screening part of CinemaAttic’s ADRIFT, a film season bringing essential world cinema to Scotland this spring.

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Cinemaattic

A Night of Knowing Nothing

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

L, a university student in India, writes letters to her estranged lover, while he is away. Through these letters, we get a glimpse into the drastic changes taking place around her in contemporary India. Merging reality with fiction, dreams, memories, fantasies and anxieties, an amorphous narrative unfolds. A film that is a love letter, a poem to cinema, and a reminder of the need for collective action in our societies. Screening part of CinemaAttic’s ADRIFT, a film season bringing essential world cinema to Scotland this spring.

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Cinemaattic

Esquirlas (Splinters)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

A VHS journey to the heart of one of the most shameful episodes of modern Argentina. Made almost entirely out of archive material, SPLINTERS (Esquirlas) is a firsthand reflection on

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Recurring
Screen Horizons

Gallant Indies/indes galantes

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thirty dancers from hip-hop, break, vogue, and other non-traditional genres descend on Paris’s legendary Opéra Bastille to reinvent Jean-Philippe Rameau’s baroque masterpiece Les Indes galantes. Intense, mesmerising, energetic and a

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Recurring

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club

Main Hall

The world renowned Edinburgh Ceilidh Club brings you the very best in Scottish ceilidh dancing, featuring Scotland’s top ceilidh bands. Brilliant live music and dancing for everyone, from complete beginners to experienced ceilidh dancers.

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Jack Lukeman

Anatomy Lecture Theatre Summerhall, Edinburgh

Jack Lukeman is an Irish singer-songwriter, performer, raconteur and a whole lot more besides. A platinum-selling, critically acclaimed artist in his homeland, in recent years Lukeman has devoted more of his time to winning a growing fanbase in the UK and abroad.

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Recurring

AFTER METAMORPHOSIS

Old Lab 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Is Gregor Samsa a bug wishing he was a man or a man wishing he was a bug?

Combining physical/visual theatre and high-octane spoken word, AFTER METAMORPHOSIS reworks Kafka’s classic tale to peer through insect eyes to both lampoon and celebrate humanity.

Event Category:
Recurring
Screen Horizons

Gallant Indies/indes galantes

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thirty dancers from hip-hop, break, vogue, and other non-traditional genres descend on Paris’s legendary Opéra Bastille to reinvent Jean-Philippe Rameau’s baroque masterpiece Les Indes galantes. Intense, mesmerising, energetic and a

Event Category:
Recurring

AFTER METAMORPHOSIS

Old Lab 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Is Gregor Samsa a bug wishing he was a man or a man wishing he was a bug?

Combining physical/visual theatre and high-octane spoken word, AFTER METAMORPHOSIS reworks Kafka’s classic tale to peer through insect eyes to both lampoon and celebrate humanity.

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Regular Music

Laura Veirs

Dissection Room 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Laura Veirs grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she often spent summers camping with her family, which gave her much of her songwriting inspiration. Veirs didn’t seriously listen to music until she was in her 20s; instead, she just heard what was in her environment. She listened to folk, country, classical and pop music around the house and on the radio during her youth. Veirs is fascinated with the intersection of art and science and she explores that in her work.

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Recurring
Screen Horizons

Delicious/délicieux (12)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

In pre-Revolutionary France, gastronomy is the domain of aristocrats and their prestige depends on the quality of their table. A wildly enjoyable tale of reignited passion, mentorship, revenge and gastronomy.

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Recurring
Screen Horizons

The Confession/L’Aveu (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Z director Costa-Gavras reunites with star Yves Montand for another gripping thriller. Prague, 1951. The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Gérard (Montand) is suddenly arrested, tortured, and placed in solitary confinement. 

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432 Presents

Joan As Police Woman

Dissection Room 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Using “beauty is the new punk rock” as her credo, Joan Wasser took center stage as Joan as Police Woman after years of being a supporting player and collaborator. Wasser’s project blends two of the most profound influences on her music: the classic soul of legends such as Al Green and Nina Simone, and experimental underground acts ranging from Sonic Youth to Bad Brains.

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Nothing Ever Happens Here

Andrew Wasylyk

Dissection Room 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

As the Spring of discontent took hold on 2020, Scottish composer and producer Andrew Wasylyk sought shelter in the familiar. Low-light morning walks in Dundee’s 19th century Balgay Park acted as sanctuary and solace to events happening in the world outside. Wasylyk’s acclaimed new album, ‘Balgay Hill: Morning In Magnolia’ presents itself as a collection of recreational meditations embed with blue and golden melodies that land in a territory akin to experimentalists such as Robert Wyatt and Virginia Astley.

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Meursault

Dissection Room 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fresh from recording the latest (self titled) Meursault record on the Isle of Skye, Neil Scott Pennycook and cohorts descend upon Summerhall with an offering of songs old and new.