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Wed 18 May 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Company of Wolves

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Old Lab
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
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Phone:
0131 560 1580

** Book a space for this workshop and receive a promo code for a reduced ticket to Company of Wolves’ performances of Julius Caeser) ** This workshop uses simple mindful movement to recover our sense of play. Over ten years of research, performing and teaching, Company of Wolves have developed training methods to help rediscover a sense of vitality and reconnect us with others, so we can begin to unlock our full creative selves. Suitable for anyone interested in movement, creative recovery and connecting to others. No previous experience of working with movement is required.

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Wed 18 May 2022 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm

The CineSkinny Film Club

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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The Skinny presents a retrospective of short films by the talented, self-taught Glasgow filmmaker James Price with a post show Q&A. With this 2 part event, get tickets for The Safdie Brothers’ Good Time, and buy a ticket for both events at £12. Part of The CineSkinny Film Club at Summerhall.

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Wed 18 May 2022 @ 8:45 pm - 10:25 pm

The CineSkinny Film Club

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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Films don’t get much more frenetic than Benny and Josh Safdie’s Good Time, featuring a pulsating electronic score from Oneohtrix Point Never. With this 2 part event, get tickets for James Price Retrospective, and buy a ticket for both events at £12. Part of The CineSkinny Film Club at Summerhall.

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Thu 19 May 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Company of Wolves

Venue

Old Lab
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580

Brutus and Cassius fear Caesar will crown himself king. But when they kill Caesar, they unleash forces that threaten to tear their world apart. Five actors immerse us in Shakespeare’s play, creating a world on the brink of crisis, teeming with crowds and politics: a wild ride from the streets of Rome to the steps of the Capitol, from whispers in the night to outright war.

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Fri 20 May 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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Emergency is a comedy/thriller about three college friends of colour weighing the risks of calling the authorities: part hijinks-y romp and part social commentary. “A raucous one-last-epic-party romp a la Booksmart and socially aware thriller in the shadow of Get Out” The Guardian ★★★★

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Fri 20 May 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Company of Wolves

Venue

Old Lab
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580

Brutus and Cassius fear Caesar will crown himself king. But when they kill Caesar, they unleash forces that threaten to tear their world apart. Five actors immerse us in Shakespeare’s play, creating a world on the brink of crisis, teeming with crowds and politics: a wild ride from the streets of Rome to the steps of the Capitol, from whispers in the night to outright war.

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Sat 21 May 2022

432, NEHH and Queen's Hall Present

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Summerhall, The Queen’s Hall, King’s Hall
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580

After an incredible debut in 2021, The Great Eastern returns on Saturday 21st May 2022! An all-day music festival taking place across multiple Edinburgh venues, The Great Eastern is brought to you by promoters 432 Presents, in association with Summerhall/Nothing Ever Happens Here and The Queen’s Hall.

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Sat 21 May 2022 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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Emergency is a comedy/thriller about three college friends of colour weighing the risks of calling the authorities: part hijinks-y romp and part social commentary. “A raucous one-last-epic-party romp a la Booksmart and socially aware thriller in the shadow of Get Out” The Guardian ★★★★

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Sun 22 May 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Screen Horizons

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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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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Sun 22 May 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Dissection Room
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580

Yorkston Thorne Khan are songwriter James Yorkston (guitar, nyckelharpa, voice), jazz musician Jon Thorne (double bass, voice) and 8th generation sarangi player and vocalist Suhail Yusuf Khan. Meeting by chance backstage in 2015 and playing together ever since, Yorkston Thorne Khan’s musical explorations are well-informed by their rich musical heritage but never reverential, preferring to run with an energy and fun that pushes them to new ground, Rolling Stone calling their Neuk Wight Delhi All-Stars album “a game changing masterpiece”.

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Sun 22 May 2022 @ 7:50 pm - 9:12 pm

Screen Horizons

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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Considered a tour-de-force of editing, featuring excerpts from over 700 films, Paris 1900 is a fascinating glimpse of a bygone era. Step back in time to the French capital at the beginning of the 20th century, and the final years of La Belle Époque.

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Mon 23 May 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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Emergency is a comedy/thriller about three college friends of colour weighing the risks of calling the authorities: part hijinks-y romp and part social commentary. “A raucous one-last-epic-party romp a la Booksmart and socially aware thriller in the shadow of Get Out” The Guardian ★★★★

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Tue 24 May 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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Emergency is a comedy/thriller about three college friends of colour weighing the risks of calling the authorities: part hijinks-y romp and part social commentary. “A raucous one-last-epic-party romp a la Booksmart and socially aware thriller in the shadow of Get Out” The Guardian ★★★★

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Tue 24 May 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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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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Wed 25 May 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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Emergency is a comedy/thriller about three college friends of colour weighing the risks of calling the authorities: part hijinks-y romp and part social commentary. “A raucous one-last-epic-party romp a la Booksmart and socially aware thriller in the shadow of Get Out” The Guardian ★★★★

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Thu 26 May 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Cinemaattic

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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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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Thu 26 May 2022 @ 8:30 pm - 10:15 pm

Cinemaattic

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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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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Fri 27 May 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Cinemaattic

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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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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Fri 27 May 2022 @ 8:30 pm - 10:15 pm

Cinemaattic

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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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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Sat 28 May 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Cinemaattic

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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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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Sat 28 May 2022 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Cinemaattic

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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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 family, pain and the passage of time, a further example that the personal is always political.    A powerful debut feature by Natalia Garayalde winner

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Sun 29 May 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Screen Horizons

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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Mickaël (Vincent Macaigne) is a night doctor who visits troubled neighbours and cares for those whom no one else seems to – the drug addicts, the homeless, the destitute. His personal life is also falling apart. Torn between his wife and mistress, he is pressurised by his pharmacist cousin to write false drug prescriptions. But

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Sun 29 May 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:48 pm

Screen Horizons

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
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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 powerful ode to life and art – this is an inspiring documentary, unmissable.