Summerhall presents Summerhall Cinema! Showing a unique programme of new releases, big blockbusters, underrated indies and engaging world cinema gems.

Book a ticket, grab a drink, and take your seat in the intimate and immersive Summerhall Cinema – the only cinema in Edinburgh’s Southside – and be blown away by our cutting-edge DCP projector and Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound system.

Discover your new favourite film, in your new favourite cinema!

What’s on…

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Summerhall Presents

The Evil Dead (18) – 40th Anniversary

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Writer & director Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead celebrates its 40th anniversary this year! Five Michigan State University students vacation at an isolated cabin in rural Tennessee, quickly descending into a horrifying night of gore and scares as they unwittingly awake a demonic entity.

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Summerhall Presents

Censor (15)

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After viewing a strangely familiar ‘video nasty’ film, Enid sets out to solve the mystery of her sister’s disappearance, embarking on a quest that dissolves the line between fiction and reality. A psychological horror steeped in ‘80s aesthetics, Censor is an atmospheric and suspenseful love letter to horror classics.

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Summerhall Presents

The Night House (15)

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Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth (Rebecca Hall) is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. She tries as best she can to keep it together – but then nightmares come. Disturbing visions of a presence in the house calling to her, beckoning her with a ghostly allure.

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Summerhall Presents

Raw (18)

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Everyone in Justine’s family is a vet. And a vegetarian. At 16, she’s a brilliant and promising student. When she starts at veterinary school, she enters a decadent, merciless and dangerously seductive world. During the first week of hazing rituals, desperate to fit in whatever the cost, she strays from her family’s principles when she eats raw meat for the first time.

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Recurring
Screen Horizons

Just a Breath Away (12+)

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An earthquake hits Paris and almost immediately unleashes a thick toxic gas that kills everyone who breathes it in. An estranged couple manage to get above the gas (it tops off at about three stories high), but in doing so leave behind their daughter who has an illness that keeps her locked in a filtered containment unit.

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Recurring
Screen Horizons

Africa Mia (15+)

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Take a documentary musical journey in search of the soul of Afro-Cuban music. From the communist friendships of the Cold War to today, from Havana to Bamako, we follow in the footsteps of ten young Malian musicians in musical training in Cuba, who became a founding group of world music: the legendary Maravillas of Mali. Fifty years later, this forgotten group is resurrected thanks to Maestro Boncana Maïga, its historical conductor.

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Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh

Sounds in Silence

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Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh present a double bill of silent cinema gems offering an extraordinary glimpse into the everyday lives of Taiwanese people in the early and mid-20th century: Director Pai Jing-jui’s 1964 short documentary A Morning in Taipei & Deng Nan-Guang’s 57-minute-long collection of 8mm short films shot between 1935 and 1941.

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Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Halloween Kills (18)

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The Halloween night when Michael Myers returned isn’t over yet. Minutes after Laurie Strode (Curtis), her daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak) left masked monster Michael Myers caged and burning in Laurie’s basement, Laurie is rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, believing she finally killed her lifelong tormentor.

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Summerhall Presents

The Lighthouse (15)

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From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Halloween Kills (18)

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The Halloween night when Michael Myers returned isn’t over yet. Minutes after Laurie Strode (Curtis), her daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak) left masked monster Michael Myers caged and burning in Laurie’s basement, Laurie is rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, believing she finally killed her lifelong tormentor.

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Summerhall presents

Silence of the Lambs (15) – 30th Anniversary

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Renowned 1991 psychological horror The Silence of the Lambs turns 30 this year – experience this horror classic on the big screen once more this Halloween! A young F.B.I. cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims.

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Recurring
Screen Horizons

Africa Mia (15+)

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Take a documentary musical journey in search of the soul of Afro-Cuban music. From the communist friendships of the Cold War to today, from Havana to Bamako, we follow in the footsteps of ten young Malian musicians in musical training in Cuba, who became a founding group of world music: the legendary Maravillas of Mali. Fifty years later, this forgotten group is resurrected thanks to Maestro Boncana Maïga, its historical conductor.

Event Category:
Recurring
Screen Horizons

Just a Breath Away (12+)

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An earthquake hits Paris and almost immediately unleashes a thick toxic gas that kills everyone who breathes it in. An estranged couple manage to get above the gas (it tops off at about three stories high), but in doing so leave behind their daughter who has an illness that keeps her locked in a filtered containment unit.

Event Category:
Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Halloween Kills (18)

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The Halloween night when Michael Myers returned isn’t over yet. Minutes after Laurie Strode (Curtis), her daughter Karen (Judy Greer) and granddaughter Allyson (Andi Matichak) left masked monster Michael Myers caged and burning in Laurie’s basement, Laurie is rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, believing she finally killed her lifelong tormentor.

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2021

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The Edinburgh Short Film Festival once again brings some of the world’s best short films to Edinburgh and is your only chance to see one of the UK’s strongest short film programmes. From Academy Award nominees to Annecy Animation Festival Winners and Cannes winning shorts. Guest films from International Film Festivals including Brussels, Krakow, Pescara & Buenos Aires alongside the best 2021 Scottish and UK short films.