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

Lamb (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

A childless couple in rural Iceland make an alarming discovery one day in their sheep barn. They soon face the consequences of defying the will of nature, in this dark and atmospheric folktale, the striking debut feature from director Valdimar Jóhannsson.

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Eighth Grade (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school—the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year—before she begins high school.

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The Florida Project (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Warm, winning, and gloriously alive, Sean Baker’s The Florida Project is a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood. Set on a stretch of highway just outside the imagined utopia of Disney World, The Florida Project follows six-year-old Moonee (Brooklynn Prince in a stunning breakout turn) and her rebellious mother Halley (Bria Vinaite, another major discovery) over the course of a single summer.

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The Green Knight (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

An epic fantasy adventure based on the timeless Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur’s reckless and headstrong nephew, who embarks on a daring quest to confront the eponymous Green Knight, a gigantic emerald-skinned stranger and tester of men.

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Minari (12A)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly, foul-mouthed, but incredibly loving grandmother.

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Lady Bird (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

In Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humor and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (Laurie Metcalf).

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Screen Horizons

Josep (12+)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

French illustrator Aurel investigates the life of the Catalan Republican cartoonist and exile Josep Bartolí, who was detained by the Gestapo and sent to various concentration camps after crossing the border into France to flee the Spanish Civil War. Josep won prizes at the Tokyo Anime Awards, Anima, European Film Awards and was named best animated film in the César awards.

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Z (15) + Q&A

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

A pulse-pounding political thriller, Greek expatriate director Costa-Gavras’ Z was one of the cinematic sensations of the late Sixties. This Academy Award winner—loosely based on the 1963 assassination of Greek left-wing activist Grigoris Lambrakis—stars Yves Montand as a prominent politician and doctor whose public murder amid a violent demonstration is covered up by military and government officials.

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Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Lamb (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

A childless couple in rural Iceland make an alarming discovery one day in their sheep barn. They soon face the consequences of defying the will of nature, in this dark and atmospheric folktale, the striking debut feature from director Valdimar Jóhannsson.

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Good Time (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine “Connie” Nikas (Robert Pattinson) embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city’s underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his brother Nick (Benny Safdie) out of jail.

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Moonlight (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

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The Humans (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Erik Blake has gathered three generations of his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls outside and eerie things start to go bump in the night, the group’s deepest fears are laid bare. The piercingly funny and haunting debut film from writer-director Stephen Karam.

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Boiling Point (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Andy Jones, Head Chef at one of the top restaurants in London, is battling debts, addiction and an imploding personal life. The pressure is already on when health and safety services unexpectedly show up for inspection.

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Licorice Pizza (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

“Licorice Pizza” is the story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973. Written and Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, the film tracks the treacherous navigation of first love.

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Licorice Pizza (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

“Licorice Pizza” is the story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973. Written and Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, the film tracks the treacherous navigation of first love.

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Recurring
Screen Horizons

Z (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

A pulse-pounding political thriller, Greek expatriate director Costa-Gavras’ Z was one of the cinematic sensations of the late Sixties. This Academy Award winner—loosely based on the 1963 assassination of Greek left-wing activist Grigoris Lambrakis—stars Yves Montand as a prominent politician and doctor whose public murder amid a violent demonstration is covered up by military and government officials.

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Screen Horizons

Josep (12+) + Q&A

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

French illustrator Aurel investigates the life of the Catalan Republican cartoonist and exile Josep Bartolí, who was detained by the Gestapo and sent to various concentration camps after crossing the border into France to flee the Spanish Civil War. Josep won prizes at the Tokyo Anime Awards, Anima, European Film Awards and was named best animated film in the César awards.

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Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Boiling Point (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Andy Jones, Head Chef at one of the top restaurants in London, is battling debts, addiction and an imploding personal life. The pressure is already on when health and safety services unexpectedly show up for inspection.

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Titane (18)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Newcomer Agathe Rousselle plays Alexia, a young woman who has an unusual bond with cars, consummated by a strange encounter with one of the vehicles she writhes on in her job as a motor show dancer. When her murderous tendencies make her a fugitive, she disguises herself as a boy and forms a very ambivalent bond with the chief of a firefighting unit.

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Titane (18)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Newcomer Agathe Rousselle plays Alexia, a young woman who has an unusual bond with cars, consummated by a strange encounter with one of the vehicles she writhes on in her job as a motor show dancer. When her murderous tendencies make her a fugitive, she disguises herself as a boy and forms a very ambivalent bond with the chief of a firefighting unit.

Event Category:
Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Boiling Point (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Andy Jones, Head Chef at one of the top restaurants in London, is battling debts, addiction and an imploding personal life. The pressure is already on when health and safety services unexpectedly show up for inspection.

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Summerhall Presents

Melancholia (15) – Katie Goh presents

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine’s sister Claire. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth threatening the very existence of humankind… Part of Katie Goh’s season of speculative disaster movies.

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The Love Witch (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, leaving her with a string of hapless victims. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder.

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Silent Running (PG) – Katie Goh Presents

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Botanist Freeman Lowell (Bruce Dern) has spent eight years aboard the space freighter ‘Valley Forge’ preserving the only botanical specimens left from Earth under huge geodesic domes – when he receives orders to destroy the project and return home. Part of Katie Goh’s season of speculative disaster movies.

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Memoria (12A)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Ever since being startled by a loud ‘bang’ at daybreak, Jessica (Tilda Swinton) is unable to sleep. In Bogotá to visit her sister, she befriends Agnes (Jeanne Balibar), an archaeologist studying human remains discovered within a tunnel under construction. Jessica travels to see Agnes at the excavation site. In a small town nearby, she encounters a fish scaler, Hernan (Elkin Diaz). They share memories by the river. As the day comes to a close, Jessica is awakened to a sense of clarity.

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Memoria (12A)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Ever since being startled by a loud ‘bang’ at daybreak, Jessica (Tilda Swinton) is unable to sleep. In Bogotá to visit her sister, she befriends Agnes (Jeanne Balibar), an archaeologist studying human remains discovered within a tunnel under construction. Jessica travels to see Agnes at the excavation site. In a small town nearby, she encounters a fish scaler, Hernan (Elkin Diaz). They share memories by the river. As the day comes to a close, Jessica is awakened to a sense of clarity.

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Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Nightmare Alley (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

When charismatic, but down-on-his-luck, Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) endears himself to the clairvoyant Zeena (Toni Collette) and her has-been mentalist husband Pete (David Strathairn) at a traveling carnival, he crafts a golden ticket to success, using this newly acquired knowledge to grift the wealthy elite of 1940s New York society.

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Screen Horizons

Hello World! / Bonjour le monde! (8+)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Made with papier-mâché puppets animated in stop motion and hand-crafted sculptures set in beautifully painted backgrounds, this delicate film introduces all audiences to a fragile ecosystem through the lives of ten creatures. Together they illuminate the wonders of nature.

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Recurring
Screen Horizons

Love Affair(s) / Les Choses qu’on dit, les chose qu’on fait (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Holidays in the French countryside provide the perfect setting for Emmanuel Mouret to continue his exploration of all things tender and loving, throwing heart, soul and passion into the subject. François has to rush back to Paris to cover for a sick colleague, leaving his partner Daphne, three months pregnant, to welcome his cousin Maxime.

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Mad Max Fury Road (15) – Katie Goh Presents

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. Part of Katie Goh’s season of speculative disaster movies.

Event Category:
Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Nightmare Alley (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

When charismatic, but down-on-his-luck, Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) endears himself to the clairvoyant Zeena (Toni Collette) and her has-been mentalist husband Pete (David Strathairn) at a traveling carnival, he crafts a golden ticket to success, using this newly acquired knowledge to grift the wealthy elite of 1940s New York society.

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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (PG) – Katie Goh Presents

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

A thousand years after the Seven Days of Fire destroyed civilization, warring human factions survive in a world devastated by atmospheric poisons and swarming with gigantic insects. The courageous Princess Nausicaä, whose love of all living things leads her into terrible danger, as she fights to restore balance between humans and nature. Part of Katie Goh’s season of speculative disaster movies.

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Belle (12A)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

High-school student Suzu finds everyday social conventions difficult to deal with and is increasingly drawn into an alternative, virtual world via the U app – an Internet-based environment with five billion members. Here, she excels as singing megastar Belle; her alter-ego even providing her with a confidence boost in reality.

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Children of Men (15) – Katie Goh Presents

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Former activist Theo drifts through the violence-riven streets of London without hope or purpose. However, when he reluctantly agrees to help former lover Julian smuggle a miraculously pregnant woman out of the country, he is unwittingly thrust into the role of all that stands between the human race and its extinction. Part of Katie Goh’s season of speculative disaster movies.

Event Category:
Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Belle (12A)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

High-school student Suzu finds everyday social conventions difficult to deal with and is increasingly drawn into an alternative, virtual world via the U app – an Internet-based environment with five billion members. Here, she excels as singing megastar Belle; her alter-ego even providing her with a confidence boost in reality.

Event Category:
Recurring
Screen Horizons

Love Affair(s) / Les Choses qu’on dit, les chose qu’on fait (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Holidays in the French countryside provide the perfect setting for Emmanuel Mouret to continue his exploration of all things tender and loving, throwing heart, soul and passion into the subject. François has to rush back to Paris to cover for a sick colleague, leaving his partner Daphne, three months pregnant, to welcome his cousin Maxime.

Event Category:
Recurring
Screen Horizons

Hello World! / Bonjour le monde! (8+)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Made with papier-mâché puppets animated in stop motion and hand-crafted sculptures set in beautifully painted backgrounds, this delicate film introduces all audiences to a fragile ecosystem through the lives of ten creatures. Together they illuminate the wonders of nature.

Event Category:
Summerhall Presents

Strait-Jacket (12)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Movie queen Joan Crawford (Mildred Pierce) gives a terrific performance in this chiller from pioneer horror movie producer William Castle (House on Haunted Hill). Crawford plays Lucy Harbin, a woman who goes berserk when she finds her husband in bed with another woman.