Event Category:
Recurring
Screen Horizons

Africa Mia (15+)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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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Summerhall presents

Silence of the Lambs (15) – 30th Anniversary

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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.

Event Category:
Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Halloween Kills (18)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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.

Event Category:
Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Halloween Kills (18)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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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Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh

Sounds in Silence

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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.

Event Category:
Recurring
Screen Horizons

Africa Mia (15+)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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+)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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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Summerhall Presents

Raw (18)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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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Summerhall Presents

The Night House (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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

Censor (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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 Evil Dead (18) – 40th Anniversary

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

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.

Event Category:
Recurring
Screen Horizons

The Swallows of Kabul (15+)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Based on the eponymous novel by Yasmina Khadra and directed as an animated drama by Zabou Breitman and Éléa Gobbé-Mévellec , The Swallows of Kabul portrays life under Taliban control in the Afghan capital. Violence is neither fetishised nor sanitised. The directors portray a regime that relentlessly and sadistically castigates females and suggests that women are less worthy than men and is even more heartbreakingly pertinent under current circumstances.

Event Category:
Recurring
Screen Horizons

The Lady in the Portrait (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

This sumptuous costume epic evokes the unique rapport between a French missionary (played by Melvil Poupaud) and the Manchurian empress (Chinese super-star Fan Bingbing) whose portrait he is ordered to paint. The film recounts the feverish moment when the Empress meets the Jesuit painter … a moment when the electric relationship between the painter and his model is caught up in the constraints of the court and its rigid rules of etiquette.

Event Category:
Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Annette (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Henry (Adam Driver) is a stand-up comedian who falls in love with Ann (Marion Cotillard), a world-renowned opera singer, and the pair live glamorous lives in contemporary Los Angeles. However, when they welcome their daughter Annette into the world, her mysterious gifts change their lives forever.

Event Category:
Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Limbo (12A)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

On a fictional remote Scottish island, gifted young musician Omar and his fellow Syrian asylum seekers endure a puzzling cultural-awareness lesson from an oddball pair of locals. Separated from home and family and burdened by the weight of his grandfather’s oud, which he has carried all the way from his homeland, Omar waits in limbo for others to decide his future.

Event Category:
Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Annette (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Henry (Adam Driver) is a stand-up comedian who falls in love with Ann (Marion Cotillard), a world-renowned opera singer, and the pair live glamorous lives in contemporary Los Angeles. However, when they welcome their daughter Annette into the world, her mysterious gifts change their lives forever.

Event Category:
Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Our Ladies (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

In 1990s Scotland, a group of Catholic school girls get an opportunity to go into Edinburgh for a choir competition, but they’re more interested in drinking, partying and hooking up than winning. An affectionate, hilarious and honest exploration of sexuality, pregnancy, class difference and the tumultuous path of true friendship.

Event Category:
Recurring
Screen Horizons

The Lady in the Portrait (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

This sumptuous costume epic evokes the unique rapport between a French missionary (played by Melvil Poupaud) and the Manchurian empress (Chinese super-star Fan Bingbing) whose portrait he is ordered to paint. The film recounts the feverish moment when the Empress meets the Jesuit painter … a moment when the electric relationship between the painter and his model is caught up in the constraints of the court and its rigid rules of etiquette.

Event Category:
Recurring
Screen Horizons

The Swallows of Kabul (15+)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Based on the eponymous novel by Yasmina Khadra and directed as an animated drama by Zabou Breitman and Éléa Gobbé-Mévellec , The Swallows of Kabul portrays life under Taliban control in the Afghan capital. Violence is neither fetishised nor sanitised. The directors portray a regime that relentlessly and sadistically castigates females and suggests that women are less worthy than men and is even more heartbreakingly pertinent under current circumstances.

Event Category:
Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Limbo (12A)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

On a fictional remote Scottish island, gifted young musician Omar and his fellow Syrian asylum seekers endure a puzzling cultural-awareness lesson from an oddball pair of locals. Separated from home and family and burdened by the weight of his grandfather’s oud, which he has carried all the way from his homeland, Omar waits in limbo for others to decide his future.

Event Category:
Summerhall Presents

The Sparks Brothers (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

Director Edgar Wright’s documentary is a musical odyssey spanning five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron and Russell Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks – your favourite band’s favourite band.

Event Category:
Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Our Ladies (15)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

In 1990s Scotland, a group of Catholic school girls get an opportunity to go into Edinburgh for a choir competition, but they’re more interested in drinking, partying and hooking up than winning. An affectionate, hilarious and honest exploration of sexuality, pregnancy, class difference and the tumultuous path of true friendship.

Event Category:
Summerhall Presents

First Cow (12A)

Cinema 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh

In the 1820s, a taciturn loner and a Chinese immigrant team up on a dangerous scheme to steal milk from the wealth landowner’s prized Jersey cow. Depicting the peculiar rhythms of daily living in rural America, First Cow is a tender, meticulous and affecting take on new beginnings and male friendship.