Current Seasons

Filmhouse's varied programme includes a large number of retrospectives, film seasons and specialist festivals, including the French Film Festival UK, Italian Film Festival, Africa in Motion, Take One Action!, Dead By Dawn horror festival, Iberodocs, Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival, Edinburgh Greek Film Festival, Japanese Cinema week, Iranian Film Festival, Filmhouse Junior (for our younger audience) and much more. This helps to make Fimhouse's programme more versatile, eclectic and exciting than that of any other cinema in the country.

  • Filmhouse Junior

    Until Sun 11 Sep

    Filmhouse Junior

    Films for a younger audience, weekly on Sundays at 11am. Tickets cost £4.50 (£5.50 for 3D screenings) per person, big or small. For these shows we choose to screen dubbed versions...

  • For Crying Out Loud

    Until Mon 29 Aug

    For Crying Out Loud

    Screenings for carers and their babies on Monday mornings at 11:00am! Tickets cost £4.50/£3.50 concessions per adult. Screenings are limited to babies under 12 months accompanied by no...

  • Growing Pains

    Until Mon 22 Aug

    Growing Pains

    A Season of Films Programmed by Jessie Moroney. Filmhouse’s monthly screening strand showing classic and contemporary films dealing with some of the more complex aspects of childhood....

  • Adapting Miss Highsmith

    Until Thu 01 Sep

    Adapting Miss Highsmith

    Described by Graham Greene as the "poet of apprehension", Patricia Highsmith specialised in tightly plotted thrillers exploring the fear, jealousy, guilt and violence bubbling under the...

  • Scottish Endarkenment

    Until Mon 15 Aug

    Scottish Endarkenment

    The Scottish Endarkenment explores a wide range of disturbing and provocative topics, from ever-escalating international conflict, social inequality and unrest, gender identity and sexual...

  • Jazz on Summer Days

    Until Tue 02 Aug

    Jazz on Summer Days

    A diverse season of films that celebrate jazz on screen - from portraits of iconic musicians, to improvised soundtracks, to captivating performances that punctuate the cinematic drama....

  • The First World War in Cinema

    Until Wed 17 Aug

    The First World War in Cinema

    A four-year series of films, programmed in association with the University of Edinburgh, that relate to the First World War, some timed to coincide with the real events of 100 years ago and other...

  • Over the Rainbow

    Sun 31 Jul only

    Over the Rainbow

    It's here! It's queer! Over the Rainbow is Filmhouse's monthly screening strand for new and classic queer cinema and events. In July we're singing to our heart's content with Sing-Along...

  • Studio Ghibli Forever

    Fri 05 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

    Studio Ghibli Forever

    A sweeping season of Studio Ghibli - from the legendary Japanese animation house’s humble beginnings in 1984 with Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind to its late masterpiece, The...

  • POUTfest Tour 2016

    Sat 06 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

    POUTfest Tour 2016

    Time to POUT again, like you did last summer… Yes indeed, POUTfest returns, bigger, better, bolder and brighter, so come join us for one incredible summer of exceptional LGBTQI films!...

  • Animation Workshops

    Sun 07 Aug to Tue 09 Aug

    Animation Workshops

    Fantastic animation workshops for young people and adults, delivered by Animation Jam. For more information on these workshops email or call Nicola Kettlewood...

  • Antonia Bird

    Tue 09 Aug to Thu 01 Sep

    Antonia Bird

    Six one-off screenings of work by Antonia Bird, inspired by Susan Kemp’s documentary Antonia Bird: From EastEnders to Hollywood . From her EIFF premiere of Safe in 1993, starring a...

  • US Politics in Film

    Wed 17 Aug only

    US Politics in Film

    The next few months promise high political drama as the race for the White House heats up, in what has proved a uniquely unpredictable and interesting U.S. election year. There’s a long...

  • Ingrid Bergman

    Tue 23 Aug to Wed 31 Aug

    Ingrid Bergman

    Inspired by Stig Björkman’s new documentary Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words , this month we present four of Ingrid Bergman’s finest and most memorable performances. Spanning...

  • Edinburgh International Television Festival 2016

    Wed 24 Aug and Thu 25 Aug

    Edinburgh International Television Festival 2016

    The Edinburgh International Television Festival brought to you by YouTube and BT is one of the most prestigious media events in the UK – bringing together all parts of the television and...

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