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.

  • Growing Pains

    Until Thu 27 Oct

    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....

  • U.S. Politics in Film

    Until Tue 22 Nov

    U.S. 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...

  • The First World War in Cinema

    Until Fri 18 Nov

    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...

  • Filmhouse Junior

    Until Sun 18 Dec

    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 19 Dec

    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...

  • Shakespeare on Film

    Until Wed 23 Nov

    Shakespeare on Film

    In association with The University of Edinburgh, Filmhouse will present a varied programme of Shakespeare adaptations by some of the great filmmakers. Pushing across boundaries of language, genre...

  • Over the Rainbow

    Until Sun 27 Nov

    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 October we screen Pedro Almodóvar's Bad Education...

  • Sunday Double Bills

    Until Sun 30 Oct

    Sunday Double Bills

    A regular, though not weekly, double bill, always on a Sunday afternoon. Share Tweet

  • Filmosophy

    Until Wed 14 Dec


    Filmosophy returns for a seventh season of original and thought-provoking films and discussions. The films featured in this season offer an opportunity to reflect on a range of issues in the...

  • Scotland Loves Anime 2016

    Until Tue 01 Nov

    Scotland Loves Anime 2016

    Scotland Loves Animation is an arts and education charity, here to promote animation and foster links between students and the animation industry. It's annual film festival, Scotland...

  • Play Poland Film Festival

    Until Thu 10 Nov

    Play Poland Film Festival

    Play  Poland  Film  Festival  is  an  annual  event  promoting  Polish  art  and  cinema  abroad, especially  in ...

  • Africa in Motion

    Fri 28 Oct to Sun 06 Nov

    Africa in Motion

    Africa in Motion is Scotland’s major annual celebration of African cinema, and is delighted to return for the 11th year to bring audiences in Edinburgh and Glasgow a wide variety of creative...

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