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 Tue 14 Mar

    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....

  • Over the Rainbow

    Until Sun 19 Mar

    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. Share Tweet

  • Filmhouse Junior

    Until Sun 30 Apr

    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 03 Apr

    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...

  • Martin Scorsese

    Until Thu 02 Mar

    Martin Scorsese

    The second half of our retrospective begins with two big-hitters - in every respect. Both Taxi Driver and GoodFellas have received crisp digital restorations and return to our screens with...

  • Moving Cinema

    Until Mon 10 Apr

    Moving Cinema

    Moving Cinema is a new initiative to encourage younger audiences to enjoy European Cinema. Our Young Programmers group, working alongside other groups in Vilnius, Lisbon and Barcelona, have...

  • Herzog of the Month

    Until Sun 21 May

    Herzog of the Month

    Werner Herzog is one of the most distinctive and accomplished filmmakers of recent decades. He is an artist and storyteller of startling originality and range. His masterpieces include both...

  • The First World War in Cinema

    Until Thu 06 Apr

    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...

  • Filmosophy: Sight and the Senses

    Until Wed 24 May

    Filmosophy: Sight and the Senses

    Filmosophy returns for an eighth season of original and thought-provoking films and philosophical discussions. The films featured in this season offer an opportunity to reflect on our perceptual...

  • Screening Europe

    Until Tue 28 Feb

    Screening Europe

    Curated in collaboration with Film Studies at the University of Edinburgh, Screening Europe is an annual season celebrating and interrogating the history and aesthetics of cinema in Europe....

  • Film and the Other Arts: Creative Dialogues in the Avant-Garde

    Until Sun 26 Feb

    Film and the Other Arts: Creative Dialogues in the Avant-Garde

    A season of avant-garde films exploring the diverse ways in which cinema dialogues with other of art forms. Painting, drawing, architecture, dance, performance, sound and poetry coalesce and...

  • Italian Film Festival 2017

    Fri 03 Mar to Thu 16 Mar

    Italian Film Festival 2017

    The annual celebration of Italian cinema returns with a wide-ranging programme that stretches from promising new talents to established greats. Highlights this year include Paolo Virzi’s...

  • Monkey Business

    Wed 15 Mar to Sat 15 Apr

    Monkey Business

    A special season of films programmed in partnership with the National Museum of Scotland, where the brilliant Monkey Business exhibition invites you to stand shoulder to shoulder with our closest...

  • Highlight Arctic

    Thu 16 Mar to Sun 19 Mar

    Highlight Arctic

    Highlight Arts (formerly Reel Festivals) is proud to return to Filmhouse, presenting its multi-arts Highlight Arctic project. Screenings include the three feature films produced by the...

  • Odd Obsessions - Desires, Hopes and Impulses in Japanese cinema

    Mon 20 Mar to Wed 29 Mar

    Odd Obsessions - Desires, Hopes and Impulses in Japanese cinema

    Taking inspiration from Charlie Chaplin’s famous quote “Life is a desire, not a meaning”, the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2017 features an all-encompassing...

  • Edinburgh Asian Film Festival

    Fri 24 Mar to Sun 26 Mar

    Edinburgh Asian Film Festival

    Along with Dr. Pushpinder Chowdhry, Director of Tongues on Fire, I am delighted to invite you to the 2nd Edinburgh Asian Film Festival, which returns to Filmhouse with a treasure trove of...

  • Autism Awareness Day

    Sun 02 Apr only

    Autism Awareness Day

    The ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2017. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. This...

  • Sunday Double Bills

    Sun 02 Apr only

    Sunday Double Bills

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

  • Dead by Dawn 2017

    Thu 20 Apr to Sun 23 Apr

    Dead by Dawn 2017

    Dead by Dawn returns to Filmhouse in April for its 24th edition, with a line-up of dark delights guaranteed to give you goose-bumps on your goose-bumps! All-inclusive Passes priced £75...

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