Current Seasons

Filmhouse's varied programme includes a large number of retrospectives, film seasons and specialist festivals, including the Italian and French film festivals, Africa in Motion, Take One Action, Dead By Dawn horror festival, German, Spanish, Russian, Polish and Japanese film weeks, Weans' World (for our younger audience) and many more. This makes Fimhouse's programme more versatile, eclectic and exciting than any other cinema's in the country.

  • Filmosophy

    Until Tue 10 Jun


    Filmosophy is where film meets philosophy. Some films, like philosophy itself, can challenge our preconceived views of ourselves and the world around us. They may provide more questions than...

  • Come and See...

    Until Thu 15 May

    Come and See...

    A monthly one-off screening of a great film we simply thought you might like to see on the big screen. Share Tweet

  • The Cinema of Childhood

    Until Mon 16 Jun

    The Cinema of Childhood

    A season of 17 rare masterpieces about kids from all over the world, curated by Mark Cousins and inspired by his latest feature documentary, (screening 4 - 10 April). 
“These are...

  • Filmhouse Junior

    Until Sun 15 Jun

    Filmhouse Junior

    Films for a younger audience, weekly on Sundays at 11am. Tickets cost £3.50 (£4.50 for 3D screenings) per person, big or small.  Please note: although we normally disapprove of...

  • Alec Guinness: Presented by Drambuie

    Until Wed 30 Apr

    Alec Guinness: Presented by Drambuie

    Alec Guinness was born in London on 2 April 1914. Brought up by only his mother, he supported himself by working as an advertising copywriter while studying acting as a teenager, and made his...

  • James Dean

    Until Thu 01 May

    James Dean

    New restorations of the three feature films in which James Dean starred before his untimely death, on 30 September 1955, at the age of 24.   Get a half-price ticket to any of the...

  • Dead by Dawn

    Thu 24 Apr to Sun 27 Apr

    Dead by Dawn

    Dead by Dawn returns to Filmhouse from 24 to 27 April for its 21st edition, with a line-up of dark delights guaranteed to give you goose-bumps on your goose-bumps! As the finest independent...

  • Tagore on Screen

    Fri 02 May to Sun 04 May

    Tagore on Screen

    Three films based on the life and works of Indian Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, the poet philosopher and Renaissance man who embodies the modern consciousness of India. Share...

  • 3D Film and Sound

    Mon 05 May to Sat 10 May

    3D Film and Sound

    Life in 3D is proud to present a wide-ranging selection of stereoscopic 3D films from all over the world and across several decades, from classic Hitchcock thriller Dial M for Murder through 3D...

  • SLA Summer Tour

    Sat 10 May and Sun 11 May

    SLA Summer Tour

    Scotland Loves Anime runs in October every year across Edinburgh and Glasgow. We bring a wide range of titles from Japan, from world premieres to classic screenings. Now, thanks to Film Hub...

  • Katharine Hepburn: Presented by Drambuie

    Sat 10 May to Wed 18 Jun

    Katharine Hepburn: Presented by Drambuie

    With a career spanning more than fifty years and a record four Academy Awards for Best Actress, Katharine Hepburn was a true Hollywood star. She appeared in a range of genres, from screwball...

  • Middle Eastern Film Festival

    Fri 16 May to Fri 30 May

    Middle Eastern Film Festival

    This year’s Middle Eastern Film Festival focuses on the cinema of the Maghreb. Little seen on British screens, cinema from this region was born out of the struggles for independence, making...

  • Degree Shows

    Tue 27 May to Tue 17 Jun

    Degree Shows

    The best new work from film, TV, media and animation students at Edinburgh’s colleges and universities. Share Tweet

  • McLaren 2014

    Sun 08 Jun only

    McLaren 2014

    McLaren 2014 celebrates the centenary of pioneering Scottish artist, filmmaker and musician, Norman McLaren. McLaren’s life and work will be explored through an extensive programme of...

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