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.

  • The First World War in Cinema

    Until Tue 17 Mar

    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...

  • Come and See...

    Until Tue 24 Mar

    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

  • Filmhouse Junior

    Until Sun 05 Apr

    Filmhouse Junior

    Films for a younger audience, weekly on Sundays at 11am. Tickets cost £4.00 (£5.00 for 3D screenings) per person, big or small.  For these shows we choose to screen dubbed...

  • Introduction to European Cinema

    Until Wed 18 Mar

    Introduction to European Cinema

    Now in its tenth year at Filmhouse, Introduction to European Cinema provides a great opportunity to see some of the classics of European cinema on the big screen, many of which are very rarely...

  • Secret Histories: Screening Irish History

    Until Sat 07 Mar

    Secret Histories: Screening Irish History

    Secret Histories explores the dark and troubling aspects of Irish life. From institutional abuse in Magdalene homes to the forced deportation of the revolutionary Jimmy Gralton in 1933, this...

  • The Cinema of Childhood

    Until Sun 29 Mar

    The Cinema of Childhood

    Another chance to see this season of rare films about children from all over the world, curated by Mark Cousins and inspired by his documentary, A Story of Children and Film ....

  • Filmosophy

    Until Tue 21 Apr


    Filmosophy returns for a fourth season of original and thought-provoking films. This season focuses on the distinction between appearance and reality. Each film provides a unique perspective on...

  • It only happens in the movies? Japanese Cinema and Encounters

    Until Thu 05 Mar

    It only happens in the movies? Japanese Cinema and Encounters

    This year's Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme provides an exciting programme of films under the narrative framework of 'encounters'. Showcasing a vast variety of styles and tones, from...

  • Italian Film Festival

    Fri 06 Mar to Thu 19 Mar

    Italian Film Festival

    Benvenuti to the 22nd edition of the Italian Film Festival. Curated by Allan Hunter and Richard Mowe and partnered by principal funder the Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Edimburgo,...

  • South Africa at 20: The Freedom Tour

    Mon 30 Mar to Wed 01 Apr

    South Africa at 20: The Freedom Tour

    2014 marked the 20th anniversary of democracy and freedom in South Africa. To commemorate this landmark date, South Africa at 20: The Freedom Tour, a season of South African cinema, is taking...

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