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....

  • Filmhouse Junior

    Until Sun 13 Nov

    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...

  • Over the Rainbow

    Until Sun 30 Oct

    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 September we welcome the Scottish Queer International Film...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • For Crying Out Loud

    Mon 03 Oct to Mon 31 Oct

    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...

  • Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival

    Thu 06 Oct to Sat 15 Oct

    Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival

    A very warm welcome to the 3rd edition. This year we are very proud to offer you an exciting and varied programme. We have ‘love’, ‘drama’ and ‘melodrama’. Our...

  • Rebel With a Camera: The Cinema of Ousmane Sembène

    Thu 06 Oct to Sun 16 Oct

    Rebel With a Camera: The Cinema of Ousmane Sembène

    Ousmane Sembène, otherwise known as the father of African cinema, is one of the key figures of world cinema, and yet his works, still relevant today, remain unknown to many. Through this...

  • Sunday Double Bills

    Sun 09 Oct to Sun 30 Oct

    Sunday Double Bills

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

  • Filmosophy

    Wed 12 Oct to 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

    Mon 17 Oct to 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...

  • Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival

    Tue 18 Oct to Wed 26 Oct

    Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival

    One of the world’s largest social justice festivals, with annual attendances of over 25,000, this year’s SMHAFF will see over 300 events staged throughout the country, including film,...

  • Play Poland Film Festival

    Thu 20 Oct to 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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