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.

  • The First World War in Cinema

    Until Sun 11 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 dated to coincide with the real events of 100 years ago and other...

  • Come and See...

    Until Thu 20 Nov

    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 28 Dec

    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...

  • Jim Jarmusch: Presented by Drambuie

    Until Sat 01 Nov

    Jim Jarmusch: Presented by Drambuie

    Jim Jarmusch – director, screenwriter, actor, producer, editor and composer – has been a major figure in American independent cinema since the 1980s. His films are quirky, stylish and...

  • Introduction to European Cinema

    Until Wed 26 Nov

    Introduction to European Cinema

    Now in its tenth year at Filmhouse, Introduction to European Cinema returns for 2014/15 with a completely new programme of films. The only season of its kind in the UK, IEC provides a great...

  • Play Poland

    Until Thu 20 Nov

    Play Poland

    The Play Poland Film Festival is the largest mobile film event in the United Kingdom, presenting and promoting the best of contemporary Polish cinema. As is the case each year, a...

  • Luminate

    Until Mon 27 Oct


    Luminate is an annual festival that takes place across the length and breadth of Scotland each October, offering the chance to celebrate creativity, share stories and to explore what ageing means...

  • Filmosophy: The Double

    Until Tue 09 Dec

    Filmosophy: The Double

    Filmosophy returns for a third season of original and thought-provoking films, this time focusing on the theme of  'the double'. The idea of the double – or doppelganger –...

  • Africa in Motion

    Until Sun 09 Nov

    Africa in Motion

    Welcome to the 9th edition of the Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival. We are very excited to once again bring to you a diverse array of inspiring, innovative and challenging stories from across...

  • French Film Festival UK

    Sat 08 Nov to Thu 27 Nov

    French Film Festival UK

    The annual celebration of the best of classic and contemporary French cinema, now in its 22nd year! As well as an eclectic selection of new features and shorts the Festival pays tribute to the...

  • Biomedical Ethics Film Festival: The Moral Status of the Embryo

    Fri 21 Nov to Sun 23 Nov

    Biomedical Ethics Film Festival: The Moral Status of the Embryo

    Is the human embryo just a pile of cells or is it a person like any other human being who has been born? What are the ethical consequences of each position for society? Will a consensus on this...

  • Edinburgh Greek Film Festival

    Fri 28 Nov to Thu 04 Dec

    Edinburgh Greek Film Festival

    The Greek Film Festival is back. Greece, and Greek film, has been living in interesting times and, as the country makes its way towards what has to be a different future, Greek filmmakers have...

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