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.

  • Sunday Double Bills

    Until Sun 22 May

    Sunday Double Bills

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

  • For Crying Out Loud

    Until Mon 27 Jun

    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...

  • Filmosophy: Three Colours

    Until Thu 12 May

    Filmosophy: Three Colours

    This sixth season of Filmosophy focuses on Krzysztof Kieslowski's stunning Three Colours Trilogy. The films - Blue , White , Red - which correspond to the colours of the French flag,...

  • Signed Up

    Until Sun 05 Jun

    Signed Up

    In 2015, Scotland passed a pioneering law committing the country to “promoting” the use of British Sign Language (BSL). In partnership with Heriot-Watt University’s BSL...

  • Growing Pains

    Until Tue 14 Jun

    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 22 May

    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 April we present Frank Riploh's astonishing queer Berlin...

  • Filmhouse Junior

    Until Sun 12 Jun

    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...

  • Folk Film Gathering

    Until Thu 12 May

    Folk Film Gathering

    In partnership with Transgressive North and TradFest, we are proud to present the second edition of the world’s first festival of Folk Cinema. This year the Gathering’s programme...

  • IberoDocs

    Wed 04 May to Sun 08 May


    IberoDocs – Scotland’s Ibero-American Documentary Film Festival - is back to celebrate its 3rd edition. In 2014 we were a newborn festival exploring the idea of migration and...

  • Light and Shadow: Architecture on Screen

    Sat 14 May to Sun 22 May

    Light and Shadow: Architecture on Screen

    Architecture and design plays an important part in our everyday lives, both consciously and subconsciously shaping the towns and cities we live in physically and visually and the everyday objects...

  • Photography on Film

    Mon 23 May to Thu 02 Jun

    Photography on Film

    Stills is pleased to have the opportunity to collaborate with Filmhouse on this season of films. Above all, the programme demonstrates the exciting power and reach of photography. It offers...

  • Tarkovsky

    Mon 23 May to Wed 15 Jun


    A full feature film retrospective of Andrei Tarkovsky. All seven of his films screening from new digital prints, with special screenings featuring introductions courtesy of the University of...

  • Discover Arts

    Sun 29 May to Sun 17 Jul

    Discover Arts

    Discover Arts is a season of unmissable cinema events giving audiences full access to some of the world's most captivating galleries, theatres and works of art. This season, exclusive to...

  • Tongues on Fire Presents Edinburgh Asian Film Festival

    Fri 03 Jun to Sun 05 Jun

    Tongues on Fire Presents Edinburgh Asian Film Festival

    I am delighted to introduce the 1st Edinburgh Asian Film Festival (EAFF). This pioneering event adds an Asian flavour to vibrant Edinburgh and the iconic Filmhouse. EAFF features the best films...

  • Biomedical Research Ethics Film Festival

    Wed 15 Jun only

    Biomedical Research Ethics Film Festival

    What kind of society would exist if persons with disabilities are ‘released’ (given death by lethal injection) and suffering no longer existed. Would it be a utopian or dystopian...

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