Film events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Film events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Silent Cinema: A Night of Laurel and Hardy - POSTPONED

Silent Cinema: A Night of Laurel and Hardy - POSTPONED

31st January 2021

Maestro Will Pickvance accompanies live on piano four of his favourite short films from those masters of comedy Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.
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Manipulate Festival - Animated Highlights - ESFF

Manipulate Festival - Animated Highlights - ESFF

2nd February 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Edinburgh Short Film Festival returns to the Manipulate Festival to curate another dynamic and vibrant programme of award-winning international short animated films!
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Manipulate Festival - Animated Womxn

Manipulate Festival - Animated Womxn

4th February 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

A womxn-led showcase of extraordinary and award-winning stop-frame and VFX from the animated film industry.
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Manipulate Festival - The End of TV

Manipulate Festival - The End of TV

5th February 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

THE END OF TV depicts the promise and decline of the American rust belt, through the stories of Flo and Louise, both residents of a fictional Midwestern city.
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Rocketman in Concert - Film with live orchestra

Rocketman in Concert - Film with live orchestra

20th February 2021

For the first time ever in the UK and Ireland, Rocketman, will be presented live in concert across the country, with a full orchestra performing its iconic soundtrack live to picture.
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William Shatner and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan - CANCELLED

William Shatner and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan - CANCELLED

28th March 2021

Set your phasers to fun! Prepare to be beamed up for an unforgettable night with the original ‘Captain James T. Kirk’, award-winning actor William Shatner.
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Downton Abbey at Lauriston Castle

Downton Abbey at Lauriston Castle

12th June 2021

Come dressed for the era, upstairs or downstairs, at this film screening on Satuday 12th June at Lauriston Castle!
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Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth

Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth

28th July 2021

Head along to the Stand Edinburgh on July 28th for an evening of mind melting animation, featuring Salad Fingers creator David Firth!
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Ocean Film Festival

Ocean Film Festival

11th September 2021

The Ocean Film Festival returns to the Festival Theatre with a brand new selection of the most amazing ocean films.
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Joker In Concert - The Film with live orchestra

Joker In Concert - The Film with live orchestra

15th October 2021

Don't miss Todd Phillips’ ground-breaking, award-winning film Joker, screened with the accompaniment of a live orchestra.
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Adult Special Event - Film screening: Scrooge

Adult Special Event - Film screening: Scrooge

10th December 2021

Join us at Lauriston Castle as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of this all-singing, all-dancing adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic.
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Sing-a-Long-a Bohemian Rhapsody

Sing-a-Long-a Bohemian Rhapsody

27th February 2022

Celebrate Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury at the smash hit film as you have never experienced it before!
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Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

27th February 2022

Singalonga Productions returns with the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing - The Greatest Showman!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Wilderland Wildlife Film Festival

Wilderland Wildlife Film Festival

13th April 2021

Wilderland Wildlife Film Festival is back for its second year touring the very best of the world's short wildlife films, catch it at Eastwood Park Theatre on Tuesday 13th April!

Find out about Wilderland Wildlife Film Festival on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Polar Bears Go Go Go!

Polar Bears Go Go Go!

9th July 2021

The Polar Bears are back with another adventure and this time they are off on their holidays. What could possible go wrong?

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The Doris Day Story

The Doris Day Story

16th September 2021

With video projection, a swinging jazz band and impeccable vocals, the Doris Day Story is a compelling musical journey through her life, incorporating some of her greatest songs ever!

Find out about The Doris Day Story on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Document Human Rights Film Festival

Document Human Rights Film Festival

24th January 2021 - 31st January 2021

Document Human Rights Film Festival returns for its 18th edition, prompting new ways of viewing, resisting, and affirming our shared relationship to human rights, online between 25th-31st January.

Find out about Document Human Rights Film Festival on What's On Glasgow
GRAMNet Film Series Holocaust Memorial Day: Who Will Write Our History

GRAMNet Film Series Holocaust Memorial Day: Who Will Write Our History

27th January 2021

The GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series is back with a special online screening of 'Who Will Write Our History' to commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day.

Is This Me? - Free Film by Tricky Hat & The Flames

Is This Me? - Free Film by Tricky Hat & The Flames

29th January 2021 - 31st March 2021

Is This Me? is the sixth of eight films being released by Tricky Hat and The Flames as part of their latest film series, #DontStopTheFlames.

Find out about Is This Me? - Free Film by Tricky Hat & The Flames on What's On Glasgow
Present Futures Digital 2021

Present Futures Digital 2021

5th February 2021 - 7th February 2021

Present Futures 2021 is the fourth edition of a multi-disciplinary art event curated by Colette Sadler and produced by Feral in partnership with CCA Glasgow.

Find out about Present Futures Digital 2021 on What's On Glasgow
Rocketman - Film with Live Orchestra

Rocketman - Film with Live Orchestra

21st February 2021

Award winning film Rocketman, will be presented live in concert at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on February 21st, with a full orchestra performing its iconic soundtrack live to picture!

Find out about Rocketman - Film with Live Orchestra on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Film Festival

Glasgow Film Festival

24th February 2021 - 7th March 2021

Glasgow Film Festival will return for its 17th edition from 24th February to 7th March 2021 and will be taking place entirely online!

Find out about Glasgow Film Festival on What's On Glasgow
FrightFest Glasgow

FrightFest Glasgow

5th March 2021 - 6th March 2021

Prepare for the best of the horror genre when FrightFest returns as part of the Glasgow Film Festival 2021!

Find out about FrightFest Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

Selected dates between 6th March 2021 - 18th December 2021

Glasgow Film Theatre's weekly Take 2 Family-Friendly Film Screenings will keep even the littlest film fans entertained!

Find out about Take 2: Family-Friendly Films on What's On Glasgow
Ecto-Con

Ecto-Con

17th April 2021

Ecto-Con, a one day fan event to celebrate EVERYTHING Ghostbusters, is coming to The Trades Hall, Glasgow on Saturday 17th April!

Find out about Ecto-Con on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Coffee Festival

Glasgow Coffee Festival

8th May 2021 - 9th May 2021

The annual Glasgow Coffee Festival returns to The Briggait to showcase Scotland's speciality coffee culture in a two day event on the 8th and 9th May!

Find out about Glasgow Coffee Festival on What's On Glasgow
Kendal Mountain Festival Tour - Glasgow

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour - Glasgow

12th May 2021

Join the Kendal Mountain Festival Tour in Glasgow for a one-of-a-kind evening, celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth, as they screen some of the world's best adventure films!

Find out about Kendal Mountain Festival Tour - Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth

Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth

26th July 2021

Head along to the Stand Glasgow on July 26th for an evening of mind melting animation, featuring Salad Fingers creator David Firth!

Find out about Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth on What's On Glasgow
Blade Runner: the Film with Live Orchestra

Blade Runner: the Film with Live Orchestra

4th September 2021

Experience Ridley Scott's multi-Academy Award-nominated cult classic, Blade Runner on a vast HD screen accompanied by a live orchestra at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on September 4th 2021!

Find out about Blade Runner: the Film with Live Orchestra on What's On Glasgow
Joker Live in Concert - The Film with Live Orchestra

Joker Live in Concert - The Film with Live Orchestra

14th October 2021

The ground-breaking, award-winning film Joker will be screened with the accompaniment of a live orchestra at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Thursday 14th October!

Find out about Joker Live in Concert - The Film with Live Orchestra on What's On Glasgow
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi with Live Orchestra

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi with Live Orchestra

30th November 2021 - 1st December 2021

Watch Return of the Jedi, the thrilling conclusion to the original Star Wars trilogy, with an orchestral score performed by a live orchestra at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!

Find out about Star Wars: Return of the Jedi with Live Orchestra on What's On Glasgow
Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

13th February 2022

Singalonga Productions, producers of Singalonga Sound of Music and Singalonga Grease brings you their newest show, the smash hit film musical that everyone can’t stop singing - The Greatest Showman!

Find out about Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Bond In Concert

Bond In Concert

23rd October 2021

To commemorate the release of the 25th Bond film Entertainers proudly presents Bond In Concert at The Town House Hamilton on Saturday 23rd October 2021!

Find out about Bond In Concert on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Film Screening: The Cloud Forest

Film Screening: The Cloud Forest

9th February 2021

Join Transition Stirling for this online screening of The Cloud Forest as part of Take One Action Film Festivals' Local Initiative!

Find out about Film Screening: The Cloud Forest on What's On Stirling
Mick Fleetwood and Friends

Mick Fleetwood and Friends

Selected dates between 23rd February 2021 - 28th February 2021

Watch this once-in-a-lifetime concert event captured at The London Palladium on 25 February 2020, it is an absolute must-see for any music fan out there!

Find out about Mick Fleetwood and Friends on What's On Stirling
‘Watch Me’ Film Screening: Knife + Heart

‘Watch Me’ Film Screening: Knife + Heart

2nd March 2021

It's the summer of 1979. Paris-based gay porn filmmaker Anne's life is turned upside-down when one of her actors is brutally murdered.

Find out about ‘Watch Me’ Film Screening: Knife + Heart on What's On Stirling
‘Watch Me’ Film Screening: Tetsuo the Iron Man and The Adventures of Denchu-Kozo

‘Watch Me’ Film Screening: Tetsuo the Iron Man and The Adventures of Denchu-Kozo

9th March 2021

Enjoy a double film screening on 9th March with 'Tetsuo the Iron Man' & 'The Adventures of Denchu-Kozo, hosted by Creative Stirling in collaboration with the University of Stirling!

‘Watch Me’ Film Screening: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

‘Watch Me’ Film Screening: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

16th March 2021

Creative Stirling in collaboration with the University of Stirling is screening 'Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives' a 2010 Thai art drama film, on 16th March.

Ocean Film Festival World Tour

Ocean Film Festival World Tour

12th September 2021

The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is back with a brand-new collection of the world’s most incredible ocean films! Dive into a night of mesmerising ocean adventure at Macrobert Arts Centre!

Find out about Ocean Film Festival World Tour on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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