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

Edinburgh Green Film Festival

Edinburgh Green Film Festival

21st October 2021 - 31st October 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Green Film Festival is a volunteer-led initiative to engage Edinburgh in the climate conversation in the run-up to COP26 and will present both a short film and feature film programme.
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Africa Mia

Africa Mia

Selected dates between 24th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Take a documentary musical journey in search of the soul of Afro-Cuban music. From the communist friendships of the Cold War to today, from Havana to Bamako.
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Just a Breath Away

Just a Breath Away

Selected dates between 24th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

An estranged couple try to save their daughter from a thick toxic gas that kills everyone who breathes it in in this film screening at Summerhall as part of the Screen Horizons programme of films.
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Spooktacular Halloween WEEK at Bundits of Leith

Spooktacular Halloween WEEK at Bundits of Leith

27th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Get yer fangs oot, paint on your best witch faces and get over to Bundits of Leith for a Spooktacular Halloween Week!
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Spooky History Live

Spooky History Live

27th October 2021 - 31st October 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Spooky History is a popular YouTube series that takes a look at the weird and paranormal, the creepy and cryptozoological, the spooky and the scary. 
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Fright Night - Silent Movie Double Bill with live score

Fright Night - Silent Movie Double Bill with live score

30th October 2021

Enjoy a double bill of silent movie Halloween classics - "The Phantom of the Opera" (1925) and "Nosferatu" (1922) - accompanied by a live score performed by professional musicians!
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Not Without Us - Film Screening on Leith Community Croft

Not Without Us - Film Screening on Leith Community Croft

30th October 2021
Leith

Join Earth in Common for a screening of Not Without Us as part of our Croft Coorie-in on 30th October! The film screening will be followed by a discussion.
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You Might Get Lost

You Might Get Lost

30th October 2021

Movie: After the tragic death of her son, Arlene is offered the chance to travel back in time. Hoping to change the past, her presence causes horrific consequences.
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Beyond Extraction: Conversation between Christine Borland & Annalee Davis

Beyond Extraction: Conversation between Christine Borland & Annalee Davis

2nd November 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

A screening of 'Beyond extraction: In conversation between Christine Borland and Annalee Davis', with introduction by Lizzie Crouch.
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Doug Allan - Its A Wrap

Doug Allan - Its A Wrap

3rd November 2021

Doug Allan looks back over his successes and setbacks during 35 years of natural history film making with this special event at Assembly Roxy Edinburgh!
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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2021

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2021

5th November 2021 - 21st November 2021

The 2021 edition of the Edinburgh Short Film Festival runs Fri 5th to Sun 21st November at Summerhall and also Online!
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French Film Festival at Edinburgh Filmhouse

French Film Festival at Edinburgh Filmhouse

5th November 2021 - 16th November 2021

The vibrant choice at Edinburgh Filmhouse gives you the chance to catch some of the most anticipated French and Francophone titles of the year. All films are in French with English subtitles.
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French Film Festival at Institut français d’Ecosse

French Film Festival at Institut français d’Ecosse

25th November 2021

The 2021 collection of six short films screening at the Institut français d’Ecosse covers a wide range of genres.
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French Film Festival at Summerhall

French Film Festival at Summerhall

Selected dates between 28th November 2021 - 12th December 2021

Check out what's on at Summerhall catch some of the most anticipated French and Francophone titles of the year!
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French Film Festival at Edinburgh Dominion

French Film Festival at Edinburgh Dominion

29th November 2021 - 2nd December 2021

The vibrant choice at Edinburgh Dominion gives you the chance to catch some of the most anticipated French and Francophone titles of the year!
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Love Actually In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra

Love Actually In Concert - Film With Live Orchestra

6th December 2021

Following a sold out 2019 tour, Love Actually will once again be screened live across the UK with a full orchestra performing its enchanting score – just in time for Christmas!
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Toy Story - Film with Live Orchestra

Toy Story - Film with Live Orchestra

16th February 2022

Disney and Pixar’s “Toy Story” will be presented live in concert for the first time in the UK in 2022 with a nationwide tour. Catch it at the Usher Hall on Wednesday 16th February!
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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

Screening: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe: Back Together - POSTPONED

Screening: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe: Back Together - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 24th October 2021 - 26th October 2021

The world's ultimate musical duo, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe are 'Back Together' and set to delight the cinema audience at Eastwood Park Theatre with the final show of their UK tour at the O2 Arena!

Find out about Screening: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe: Back Together - POSTPONED on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Loss + Resilience

Loss + Resilience

3rd September 2021 - 28th November 2021

This exhibition is a study in photography and film of the human stories underpinning Hull’s distant water trawling industry, its demise and legacy, by photographer and filmmaker Simon Sharp.

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Scarefest at the Drive In

Scarefest at the Drive In

30th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Scarefest returns in 2021 with five spooky movies over two days this Halloween at East Fife Football Ground, Methil.

Find out about Scarefest at the Drive In on What's On Fife
The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

30th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Get out your highest heels and tightest corset and join us at The Byre Theatre for a unique live action screening of a cult classic.

Find out about The Rocky Horror Picture Show on What's On Fife
The Time Machine - 1960

The Time Machine - 1960

30th October 2021

Want to be out time travelling when the Trick or Treaters come to your door? Join us in the Corn Exchange for a night of time machines and zombies, and keep all your sweets for yourself!

Find out about The Time Machine - 1960 on What's On Fife
French Film Festival at The Byre Theatre

French Film Festival at The Byre Theatre

Selected dates between 7th November 2021 - 11th November 2021

The French Film Festival celebrates its 29th edition in leading cinemas across the UK and two films will be screening at The Byre Theatre in November.

Find out about French Film Festival at The Byre Theatre on What's On Fife
The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas

4th December 2021 - 19th December 2021

The Magic of Christmas at Carnegie Hall is a collaborative event with Pitlochry Festival Theatre and is brimming with story, music and surprise!

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

The Doris Day Story

28th April 2022

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

EatFilm at Sloans

EatFilm at Sloans

Selected dates between 3rd August 2021 - 26th October 2021

Your favourite movie night is back! Enjoy a line-up of feel-good films and movie classics plus a meal, dessert and drink, all set up socially distanced style in the stunning Grand Ballroom at Sloans!

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

Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

Selected dates between 4th September 2021 - 18th December 2021

Everything from kid-friendly classics to family foreign language and the latest blockbuster releases, Take 2 will keep even the littlest film fans entertained!

Find out about Take 2: Family-Friendly Films on What's On Glasgow
At The Flix Drive In: Halloween

At The Flix Drive In: Halloween

29th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Join At The Flix for their Halloween drive-in movie event with films shown on the world's largest outdoor LED screen in the grounds of Loudoun Castle!

Find out about At The Flix Drive In: Halloween on What's On Glasgow
Nosferatu - Horror Silent Movie

Nosferatu - Horror Silent Movie

29th October 2021

Experience a night at the silent movies with a special screening and live accompaniment of Nosferatu at Govan and Linthouse Parish Church on Friday 29th October!

Find out about Nosferatu - Horror Silent Movie on What's On Glasgow
Self Isolation Songbook

Self Isolation Songbook

29th October 2021

The Self Isolation Songbook short film documents musician Art Terry recording a song a day during the 2020 lockdown!

Find out about Self Isolation Songbook on What's On Glasgow
Nosferatu

Nosferatu

31st October 2021

Gladstone's Bag return to The Britannia Panopticon this Halloween with a screening of the silent horror classic, Nosferatu, featuring a live musical orchestra!

Find out about Nosferatu on What's On Glasgow
The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

31st October 2021

Unmask the spine-chilling Phantom of the Opera with this Halloween screening of the 1925 silent horror film at Pollokshaws Burgh Hall!

Find out about The Phantom of the Opera (1925) on What's On Glasgow
Climate Crisis Film Festival

Climate Crisis Film Festival

1st November 2021 - 12th November 2021

Presenting the raw human stories of climate change, the third annual CLIMATE CRISIS FILM FESTIVAL, presented by Doconomy, will be broadcast online across the world from 1st to 12th November.

Find out about Climate Crisis Film Festival on What's On Glasgow
Recipes for Resilience - Food and Climate Zone at COP26

Recipes for Resilience - Food and Climate Zone at COP26

1st November 2021 - 12th November 2021

Join Nourish Scotland and partners as they bring to life a 12-day event dedicated to food and climate during COP26!

Vital Signs of the Planet Concert

Vital Signs of the Planet Concert

2nd November 2021

Be part of the movement and action in the city during COP26 and join us for this powerful, live and cinematic event at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!

Find out about Vital Signs of the Planet Concert on What's On Glasgow
French Film Festival at Glasgow Film Theatre

French Film Festival at Glasgow Film Theatre

12th November 2021 - 18th November 2021

The vibrant choice at Glasgow Film Theatre gives you the chance to catch some of the most anticipated French and Francophone titles of the year.

Find out about French Film Festival at Glasgow Film Theatre on What's On Glasgow
Havana Glasgow Film Festival

Havana Glasgow Film Festival

16th November 2021 - 21st November 2021

The annual Havana Glasgow Film Festival returns with the usual high-quality mix of thought-provoking Cuban films, Cuban culture, debates as well as some special surprises!

Find out about Havana Glasgow Film Festival on What's On Glasgow
Doug Allan - It’s a Wrap

Doug Allan - It’s a Wrap

27th November 2021

Doug Allan looks back over his successes and setbacks during 35 years of natural history film making with this special event at Oran Mor Glasgow!

Find out about Doug Allan - It’s a Wrap 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
The Muppet Christmas Carol Live In Concert

The Muppet Christmas Carol Live In Concert

1st December 2021

Disney's The Muppet Christmas Carol is live in concert across the UK this winter, featuring its musical score performed live to the film! Don't miss it at the SEC Armadillo on December 1st!

Find out about The Muppet Christmas Carol Live In Concert on What's On Glasgow
Love Actually with Live Orchestra

Love Actually with Live Orchestra

5th December 2021

Following a sold out 2019 tour, Love Actually will once again be screened live across the UK with a full orchestra performing its enchanting score – just in time for Christmas!

Find out about Love Actually 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
Toy Story - Film with Live Orchestra

Toy Story - Film with Live Orchestra

15th February 2022

Disney and Pixar's 'Toy Story' will be presented live in concert for the first time in the UK in 2022 with a nationwide tour, catch it at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 15th February!

Find out about Toy Story - Film with Live Orchestra on What's On Glasgow
Ecto-Con

Ecto-Con

7th May 2022

Ecto-Con, a one day fan event to celebrate EVERYTHING Ghostbusters, is coming to The Trades Hall, Glasgow on Saturday 7th May 2022!

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

Events in Lanarkshire

M&Ds Halloween Drive In Movies

M&Ds Halloween Drive In Movies

29th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

M&D’s is getting into the spooky spirit and is celebrating Halloween with the return of their ever popular Drive in Movies!

Find out about M&Ds Halloween Drive In Movies on What's On Lanarkshire
The Phantom of the Opera (1925) with LIVE Musical Accompaniment

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) with LIVE Musical Accompaniment

30th October 2021

Unmask the spine-chilling Phantom of the Opera with this screening of the 1925 silent horror film at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life!

M&Ds Christmas Drive In Movies

M&Ds Christmas Drive In Movies

19th November 2021 - 21st November 2021

M&Ds are screening a fantastic line-up of festive drive-in classics for all the family between the 19th and 21st November!

Find out about M&Ds Christmas Drive In Movies on What's On Lanarkshire
Cinema Live: The Nutcracker

Cinema Live: The Nutcracker

Selected dates between 9th December 2021 - 12th December 2021

The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet – and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family!

Find out about Cinema Live: The Nutcracker on What's On Lanarkshire
Cinema Live: Tosca

Cinema Live: Tosca

Selected dates between 15th December 2021 - 19th January 2022

Love and evil come – thrillingly – face to face in Jonathan Kent's intense production Tosca! Catch this production from the Royal Opera House live via satellite at Airdrie Town Hall cinema!

Find out about Cinema Live: Tosca on What's On Lanarkshire
It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

21st December 2021

Enjoy Frank Capra's 1946 classic feel-good movie It's a Wonderful Life at Lanark Memorial Hall on Tuesday 21st December!

Find out about It’s a Wonderful Life on What's On Lanarkshire
Cinema Live: Romeo and Juliet

Cinema Live: Romeo and Juliet

14th February 2022

Shakespeare's enduring love story is known the world over, catch The Royal Ballet perform it live via satellite at Airdrie Town Hall on Valentine's Day!

Find out about Cinema Live: Romeo and Juliet on What's On Lanarkshire
Cinema Live: Rigoletto

Cinema Live: Rigoletto

Selected dates between 10th March 2022 - 13th March 2022

Oliver Mears brings Verdi's masterpiece Rigoletto into the modern world! Catch this production from the Royal Opera House live via satellite at Airdrie Town Hall cinema!

Find out about Cinema Live: Rigoletto on What's On Lanarkshire
Cinema Live: La Traviata

Cinema Live: La Traviata

Selected dates between 13th April 2022 - 17th April 2022

Acclaimed opera star Pretty Yende will play Violetta in the Royal Opera House's production of La Traviata! Catch it live via satellite at Airdrie Town Hall cinema!

Find out about Cinema Live: La Traviata on What's On Lanarkshire
Cinema Live: Swan Lake

Cinema Live: Swan Lake

Selected dates between 19th May 2022 - 22nd May 2022

Don't miss a special performance of Swan Lake, the best-known and most-loved classical ballet, live via satellite to Airdrie Town Hall cinema!

Find out about Cinema Live: Swan Lake on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Film & Comic Con Glasgow

Film & Comic Con Glasgow

20th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

The Film & Comic Con Glasgow returns to Braehead Arena on the weekend of the 20th & 21st of August!

Find out about Film & Comic Con Glasgow on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Living Proof: A Climate Story Film Screening

Living Proof: A Climate Story Film Screening

4th November 2021

The Hippodrome is proud to present ‘Living Proof’ a new release exploring this country’s complex relationship to the global climate crisis, through film and music.

Find out about Living Proof: A Climate Story Film Screening on What's On Stirling
French Film Festival at Macrobert Arts Centre

French Film Festival at Macrobert Arts Centre

13th November 2021 - 29th November 2021

The French Film Festival celebrates its 29th edition in leading cinemas across the UK including a vibrant choice at Macrobert Arts Centre!

Find out about French Film Festival at Macrobert Arts Centre on What's On Stirling
‘Morocco’ Film Screening

‘Morocco’ Film Screening

2nd December 2021

Join Creative Stirling at 44 King Street on Thursday 2nd December for a screening of the 1930's film 'Morocco', starring Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper!

Find out about ‘Morocco’ Film Screening on What's On Stirling
‘Dishonoured’ Film Screening

‘Dishonoured’ Film Screening

9th December 2021

Join Creative Stirling at 44 King Street on Thursday 9th December for a screening of the 1931 film 'Dishonoured', starring Marlene Dietrich!

Find out about ‘Dishonoured’ Film Screening on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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