Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival Returns for Its 9th Edition in Person at Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling

Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival Returns for Its 9th Edition in Person at Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling 1st October to 5th November 2022 The Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival welcomes film fans to its 9th Edition. The festival is delighted to be back in the cinema and offer audiences in-person screenings and events featuring a total of 22 films in Spanish overContinue reading Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival Returns for Its 9th Edition in Person at Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling

Electric Malady         Edinburgh International Film Festival

Electrosensitivity, the subject of Swedish born, Scotland domiciled director Marie Liden’s documentary, is something that affects around 1.3% of the world’s population. And yet there is a reluctance among some medical professionals to accept that it is an illness in its own right. Liden, however, speaks from personal experience – her mother suffered from thisContinue reading Electric Malady         Edinburgh International Film Festival

Burry Man EIFF Short Animation Film

Set in Pictish times and created in a palette of soft, soothing colours that perfectly capture the singular light of a winter sun, this fairy tale shows the quiet desperation of a man and his daughter when Spring  seems to have forgotten  to arrive. Their hope lies in the Burry Man, a leaf clad creatureContinue reading Burry Man EIFF Short Animation Film

Filmhouse Senior Selections Programme in Full Swing Again After Two Year Break

Filmhouse announces that their popular Senior Selections programme, that has been running since 2016 and gives the opportunity for older folks to socialise together after in-person screenings with tea, coffee and biscuits, will return to full service from August. This comes after a two-year break during which online sessions through Filmhouse at Home temporarily tookContinue reading “Filmhouse Senior Selections Programme in Full Swing Again After Two Year Break”

This Year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival Reveals Scottish Talent for 2022 

In advance of the main programme launch on the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) announces an impressive array of films and shorts, some of which are world premières that, as part of the celebrations around Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, have either Scottish talent or settings. The Opening Gala  film, Aftersun, is the critically acclaimedContinue reading “This Year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival Reveals Scottish Talent for 2022 “

EIFF Film Fest in the City Announces 2022 Programme

Film Fest in the City in St Andrew Square Gardens returns as part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) programme on the festival’s opening weekend from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th August. The free and non-ticketed outdoor screening programme of new and classic cinematic favourites reflect the wider EIFF 2022 themes, including a celebrationContinue reading “EIFF Film Fest in the City Announces 2022 Programme”

French Film Festival UK Announces Screen Horizons Programme at Summerhall

Edinburgh’s Summerhall is set to host a programme of French and Francophone cinema, including nine contemporary and classic titles some of which are Cannes and César award-winners. The programme exemplifies the diversity of the genre as it spans not just award-winners but new talents, classics and documentaries. With two films screening every Sunday, audiences will have theContinue reading “French Film Festival UK Announces Screen Horizons Programme at Summerhall”

IberoDocs 9th Edition Announced For Both Cinema and Online 

The best and most relevant Spanish, Portuguese and Latin-America documentaries come to the fore this April with in-person events taking place in Edinburgh and Glasgow between 6th and 10th April after which the festival  moves online from 11th – 17th April. The Festival opens on Wednesday 6th April at Edinburgh Filmhouse with the Scottish PremiereContinue reading “IberoDocs 9th Edition Announced For Both Cinema and Online ”

The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily (PG)            French Film Festival

Italian artist and illustrator Lorenzo Mattotti makes his film debut with this 2019 animation, The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily (la Fameuse Invasion des Ours en Sicile) that is based on the 1940 children’s book,The Tartar Steppe, by novelist Dino Buzzati. The film starts with the image of two strolling players, Almerina and Geodene, trudging tiredContinue reading “The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily (PG)            French Film Festival”

Gift Horse      Newly Restored Version

Latest addition to STUDIOCANAL’s Vintage Classics collection on Digital, Blu-Ray and DVD is this underrated and seldom seen WWII naval thriller. Directed by Compton Bennett and Starring Trevor Howard and Richard Attenborough and with a cast that includes Bernard Lee, Sid James, Sonny Tufts and Dora Bryan, this first class new restoration will be available on Digital, Blu-RayContinue reading “Gift Horse      Newly Restored Version”