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Rendez-Vous with French Cinema

French film festival featuring a variety of Gallic cinematic treats.

Ciné lumière, London SW7

Sat 26 Apr

£12 / 020 7871 3515

  • 14:00 – 22:30

Sun 27 Apr

£12 / 020 7871 3515

  • 14:00 – 22:30

Mon 28 Apr

£12 / 020 7871 3515

  • 14:00 – 22:30

UK Green Film Festival

The film fest with an environmental conscience marks its fourth year, curating a UK-wide programme that informs, challenges, inspires and entertains.

Various venues, Scotland

Sun 1 Jun

Times & prices vary

A Few Good Men

The Nomad Theatre present this witty courtroom drama.

Greenside, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

Studio One

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Studio One

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 2124

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Studio One

£12 (£10) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 9 Aug

No Redemption Songs

Ribbon Road A powerful and evocative mixed-media performance performed by Ribbon Road with songs by Brenda Heslop, and a film by Keith Pattison. The show marks the 30th anniversary of the 1984/5 Miners' Strike. Pattison's photos document events at Easington Colliery, Co Durham, following the striking miners and their…

Acoustic Music Centre @ St Brides, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

Back Room

£8 (£6) / 0131 346 8237

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Saltbush

An interactive journey through the culture and landscape of Aboriginal Australia where children are invited to explore, play and dance with the performers. Ages 4–8.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sun 18 May

£6 (£4.50) / 01592 583302

  • 14:00

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 15 May

£5–£7 / 01475 723723

  • 13:00
  • 19:00

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 8 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 19:00

Fri 9 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:30

Sat 10 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 11:30
  • 15:00
…and 2 more dates until 12 May

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a small story: eine kleine geschichte

Starcatchers and Theater o.N. present a world of objects and visual storytelling for 2–4 year olds.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 6 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 15:00

Wed 7 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 09:30
  • 11:30

Thu 8 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 15:00
…and 2 more dates until 10 May

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Wed 21 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Thu 22 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Fri 23 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Sat 24 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Wed 14 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Thu 15 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Fri 16 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Sat 17 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

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Dead by Dawn

Celebrating 21 years of cinematic scares, the Filmhouse's horror fest ups the gore ante with a selection of blood-curdling genre premieres, classic features, short films and special guests. For a concentrated dose of evil, the Spawn of Dawn mini-fest runs throughout the Saturday night.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0131 228 2688

Fri 25 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0131 228 2688

Sat 26 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0131 228 2688

Sun 27 Apr

Times & prices vary / 0131 228 2688

Freeze Frame Film Club

A classic film club to satiate your desire for black and white cinematography, impeccably stylish wardrobes and actors with excellent elocution. The menu at the OOTB cafe is inspired by the evening's film.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free (two-course meal £12) / 0131 555 7101

  • 21:00

French Film Festival

The UK-wide festival dedicated to francophone cinema, with a programme that features guest film-makers and actors in meet-the-public sessions, UK premieres, retrospectives, a learning programme for pupils and their teachers, documentaries, animation, shorts and special events.

Various venues, Scotland

Thu 6 Nov

Times & prices vary

Fri 7 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 8 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 26 more dates until 4 Dec

Hand-Made Cinema

The main exhibition of McLaren 2014 celebrates the filmmaker's creative process, with screenings alongside the physical materials that made them possible.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 31 May

0131 650 2210

Part of McLaren.

  • 10:00

Tue 3 Jun

0131 650 2210

Part of McLaren.

  • 10:00

Wed 4 Jun

0131 650 2210

Part of McLaren.

  • 10:00
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Living Colour

A group of artists' films, created between 1926 and the present day, that share a common interest in the potential of the moving image to capture and convey abstract form and colour. Including work from legendary filmmaker Norman McLaren.

The Pier Arts Centre, Orkney

Sat 3 May

Free / 01856 850209

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Tue 6 May

Free / 01856 850209

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 01856 850209

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 23 more dates until 7 Jun

The Museum of Light

Create inspirational art, hear wondrous tales, be astounded by science and gaze in awe at the magnificence of the night sky! A wide range of ‘light’ inspired activities are on offer throughout the evening, so why not try your hand at painting with light, have your face painted with glow-in-the-dark colours or give making…

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Sat 17 May

Free / 0300 300 1210

Part of Festival of Museums.

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Norman McLaren Centenary Film Tour

A selection of short films from the legendary filmmaker Norman McLaren including Opening Opening Speech, Blinkity Blank, Le Merle, Pas de Deux, Synchromy and more.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sun 25 May

0141 332 6535

Part of McLaren.

  • 13:00

Norman McLaren: The Student Films

A collection of short films from internationally renowned experimental filmmaker Norman McLaren.

Glasgow School of Art

Sat 3 May

0141 353 4500

Part of McLaren.

  • 19:00

Paranormal Scotland

Hallowe'en festival based in Stirling that has its 'serious face' on during the day, with talks, lectures, discussion and investigations into all things paranormal, then becomes more light-hearted – but, simultaneously, spooky – in the evening, with films, ghost hunts and psychic medium shows.

Various venues: Stirling

Fri 31 Oct

Times & prices vary

Sat 1 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 2 Nov

Times & prices vary

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Sing-A-Long-A Rocky Horror Picture Show

Corsets and fishnets at the ready, it's time to jump to the left and sing along with everyone's favourite film about transvestite aliens.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 31 May

01383 740384

Art Village

Art Village returns to Shawlands Arcade with the first of a series of monthly that will stretch right across the summer and into the autumn. Contemporary original art, craft and design, short films activities and workshops open all through the summer holidays. We’re back by popular demand, find out why!

Shawlands Arcade, Glasgow

Fri 9 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 10 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 17 more dates until 31 May

McLaren 2014

A programme of events marking the centenary of world-renowned Scottish filmmaker, artist, musician, and award-winning animator, Norman McLaren. Events include screenings, exhibitions and workshops.

Various venues, Scotland

Thu 17 Apr

Times & prices vary

Fri 18 Apr

Times & prices vary

Sat 19 Apr

Times & prices vary

…and 106 more dates until 3 Aug

16mm Animated Sound Workshops with Luigi Allamano

Luigi Allamano from Concordia University hosts these workshops offering participants the chance to create sound by making pictures directly onto 16mm film, a technique made famous by filmmaker Norman McLaren. Ages 16+.

CCA, Glasgow

Mon 30 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 352 4900

Part of McLaren.

Stills, Edinburgh

Thu 26 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 622 6200

Part of McLaren.

Tolbooth, Stirling

Tue 24 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01786 274000

Part of McLaren.

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Aberdeen Film Festival

The very first Aberdeen Film Festival promises to take advantage of the city's cultural connections to bring in films and filmmakers from across the globe. Expect feature films, shorts and docs, plus workshops, Q&As and a web series night.

Various venues, Aberdeen

Sat 27 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sun 28 Sep

Times & prices vary

Mon 29 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 13 more dates until 12 Oct

Aberfeldy Film Festival

Aberfeldy's fifth film festival promises great films in a variety of unusual places including Castle Menzies, Birks Cinema and Dewar's World of Whisky. There's something for all the family, with screenings ranging from Hitchcock to Disney, as well as a number of other events over the weekend.

Various Venues, Aberfeldy

Fri 14 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 15 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 16 Nov

Times & prices vary

Aboyne and Deeside Festival

A small yet diverse festival, now in its 23rd year, that offers an eclectic selection of classical, folk and contemporary music, politics, thought, art, drama, literature and film. The 2013 festival featured such diverse performers as Tory grandee Michael Portillo and maverick pianist Huw Warren.

Various Venues, Aboyne & Deeside

Fri 25 Jul

Times & prices vary / 07799 772316

Sat 26 Jul

Times & prices vary / 07799 772316

Sun 27 Jul

Times & prices vary / 07799 772316

…and 14 more dates until 10 Aug

Albert’s Band: Movie Magic

Albert's band, the Royal Albert hall's resident orchestra, present an interactive performance of popular film soundtracks. Concerts are held in the Hall's Elgar Room, with an area reserved for children to sit in front of the stage so they can get close to the action.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Tue 27 May

Elgar Room

£8.14 (Children £5.08; under 2s free) / 020 7589 8212

Analogue Adventures: Children's Direct-Animation Workshop

A chance for kids to make abstract animations on 16mm celluloid filmstrips. Learn how to draw, paint, etch and collage directly onto the celluloid to create a moving image. Ages 7–11. Booking is essential.

Stills, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Jun

Free / 0131 622 6200

  • 14:00
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