Afternoon events, Film

27 events

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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

Thu 8 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 15:00

Fri 9 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30
  • 15:00

Sat 10 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets on sale Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 12:30

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Wed 21 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 13:30

Thu 22 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 13:30

Fri 23 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 13:30

Sat 24 May

£6 / 01463 234234

  • 13:30

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Wed 14 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 13:30

Thu 15 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 13:30

Fri 16 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 13:30

Sat 17 May

£7.70 / 01224 642230

  • 13:30

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JAM Festival

Just About Movies (JAM) is a film festival that offers all the extra elements usually associated with a music festival, camping, bars, food, on-site entertainment, but instead of music stages there's multiple pop up cinemas. The event is set in the grounds of the 17th century, privately owned Tullibole Castle and…

Tullibole Castle, Kinross

Fri 29 Aug

£45–£55 for full weekend, £30 for Saturday only / 07918 176058

  • 12:00 – 01:30

Dolina McLennan – A Continuing Renaissance

Directed by Mike Alexander of Pelicula Films Ltd for BBC Alba,  Dolina  (2012) is an archive-rich, hour-length celebration of the career of Dolina MacLennan, singer, actor, writer and Gaelic activist. Followed by  An Ceasnachadh (1999) which recreates, in searingly dramatic form, the ordeal of a police questioning in the…

Teviot, Edinburgh

Sun 11 May

£7 (£5) / 0131 650 4673

Part of TradFest.

A Dream of Stirling: Norman McLaren’s Scottish Dawn

Exhibition on the life and work of Stirling-born award-winning filmmaker Norman McLaren.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 22 Jun

Fukushima, Hiroshima, Fukushima

Three documentaries created by Japan Desk Scotland exploring the Fukushima nuclear accident and the atomic bombing on Hiroshima. Booking is essential.

Chaplaincy Centre, Glasgow

Tue 10 Jun

Free / 0141 548 4144

  • 14:30 – 16:00

Wed 11 Jun

Free / 0141 548 4144

  • 14:30 – 16:00

Thu 12 Jun

Free / 0141 548 4144

  • 14:30 – 16:00

University of Strathclyde: Graham Hills Building, Glasgow

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0141 552 4400

  • 14:30 – 16:00

Thu 1 May

Free / 0141 552 4400

  • 14:30 – 16:00

Fri 2 May

Free / 0141 552 4400

  • 14:30 – 16:00
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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

Shezad Dawood: Towards The Possible Film

A solo exhibition featuring new light sculptures, large scale paintings on textile, and two films one gives its name to the exhibition title and was shot in Morocco.

Parasol Unit, London N1

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 020 7490 7373

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 020 7490 7373

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 020 7490 7373

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 25 May

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

Animation from the Scottish Screen Archive

Dip into a century of Scottish animation with this collection, including work by famed Orkney filmmaker Margaret Tait, and award-winning filmmaker Norman McLaren.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sun 4 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 332 6535

Part of McLaren.

  • 15:00
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Animation in Context: Screening and Discussion

An afternoon of screenings, discussions and guest speakers exploring the medium of animation. Celebrating Norman McLaren's centenary, this is the result of research and discussion between members of the group aiming to highlight issues of relevance for moving image practitioners, artists, writers and spectators alike.

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 7 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Part of McLaren.

  • 14:00

The Art of Drawn Movements: Animation Films by GSA Alumni

A varied selection of animated films by GSA alumni, from Norman McLaren’s own abstract classic Lines Horizontal to recent graduate Ross Hogg’s The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sat 3 May

0141 332 6535

Introduced by Dr Sarah Smith and followed by a short Q&A with some of the included filmmakers. Part of McLaren.

  • 13:45

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

Sun 11 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0141 636 8550

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Brassed Off

  • Written by: Paul Allen

Musical adaptation of the popular film, here directed by Damian Cruden.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Thu 24 Apr

£15.50–£30.25 (£10.50–£28.25) / 02476 553055

Sat 26 Apr

£15.50–£30.25 (£10.50–£28.25) / 02476 553055

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Apr

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 3 May

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Canalology

A festival of contemporary art for the hidden arteries of London. POST Artists create new works in response to Tottenham's canals. Film, performance, sculpture & installation remap the waterways; discover a side to Tottenham you never knew existed.

The Markfield Project, London N15

Sat 3 May

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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Chorale – A Sam Shepard Roadshow

A unique roadshow extolling the talents of American playwright Sam Shepard. Featuring three plays, two films, a workshop and a night of music.

The Bussey Building/CLF Art Cafe, London SE15

Wed 18 Jun

£5–£20 / 020 7732 5275

  • 16:00 – 17:30

Sat 21 Jun

£5–£20 / 020 7732 5275

  • 16:00 – 17:30

Wed 25 Jun

£5–£20 / 020 7732 5275

  • 16:00 – 17:30

Sun 29 Jun

£5–£20 / 020 7732 5275

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Eurovision 2014

Watch all the Eurovision festivities on the big screen.

Nordic Bar, London W1T

Sat 10 May

Free / 020 7631 3174

  • 17:00 – 02:00

LeithLate

LeithLate is one huge art opening, with multiple free events – from music, to film, to poetry – taking place simultaneously over a number of art spaces and local businesses on and around Leith Walk, all within the space of just a few hours on the same evening. An afterparty runs from 10pm on Sat 21 June.

Various Venues, Edinburgh

Sat 21 Jun

Free

  • 17:00 – 22:00

Sun 22 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Literature Talk and Film with Dr Jane Mackay: Henry James' The Portrait of a Lady

Get in-depth with James' novel about talented young American Isabel Archer, followed by a screening of the 1996 film version starring Nicole Kidman.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Fri 25 Apr

£6.50 for the talk only; £10 for the talk and film / 01522 873894

London Bearfest 2014

London Bearfest 2014, a week-long festival filled with major events, club nights, theater, art, cinema, cabaret shows and the big bear bar crawl. Celebrating the ever growing international bear community. Taking over the capital between 18 - 26 May.

Various Venues, London SE11

Sun 18 May

Prices vary by venue and event

  • 15:00 – 03:00

Tue 20 May

Prices vary by venue and event

  • 17:00 – 23:45

Fri 23 May

Prices vary by venue and event

  • 14:00 – 03:00
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Music, Making & More at Perth Museums: Launch Night

Come and join us at Perth Museum for a fun-filled night of puppet making, hammer horrors, music and good old-fashioned, family-friendly fun. Kids can enjoy a ‘Magic of the Mummy’ puppet show and workshop before having a go at mummifying their own favourite teddy or dolly afterwards (curses optional!). Adults needn’t feel…

Perth Museum and Art Gallery

Fri 16 May

Free / 01738 632488

Part of Festival of Museums.

  • 16:00 – 22:00

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

Organ Concert

The West of England Theatre Organ Society presents an organ concert by Nigel Ogden on the only Compton theatre pipe organ in an Odeon cinema outside of London.

Odeon Weston Super Mare

Sun 8 Jun

0871 22 44 007

Sun 14 Sep

0871 22 44 007

Sun 16 Nov

0871 22 44 007

Permanent Post-War Cinema?

One festival invades another when Edinburgh International Film Festival Director Chris Fujiwara discusses cinema after the Second World War.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Sun 24 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Robber (Der Rauber)

  • 4 stars
  • 2010
  • Austria/Germany
  • 97 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Benjamin Heisenberg
  • Written by: Benjamin Heisenberg, Martin Prinz
  • Cast: Andreas Lust
  • UK release: 21 March 2014

The true story of Johann Rettenberger, a marathon athlete who robbed banks.

Phoenix, Leicester

Thu 24 Apr

0116 242 2800

  • 16:15