Afternoon events, Film

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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

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

McLaren 2014: Workshop

Learn about the filmmaking techniques of animator Norman McLaren and create your own animated film.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0131 228 2688

Ages 13–17.

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Free / 0131 228 2688

Ages 18+.

  • 15:00 – 16:00

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

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

Sat 10 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 15:00

Sun 11 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 15:00

Mon 12 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 13:30

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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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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
…and 2 more dates until 25 May

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

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.

RSA 188th Annual Exhibitions 2014: Focus on Film

The Royal Scottish Academy's 188th annual exhibition has a special focus in 2014 on artists whose work incorporates the moving image. Featured artists include Margaret Tait Award winners Stephen Sutcliffe and Rachel Maclean, as well as Margaret Tait herself and other artists whose work includes film, such as John Byrne…

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00

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

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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

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
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Bolshoi Ballet Live: Jewels

Inspired by the famous jewellers of New York's Fifth Avenue, this triptych is a tribute to women, and to the cities of Paris, New York and St Petersburg.

Cineworld Milton Keynes

Sat 19 Apr

0871 200 2000

Classic Cinema: Films for Grown-ups

Watch classic films on the big screen at the Burrell for free.

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2550

This month's film is Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, from director Ang Lee.

  • 14:00

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 20 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 01786 471917

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 7 more dates until 22 Jun

Eurovision 2014 At Nordic Bar

Watch all the Eurovision festivities across our three big screens and sing karaoke with us till 2am!

Nordic Bar, London W1T

Sat 10 May

Free / 020 7631 3174

  • 17:00 – 02:00
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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

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

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

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