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Biding Time (remix)

A multimedia piece telling the story of a female musician looking to make it big in the music industry, brought to the stage by a collaboration between Grid Iron's Ben Harrison, musician Louise Quinn and others.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 24 May

£10 (£8) / 0845 874 3001

Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Pilrig St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 30 May

£7 in advance; £9 on the door / 0131 553 1876

This time 'round Neu! Reekie! offers up hip hop/funk act Bang Dirty; TS Eliot and Costa Prize nominated poet Helen Mort; electroacoustic sounds from Wolf (aka Kim Moore, formerly of Zoey Van Goey); an animation showcase from John Davide; and more to be announced. Plus all ye good people get a free pint of Heverlee.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£8.50 / 0845 874 3001

This edition, Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson host Fife folktronica act the Pitctish Trail; poet and short story writer Salena Godden; and the launch of a collection from the late Tom McGrath, read by 'assorted cultural bigwigs'; plus more names to be announced.

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.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 15 May

£5–£7 / 01475 723723

  • 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.

  • 19:00

Where You're Meant To Be

A collaboration between lo-fi pop raconteur Aidan Moffat (Arab Strap) and filmmaker Paul Fegan as they tour Scotland documenting their journey. These live shows will be part ceilidh, part poetry recital, part gig featuring local guests along the way.

Barrowland, Glasgow

Sat 17 May

Free (ticketed) / 0141 552 4601

Blue Lamp, Aberdeen

Fri 25 Apr

Free (ticketed) / 01224 641122

The Caves, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr

Free (ticketed) / 0131 557 8989

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Scottish Screenwriters

Everyone is welcome at these open sessions for screenwriters, from the novice to the professional. Meetings start with an industry talk followed by a Q&A and a workshopping session on scripts brought along by participants. Ages 16+.

CCA, Glasgow

Mon 12 May

£3 / 0141 352 4900

  • 19:00
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Ceol's Craic

Monthly Gaelic club and platform for Gaelic art and culture. Children under 14 welcome until 10pm.

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 31 May

£10 (£8) / 0141 352 4900

This New Collaborations night features Margaret Nicolson (na h-Òganaich), Calum Martin, Ceitlin Smith, Innes Strachan (Niteworks), Ian Smith (Trail West) and Alasdair Whyte, plus Julian Corrie (Miaoux Miaoux) and Niteworks.

Digital Scratch: Riding over Blinkity Blank

Inspired by Normal McLaren's film Blinkity Blank, filmmaker Pierre Hebert and musician/composer Andrea Martignoni present an evening of live animation, music and performance. Booking is essential.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 1 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

Part of McLaren.

  • 19:00

GFT Film Quiz

Test your knowledge against some of Scotland's cleverest film critics. Ages 18+.

CCA, Glasgow

Tue 27 May

£1 / 0141 352 4900

  • 20:00

Tue 24 Jun

£1 / 0141 352 4900

  • 20:00

Tue 22 Jul

£1 / 0141 352 4900

  • 20:00
…and 4 more dates until 25 Nov

In the Deep Workshops and Screening

Lock Up Your Daughters is co-hosting a filmmaking workshop with writer, director, and producer Joseph A Adesunloye, covering visual storytelling, working with actors and camera techniques. Followed by several episodes of In the Deep, drinks and networking.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 29 Jun

Clubroom

£5 (£4) / 0141 352 4900

  • 19:00 – 21:00

La Freak's Smut Cinema

Looking for a new naughty cinematic experience? Well, La Freak'll help you out there, with a reel of spliced and edited glamoursmut taken from the web, with the option to buy some boring old popcorn or a much more interesting sounding 'O' bag. Ages 18+, natch.

Looking Glass Cocktail Club, London E2

Wed 14 May

£10 / madame@lafreak.co.uk

  • 20:00 – 00:00

The Macbeth, London N1

Mon 26 May

£10–£15 / madame@lafreak.co.uk

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Mon 28 Jul

£10–£15 / madame@lafreak.co.uk

  • 20:00 – 00:00
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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

Subject Area: Artist's Film Screenings

A selection of artist's films curated by students from the Art Politics Transgression master's programme at Glasgow Uni, introduced by Dominic Paterson. The films are: Tom Varley – Violence. Silence.; Maja Borg – On Your Back Woman! (by Wolf Madame); Rachel Sharpe – Interzone; Anne-Marie Copestake – And Under That.

CCA, Glasgow

Fri 9 May

Over-16s only

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 18:00

UWS School of Creative and Cultural Industries Annual Showcase

All are welcome at this presentation and prize giving ceremony for the University of the West of Scotland's creative film and music students. Email to book.

CCA, Glasgow

Tue 20 May

Over-18s only

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 18:30

Thu 22 May

Over-18s only

Free / 0141 352 4900

Tonight, the Music Showcase.

  • 18:30

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

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.

Acorn Arts Centre, Penzance

Fri 6 Jun

£12; £10 / 01736 365520

  • 19:30

The Bussey Building/CLF Art Cafe, London SE15

Mon 16 Jun

£5–£20 / 020 7732 5275

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Tue 17 Jun

£5–£20 / 020 7732 5275

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Wed 18 Jun

£5–£20 / 020 7732 5275

  • 19:30 – 21:00
…and 8 more dates until 28 Jun

The Dugdale Centre, Enfield

Thu 3 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 8807 6680

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Fri 4 Jul

£12–£15 / 020 8807 6680

  • 20:00 – 22:30

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Dash Cafe: Joseph Brodsky And The Art Of Translation

An evening of poetry, prose, music, discussion and film exploring and celebrating the work and life of Russian poet and Nobel Prize-winner.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Wed 7 May

Free / 020 7613 7498

  • 19:30

Dundead Horror Film Quiz

Test your knowledge of horror films and see if you can win some 'dead' good prizes.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Thu 1 May

£2 / 01382 909900

Part of Dundead.

  • 18:30

Flying High: Aviation on Film

View some rediscovered films that capture Scotland's early aviation history, with Ruth Washbrook of the Scottish Screen Archive and Moya MacDonald from Another Orkney Production. Booking is essential.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 28 May

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 18:00

Gladiator Live

A screening of Ridley Scott's Oscar winner while the Philharmonia Chorus, under conductor Justin Freer, brings the famous score to life.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sat 24 May

£20–£65 / 020 7589 8212

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Mon 26 May

£20–£65 / 0845 401 5045

  • 19:30

Tue 27 May

£25 / 020 7589 8212

Wed 28 May

£25 / 020 7589 8212

John Wilson & the John Wilson Orchestra

  • Directed by: John Wilson (cond)

John Wilson's orchestra celebrates the history of Hollywood from the dawn of the talkies right through to the 60s.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Mon 17 Nov

£27.50–£46 / 0844 907 9000

  • 19:30

Brighton Dome

Mon 10 Nov

£31.50–£47.50 / 01273 709709

  • 19:30

Colston Hall, Bristol

Sun 9 Nov

£28.49–£48.38 / 0117 922 3686

  • 19:30

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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

Fri 25 Apr

0116 242 2800

  • 20:30

Those Were The Days My Friend

Traditional songs, performed live, are interspersed with cine films showing life in Wiltshire up to the 1970s.

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Fri 25 Jul

£15–£11 (£13–£9) / 01793 524481

  • 19:30

BBC SSO: Modern Times

Charlie Chaplin's 1936 classic features Chaplin's own score, as personally hummed by him to a professional orchestrator, played live here by the BBC SSO. It's been restored and is conducted by Timothy Brock; among its pleasures are the tune that would later become Chaplin's only hit song, 'Smile'.

City Halls, Glasgow

Thu 12 Jun

Grand Hall

£16 / 0141 353 8000

Beyond Zero: 1914–1918

A combination production from the Kronos Quartet, Serbian composer Aleksandra Vrebalov and filmmaker Bill Morrison, who uses rare and partial destroyed archive images to create his pieces.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Mon 18 Aug

£15 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Brassed Off

  • Written by: Paul Allen

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

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Fri 25 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

Tue 29 Apr

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 30 Apr

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 1 May

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

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