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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.

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

Polish Film Festival Exhibition

Film posters by the great post-WWII Polish graphic designer Henryk Tomaszewski, whose centenary is celebrated this year and who revolutionised postwar graphic design with his iconic posters for films, theatre productions and other cultural events.

Riverside Studios, London W6

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 08:30 – 23:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 02082 371111

  • 10:00 – 23:00
…and 6 more dates until 3 May

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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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

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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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

Sat 30 Aug

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

  • 10:00 – 01:30

Sun 31 Aug

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

  • 10:00 – 14:00

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

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 225 6671

  • 12:00 – 17:00
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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

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

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.

Cult Movie Mondays

Weekly screenings of movies that people go mad for.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:30

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:30

Mon 12 May

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:30
…and 7 more dates until 30 Jun

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
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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

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

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

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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

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

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

  • 16:00 – 17:30
  • 19:30 – 21:00
…and 10 more dates until 29 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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