Film, Special interest

20 events

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ARIKA14

2014's series of experimental events from Arika (who were behind the Instal and Kill Your Timid Notion festivals). Each installment is designed to explore a particular theme through screenings, performances and debate.

Tramway, Glasgow

Fri 26 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 556 0878

Episode 6

Sat 27 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 556 0878

Episode 6

Sun 28 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 556 0878

Episode 6

…and 3 more dates until 9 Nov

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.

Laughter In The One And Nines

The star of I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue casts aside his piano to share his favourite film clips.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

£10 / 0131 228 2688

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Cult Movie Mondays

Weekly screenings of movies that people go mad for.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:30

Dundee Mountain Film Festival

The UK's longest continuous running mountain film festival (now in its 31st year) showcases an international programme of films by local film makers, presentations and book signings by world renowned mountaineers, adventurers and expedition leaders, and art and photography exhibitions.

Bonar Hall, Dundee

Fri 28 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01382 730699

Sat 29 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01382 730699

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Encounters Presents: McLaren the Musician – A Seeing Sound Salon

To celebrate the work of Norman McLaren, this salon features a selection of film screenings, live performances and informal talks from artists, musicians, filmmakers and experts from a range of relevant academic fields.

Arnolfini, Bristol

Tue 16 Sep

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0117 9172300

Part of McLaren.

Wed 17 Sep

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0117 9172300

Part of McLaren.

Thu 18 Sep

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0117 9172300

Part of McLaren.

…and 3 more dates until 21 Sep

An Evening with Film Director Lynne Littman

Oscar-winning flimmaker Lynne Littman discusses her career, including her work for Warner Brothers, Paramount and Disney. In conversation with journalist Linda Blandford.

Hospitalfield House, Arbroath

Fri 25 Jul

£5 / 01241 656124

Found Footage Festival

  • 90 min
  • Directed by: Various

Based on an idea founded in New York City in 2004, this is a unique collection of videos from charity shops and garage sales across North America. Observations and commentaries are provided by the hosts.

Broadway Nottingham

Tue 29 Jul

0115 9626 611

  • 21:00

Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds

Fri 25 Jul

0113 275 2045

  • 21:00

Ultimate Picture Palace, Oxford

Thu 31 Jul

£10 / 01865 245288

  • 20:30 – 22:30

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Glasgow Short Film Festival Presents: Best of London Short Film Festival

A collection featuring the eight nominees for Best UK Short, as awarded by the British Council.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sun 24 Aug

0141 332 6535

Introduced by Philip Ilson, artistic director of London Short Film Festival.

  • 19:15

Horror Classic Film Night

Celebrate Hallowe'en with a classic silent horror film. Featuring live music and sound effects by Gladstone's Bag. Go in fancy dress as your favourite horror movie character.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

0141 553 0840

  • 19:00
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Lincoln Shorts IV

A showcase for local filmmaking talent, featuring a wide variety of short films.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Sat 18 Oct

£5 / 01522 873894

  • 19:00

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 24 Jul

Times & prices vary

Fri 25 Jul

Times & prices vary

Sat 26 Jul

Times & prices vary

…and 8 more dates until 3 Aug

Serpentine Cinema, Curated by M Abramovic

  • Various
  • Directed by: Various

Current Serpentine Gallery exhibitor Marina Abramovic curates a programme of films related to her practice.

Gate Picturehouse, London W11

Sun 10 Aug

0871 902 5731

Silent Film Night with Gladstone's Bag

Silent film night featuring a programme of comedy and drama. Live music and sound effects provided by Gladstone's Bag.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Wed 6 Aug

0141 553 0840

  • 19:00

Wed 1 Oct

0141 553 0840

  • 19:00

Take One Action Film Festival

A film festival with a political slant, founded on the belief that 'cinematic experiences can inspire lasting change' and offering a series of talks and programmes showing how films can be used to empower communities on an international stage.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

Sat 20 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

…and 13 more dates until 4 Oct

Various venues: Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

Sat 20 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

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TT16 Film Festival

Annual festival of 16mm film projected inside an old Dutch barge.

cafébarge, Tarbert

Fri 15 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07949 723128

Dates tbc.

Sat 16 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07949 723128

Dates tbc.

Sun 17 Aug

Times & prices vary / 07949 723128

Dates tbc.

Whirlygig Cinema’s Spotlights

Short film night featuring the work of new filmmakers.

Hackney Attic, London E8

Wed 6 Aug

£4–£5 in advance (on the door £5)

Animation.

  • 19:00 – 22:30

Wildscreen Festival

The largest international wildlife and environmental film festival returns for a whole week of events, from film screenings to debates and discussions.

Watershed, Bristol

Sun 19 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0117 927 6444 (general enquiries) / 0117 927 5100 (box office)

Mon 20 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0117 927 6444 (general enquiries) / 0117 927 5100 (box office)

Tue 21 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0117 927 6444 (general enquiries) / 0117 927 5100 (box office)

…and 3 more dates until 24 Oct

Write Shoot Cut

Monthly short film networking night taking open submissions for screening and discussion.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

£6 (£5) / 0131 228 2688

  • 18:15

Mon 8 Sep

£6 (£5) / 0131 228 2688

  • 18:15

Mon 13 Oct

£6 (£5) / 0131 228 2688

  • 18:15
…and 2 more dates until 8 Dec

WWI: Wartime Cinema Going

Researchers from Glasgow University's Early Cinema in Scotland project present a variety of short films in the format of a 1914 screening, accompanied by sound recordings from the war years.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sun 17 Aug

0141 332 6535

  • 15:00