Film, Special interest

19 events

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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

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

Wed 1 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

Thu 2 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

Fri 3 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

Sat 4 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

Various venues: Glasgow

Wed 1 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

Thu 2 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

Fri 3 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

Sat 4 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0131 553 6335

Write Shoot Cut

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

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 13 Oct

£6 (£5) / 0131 228 2688

  • 18:15

Mon 10 Nov

£6 (£5) / 0131 228 2688

  • 18:15

Mon 8 Dec

£6 (£5) / 0131 228 2688

  • 18:15

Italian Cinema

A programme of specially chosen films showcasing the diversity of Italian cinema. Hosted by Dr Pasquale Iannone.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 18:30

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 18:30

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 18:30

After Dark: Adults Only

Go to the science centre after all the kids have gone to sleep for the night, with the chance to get hands on with all the fun science activities that you have begrudgingly have to let them have first dibs at during the day. Plus, live shows in the UK's biggest capacity digital planetarium.

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Wed 15 Oct

£8–£10 / 01962 863791

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Thu 6 Nov

£8–£10 / 01962 863791

  • 18:00 – 22:00

Tue 2 Dec

£8–£10 / 01962 863791

  • 18:00 – 22:00
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ARIKA14 Episode 6: Make a Way Out of No Way

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 7 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 556 0878

Episode 7

Sat 8 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 556 0878

Episode 7

Sun 9 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 556 0878

Episode 7

D Day: Normandy 1944

  • 40 min
  • Directed by: Pascal Vuong/Ronan Chapalain

An account of the D-Day landings.

Rheged Centre, Penrith

Thu 2 Oct

3D

01768 868000

  • 11:00
  • 16:00

Dancing Hackney

  • 60 min
  • Directed by: Hattie Worboys

Four films on free expression through movement.

Hackney Picturehouse, London E8

Sun 5 Oct

0871 902 5734

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

Thu 27 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01382 730699

Fri 28 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01382 730699

Sat 29 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01382 730699

Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival

Film festival for anyone interested in cinema and Spanish and Latin American culture. Featuring work from directors including Fernando Franco and Jonás Trueba, Icíar Bollaín, Cesc Gay and Gracia Querejeta.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Oct

£8.20 (£6; Children £2.60; Seniors £6; Students £6) / 0131 228 2688

  • 10:00

Thu 9 Oct

£8.20 (£6; Children £2.60; Seniors £6; Students £6) / 0131 228 2688

  • 10:00

Fri 10 Oct

£8.20 (£6; Children £2.60; Seniors £6; Students £6) / 0131 228 2688

  • 10:00
…and 2 more dates until 12 Oct

University of Edinburgh

Fri 10 Oct

£20 (£17)

  • 15:30
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Elvis Presley Film Society

A screening of a handful of the swivel-hipped one's 30-plus films.

O'Neill's, Glasgow

Sun 19 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 552 0822

Featuring Loving You, plus documentaries and classic footage.

  • 14:00 – 18:30

Guatemala Past and Present

A look at the civil war in Guatemala.

The Augustine Church, Edinburgh

Fri 10 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 220 1677

Part of Edinburgh World Justice Festival.

  • 19:15 – 22:00

HOUSE WORK CASTLE MILK WOMAN HOUSE (Part I): Film Screenings

The first part of the HOUSE WORK CASTLE MILK WOMAN HOUSE project is a selection of films about the Womanhouse projects in California and Glasgow.

Castlemilk Community Centre, Glasgow

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 0141 634 2233

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Johnny Winter: Down and Dirty

An intimate portrait of the acclaimed musician who has played Woodstock, dated Janis Joplin and jammed with Hendrix.

Showroom and Workstation, Sheffield

Sat 4 Oct

0114 275 7727

  • 18:00

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

One Minute Volume 8

A series of short films curated by filmmaker Kerry Baldry.

Furtherfield Gallery, London N4

Sat 1 Nov

  • 11:00

Sun 2 Nov

  • 11:00

Sat 8 Nov

  • 11:00
…and 5 more dates until 23 Nov

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival

An arts and film festival which combines high-level programming with a worthy aim: to challenge and change attitudes towards mental health. Through a series of events, workshops and screenings around Scotland, the programme probes deeper questions while maintaining an exciting and varied line-up.

Various venues, Scotland

Wed 1 Oct

Times & prices vary

Thu 2 Oct

Times & prices vary

Fri 3 Oct

Times & prices vary

…and 16 more dates until 19 Oct

Those Were The Days My Friends

Journey back through time and revisit Dorset as captured on cine films from the early 20th century right up to the 1990s. Accompanied by live music and a guide.

The Exchange, Sturminster Newton

Fri 14 Nov

£10 (Children £9) / 01258 475137

  • 19:30 – 23:00

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