Film, Special interest

20 events

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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

…and 13 more dates until 4 Oct

Homage to Homeboy

  • US
  • 90 min
  • Directed by: Adam Yauch

Special programme of videos and short films made by Beastie Boys founder Adam Yauch from 1989–2011.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sun 21 Sep

0141 332 6535

  • 19:30

Write Shoot Cut

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

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Sep

£6 (£5) / 0131 228 2688

  • 18:15

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

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 26 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 0878

A three-day exploration of performances, screenings and discussion exploring black and/or queer social forms of life and their potential for survival and resistance.

Sat 27 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 0878

A three-day exploration of performances, screenings and discussion exploring black and/or queer social forms of life and their potential for survival and resistance.

Sun 28 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 0878

A three-day exploration of performances, screenings and discussion exploring black and/or queer social forms of life and their potential for survival and resistance.

…and 3 more dates until 9 Nov

Afloat

Documentary by artist Neville Gabie about the remote west coast town of Achiltibuie and its community's endeavours to build a skiff.

James Milne Institute, Forres

Wed 24 Sep

£8 (Children £6) / 01309 692365

Followed by music with Calum Stewart and Heikki Bourgault.

  • 20:00
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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

D Day: Normandy 1944

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

An account of the D-Day landings.

Rheged Centre, Penrith

Sat 20 Sep

3D

01768 868000

  • 16:00

Sun 21 Sep

3D

01768 868000

  • 16:00

Mon 22 Sep

3D

01768 868000

  • 11:00
  • 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 25 Sep

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

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
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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

Fri 19 Sep

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0117 9172300

Part of McLaren.

Sat 20 Sep

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0117 9172300

Part of McLaren.

Sun 21 Sep

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 0117 9172300

Part of McLaren.

Hebrides International Film Festival 2014: Environment

This inaugural festival features a line-up of international and Scottish environmental features, documentaries and shorts.

Western Isles

Mon 22 Sep

Times & prices vary

Tue 23 Sep

Times & prices vary

Wed 24 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

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

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

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
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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

Screen Debates: Women's Support Group

Screenings of documentaries After Saville: No More Secrets? and Saville: The Power to Abuse. Followed by a panel and audience discussion.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Tue 23 Sep

£5 / 0141 332 6535

  • 17:45

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 1 Oct

0141 553 0840

  • 19:00

Superhero Film Weekend

A selection of modern superhero films. Featuring Spider-Man 2, Man of Steel and The Dark Knight on Saturday, and X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Iron Man and Avengers Assemble on Sunday.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 27 Sep

£4.50 (£3.50) / 0141 577 4956

  • 11:00 – 21:30

Sun 28 Sep

£4.50 (£3.50) / 0141 577 4956

  • 11:00 – 21:30

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