Before 12pm, Film

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Glasgow Comic Con

Indulge your love of all things graphic at this fiesta of films, comics and fandoms. There's also book dealers, toy sellers, indie comic publishers and comic creators – everything your comic-loving heart desires. Special guests tbc.

The Art School, Glasgow

Sat 4 Jul

£8–£20 (tbc) / 0141 352 4900

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 4 Jul

£8–£20 (tbc) / 0141 352 4900

Avengers: Age Of Ultron (Cert. 12A)

Super-slick sequel to the box-office smash ‘Avengers Assemble’. With S.H.I.E.L.D. destroyed Tony Stark jumpstarts the peacekeeping Ultron: a self-aware, selfteaching, artificial intelligence. However, the plan backfires when Ultron decides that humans are the main enemy and sets out to eradicate them from Earth, leaving…

The Hippodrome, Bo'ness

Sat 16 May

£2.50 / 01324 506850

Mon 18 May

£3.20–£6.30 / 01324 506850

Girl's Night Out (Cert. Tbc)

May 8th, 1945 – V.E. Day… a nation celebrates the victorious end to a long and costly war. Cloistered away in Buckingham Palace two princesses peer out longingly at the adoring crowd who ready themselves for the biggest party London has ever seen. Princess Elizabeth and her headstrong 15-year-old sister, Margaret, would…

The Hippodrome, Bo'ness

Mon 1 Jun

£3.20–£6.30 / 01324 506850

Stars of Time

A sci-fi and movie extravaganza featuring hundreds of costumed characters, collectables, trade stands and more. Fancy dress encouraged.

Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare

Sat 2 May

£10 (Children £6.50; Seniors £6.50; Family £26–£29) / 01934 635227

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Stars of Time Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare

WOW Project Footage

Footage shot over two years, which shows the diversity of woodland and wetland animals.

Castle Semple Visitor Centre, Lochwinnoch

Fri 22 May

Free / 01505 842 882

Part of Scotland's Nature Festival.

Sat 23 May

Free / 01505 842 882

Part of Scotland's Nature Festival.

Sun 24 May

Free / 01505 842 882

Part of Scotland's Nature Festival.

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Capelito le champignon magique

Children's adventure about a mushroom with magical powers.

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni, London SW7

Sun 17 May

020 7871 3515

Course: Classics Of French Cinema

Discover the marvels of French cinema from pre-war classics such as Les Enfants du Paradis and Le Jour se Leve to the influential post-war New Wave film-makers Godard and Truffaut, and the humour of perennially popular Jacques Tati as well as a consideration of modern classics such as Amelie and Hidden.

St Ives Corn Exchange

Sat 2 May

£20

The Dark Horse (Cert. Pg)

Uplifting true story based on the life of a brilliant but little-known New Zealand hero and chess champion - Genesis Potini. An emotionally-charged, provocative drama about a man who, despite battling with a bi-polar diagnosis, finds purpose and hope in passing on his gift to the children in his community. The familiar…

The Hippodrome, Bo'ness

Mon 4 May

£3.20 / 01324 506850

Far From The Madding Crowd (Cert. 12A)

Based on Thomas Hardy’s celebrated novel this is the story of headstrong Bathsheba Everdene (Carey Mulligan), who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her wilfulness; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor.

The Hippodrome, Bo'ness

Mon 25 May

£3.20–£6.30 / 01324 506850

Fife Independent Film Expo

Film expo from OnFife.

Lochgelly Centre

Sat 9 May

£5 / 01592 418141

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Filming Drama

Cameraman Jerry Kelly presents a hands-on film workshop. Ages 18+.

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Sat 23 May

£28–£35 / 01851 708480

  • 10:00 – 16:00 Filming Drama An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Girl's Night Out (Cert. 12A)

Also known as A Royal Night Out May 8th, 1945 – V.E. Day… a nation celebrates the victorious end to a long and costly war. Cloistered away in Buckingham Palace two princesses peer out longingly at the adoring crowd who ready themselves for the biggest party London has ever seen. Princess Elizabeth and her headstrong…

The Hippodrome, Bo'ness

Mon 1 Jun

£3.20–£6.30 / 01324 506850

Hame

Impressionistic journey through Dumfries and Galloway voiced by those who call it home. Installation by artists Mark Lyken and Emma Dove.

The Stove, Dumfries

Sat 2 May

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Hame The Stove, Dumfries

Sun 3 May

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Hame The Stove, Dumfries

Mon 4 May

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Hame The Stove, Dumfries
…and 26 more dates until 30 May

Jon Rafman

An examination of the effects of contemporary technology particularly on interpersonal relationships.

Zabludowicz Collection, London NW5

Thu 1 Oct

Free / 020 7428 8940

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Jon Rafman Zabludowicz Collection, London

Fri 2 Oct

Free / 020 7428 8940

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Jon Rafman Zabludowicz Collection, London

Sat 3 Oct

Free / 020 7428 8940

  • 12:00 – 18:00 Jon Rafman Zabludowicz Collection, London
…and 45 more dates until 20 Dec

Liverpool Sound City

A weekend festival of music, film and creative technology held in Liverpool's Bramley Moore Dock.

Bramley-Moore Dock, Liverpool

Sat 23 May

£38.50

Sun 24 May

£38.50

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Looks

Works in various media exploring the impact of digital culture on the notion of identity, by artists including Juliette Bonneviot, Andrea Crespo, Morag Keil, Wu Tsang and Stewart Uoo.

ICA, London SW1Y

Tue 28 Apr

Free / 020 7930 3647

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Looks ICA, London

Wed 29 Apr

Free / 020 7930 3647

  • 11:00 – 18:00 Looks ICA, London

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 020 7930 3647

  • 11:00 – 21:00 Looks ICA, London
…and 45 more dates until 21 Jun

Movie Con 2015

Over 100 trader stalls selling film and TV memorabilia plus toys, celebrities and more.

Macron Stadium, Bolton

Sun 8 Nov

£12–£19 (Children £9–£15; Family £38–£58; Students £9–£12) / 08438 865657

Phil Collins: Tomorrow Is Always Too Long

Film project commissioned by the Common Guild and created using the private photographs and personal stories of Glaswegians, with music from Cate LeBon, Mogwai’s Barry Burns, Golden Teacher and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Fri 10 Jul

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of Moving Image Season.

Sat 11 Jul

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of Moving Image Season.

Sun 12 Jul

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of Moving Image Season.

…and 36 more dates until 17 Aug

Phoenix

  • 98 min

June, 1945. Badly injured, her face destroyed, Auschwitz survivor Nelly returns to her hometown, Berlin. She’s accompanied by Lene, a Jewish Agency employee and Nelly’s friend from pre-war days. Having barely recovered from facial surgery, Nelly ignores Lene’s warnings and sets out to find her husband, Johnny – the…

Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge

Wed 13 May

0871 902 5720

  • 11:00 Phoenix Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge

Q Pootle 5

Animated alien happenings from children's author Nick Butterworth.

Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge

Mon 18 May

0871 902 5720

Wed 20 May

0871 902 5720

Stratford East Picturehouse, London E15

Mon 18 May

0871 902 5740

  • 11:00 Q Pootle 5 Stratford East Picturehouse, London

Stratford Picturehouse, Stratford-upon-Avon

Tue 19 May

0871 902 5741

  • 11:30 Q Pootle 5 Stratford Picturehouse, Stratford-upon-Avon
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The Regal Film Academy

Practical film making course for for beginners, covering everything from story ideas to finding venues to show your film. Work together in groups or by yourself and use the equipment and props to write, shoot and edit your first masterpiece. Ages 15+.

Regal Community Theatre, Bathgate

Sat 2 May

£10 per week; £100 for the full course / 01506 630085

Please note: This course runs 4 Apr–6 Jun.

Sat 9 May

£10 per week; £100 for the full course / 01506 630085

Please note: This course runs 4 Apr–6 Jun.

Sat 16 May

£10 per week; £100 for the full course / 01506 630085

Please note: This course runs 4 Apr–6 Jun.

…and 3 more dates until 6 Jun

Rosemary Lee & Roswitha Chesher: Liquid Gold Is In The Air

A three-screen video installation with sound inspired by the Cathedral Of Trees arboretum in Milton Keynes, planted on the exact footprint of Norwich Cathedral 40 years ago.

Norwich Cathedral

Fri 8 May

St Catherine's Chapel

Free / 01603 630000

Sat 9 May

St Catherine's Chapel

Free / 01603 630000

Sun 10 May

St Catherine's Chapel

Free / 01603 630000

…and 14 more dates until 24 May

Scenehouse – Modelmaking Short Course

Theatrical modelmaking workshop.

The Lighthouse Studios, Edinburgh

Fri 17 Jul

£90 per day (for both days £170)

Fri 31 Jul

£90 per day (for both days £170)

Scifi Wales

North Wales' premier science fiction event features a line-up of celebrity guests, exclusive talks, cosplay, a retro arcade and more.

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Sat 5 Sep

£10–£150 / 01492 872000

Set Design Workshop

TV art director David Wilson leads this workshop on designing and producing sets and props for TV. Ages 18+.

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Fri 12 Jun

£28–£35 / 01851 708480