Film, Special interest

27 events

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Unsung Heroes: The Role of Costume and Music in Film

An exploration of the roles that music and costume play in film narrative.

Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge

Sat 28 Feb

0871 902 5720

Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Ten events over two weekends, showcasing a selection of the best shorts by filmmakers from across the globe.

Various venues: Edinburgh

Fri 13 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 14 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 15 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 7 more dates until 22 Nov

Arnie: All Nighter

  • Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger

He is indeed back, with this movie sesh promising a whole night of Arnold Schwarzenegger on the big screen. The Arnie-a-thon features such classics as Commando, Predator, The Running Man, Total Recall, The Terminator and Terminator 2 – Judgement Day.

Prince Charles Cinema, London WC2H

Sat 28 Feb

020 7494 3654

Behind the Scenes: Stop Motion Animation

Make your very own short film using stop motion animation techniques. Ages 8–13.

Polka Theatre, London SW19

Thu 9 Apr

Times & prices to be confirmed / 020 8543 4888

D Day: Normandy 1944

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

An account of the D-Day landings.

Rheged Centre, Penrith

Fri 27 Feb

3D

01768 868000

Mon 2 Mar

3D

01768 868000

Tue 3 Mar

3D

01768 868000

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Dundee Mountain Film Festival

The UK's longest continuous running mountain film festival 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 27 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01382 730699

Sat 28 Nov

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01382 730699

GSFF International Competition 1

A screening of shorts vying for the 2015 Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Wed 11 Mar

0141 332 6535

Help Me Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

Sun 15 Mar

0141 332 6535

Help Me Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

GSFF International Competition 2

A screening of shorts vying for the 2015 Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Wed 11 Mar

0141 332 6535

Those Left Behind Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

Sun 15 Mar

0141 332 6535

Those Left Behind Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

GSFF International Competition 3

A screening of shorts vying for the 2015 Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Thu 12 Mar

0141 332 6535

Sugar & Spice Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

Fri 13 Mar

0141 332 6535

Sugar & Spice Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

GSFF International Competition 4

A screening of shorts vying for the 2015 Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Thu 12 Mar

0141 332 6535

A Job Well Done Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

Fri 13 Mar

0141 332 6535

A Job Well Done Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

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GSFF International Competition 5

A screening of shorts vying for the 2015 Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Thu 12 Mar

0141 332 6535

Motion Sickness Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

Sat 14 Mar

0141 332 6535

Motion Sickness Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

GSFF International Competition 6

A screening of shorts vying for the 2015 Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Thu 12 Mar

0141 332 6535

Trouble Brewing Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

Sat 14 Mar

0141 332 6535

Trouble Brewing Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

GSFF International Competition 7

A screening of shorts vying for the 2015 Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Fri 13 Mar

0141 332 6535

Past Historic Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

Sat 14 Mar

0141 332 6535

Past Historic Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

GSFF International Competition 8

A screening of shorts competing for the 2015 Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Fri 13 Mar

0141 332 6535

Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

Sat 14 Mar

0141 332 6535

Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

The Fourth Anniversary of the Tohoku (East Japan) Earthquake

A short film screening of Japan Desk Scotland's third documentary on Fukushima, plus the singing of a hymn written for the victims of the tsunami by Rev David Sinclair.

Wellington Church, Glasgow

Wed 11 Mar

Free / 0141 334 0454

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Poetry Loops

Initiated in 2007, the festival’s film programme is dedicated to showing both filmed poetry – either recordings of past readings or dramatisations of poetry – as well as the cutting edge medium of poetry film. A poetry film or videopoem strives for a symbiotic relationship of images, words, and sound and/or music. It can…

Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Wed 4 Mar

Free

In association with Purple Patch Arts and Ties to the Tay Part of StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival.

Thu 5 Mar

Free

In association with Purple Patch Arts and Ties to the Tay Part of StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival.

Fri 6 Mar

Free

In association with Purple Patch Arts and Ties to the Tay Part of StAnza: Scotland's Poetry Festival.

…and 2 more dates until 8 Mar

Psychoanalysis and Film

A six week course led by Monika Loewy, which explores psychoanalysis in cinema.

Hackney Picturehouse, London E8

Tue 10 Mar

0871 902 5734

Tue 17 Mar

0871 902 5734

Retro Race

Buckle in for this high speed 4D motion ride through villages, tunnels, forests and rocky mountain roads.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 27 Feb

£12 (£9.50; Ages 2–17 £7.50; Under 2s free; Family £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Retro Race Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 28 Feb

£12 (£9.50; Ages 2–17 £7.50; Under 2s free; Family £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Retro Race Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 1 Mar

£12 (£9.50; Ages 2–17 £7.50; Under 2s free; Family £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Retro Race Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne
…and 28 more dates until 29 Mar

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.

Hackney Picturehouse, London E8

Thu 26 Mar

0871 902 5734

Silent Comedy Films

An evening of silent classic comedy films from the 1890s to the 1920s, accompanied by live music and sound effects from Gladstone's Bag.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sat 14 Mar

Donations accepted / 0141 553 0840

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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SoCiMa SoCietY: Social Networks, Friend, Follower or Foe?

Following a documentary screening, a chance to debate and decide on which side of the social media spectrum you choose to align.

Royal College Of Art, Dyson Building, London SW11

Sat 28 Feb

£25

Sofi's Monday Movie Club

Weekly screenings of popular classics. Free popcorn all round.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Mon 2 Mar

0131 555 7019

Mon 9 Mar

0131 555 7019

Mon 16 Mar

0131 555 7019

…and 41 more dates until 28 Dec

Strange Electricity

Described as the ‘Holy Grail of electronic music documentaries’, this is the 20th anniversary screening of Säkhö the Movie which explores minimalist techno label Sähkö Recordings during the 90s. The screening is followed by live sets from Jimi Tenor and Golden Teacher, plus a DJ set by JD Twitch.

Glue Factory, Glasgow

Sat 14 Mar

£12 for the screening and party; £8 for party only

Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.

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 18 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sat 19 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sun 20 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 13 more dates until 3 Oct

Various venues: Glasgow

Fri 18 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sat 19 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sun 20 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 13 more dates until 3 Oct

Vertical Cinema

A mind-blowing new way of looking at film – literally. Vertical Cinema is ten specially-commissioned pieces which are projected (vertically, of course) with a custom-built projector in vertical cinemascope. As for what to expect from the films – a mix of abstract cinema, experiments, found footage and live laser action.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Wed 11 Mar

£8 / 0141 553 5890

Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival.