Film, Special interest

15 events

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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

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

Wax / Archive

Special screening of Archive, 13 short films all soundtracked by Scanone (aka Jude Greenaway), followed by DJ sets.

Craving Coffee, London N15

Fri 17 Apr

Free

Barbara Hepworth on Film

An evening devoted artist Barbara Hepworth, with two film screenings offering insights into her sculpture work. Preceded by drinks and a chance to view exhibits.

New Art Centre, Sculpture Park And Gallery, Salisbury

Thu 4 Jun

£10 / 01980 862244

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

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D Day: Normandy 1944

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

An account of the D-Day landings.

Rheged Centre, Penrith

Sun 29 Mar

3D

01768 868000

Mon 30 Mar

3D

01768 868000

Tue 31 Mar

3D

01768 868000

…and 2 more dates until 2 Apr

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

Five Lamps Films

Showcasing filmmaking talent from around the Midlands and beyond.

QUAD, Derby

Tue 31 Mar

01332 290606

Laura Poitras: 9/11 Trilogy

A triple bill of documentaries examining the realities of the post 9/11 world. Featuring My Country, My Country, The Oath and Citizenfour.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Apr

0131 228 2688

Thu 9 Apr

0131 228 2688

The Greenwood Theatre, London SE1

Sat 11 Apr

£21.86 Before 15 March; £25.13 Before 5 April; £27.32 Before 11 April; £32.78 On the door / 020 7188 2682

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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

Sun 29 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

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 28 May

0871 902 5734

Sofi's Monday Movie Club

Weekly screenings of popular classics. Free popcorn all round.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Mon 30 Mar

0131 555 7019

Mon 6 Apr

0131 555 7019

Mon 13 Apr

0131 555 7019

…and 37 more dates until 28 Dec

Whirlygig Cinema’s Spotlights

Short film night featuring the work of new filmmakers.

Hackney Picturehouse, London E8

Wed 1 Apr

0871 902 5734

Xavier Dolan Retrospective

A retrospective on prodigious 25-year-old French-Canadian director Xavier Dolan. Featuring I Killed My Mother, Laurence Anyways, Heartbeats, Tom at the Farm and Mommy

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni, London SW7

Sat 28 Mar

Times to be confirmed / £8–£10 / 020 7871 3515

Sun 29 Mar

Times to be confirmed / £8–£10 / 020 7871 3515