Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Since 2014 we’ve platformed over 200 films giving premieres to shorts that have gone onto much bigger things in festivals across the world. Recent examples of films that began at Nightpiece include Keith Farrell's Rabbit Punch (2017), Ross Adgar's The Railway Carriage (2015) and Dan Sunley's Pieces (2016)... 

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Since 2014 we’ve platformed over 200 films giving premieres to shorts that have gone onto much bigger things in festivals across the world. Recent examples of films that began at Nightpiece include Keith Farrell's Rabbit Punch (2017), Ross Adgar's The Railway Carriage (2015) and Dan Sunley's Pieces (2016)... 

The Grey Life

The Grey Life

Open the window, take a breath – outside it’s grey. The world is polluted. We produce, we consume, we waste and we are never satisfied. How does our globalised world work? Why are we destroying it? Born as improvised immersive theatre dance with live music, The Grey Life has since been filmed as documentary-dance-theatre-film... 

Chris Thorburn: Cineman

Chris Thorburn: Cineman

Glasgow's Chris Thorburn is back with his least personal hour yet! It’s a comedy show all about films. Good films, bad films, happy films, sad films, films you secretly love, and the films you’ve never seen but you know you’re supposed to so when someone asks if you’ve seen it you say 'of course' and while they talk at length about it you just keep nodding and going 'oh yeah', hoping they won’t realise what a fraud you are... 

Dust

Dust

The world premiere of a multi-media collaboration that combines live music from the Melomaniacs trio with film by the Scottish filmmaker Lee Archer, photographs taken by the New York based photographer Jean Luc Fievet and lyrics written by Mike Marlin... 

The Edinburgh Festival on Film

The Edinburgh Festival on Film

We're hosting drop-in screenings of Festival in Edinburgh (1955) and Edinburgh on Parade (1970). Watch these fascinating records of previous Edinburgh festivals from Scotland’s Moving Image Archive... 

Cock, Cock... Who's There?

Cock, Cock... Who's There?

Cock, cock… Who’s there? is a multimedia, autobiographical documentary-cum-social experiment all about writer-performer Samira Elagoz’s relationship with men after being raped... 

Hitchcock's The Lodger

Hitchcock's The Lodger

Alfred Hitchock's classic 1927 horror film with live music performed by Gladstone's Bag: a six-piece ensemble of piano, two violins, flute, clarinet and trumpet and also featuring a theremin... 

A Wall Is a Screen: Leith

A Wall Is a Screen: Leith

Free, guided short film walk with site-specific outdoor screenings. A Wall Is a Screen will take you on a secret tour of Leith, via the medium of short film screened at a variety of locations... 

Century Song

Century Song

A woman stands downstage right, a spotlight illuminating her from one side. She starts playing with her voice. No actual words come out but there is beauty and pain, and there are jazz phrases and buzzing lips... 

The Making of Chariots of Fire

The Making of Chariots of Fire

Tom McNab, technical adviser on the Oscar award-winning Chariots of Fire, gives an account of how the film was made. All funds raised go towards the Eric Liddell Centre, a dementia care charity and community hub in Edinburgh... 

Shouting 'Action' at a Distance: Collaborative Productions Beyond Borders

Shouting 'Action' at a Distance: Collaborative Productions Beyond Borders

Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme, for Fringe participants. The internet has accelerated the flow of creativity across borders, but many obstacles still remain. Overcoming linguistic barriers, cultural differences, and time zones is the task of the current generation of artists... 

Goblin Perform Suspiria (Live) – 40th Anniversary

Goblin Perform Suspiria (Live) – 40th Anniversary

The Italian horror soundtrack maestro Claudio Simonetti and his band Goblin perform their classic 1977 score live to a screening of the famous Dario Argento film Suspiria (celebrating 40 years)... 

Goblin Perform Dawn of the Dead (Live) – 40th Anniversary

Goblin Perform Dawn of the Dead (Live) – 40th Anniversary

Italian horror soundtrack maestro Claudio Simonetti and his band Goblin perform their classic 1978 score live to a screening of George Romero's film Dawn of the Dead (celebrating 40 years)... 

The Greatest Showman Singalong

The Greatest Showman Singalong

The most entertaining film of the year is swinging onto the Fringe... and you're invited to sing along! Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning The Greatest Showman is a bold and original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and the ambition and imagination of PT Barnum... 

Dome Nights: Wish You Were Here – Inspired by the Music of Pink Floyd

Dome Nights: Wish You Were Here – Inspired by the Music of Pink Floyd

Lose yourself in Pink Floyd's classic album Wish You Were Here, this new full-dome music and light show interprets the acclaimed rock album through mesmerising HD graphics. 

Dome Nights: The Wall – Inspired by the Music of Pink Floyd

Dome Nights: The Wall – Inspired by the Music of Pink Floyd

Inspired by the music of Pink Floyd's album The Wall. Travel back in time to 1979 with this progressive rock album enhanced with spectacular wrap-around immersive dome visuals. 

Dome Nights: Dark Side of the Moon – Inspired by the Music of Pink Floyd

Dome Nights: Dark Side of the Moon – Inspired by the Music of Pink Floyd

Inspired by the music of Pink Floyd, this dome spectacular features the 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon in explosive surround sound. With spellbinding abstract projections on the dome, audiences will be surrounded to create a truly astonishing experience. 

Cat Pictures to Music for an Hour

Cat Pictures to Music for an Hour

No refunds. @catpicsmusicFU #catpicsmusicFU 

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies. Kind of. 2018

MARVELus: All the Marvel Movies. Kind of. 2018

Direct from a standing room only season at Edinburgh Fringe last year, and a critically acclaimed tour of Australia this, the world\'s premier nerd-culture double-act, The Just Us League, return with a new show that squeezes even more MARVEL movies into one action-packed hour of comedy... 

Fringe Film Festival

Fringe Film Festival

Returning for its 13th season, C’s critically acclaimed curated programme showcases silver-screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, every day. Pop in to our New Town hub at C royale for a quirky short, or linger longer for a moving moment – fabulously fresh innovation to discuss... 

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Support indie film! Now entering its fourth year and including the premiere of event director Al Carretta's 10th indie feature Precious Little Things, we present a curated selection of shorts from worldwide film-making talent... 

Sleeping Trees at the Movies

Sleeping Trees at the Movies

The Sleeping Trees feel like the love child of Police Cops and Max and Ivan: high-paced, energetic character comedy with inventive visual effects and impressive teamwork. If you enjoyed those, you'll love this proficient and silly trilogy... 

Scotland's Wild Heart

Scotland's Wild Heart

Folk traditions meet orchestral grandeur in this audio-visual spectacular. A world-class ensemble led by award-winning composer/pianist Donald Shaw (Capercaillie) features the cream of Scotland’s musicians, including Patsy Reid (fiddle), Michael McGoldrick (flute and pipes), Sorren MacLean (guitars), James MacKintosh (percussion) and a handpicked string section led by Grit orchestrator Greg Lawson (fiddle)... 

A Bridge by a Cliff

A Bridge by a Cliff

According to Isaac Newton’s theory, colours don’t exist; they are instead reflections of substances, vulnerable to our own perception. a bridge by a cliff takes us on a journey of reflection, on how the characters perceive their own reality when in a relationship... 

Nosferatu - A Symphony of Horror

Nosferatu - A Symphony of Horror

Tess Said So perform their new and original live film score to F.W. Murnau's landmark silent film, Nosferatu. Awarded Best Interactive, Film or Digital at the 2017 Adelaide Fringe Festival, this is one of the most iconic silent movies of the 1920s with a fresh sonic reimagining by musicians Rasa Daukus and Will Larsen... 

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari

If you want a break from the theatre and live performances, if you want to try a calmer, different kind of show, this late-night screening of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, accompanied by a live orchestra, is just the thing... 

Enchanted Tales

Enchanted Tales

Journey through fairy tale lands... A newly constructed film merging classic silent film with fairy tales from the 1920s. Featuring a new score written and performed by creative musician and singer Lizabett Russo and award-winning guitarist and composer Graeme Stephen... 

Dunkirk – in Glorious 70mm*

Dunkirk – in Glorious 70mm*

The legendary evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk is brought magnificently to screen by Christopher Nolan in this epic, star-studded war drama. Told from three perspectives – the beached infantry, the rescuing navy/civilian vessels and the airmen above – much of Dunkirk was shot on 70mm and Super Panavision 65mm film – making it only the fourth major motion picture of the decade to be shot and shown theatrically in 70mm... 

Charlie's Letters

Charlie's Letters

An escaped POW's battle for survival whilst on the run in war-torn Italy, as his wife and son wait for news in England. 16-year-old aspiring director Elliott Hasler's epic depiction of his great-grandfather's WWII experiences... 

The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl

The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl

Tom McNab, using a rich range of film, provides a vivid account of Leni's life as dancer, actress, director and stills photographer. The presentation ends with the film Leni-Leni derived from his play of the same name, which has shown successfully at festivals in Cannes, Moscow and Los Angeles. 

The Making of Chariots of Fire

The Making of Chariots of Fire

Returning this year by popular demand! As technical adviser on the film, Tom gives a rare insight into the making of the 1981 Oscar-winning picture. 

Liquid Gold Is the Air

Liquid Gold Is the Air

Discover this award-winning triptych video installation in the tranquil beauty of Greyfriars Kirk – a haven in the festival city. Full of rich iconographic images, dozens of performers move in swathes of vibrant colour, appearing and disappearing amidst a magical cathedral of trees... 

Iraq Out & Loud: We Read the Chilcot Report (Documentary)

Iraq Out & Loud: We Read the Chilcot Report (Documentary)

Last Fringe 1,444 people read the entire Chilcot Report in a garden shed next to a double-decker bus. Non-stop. 284 hours 45 mins. Making it the longest continuous Fringe show ever performed... 

Dunkirk – in Glorious 70mm*

Dunkirk – in Glorious 70mm*

The legendary evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk is brought magnificently to screen by Christopher Nolan in this epic, star-studded war drama. Told from three perspectives – the beached infantry, the rescuing navy/civilian vessels and the airmen above – much of Dunkirk was shot on 70mm and Super Panavision 65mm film – making it only the fourth major motion picture of the decade to be shot and shown theatrically in 70mm... 

Dunkirk – in Glorious 70mm*

Dunkirk – in Glorious 70mm*

The legendary evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk is brought magnificently to screen by Christopher Nolan in this epic, star-studded war drama. Told from three perspectives – the beached infantry, the rescuing navy/civilian vessels and the airmen above – much of Dunkirk was shot on 70mm and Super Panavision 65mm film – making it only the fourth major motion picture of the decade to be shot and shown theatrically in 70mm... 

Comedians Film Club

Comedians Film Club

This brilliant show returns to Edinburgh. Our favourite comedians present their favourite films. Every night, a different comedian will discuss why their film is so important to them... 

10 Films With My Dad, His Granddaughter, My Wife and Her Mother-In-Law

10 Films With My Dad, His Granddaughter, My Wife and Her Mother-In-Law

How do fathers and sons communicate? Sports? Cars? The Jeremy Kyle show? For Aidan and his dad, it was films. Join Aidan as he takes you through his five-star, internationally performed Edinburgh Fringe show, from John Wayne to 3D, to show how two men grew up with the help of popcorn and Hollywood... 

Alive: Music for Night of the Living Dead

Alive: Music for Night of the Living Dead

Almost 50 years after George Romero launched the zombie film genre on a shoestring budget, Night of the Living Dead holds a dear spot in the hearts of horror film fans. Modern Robot presents a live performance to accompany this film... 

Double Dome Nights: Dark Side of the Moon – the Full Dome Experience

Double Dome Nights: Dark Side of the Moon – the Full Dome Experience

Sit back and relax for a cinematic treat! Double Dome Nights is showing a combination of two films from Dynamic Earth’s spectacular bank of out of this world 360-degree immersive experiences... 

Vintage Mobile Cinema: Free Daytime Show

Vintage Mobile Cinema: Free Daytime Show

Back in the 1960s there were seven of these mobile cinemas made for the Ministry of Technology. There is now only one left. Come on board and hear its history. Meet the owner and watch a short 10-minute film... 

Hope

Hope

Hope can be found, even in the darkest days of our lives. A woman and her husband face her cancer diagnosis, and come to terms with life and death through humour and love. A cancer awareness short film based on true life experiences... 

Fringe Film Festival

Fringe Film Festival

Returning for its 12th season, this critically acclaimed curated programme showcases silver screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, every day. Pop in for a quirky short or linger longer for a moving moment with fabulously fresh innovation to discuss... 

Comedian's Cinema Club: Beauty and the Beast

Comedian's Cinema Club: Beauty and the Beast

Film and comedy lovers alike will appreciate this increasingly popular show, led by an impressive group of comedians that changes every performance, along with the film they choose to recreate... 

BARRERA

BARRERA

Barrera is what a clown AA meeting would look like. Two heartbroken clowns have lost their best friend – a red balloon – in a bang. Being a clown is not easy. Even when grieving, you are expected to be funny... 

Aidan Goatley: 10 Films with my Dad, His Granddaughter, My Wife, and Her Mother-in-Law

Aidan Goatley: 10 Films with my Dad, His Granddaughter, My Wife, and Her Mother-in-Law

How do fathers and sons communicate? Sports? Cars? The Jeremy Kyle show? For Aidan and his dad, it was films. Join Aidan as he takes you through his 5 star, internationally-performed Edinburgh Fringe show, from John Wayne to 3D, to show how two men grew up with the help of popcorn and Hollywood... 

David Sheeran - I Am Donut: Work In Progress

David Sheeran - I Am Donut: Work In Progress

Skyfall, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Ghost, The Godfather, Citizen Kane, Beauty and the Beast, Notting Hill, 50 Shades Darker and Beetlejuice are just some of the DVDs President Trump will give Theresa May on his first state visit to the UK (probably)... 

Rob Deb: A Marvel Comic

Rob Deb: A Marvel Comic

From behind the comic shop counter, Rob Deb will regale all you fanboys and girls about all that is Marvel from his stall. "The Lenny Bruce of scifi" (The Skinny). Come and join his Merry Marvel Marching band... 

Charlie's Letters

Charlie's Letters

An escaped POW's battle for survival whilst on the run in war-torn Italy, as his wife and young son wait for news in England. 16-year-old aspiring director Elliott Hasler's epic depiction of his great-grandfather's WW2 experiences... 

Soundscape: Brighton Film Quartet

Soundscape: Brighton Film Quartet

Soundscape – a concert of sheer escapism with this extraordinary piano quartet. Stunning big-screen visuals mixed by live VJ create a breathtaking backdrop to the quartet’s hauntingly beautiful cinematic music and soundtrack... 

Hidden Voices

Hidden Voices

Exhibition and public screening of digital stories created by children and young people with family members or loved ones in prison. A series of short, first person films which express personal experiences and give an insight into the issues facing children and young people and the impact of imprisonment on families... 

Refugee Film Festival

Refugee Film Festival

Art projections, feature films, documentaries and accompanying talks including film-makers exploring the experiences of refugees. Hosted by Migrant and Refugee Solidarity (M A R S) at the University of Brighton... 

Broken Biscuits

Broken Biscuits

Idle Eye (spoken word/comedy) and Jenny Vegas (comedy) welcome you to 'Broken Biscuits', a four-act variety event comprising the very best of spoken word, music, character comedy, short animations and a guest compere... 

Balancing Acts

Balancing Acts

'Balancing Acts' invites you to share in intimate stories of struggle, strength and resistance. This solo-performance incorporates audio interviews, film, verbatim, and physical theatre to open up and respond to the honest and hopeful accounts of six individuals dealing with depression, who find different and diverse ways to cope - from diving and sex, to song... 

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Cinema screening of live performance. Beckman Unicorn's 'eerie, fantastical' West End premiere production of the popular Charles Dickens novel opened as the culmination of Dickens' bicentenary... 

Thirty Years of the Workcenter: A Retrospective

Thirty Years of the Workcenter: A Retrospective

We encounter the Workcenter’s deepening of an exploration of the human being in action, as Mr Richards guides us through the phases of the Workcenter’s performing arts research, interweaving analysis, screenings of film fragments and discussion... 

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Like independent film? Support Nightpiece. In 2014 we presented 69 short films on an open access basis. In 2015, we curated the programme and received 2,101 submissions from 99 countries across the world, selecting 52 films of impeccable quality... 

Thirty Years of the Workcenter: A Retrospective

Thirty Years of the Workcenter: A Retrospective

We encounter the Workcenter’s deepening of an exploration of the human being in action, as Mr Richards guides us through the phases of the Workcenter’s performing arts research, interweaving analysis, screenings of film fragments and discussion... 

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Cinema screening of live performance. The pinnacle of classical ballet: a perfect marriage to Petipa's choreography and Tchaikovsky's music and a glorious challenge for every dancer on stage... 

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Cinema screening of live performance. The pinnacle of classical ballet: a perfect marriage to Petipa's choreography and Tchaikovsky's music and a glorious challenge for every dancer on stage... 

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Cinema screening of live performance. The pinnacle of classical ballet: a perfect marriage to Petipa's choreography and Tchaikovsky's music and a glorious challenge for every dancer on stage... 

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Cinema screening of live performance. The pinnacle of classical ballet: a perfect marriage to Petipa's choreography and Tchaikovsky's music and a glorious challenge for every dancer on stage... 

The Cabinet of Doctor Calgari With Live Score

The Cabinet of Doctor Calgari With Live Score

Multi award-winning guitarist and composer Graeme Stephen has built a reputation of creating innovative and original scores to silent films. He won the Innovation Award at the 2013 Scottish Jazz Awards for his score to Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans and here presents his score to the horror classic The Cabinet of Doctor by director Robert Weine... 

Vincent Van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing

Vincent Van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing

Cinema screening of live performance. The film provides an extraordinary biography of Van Gogh's life made with unprecedented access to the treasures of Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum, which houses the largest collection of Vincent's artistic output and features iconic works such as Sunflowers, The Bedroom and many of his self-portraits... 

RSC Live: Othello

RSC Live: Othello

Cinema screening of live performance. Othello is the greatest general of his age, a fearsome warrior, loving husband and revered defender of Venice against its enemies. But he is also an outsider whose victories have created enemies of his own, men driven by prejudice and jealousy to destroy him... 

Open Air Cinema: Braveheart

Open Air Cinema: Braveheart

Son’s of Scotland! I am William Wallace. A first for the world famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Picture House Pop Up are thrilled to announce the outdoor screening of one of Scotland’s most epic films: Braveheart... 

The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them

The Impressionists and the Man Who Made Them

Cinema screening of live performance. A major new film offering fresh perspectives on The Impressionists, through the life and work of the man who introduced them to the world – Paul Durand-Ruel... 

Presentation of the Film Documentation of Jerzy Grotowski's The Constant Prince

Presentation of the Film Documentation of Jerzy Grotowski's The Constant Prince

Carla Pollastrelli will carry the public through an outline of Jerzy Grotowski’s creative biography with a specific focus on the theatrical phase he carried out between 1959 and 1969 with the Laboratory Theatre Company, first in Opole and then in Wroclaw (Poland)... 

RSC Live: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

RSC Live: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Cinema screening of live performance. Having travelled to Milan in search of adventure, best friends Valentine and Proteus both fall for the Duke's daughter Silvia. But Proteus is already sworn to his sweetheart Julia at home in Verona, and the Duke thinks Valentine is not good enough for his Silvia... 

Presentation of the Film Documentation of Jerzy Grotowski's The Constant Prince

Presentation of the Film Documentation of Jerzy Grotowski's The Constant Prince

Carla Pollastrelli will carry the public through an outline of Jerzy Grotowski’s creative biography with a specific focus on the theatrical phase he carried out between 1959 and 1969 with the Laboratory Theatre Company, first in Opole and then in Wroclaw (Poland)... 

Presentation of the Film Documentation of Jerzy Grotowski's Akropolis

Presentation of the Film Documentation of Jerzy Grotowski's Akropolis

In this encounter, Carla Pollastrelli, co-director of Fondazione Pontedera Teatro from 1993 to 2012, will introduce and present the video documentation of Akropolis, an outstanding realisation of Grotowski's Laboratory Theatre which has its premiere in Opole (Poland) in 1962 and was also performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1964. 

Sing-a-Long-a Grease

Sing-a-Long-a Grease

Cinema screening of film. The sing-along screening of the classic film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John is brought to you by the producers of Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music The evening begins with your host leading a vocal warm-up before they show you how to use your magic moments fun packs... 

Presentation of the Film Documentation of Jerzy Grotowski's Akropolis

Presentation of the Film Documentation of Jerzy Grotowski's Akropolis

In this encounter, Carla Pollastrelli, co-director of Fondazione Pontedera Teatro from 1993 to 2012, will introduce and present the video documentation of Akropolis, an outstanding realisation of Grotowski's Laboratory Theatre which has its premiere in Opole (Poland) in 1962 and was also performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1964. 

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Like independent film? Support Nightpiece. In 2014 we presented 69 short films on an open access basis. In 2015, we curated the programme and received 2,101 submissions from 99 countries across the world, selecting 52 films of impeccable quality... 

ROH: Tosca

ROH: Tosca

Cinema screening of live performance. The painter Mario Cavaradossi agrees to help the fugitive Angelotti escape, and so attracts the attention of Scarpia, the sadistic Chief of Police... 

Renoir: Reviled and Revered

Renoir: Reviled and Revered

Cinema screening of live performance. Renoir is known and loved for his impressionist paintings. But Renoir himself grew tired of this style and radically changed course. This film examines the new direction he took and why it provokes such extreme reactions even today... 

Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music

Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music

For those of you not yet converted, Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music is a screening of the classic Julie Andrews film musical in glorious, full-screen technicolor, with subtitles – so that everyone can sing along – a host and free fun pack... 

National Theatre Live: Coriolanus

National Theatre Live: Coriolanus

For those who couldn’t get down to London to watch the brilliant Tom Hiddleston boast a magnificent Coriolanus at the National Theatre, the Fringe is hosting the next best thing here in Edinburgh... 

The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis

Cinema screening of live performance. Edward Watson gives an Olivier Award-winning performance in the Royal Opera House's sell-out 2013 show. He stars as salesman Gregor, who wakes to find he has turned into an insect. 

RSC Live: Henry V

RSC Live: Henry V

Cinema screening of live performance. Henry IV is dead and Hal is king. With England in a state of unrest, he must leave his rebellious youth behind, striving to gain the respect of his nobility and people... 

Ai WeiWei at the Royal Academy

Ai WeiWei at the Royal Academy

Cinema screening of live performance. Sky Arts explores Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei's must-see exhibition at the Royal Academy in London, which showcases his most important and striking works. 

Atmosphere | La Jetée

Atmosphere | La Jetée

Cinema screening with live elements. In the aftermath of WWIII, survivors live underground in a post-apocalyptic Paris where scientists research time travel to rescue the present. We wrap our sonic atmosphere trinity with this acclaimed short film by Chris Marker... 

ROH: Don Giovanni

ROH: Don Giovanni

Cinema screening of live performance. The impulsive and charismatic Don Giovanni travels through Europe seducing women, accompanied by his long-suffering servant Leporello. But when Don Giovanni commits murder he unleashes a dark power beyond his control... 

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Like independent film? Support Nightpiece. In 2014 we presented 69 short films on an open access basis. In 2015, we curated the programme and received 2,101 submissions from 99 countries across the world, selecting 52 films of impeccable quality... 

4D Cinema

4D Cinema

In 1923, Marlene Dietrich made the transition from stage to cinema through a bit part in German silent comedy The Little Napoleon. Ninety-three years later, Mamoru Iriguchi delivers a monologue about Dietrich’s life, with a projector screen around his head... 

Munch: From the Munch Museum and National Gallery, Oslo

Munch: From the Munch Museum and National Gallery, Oslo

Cinema screening of live performance. In 2013 Norway celebrated the 150th anniversary of the birth of Edvard Munch (1863-1944), one of the towering figures of modern art. With 220 paintings on show, Munch 150 brought together the greatest number of the artist's key works in one place... 

The Mr G Summer Heights High Singalong

The Mr G Summer Heights High Singalong

What do Frank-N-Furter, Mary Poppins and Mr G have in common? They've all given fans the chance to perform the iconic songs from their shows in singalong theatre events! The Mr G Singalong is a party for fans to relive Summer Heights High, sing along to the songs of Mr G: The Musical and more... 

Graeme Stephen’s Metropolis

Graeme Stephen’s Metropolis

‘Stephen’s far-reaching guitarist-composer’s voice, now vast and scary, now dreamily delicate, now devilishly catchy, that’s making this strain of his output so enthralling’ (Herald)... 

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

Cinema screening of live performance. Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein's bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker... 

Rembrandt from the National Gallery, London and Rijkmuseum, Amsterdam

Rembrandt from the National Gallery, London and Rijkmuseum, Amsterdam

Cinema screening of live performance. It is the art of Rembrant's late years – soulful, honest and deeply moving – that indelibly defines our image of Rembrandt, the man and the artist and which makes up this landmark exhibition... 

RSC Live: Henry IV, Part II

RSC Live: Henry IV, Part II

Cinema screening of live performance. King Henry's health is failing as a second rebellion against his reign threatens to surface. He is uncertain that his son Hal is a worthy heir, believing him more concerned with earthly pleasures than the responsibility of rule... 

National Theatre Live: Man and Superman

National Theatre Live: Man and Superman

Cinema screening of live performance. Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw's witty, provocative classic. Tanner, celebrated radical thinker and rich bachelor, seems an unlikely choice as guardian to the alluring heiress, Ann... 

Glyndebourne: La Traviata

Glyndebourne: La Traviata

Cinema screening of live performance. Verdi's tragic masterpiece is elegantly updated by director Tom Cairns in this 'fresh and thrillingly unfamiliar' (Independent) Glyndebourne production... 

The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes is one of those shows that doesn’t fit into simple categories. Instead it takes some of the best bits of different styles and genres to form something completely different and the result is utterly beautiful and haunting... 

The Terrestrial Sea

The Terrestrial Sea

The Terrestrial Sea highlights the ever-changing environments of Cromarty Firth through music and film. In 2012 Mark Lyken was Artist in Residence at the Lighthouse Field Station, Cromarty, where he worked alongside the team of ecologists and recorded The Terrestrial Sea album... 

The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake

The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake

Cinema screening of live performance. Surely the greatest of all romantic ballets, Swan Lake is a perfect synthesis of choreography and music. Tchaikovsky's first ballet score is now synonymous with ballet itself, inspiring generations of dancers and crossing over into popular culture... 

RSC Live: Henry IV, Part I

RSC Live: Henry IV, Part I

Cinema screening of live performance. Having deposed the previous king, he is only too aware how tenuous his position is, and the price to be paid if he falters. As his father prepares to defend his crown, Prince Hal is languishing in the taverns and brothels of London, revelling in the company of his friend, Sir John Falstaff... 

Matisse from MoMA and Tate Modern

Matisse from MoMA and Tate Modern

Cinema screening of live performance. The camera takes viewers on an intimate, behind the scenes tour of Tate Modern's critically acclaimed exhibition Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs and includes exclusive new material filmed at MoMA, revealing their long and fascinating relationship with Matisse and giving cinema audiences an inside view of their preparations for the exhibition... 

Nosferatu With Live Score

Nosferatu With Live Score

Guitarist Graeme Stephen performs his new score to a screening of the classic silent film Nosferatu with his trio. The music takes influences from jazz, classical, folk and improvisation... 

ROH: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

ROH: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny

Cinema screening of live performance. Three criminals on the run find they can go no further and found a city – Mahagonny, city of gold. John Fulljames presents a new production of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's furiously impassioned satire on consumerism which finds new relevance in our insatiable depletion of the earth's resources... 

Young Filmmaker Showcase

Young Filmmaker Showcase

Fife Youth Arts is proud to showcase films made by young people from across the country. Some have been made with our filmmaking clubs, some during the young people's free time but all by passionate, talented young people. 

Comedians Cinema Club

Comedians Cinema Club

Chaotic, alcohol-fuelled and very funny indeed. The Comedians Cinema Club is a sure-fire blockbuster hit if you're looking for a good laugh. These movies are brash, hilarious and nothing like the originals... 

The Crucible

The Crucible

Cinema screening of live performance. Richard Armitage stars in Arthur Miller's classic American drama, brought vividly to life in this visceral new production by director Yaël Farber... 

Calamity Jane: Sing-a-Long

Calamity Jane: Sing-a-Long

Cinema screening of film. Deadwood City, deep in Dakota territory, is largely the abode of men. But Calamity Jane is as hard-riding, boastful and handy with a gun as any; a blowhard frontier scout with an itchy trigger finger and a big mouth... 

The Royal Ballet: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

The Royal Ballet: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Cinema screening of live performance. Those familiar with Lewis Carroll's literary menagerie of colourful characters will enjoy the clarity with which Christopher Wheeldon portrays them in dance... 

The Life of the Party

The Life of the Party

Travel across time from mod to rave to disco with Calling All Parties in a vivacious interactive theatrical and film experience. Come frolic as party guests in a live montage of celebrations or simply survey the scene – either way you will experience The Life of the Party... 

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Cinema screening of live performance. Into the Woods takes the stories of the Brothers Grimm and gives them a dark and humorous twist. The popular tales of Red Riding Hood, Jack (of Beanstalk fame), Cinderella and Rapunzel are interwoven with that of the Baker and his wife... 

Sing-a-Long-a Rocky Horror Picture Show

Sing-a-Long-a Rocky Horror Picture Show

Cinema screening of film. The campest cult classic of all time gets the sing-a-long-a treatment it's been screaming for! This interactive screening of the film, starring Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Meatloaf and Richard O'Brien, is the most outrageous, riotous, wonderful romp ever... 

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

Cinema screening of live performance. Matthew Bourne's triumphant re-interpretation of one of ballet's classic stories turned tradition upside down, taking the dance world by storm... 

National Theatre Live: A View From the Bridge

National Theatre Live: A View From the Bridge

Cinema screening of live performance. This production of Miller's tragic masterpiece won a trio of 2014 Olivier Awards including Best Revival, Best Actor for Mark Strong and Best Director for Ivo van Hove... 

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

Cinema screening of live performance. Directed by Danny Boyle, with Jonny Lee Miller as Victor Frankenstein and Benedict Cumberbatch as his creation. Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein's bewildered Creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker... 

Nosferatu (1922): Silent Film with Live Music

Nosferatu (1922): Silent Film with Live Music

Two late night showings of Murnau's classic 1922 German expressionist film Nosferatu – A Symphony of Horror, with live music provided by the ensemble Gladstone's Bag. Starring Max Schreck as Count Orlok. 

Just Married

Just Married

The film invites the audience on a journey to the cold, bare Hungarian woods where you could meet a young girl searching the unknown and the non-existent, and fighting the invisible darkness around... 

Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously

Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously

The European premiere of the official documentary film on Neil Gaiman, one of the world's most beloved storytellers (Sandman, American Gods, Stardust, Coraline, Neverwhere, Dr Who) and winner of every major science fiction and fantasy award, including the Hugo, Nebula and Newberry... 

Atmosphere | Dune

Atmosphere | Dune

Cinema screening with live elements. 'A beginning is a very delicate time. Know then that it is the year 10,191. The Known Universe is ruled by Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV, my father... 

Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid

Cinema screening of live performance. The only thing Billy ever wanted to do was play for Chelsea and his dream came true when he was signed by the club to become a champion striker for the first team... 

RSC Live: The Merchant of Venice

RSC Live: The Merchant of Venice

Cinema screening of live performance. In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God. With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all – as long as they come prepared to do business and there is profit to be made... 

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

Cinema screening of live performance. David Suchet stars as the formidable Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's much-loved masterpiece, one of the most enduring plays in British theatre... 

National Theatre Live: As You Like It

National Theatre Live: As You Like It

Cinema screening of live performance. Shakespeare's glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road, Macbeth at MIF) as Rosalind... 

Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down Five to Go

Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down Five to Go

Cinema screening of live performance. Filmed on the final night of their run of ten sold out performances, the reunion of the Monty Python team on stage for the first time in over 30 years was the most anticipated production of 2014... 

The Fair Weather Felon

The Fair Weather Felon

The Fair Weather Felon is a short crime drama about a young thief named Jim who one night breaks into a house before getting caught by a girl named Lisa. Jim falls in love with Lisa but Lisa betrays him... 

Beautiful Thing

Beautiful Thing

Cinema screening of live performance. A glorious urban love story between two young men set on an inner city housing estate. Playwright Jonathan Harvey deftly combines comedy with ardent drama in his critically acclaimed, award-winning play, and truly captures what it is to be sixteen and in the first full flush of love... 

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

Cinema screening of live performance. Explores the intriguing relationship between the world's greatest artists and horticulture. The film will transport viewers across Europe to some of the most beautiful gardens depicted in art, from Monet's water lilies at Giverny to Bonnard's privately owned garden in Vernonnet... 

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Cinema screening of live performance. Carlos Acosta and Zenaida Yanowsky take centre stage at the Royal Opera House in Will Tuckett's thrilling work of dance, music and theatre that explores the loves of Queen Elizabeth I. 

Glyndebourne: Don Pasquale

Glyndebourne: Don Pasquale

Cinema screening of live performance. One of the reasons why Donizetti's Don Pasquale is regarded as a cornerstone of the Italian comic opera tradition is because its characters are no mere commedia dell'arte stereotypes, but complex, vulnerable human beings... 

Lovesong

Lovesong

Cinema screening of live performance. Abi Morgan's Lovesong intertwines a couple in their 20s with the same man and woman a lifetime later. Their past and present selves collide in this haunting and beautiful tale of togetherness... 

National Theatre Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

National Theatre Live: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Cinema screening of live performance. Following the hugely successful broadcasts of Coriolanus and King Lear, National Theatre Live brings the Donmar Warehouse's highly anticipated new production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses to cinemas – broadcast live from the Donmar's London home... 

The Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

The Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Cinema screening of live performance. Since 1965, Kenneth MacMillan's first full-evening ballet has been one of The Royal Ballet's signature works. Performed well over 400 times, each performance is subtly different... 

ROH: Nabucco

ROH: Nabucco

Cinema screening of live performance. Nabucco, King of Babylon, takes Jerusalem in his war with the Israelites – but his daughter Fenena loves the Israelite Ismaele. She releases their prisoners, leading her vengeful half-sister Abigaille to plot to take power... 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Cinema screening of live performance. Filled with a cast of unforgettable characters, Twelfth Night is a moving comedy of loss and misplaced love and includes some of the most exquisite songs Shakespeare ever wrote... 

Goya: Visions of Flesh and Blood

Goya: Visions of Flesh and Blood

Cinema screening of live performance. Francisco Goya's powerful vision and technical brilliance makes him one of the most revered artists in the world. Not only a brilliant observer of everyday life and Spain's troubled past, he is a gifted portrait painter and social commentator par excellence... 

The Duchess of Malfi

The Duchess of Malfi

Cinema screening of live performance. The widowed Duchess of Malfi longs to marry her lover, the steward Antonio, but her rancorous brothers Ferdinand and the Cardinal are implacably opposed to the match... 

ENO: Benvenuto Cellini

ENO: Benvenuto Cellini

Cinema screening of live performance. Monty Python legend Terry Gilliam unleashes his inexhaustible imagination on Berlioz's dazzling but rarely seen opera Benvenuto Cellini. Following on from his award-winning production of The Damnation of the Faust, Gilliam now takes on this extraordinary tale of the infamous 16th-century goldsmith and sculptor Benvenuto Cellini... 

National Theatre Live: The Beaux' Stratagem

National Theatre Live: The Beaux' Stratagem

Cinema screening of live performance. The Beaux': Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial Lichfield... 

National Theatre Live: Hangmen

National Theatre Live: Hangmen

Cinema screening of live performance. In his small pub in the northern English town of Oldham, Harry (David Morrissey) is something of a local celebrity. But what's the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they've abolished hanging? Following a sell-out run at London's Royal Court Theatre, Olivier and Academy Award® winner Martin McDonagh returns to the West End with Matthew Dunster's award-winning production of his deeply funny play. 

ENO: The Pirates of Penzance

ENO: The Pirates of Penzance

Cinema screening of live performance. Renowned film maker Mike Leigh makes his opera directing debut with Gilbert and Sullivan's sparkling comic masterpiece. The Pirates of Penzance tells the story of the pirate apprentice Frederic and his love for Mabel, the daughter of Major-General Stanley who has the famous tongue-twisting patter song I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General... 

Matthew Bourne's The Car Man

Matthew Bourne's The Car Man

Cinema screening of live performance. Performed by Matthew Bourne's Dance Company, New Adventures, and filmed live at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London in 2015, the award-winning The Car Man is loosely based on Bizet's popular opera (Carmen) and has one of the most thrilling and instantly recognisable scores in classical music... 

RSC Live: Richard II

RSC Live: Richard II

Cinema screening of live performance. Richard is king. A monarch ordained by God to lead his people. But he is also a man of very human weakness. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of England and drag his people into a dynastic civil war that will last 100 years... 

EIFF Short Film Challenge

EIFF Short Film Challenge

EIFF Short Film Challenge is a free celebration of new and emerging filmmakers from across Scotland through a screening of short films made especially for this competition. In celebration of EIFF’s 70th edition, all films submitted this year will link to the challenge keyword: Seventy... 

Sonic Vision – Dome Cinema Show

Sonic Vision – Dome Cinema Show

Take a trip through vivid 3D graphic environments that pulsate to the rhythm of high energy music. A unique digital experience weaving music and visual arts together into a single creative vision. 

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty

Cinema screening of live performance. Created by Britain's most successful choreographer to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his company, New Adventures, Sleeping Beauty premiered at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London in November 2012 to rave reviews... 

National Theatre Live: Hamlet

National Theatre Live: Hamlet

Cinema screening of live performance. Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC's Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare's great tragedy. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions... 

Sing-a-Long-a Frozen

Sing-a-Long-a Frozen

Cinema screening of film. A full screening of Disney's Frozen, with lyrics on screen to help you sing along during the film. Our two Singalonga Princesses will guide you through this interactive screening, showing you how to use your free prop bag, warming up your singing voices and teaching you some dance moves... 

A Struggle For Home – Crimean Tatars (Free)

A Struggle For Home – Crimean Tatars (Free)

The film chronicles the rich and tragic history of the Crimean Tatar people from ancient times to the aftermath of the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea. The film won Best International Film at the DC Independent Film Festival in March 2016 and Best Documentary at the Poppy Jasper International Film Festival... 

Atmosphere | Berberian Sound Studio

Atmosphere | Berberian Sound Studio

Cinema screening with live elements. Toby Jones stars as a sound engineer working on the special effects for a 1970s Italian giallo film, The Equestrian Vortex. However, it is a case of life imitating art in this terrifying take on the Englishman abroad drama... 

The Railway Children

The Railway Children

Cinema screening of live performance. York Theatre Royal's Olivier award-winning production of E Nesbit's The Railway Children follows the story of Roberta (Bobbie), Phyllis and Peter, three sheltered siblings who are forced to move from London to rural Yorkshire near a railway line... 

National Theatre Live: The Audience

National Theatre Live: The Audience

Cinema screening of live performance. For 60 years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her 12 prime ministers in a private weekly meeting. This meeting is known as The Audience... 

Comedians Film Club

Comedians Film Club

Our favourite comedians present their favourite films. Every night, a different comedian will give a presentation about their favourite film and its importance to them. The film will then be shown in full... 

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Cinema screening of live performance. David Suchet returns to the West End in Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece and one of the greatest American plays written in the 20th century... 

Fringe Film Festival

Fringe Film Festival

Returning for its 12th season, the critically acclaimed curated programme showcases silver screen shorts and contemporary filmmakers all day, every day. Pop in for a quirky short or linger longer for a moving moment – fabulously fresh innovation to discuss... 

4D Cinema

4D Cinema

Mamoru Iriguchi performs live, rigged up with a screen around his face and a projector above his head. Iriguchi explores the relationship between recorded material and live performance, while calling on Hollywood stars of the past... 

Pop Up Cinema: Music & Rap ft Mrisi (18+)

Pop Up Cinema: Music & Rap ft Mrisi (18+)

Pianist, rapper and producer Mrisi has performed his unique mix of hip hop, jazz, African, reggae and other genres as part of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games and all over the UK, supporting the likes of Omar, Prince Fatty and Rizzle Kicks... 

Rob Deb Vs Patrick Casey: Dorks of Justice

Rob Deb Vs Patrick Casey: Dorks of Justice

Rob Deb and Patrick Casey bring you an hour of thrill-powered stand-up comedy. Rob Deb is "the Lenny Bruce of sci- fi" (The Skinny) and "Patrick Casey impressed me, his routine relevant and up to date and this also helped grab the audience" (Nottingham Post)... 

Stage, Screen and Trench

Stage, Screen and Trench

Discover forgotten WW1 stories of Sussex's Edwardian film and entertainment personalities who were the real life inspiration for 'Oh! What A Lovely War' and who were behind the camera for the groundbreaking 1916 movie 'The Battle of The Somme'... 

I'm not Normal, I'm Normal

I'm not Normal, I'm Normal

This a short documentary film that raises awareness of mental health problems in today’s society with the subsequent intention of reducing the stigma associated with this ‘condition’... 

Know My Neighbour Pop Up Cafe

Know My Neighbour Pop Up Cafe

Join the Know My Neighbour campaign for a week of free activities and performances to encourage neighbourliness in our city! Come and be entertained, connect with others and all whilst drinking the best coffee in Brighton and eating amazing food provided by the Real Junk Food Project. 

This Is Always The Result

This Is Always The Result

Gus Watcham hurries onto the stage as Kathy, looking frazzled, determined and slightly deranged. It takes a while for the words to start flowing but when they do, we find out Kathy has a lot to say, and it’s all directed at her art tutor, who she has an enormous crush on... 

A Cottage on Dartmoor with Live Score

A Cottage on Dartmoor with Live Score

This tense and atmospheric silent feature was directed by Anthony Asquith in 1929. Beautifully restored, the film will be presented with a live score, composed and performed by acclaimed pianist, Joss Peach... 

Soundscape

Soundscape

Premiere of the multimedia show 'Soundscape', featuring stunning visual projections with soundtrack of their hauntingly beautiful cinematic score. Heart-stopping, beautiful music from this extraordinary piano quartet of piano, clarinet, cello and violin... 

Sound and Vision

Sound and Vision

Standard Lamps, Tenderhooks, Idle Talk. An opportunity to see three great Brighton bands live and enjoy the screening of their latest music videos. If you like blues, rock, pop or mod and you like it live, then this is the business! Details on the Facebook events page, Sound and Vision. 

Iris Prize Film Festival/Love Bites

Iris Prize Film Festival/Love Bites

Award-winning short films from the internationally acclaimed 'Iris Prize Film Festival': a collection of the winners and runners-up from the 2015 prize. 'Love Bites': a selection of LGBT short films celebrating love, from the Iris Prize archive... 

The Paul Laight Show

The Paul Laight Show

London-based comedian Paul Laight and guests deliver a free hour of jokes, puns, observations and a song or two about the horrors of everyday life. 

Lost Cinemas of Brighton Tour

Lost Cinemas of Brighton Tour

Brighton's rich cinema history rediscovered on this acclaimed 90 minute tour. Alongside favourites such as The Regent and The Academy were dozens of smaller and fascinating little local cinemas... 

No Redemption Songs

No Redemption Songs

A powerful and evocative mixed media performance performed by Ribbon Road with songs by songwriter Brenda Heslop, and a film by Keith Pattison. The show marks the 30th anniversary of the 1984-85 Miners' Strike... 

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Like independent film? You’ll love Nightpiece. Since 2010 an ethos of stage to screen production has helped translate everything we delivered as theatre in previous Fringes into feature or short films... 

Aidan Goatley's 10 Films With My Dad

Aidan Goatley's 10 Films With My Dad

It’s hard to find a better word to describe Aiden Goatley’s comedy than sweet-natured. His show, which has been visibly honed over the last five years, focuses on the relationship with his father and films, and how the two have intertwined over the years... 

Time Lapse

Time Lapse

Through a series of surreal, nostalgic and captivating scenarios, the piece draws on personal experiences of the artist Sarah Vaughan-Jones in order to investigate how we measure and gauge an understanding of the passage of time according to personal and social influences... 

Fringe Film Festival

Fringe Film Festival

C’s Fringe Film Festival is a smorgasbord of productions shuffled neatly into one come-and-go styled theatre. Calling it hit and miss would be putting it lightly, and it certainly doesn’t help that there is barely any listings of what time each individual film runs at... 

That Deadly Noir Magic

That Deadly Noir Magic

The low peal of a jazz trumpet. The droning heaviness of fog over the New York riverside. A beat-up desk with a bottle of brown liquor, a pack of cards, and a gun. If there’s one thing Dani Iannarelli definitely knows, it’s the heavy, chiaroscuro-lit underworld of Film Noir... 

Mike Vass: In the Wake of Neil Gunn

Mike Vass: In the Wake of Neil Gunn

Inspired by a sea voyage around Scotland's west coast, retracting a route sailed by author Neil Gunn in 1937, award-winning musician/composer Mike Vass's captivating new work integrates traditional, classical and electronic elements with film, photography and spoken word excerpts, vividly evoking the moods of the sea, weather and landscape together with the power of Gunn's writing... 

Comedians' Cinema Club

Comedians' Cinema Club

No amount of advance research can prepare you for Comedians’ Cinema Club. It's a whirlwind of movie knowledge (or lack thereof), muddled plots and regularly enforced audience interaction... 

Live Score to Buster Keaton's Film The Navigator

Live Score to Buster Keaton's Film The Navigator

Multi award-winning guitarist and composer Graeme Stephen presents his new score to accompany a screening of the classic Buster Keaton film The Navigator. ‘Original, ambitious and brilliantly realised music’ (Herald). 

Simon Munnery's Fylm School

Simon Munnery's Fylm School

Simon Munnery believes that the camera should be used more in live performance, and the result is the fantastical world of his Fylm School. As you sit down facing the stage, Munnery himself is positioned behind you at a desk... 

Film in the Old College Quad – Free Family Films

Film in the Old College Quad – Free Family Films

Free morning films for the whole family. Enjoy a picnic while watching films such as Paddington and The Lego Movie on the iconic Old College Quad lawn. For the full programme and terms and conditions please visit: www... 

EIFF Short Film Challenge

EIFF Short Film Challenge

EIFF Short Film Challenge is back for its second year! We will be screening the 10 best short films from around Scotland submitted to us by up-and-coming filmmakers. Join us and our jury of revered filmmakers and film professionals to see the top shortlisted competition entries... 

Nightpiece Film Festival

Nightpiece Film Festival

Like independent film? You’ll love Nightpiece. Since 2010 an ethos of stage to screen production has helped translate everything we delivered as theatre in previous Fringes into feature or short films... 

Rent

Rent

A solid production of Rent that will entertain you for an evening but won’t remain with you.Young bohemians are struggling to pay the rent in AIDS-ridden 90s New York as characters collide on one Christmas Eve... 

Newt North

Newt North

Sometimes circumstances conspire to flummox a band's gigging intentions: NeWt's trombonist's lip was injured and swollen, such that "I can't play some of the notes the tunes need!" However, while it was disappointing that this was not the gig NeWt had billed themselves as playing (a suite of tunes inspired by their sojourn to Unst, Shetland, with accompanying visuals) you have to take your hat off to the night's musicians for overcoming difficulty and performing some very interesting music... 

At the Crossroads

At the Crossroads

I was the only one watching this show, and what a mistake the hordes of people outside on Victoria Street made. Modern Robot, consisting of guitarist Ben Singer and drummer Phil, provides an astonishingly powerful exhibition of musical talent... 

Film in the Old College Quad

Film in the Old College Quad

Outdoor cinema returns to the Fringe with a season of classic films in the iconic Old College Quad. Enjoy a picnic and a drink on the lawn watching films such as Cinema Paradiso, Thelma and Louise and The Goonies... 

Short Com

Short Com

Short Com returns to Edinburgh with a brand new programme of films. Screening the funniest independent short films by emerging comedy filmmaking talent. ‘...an hour-long bill that offers some of the best underground short comedy films you’re likely to see this year’ **** (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine)... 

Sheffield of Dreams

Sheffield of Dreams

Sheffield’s greatest entrepreneur invites you to take a look at his life so far, and a tantalising glimpse of the successes to come with the help of some very special guests. A comedy show combining character performance and film... 

Sheffield of Dreams

Sheffield of Dreams

Sheffield’s greatest entrepreneur invites you to take a look at his life so far, and a tantalising glimpse of the successes to come with the help of some very special guests. A comedy show combining character performance and film... 

The Room

The Room

Bring your plastic spoons and enjoy a Sunday night screening of the cult phenomenon that is The Room. 'The awful movie everyone wants to see' (Time Magazine). 'This has truly been the highlight of my Fringe' ***** (Chortle... 

Richard Gadd: Waiting for Gaddot

Richard Gadd: Waiting for Gaddot

The troubled comedian returns to the festival for the third year running (Cheese and Crack Whores, 2013; Breaking Gadd, 2014) having received rave reviews, sell-out crowds, critical acclaim, two West End transfers, and a Skinny Fringe Genius Award nomination for Innovation and Originality 2014... 

Sonic Vision – Dome Cinema Show

Sonic Vision – Dome Cinema Show

Take a trip through vivid 3D graphic environments that pulsate to the rhythm of high-energy music. A unique digital experience weaving music and visual arts together into a single creative vision... 

(The Boy with) Green Hair Poems

(The Boy with) Green Hair Poems

A light broadcasts from Mars. At first it falters, is interfered with, then it becomes clear. It is The Boy with Green Hair, anti-war. A short film.