City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: film

The Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival Returns for its Second Edition

Autumn treats lie ahead with the second edition of the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival (ESFF) that will include 11 feature films, 5 documentaries, and 5 shorts.

EIFF 2015 Awards: Audience Award Goes to "Big Gold Dream"

Davy Henderson: Big Gold Dream

A locally made film that covers an unsung part of recent Scottish music history has won the coveted audience award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015.

Trailer: Big Gold Dream

Trailer for documentary Big Gold Dream which looks at the impact of Edinburgh's post-punk music scene.

The film won the Audience Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015,

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015: Documentaries

Imagine Waking Up

With Crystal Moselle's brilliant but disturbing depiction of a uniquely 21st century family grouping The Wolfpack deservedly winning Best Document

Impressionists' Impact Traced To Scots Art Dealer

"Haystacks: Snow Effect" (1891) by Claude Monet - Scottish National Gallery

He was dubbed Van Gogh’s twin because of his uncanny resemblance to the Dutch painter.

Film Review: The Secret of Kells (2009)

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A kaleidoscope of Celtic colours and swirls that is an illuminating delight!

Animated Short Films: Family Treats, Puppet Animation Festival, SSTC, Review


A delightful hour of custom made films for children.

Edinburgh International Festival 2015 Programme Launched

Festival Director Fergus Linehan Credit Stuart Armitt - sma.jpg

The new Edinburgh International Festival Director Fergus Linehan, today unveiled his first programme with a strong theatrical line-up and a foray into pop.

Gaelic Whisky Galore - Uisge-Beatha Gu Leòr - Touring Scotland in Spring 2015

Whisky Galore - Uisge-Beatha Gu Leòr - is touring Scotland in Spring 2015

Festival Theatre Announces Live Screenings from the National Theatre and Taormina’s Ancient Greek Theatre

The Festival Theatre has announced that it will host live and encore screenings from the National Theatre including new work starring acclaimed British ac

Edinburgh Science Festival 2015 - It's An "Ideas Factory"

EISF 2015

The Edinburgh International Science Festival (4-19 April, 2015) wants visitors to see it as "The Ideas Factory" - a hub for information, ideas and innovation.

What's Love Got to do With It?, manipulate Festival, Review

A simply sublime evening of animation shorts climaxes with a Skype call to the men of the moment and a live connection to the BAFTA party down at Kensington Palace.

Animated Nightmares, manipulate Festival, Review

Robert Morgan presented a disturbing selection of animations that were literally made of the stuff of nightmares.

Power and Puppets: Small Stories in a Big World, manipulate Festival, Review

Edinburgh-based Claire Lamond presents an emotional programme of animation shorts that leave you pondering the wider implications of the intimate, often painful, human stories she tells.

Oppressed Creatures, manipulate Festival, Review

The Manipulate Festival is now in its eighth year and its animation strand continues to expand, this year introducing a welcome opportunity to discuss individual screenings with the animators who crea

Pain, Thrills, and Inspiration On Show at Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2015

Cory Richards chills out

Stories to prove that anything is possible are pivotal to the 12th Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival (EMFF) (6–8 February).

Banff Mountain Film Festival on UK Tour in 2015


On Saturday 24 January, the Festival Theatre Edinburgh will see stories of breath-taking intensity screened in Scotland’s biggest cinema.

Stan Douglas Exhibition at The Fruitmarket Gallery

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Edinburgh has been fortunate that Stan Douglas was able to introduce the exhibition of some of his work at The Fruitmarket Gallery (running til 15 February).

Preview: 22nd French Film Festival Draws On An ‘Embarras de Richesses'

Scene from Gazelles, a romantic comedy  (Mona Achache)

The French Film Festival (La Fete Du Cinema) is a wonderful opportunity to see an inspiring, cultural collection of new French movies, many of which will not be shown on general release in Br

Embrace, Royal Botanic Garden, Review


Excitement builds for the latest audience of Vision Mechanics’ current site-specific production as they are guided through a dark forest with only torchlight for guidance.

HeLa, Traverse Theatre, review


HeLa is the story of remarkable success and shocking failure that starkly demonstrates how basic human rights have been continually sacrificed on the altar of scientific progress.

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