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Scalarama Brighton and Beyond meeting

ONCA Gallery 14 St George's Place, Brighton, East Sussex

A meeting to discuss the Scalarama launch event in August at ONCA Gallery, plus marketing, distribution, flyer and other details that still need covering ahead of September.

Free

Programme Launch Drinks/Celebration! #Scalarama2017

The Christmas Steps Pub 2 Christmas Steps, Bristol BS1 5BS, Bristol

With September upon us, so is Scalarama! Join us at this meet up to learn all about the films, exhibitors and events taking place in Scalrama Bristol 2017. They'll also be plenty of beautiful printed programmes for you to pick up and start distributing as well! So come join us for a few drinks, invite […]

Free

Cinemaattic presents: Spanish Claustrophobia (La Cabina + The Exterminating Angel) @CCA Glasgow

CCA Glasgow 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Buñuel and Mercero. Two cult masterpieces of Spanish cinematography. Two claustrophobic horror classics together for just one night. Pretty excited to recover these two gems for a very special night. Constantly looking for new film experiences Cinemaattic have put together Antonio Mercero’s short film La Cabina (The Telephone Box) with Luis Buñuel’s El Ángel Exterminador […]

Free

Film Tarot Reading

Dorothy Pax Arch 17, Victoria Quays, Sheffield

Come along to the Dorothy Pax and have your film fortune told by Mystic Mel and Gypsy Jen from Magic Lantern Film Club. Look into our crystal ball and we will project your film future. Cross our hands with silver and have your fortune told using our unique film tarot cards. Only we can wind […]

Donations please!

Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2018 Launch Party

The 8th Edinburgh Short Film Festival launches on Friday Oct 26th 2018 and as a preview, we’re delighted to be holding our official launch party as part of Scalarama Edinburgh 2018! We’re holding a free, open air cinema event at our Garden Cinema at the top of Middle Meadow Walk-Saturday Sept 1st. Beginning at 7pm, featuring a […]

Free

Films We Love: Urok/The Lesson

Liniclate Isle of Benbecula

In The Lesson, school teacher Nadezhda (Margita Gosheva) struggles against the odds to keep her home, her family and her integrity intact. An act of theft in her classroom is just the beginning of an escalating series of challenges, as Nadezhda faces financial precarity at home that sees her seek ever more risky solutions. The ethical […]

£3 – £5

Joe Dante’s The Movie Orgy

The Old Hairdressers 20 - 28 Renfield Lane, Glasgow

The Movie Orgy (Joe Dante, 1968) 280 minutes A mind-bending predecessor to the modern mash-up, The Movie Orgy is also the Rosetta Stone for Joe Dante’s oeuvre and a must-experience for movie fans and cinephiles alike. Before The ‘Burbs, before Gremlins, before The Howling, before he started his career cutting trailers for Roger Corman, director […]

Free

Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time

Eden Court Theatre Eden Court Theatre, Bishops Rd, Inverness, IV3 5SA, Inverness

This absorbing documentary from Thomas Riedelsheimer immerses the viewer in Andy Goldsworthy’s sideways view of the world as he creates art in natural settings using materials such as driftwood, ice, mud, leaves, and stones. Ahead of the release of Riedelsheimer’s new film Leaning into the Wind (in which he revisits the artist at work) this […]

£6

Heroic Purgatory (1970)

Leith Depot 138 - 140 Leith Walk, Edinburgh

Strangest Things Film Club presents one of the forgotten masterpieces of the Japanese New Wave. An engineer's wife returns home with a lost teenager. A man posing as her dad tries to get her back, causing the engineer to recall his youth as a revolutionary, obscured by dreamlike disruptions of time and space, fantasy and […]

£4 – £6

Video Namaste Present: A STONE COLD VHS Birthday Party

The Old Hairdressers 20 - 28 Renfield Lane, Glasgow

Birthday parties in the '90s meant inviting pals round to watch a film in a box and eating sweeties that hate your teeth. Join Video Namaste for some true '90s birthday party excess: drinks, junk food and a special VHS screening of 1991's Stone Cold. The vanity project of an NFL legend at the height […]

£5

Harold and Maude

The Old Hairdressers 20 - 28 Renfield Lane, Glasgow

There has never been a greater love story than that of 20-something suicide obsessed Harold and 80-year-old free spirit Maude. Set to the wondrous sounds of Cat Stevens, and directed so beautifully by Hal Ashby, Harold and Maude is story of lives lived to the fullest, lives hardly lived at all, and love. Come celebrate […]

£3

Time for Ilhan

Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

Ilhan Omar, a hijab-wearing mother of three, was a complete outsider to the political scene. In 2016, she became the first Somali Muslim woman to be elected for state office in America. Frustrated by the increasing disconnect between her Minnesota community and the public officials who represent them, Ilhan decided to run for office as […]

£5.50 – £10.50

Silvana

Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

"Let’s smash the patriarchy!" Swedish hip-hop artist Silvana Imam shouts through a megaphone, and hundreds of hands shoot into the air. Silvana’s uncompromising punk rap lyrics explore feminism, antiracism, LGBT rights and her own immigrant background (her father is from Syria, her mother from Lithuania). Her performances challenge bodyshaming, racial and gender stereotypes propagated by […]

£5.50 – £10.50

Remake, Remix, Ripoff + Turkish Star Wars

Cameo Cinema 38 Home Street, Edinburgh

Turkey's lack of copyright law lead to some inventive, creative inspiring films that are the subject of the documentary Remake, Remix, Rip-Off. Forced frugality leads to some ingenious solutions that will surely inspire modern filmmakers. Following the documentary will be a FREE midnight showing of Turkish Star Wars, which has to be seen to be believed. […]

Remakes.. Standard Pricing, Turkish Star Wars - Free
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Police Box Cinema

Leith Police Box Croall Place, Edinburgh, Scotland

Join Take One Action for their most boutique cinema experience! Discover a carefully curated selection of short films in the unique setting of an old police box, each weekend afternoon during the Take One Action Film Festival. From food sustainability to migration, from creativity to climate justice, there's a fantastic programme to enjoy - presented […]

Free

Golden Dawn Girls

Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

A captivating and unsettling look at one of Europe’s most prominent far-right parties – through the eyes of its leading ladies. Extremist nationalism is gaining ground in many parts of the world, especially in Greece, where EU-imposed austerity and recent influxes of refugees have brought tensions to a head.  While many may prefer to look […]

£5.50 – £10.50

The Lodger

Hippodrome Cinema 10 Hope Street, Bo'ness

With his third feature film, The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog, Alfred Hitchcock took a major step toward greatness and made what he would come to consider his true directorial debut. This haunting silent thriller tells the tale of a mysterious young man (matinee idol Ivor Novello) who takes up residence at a […]

£11 – £13.50

What is Democracy?

Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

A timely enquiry into the meaning and value of a concept widely perceived as desirable but too rarely scrutinised.  With liberal democracy under threat in many parts of the globe, this inquisitive essay contemplates the virtues and failings of government for the people by the people. Inspired by her involvement in the Occupy movement and […]

£5.50 – £10.50

Films We Love: Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday

Port Ellen Isle of Islay

In the film that introduced the world to Jacques Tati’s memorable creation, the affable yet clumsy M Hulot takes his vacation, encountering all the delights and curiosities of a sunny seaside town. Whilst there he meets all sorts of people, from the hotel proprietor, to guests playing tennis, restaurant staff and children, who all come […]

£3 – £5

The Green Lie

Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

Environmentally-friendly electric cars, sustainably-produced food products, fair production processes… Can our purchasing power help save the world? In this tongue-in-cheek two-hander, Austrian director Werner Boote and German author Kathrin Hartmann meticulously unpick some of the most prevalent 'greenwashing' myths at play today. They take viewers on a round-the-globe tour of corporate hypocrisy, to the sites […]

£5.50 – £10.50

The Silence of Others

Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

A stirring journey towards truth and reconciliation. Imagine waking up every day and walking down a street named after the man who tortured you. In Spain, hundreds of street names still commemorate those responsible for the torture, execution and assassination of tens of thousands of people during decades of brutal repression. Filmed over six years, […]

£5.50 – £10.50

The Descent + Shauna Macdonald In Person Q&A

Flying Duck 142 Renfield Street, Glasgow

THE DESCENT (2006)  + Shauna Macdonald in person Q&A*  Monday 17th September 2018 - Doors 18:30 Tickets are only £5, but you can purchase a ticket that comes with a donation of £7 if you would like. A year after a severe emotional trauma, Sarah (Shauna Macdonald) goes to North Carolina to spend some time […]

£5

Heart of a Dog

Eden Court Theatre Eden Court Theatre, Bishops Rd, Inverness, IV3 5SA, Inverness

Laurie Anderson - artist, composer, musician and filmmaker - reflects on the deaths of her husband, mother, beloved dog and subjects such as family memories, surveillance, and Buddhist teachings. Written, directed and scored by Anderson, it’s an extraordinary journey. https://youtu.be/MOe2ipAFyFE

£6

A Better Man

Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

Fierce, compassionate and searingly honest exploration of life after abuse. During the two years they lived together as teenagers, Steve abused Attiya on a daily basis. She survived the racist insults – but his blows nearly killed her. 20 years later, Attiya has asked Steve to meet: she wants to know if he is willing […]

£5.50 – £10.50

Eatfilm presents Moulin Rouge

Sloans The Argyll Arcade, 108 Argyle Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

The year is 1899 and Christian, a young English writer, has come to Paris to follow the Bohemian revolution taking hold of the city's drug and prostitute infested underworld. And nowhere is the thrill of the underworld more alive than at the Moulin Rouge, a night club where the rich and poor men alike come […]

£7.5

The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid

Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

A soft-spoken Irish cattle farmer embarks on a reluctant battle for land rights in this beguiling David and Goliath tale. Thomas Reid lives a solitary, frugal life tending to the livestock on his chaotic 17th-century Kildare farm. When his unlikely neighbours, U.S. microchip manufacturer Intel, set their sights on Reid’s land to facilitate their expansion, […]

£5.50 – £10.50

The Cloud Forest

Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

Can small people, in small places, doing small things, change the world? One of Mexico’s most remarkable ecosystems, the cloud forest, is under threat as coffee plantations, cattle grazing and an increase in human population all take their toll. In response, the people of a small town in Veracruz take it upon themselves to “be […]

£5.50 – £10.50

Screen-It presents Margaret Tait short films

ATLAS Arts ATLAS Arts, Skye Gathering Hall basement, Bank Street, Portree, Isle of Skye IV51 9BZ

To celebrate Margaret Tait's centenary, ATLAS will present a selection of her films in a special one-off screening. The works show the breadth of her practice from experiments with painting directly onto film stock in works such as Calypso (1955) to Portrait of Ga (1952) where Tait creates a personal biography of her mother and life […]

Free

Show + Tell

ISO Design 65 Virginia Street, Glasgow

What’s the best film you’ve never heard of? Show + Tell invites guests to play a trailer and tell us something strange about a film they love, or love to hate. Physical Impossibility’s Show + Tell is a confessional, a soapbox, a chance for our guests to spread the word or clear their consciences. Come […]

Free

Scott Pilgrim for Tribe animal sanctuary

Blackfriars 36 Bell Street, Glasgow

Raising funds for Tribe Animal Sanctuary Scott Pilgrim plays in a band which aspires to success. He dates Knives Chau, a high-school girl five years younger, and he hasn't recovered from being dumped by his former girlfriend, now a success with her own band. When Scott falls for Ramona Flowers, he has trouble breaking up […]

£4

The Florida Project

The Old Brewery, Burnside Place, Cromarty The Old Brewery, Burnside Place, Cromarty, Highlands

The Florida Project tells the story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times. Painted in bright blocks of sunlit colour like a child’s storybook, it is a glorious film […]

£6

Silas

Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

"When they tear down the trees and strip the land, they tear down our people and strip away their lives.” In 2005, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf became Africa’s first elected female head of state. Fêted as an anti-corruption champion in the West, she brought Liberians new hope after decades of civil war. For activist Silas Siakor, […]

£5.50 – £10.50

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

The Art Station 42 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh

To echo the restoration of Yellow Submarine (1968) earlier this June, there is more of The Beatles coming to Edinburgh this September! A Hard Day's Night (1964) to start with on Friday 21st: to see where it all began, to get ourselves into the pure black and white mischief and celebrate life! The Beatles in their feature […]

£5

Food for Thought

Out of the Blue Drill Hall 32-36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh

A feast of international food and film, celebrating hospitality, connection and solidarity. Join us Take One Action Film Festival on the closing weekend of their 2018 festival for this inclusive community event. A specially curated programme of short films will explore the feelings, memories, anxieties and aspirations at the heart of displacement and integration, particularly […]

Free – £20

Across The Universe (2007)

The Art Station 42 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh

To echo the restoration of Yellow Submarine (1968) earlier this June, there is more of The Beatles coming to Edinburgh in September! Curious Cat | Cinema Club is making its opening party with Across the Universe (2007) – a magical mystery party you won't wanna miss!  Featuring 33 Beatles compositions, Across the Universe  is one of the most polarising musicals ever […]

£5

Kinshasa Makambo

Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

Explosive portrait of three young grassroots activists fighting for free elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Like so many of their country(wo)men, Christian, Ben (freshly returned from exile) and Jean-Marie (only just released from prison) desperately want their country to embrace democracy.  But as Joseph Kabila, who took control of the Congo in 2001, […]

£5.50 – £10.50

Films We Love: Cleo from 5 to 7

Brodick Isle of Arran

Cleo, a singer living in Paris, awaits the test results of a biopsy – she meets friends, makes friends, wanders the city and attempts to deal with the limbo-like state of waiting. Writer/Director Agnès Varda vividly captures the atmosphere of Paris in the 1960s, unfolding the narrative in real time to create a nimble, spirited […]

£3 – £5

The Battle of Algiers

Eden Court Theatre Eden Court Theatre, Bishops Rd, Inverness, IV3 5SA, Inverness

Gillo Pontecorvo’s stunning 1966 recreation of the closing years of French colonial rule in Algeria takes the perspective of both the guerilla revolutionaries and the French authorities. One of the finest war films ever made, this explosive masterpiece remains essential big screen viewing. https://youtu.be/vhhoS3zOskE

£6

Eatfilm presents Clueless

Sloans The Argyll Arcade, 108 Argyle Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher (Alicia Silverstone) is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give hopelessly klutzy new student Tai (Brittany Murphy) a makeover. When Tai becomes more […]

£7.5

Images of Apartheid + Q&A

Kinning Park Complex 43 Cornwall Street, Glasgow

Images of Apartheid: Filmmaking on the Fringe in the Old South Africa (Calum Waddell, 2018) Matchbox Cineclub and Africa in Motion (AiM) film festival present the untold story of the B Movies that flourished under the brutal regime of race-segregation and political persecution. From the maker of 42nd Street Memories and American Grindhouse, Images of Apartheid uncovers the […]

Free

The General

Hippodrome Cinema 10 Hope Street, Bo'ness

One of the most revered comedies of the silent era, this film finds hapless Southern railroad engineer Johnny Gray (Buster Keaton) facing off against Union soldiers during the American Civil War. When Johnny's fiancée, Annabelle Lee (Marion Mack), is accidentally taken away while on a train stolen by Northern forces, Gray pursues the soldiers, using […]

£11 – £13.50

Films We Love: Things to Come

Lochgilphead

In Things to Come Isabelle Huppert plays Nathalie, a philosophy professor navigating life in middle-age with a graceful defiance. Throughout Hansen-Løve’s absorbing film she faces a series of trying experiences including an unwell mother (screen legend Edith Scob), political protests, marital infidelity and career compromises. Nathalie’s is a compelling and authentically told story, as we […]

£3 – £5

Free Shorts Screening + Pre-Festival Party w/ emerging DJs!

Nice N Sleazy 421 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

World of Film Festival presents a FREE film screening of current international short films followed by music from emerging DJs. The DJs playing after the screening are emerging DJs living in Glasgow. We want to give those artists a chance to play their sets after our screening so people can hang out and chat or […]

Free

Sing-along SAW | Scalarama Scotland programme launch

CCA Glasgow 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Dare you sing SAW? Witness James Wan's horror classic spliced with live drag performances inspired by its goriest scenes, all to celebrate the launch of Scalarama's 2019 programme! Matchbox Cineclub and Pity Party Film Club present SAW as you've never seen it before - ripped to shreds and reassembled, as local drag terrorisers slice up […]

Free – £12

Weird Weekend

CCA Glasgow 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Weird Weekend Cult Film Festival | 30/08-01/09/19 A weekend of strange and unseen cinema from around the world, showcasing orphans, outcasts and outliers, old and brand-new. Expect 12 films over three days - premieres, guests and plenty of bonus content at Glasgow's cult film festival. Matchbox Cineclub have scoured the world to bring you some […]

Free – £20

Radical Home Cinema: Brunch Screening @ FourWalls

Fourwalls 35 Carnarvon Street, Glasgow, Scotland

Radical Home Cinema is an experimental programming and exhibition event where film lovers invite you to watch films in their homes. This event aims to break down the boundaries between public and private audiences, to present films in unexpected places and to turn the viewing experience into something completely new. Radical Home Cinema is part […]

Free

VARDA BY AGNES (15)

Stoke Film Theatre College Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

VARDA BY AGNES (15) Varda par Agnès (original title) Following the Academy Award-nominated Faces Places, the late great Agnès Varda returns with Varda by Agnès, a documentary that sheds light on her work as a photographer, installation artist and pioneer of the Nouvelle Vague. Here she uses photos and film excerpts to provide an insight […]

£5 – £6

Kaleidoscopic Realms: Japanese Experimental Shorts of the ’70s & ’80s

CCA Glasgow 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

A programme of short films by directors Naoto Yamakawa, Nobuhiro Aihara and Toshio Matsumoto. The films, spanning from 1975 up until the mid '80s, range from abstract experimentalism to more recognisable narrative structures, but all distort and challenge expectations of aesthetics, storytelling and recognition of oneself on film. Short films often offer a fleeting insight […]

Free – £8

Seahorse

CCA Glasgow 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Seahorse (Jeanie Finlay, 2019) 1hr 31m Queer Classics and Matchbox Cineclub are delighted to screen Jeanie Finlay's documentary, Seahorse, the story of a dad who gave birth, which follows Freddy McConnell's journey through the pregnancy and birth of his son. Seahorse is an intimate documentary following Freddy McConnell's journey as a pregnant trans man, from […]

Free – £8

Shaun of the Dead – 15th Anniversary

Cardigan Arms 364 Kirkstall Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire

The original rom-zom-com and the first film of the Cornetto trilogy turned 15 this year! Celebrate by experiencing the film in it's pub setting in the awesome Cardigan Arms pub! Shaun (Simon Pegg) isn’t having the best of times he doesn’t like his job, his girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield) is annoyed that they spend all […]

Free, PAYF

Teenage Superstars

Jumbo Records 1-3 Merrion Centre, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Last year's Jumbo Records Scalarama film looked at Glasgow bands from the mid to late 90s and this year's looks at Glasgow bands that came to fame a bit before that in the 80s and early 90s. The bands that are featured in this documentary include The Pastels, BMX Bandits, Teenage Fanclub, The Vaselines and […]

£5

Gregg Araki’s Teen Apocalypse Trilogy

CCA Glasgow 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Totally Fucked Up (Gregg Araki, 1993) 1hr 25m The Doom Generation (Gregg Araki, 1995) 1hr 30m Nowhere (Gregg Araki, 1997) 1hr 25m A rare opportunity to see Gregg Araki’s '90s New Queer Cinema classics: the Teen Apocalypse Trilogy of Totally Fucked Up (1993), The Doom Generation (1995) and Nowhere (1997). A kaleidoscope of pop culture, […]

Free – £12

Girl Gang Leeds Presents: ‘Skate Kitchen’ (Crystal Moselle, 2018) + After-screening Skateboarding Session

LS-Ten Skatepark Unit 1 Kitson Rd, leeds, west yorkshire

As part of Scalarama film festival, Girl Gang Leeds presents a screening of Crystal Moselle's 'Skate Kitchen' (2018) followed by an (optional!) skateboarding workshop. The event aims to spotlight the representation of women and people of marginalised genders in skateboarding - so whether you’re a skating pro or simply have a passing interest, this event […]

£3

Shorts You Seldom See: selected by Leeds Animation Workshop

Online watchalong and chat, with Leeds Animation Workshop and friends. Featuring a curated programme of wildly varied animation by women - with: First public showing of a freshly remastered Leeds classic! Plus: films by the Workshop's Gen Z! Plus: new collaborative film by LGBTQ animators, saluting Modern Queer Heroes! Plus: Cyberfeminist AfroFuturism, by Tabita Rezaire! […]

Free