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Filmhouse

Address: 88 Lothian Road Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom
| Phone: 0131 228 2688 | Website: http://www.filmhousecinema.com/
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Scotland’s leading independent cinema, celebrating world cinema in all its brilliance and diversity, Filmhouse is the home of Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Since its inception Filmhouse has been the home of the Edinburgh International Film Festival and has been host to many film luminaries.

The present cinema has 3 screens which are open to the public seven days a week. Cinema One screens the latest international releases and presents special events with guests talking about their work in different branches of the film industry. Cinemas Two and Three include a wider range of material from the history of world cinema, 16mm, video and digital video work. The result is that Filmhouse presents a more varied programme than any other Scottish cinema

Get involved in our adult learning or families events, take part in our pub quiz, become a Filmhouse member, dedicate a seat or make a donation.

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Forthcoming events at Filmhouse

The Festival Pass
19 September 2014 | 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Free Festival and film clubs introductory event

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Everyday Rebellion
19 September 2014 | 8:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Opening Screening and UK Premiere

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Aunt Hilda!
20 September 2014 | 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

The latest animation from Oscar-tipped studio Folimage.

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Ash & Money
20 September 2014 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

We are delighted to welcome Tiit Ojasoo for a Q&A following this screening - the film's director, lead protagonist and director of Theatre No99.

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Light Fly, Fly High
21 September 2014 | 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom
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E-Team
23 September 2014 | 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Scottish Premiere

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Millions Can Walk
25 September 2014 | 8:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

BEYOND THE SCREEN All Take One Action screenings include simple, inspiring opportunities for audiences to connect and share ideas for creative and effective personal action.

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Everyday Rebellion
26 September 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

BEYOND THE SCREEN Stay with us after the film for conversations with representatives from Oxfam and Unison and inspiring opportunities for audiences to connect and share ideas for creative, effective personal action.

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We Are Many
27 September 2014 | 8:20 pm - 10:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

We look forward to welcoming Amir Amirani, to explore the film further and provide opportunities for audiences to connect and respond together.

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The Revolutionary Optimists
28 September 2014 | 8:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

We look forward to welcoming Amlan Ganguly to both screenings, along with inspiring agents of change working to empower children in Scotland. All Take One Action screenings include simple, inspiring opportunities for audiences to connect and to share ideas for creative and effective personal action.

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Salt of the Earth
30 September 2014 | 8:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

60th Anniversary Screening

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Big Men
1 October 2014 | 8:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Scottish Premiere

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The Case Against 8
2 October 2014 | 8:30 am - 10:45 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

BEYOND THE SCREEN All Take One Action screenings include simple, inspiring opportunities for audiences to connect and share ideas for creative and effective personal action. We will be joined by Patrick Harvie MSP, Scottish Green Party Co-Convenor, after the Glasgow screening of the film.

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We Are Many
3 October 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

BEYOND THE SCREEN All Take One Action screenings include simple, inspiring opportunities for audiences to connect and share ideas for creative and effective personal action after the film.

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Watermark
3 October 2014 | 8:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

BEYOND THE SCREEN All Take One Action screenings include simple, inspiring opportunities for audiences to connect and share ideas for creative and effective personal action.

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Audience Award
4 October 2014 | 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Take the plunge and join us for the final screening of Take One Action 2014 – as voted for by YOU from our host of critically acclaimed UK and Scottish premieres. Last year, it was the uplifting Girl Rising. In 2012, it was our premiere of Oscar nominee Chasing Ice. This year, it could be a Sundance winner or an exciting newcomer. What’s certain is that it will have fired the imagination and social spirits of hundreds of festival goers…

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Africa in Motion 2014 Opening Night
24 October 2014 | 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

UK Premiere

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The Price We Pay
18 September 2015 | 12:50 pm - 3:20 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

The film will be introduced on screen by Harold Crooks and followed by an audience discussion with Alvin Mosioma from the Tax Justice Network.The Hard to Reach fund is now open. Matinee screening: £5.50/ £4.00 concs.

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The Shore Break
18 September 2015 | 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

UK Premiere

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Take One Action Locals: an introduction
19 September 2015 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Find out more about starting your own Take One Action Local group

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The Wanted 18
21 September 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Exclusive preview

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Casablanca Calling
23 September 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Stay with us after the film for conversation with Dr Ebtihal Mahadeen (pictured), Jordanian feminist and Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Edinburgh and Dr Kathy Galloway, practical theologian, campaigner and Head of Christian Aid Scotland. Online booking (via Filmhouse) and Community Ticket Fund (see below) now open.

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The Divide
24 September 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

We are delighted to be welcoming director Katherine Round to all our Edinburgh screenings. She will be joined by Marco Biagi MSP (Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment) and Jamie Livingstone (Head of Oxfam Scotland). Online booking (via Filmhouse) and Community Ticket Fund (see below) now open.

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The Divide (SCHOOLS)
25 September 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Moving and urgent account of how inequality impacts our societies

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The Divide
25 September 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

We are delighted to be welcoming director Katherine Round to all our Edinburgh screenings.     Online booking (via Filmhouse) and Community Ticket Fund (see below) now open.

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Democrats
25 September 2015 | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film for a discussion with director Camilla Nielsson and community outreach worker Twimukye Macline Mushaka (currently working with The Poverty Alliance in Scotland, who will reflect on her own experience of working towards community empowerment in Zimbabwe).Online booking (via Filmhouse) and Community Ticket Fund now open.

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Free Campaigner Training
26 September 2015 | 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Grow your skills and power

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This Changes Everything
27 September 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:10 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Special presentation of epic doc based on Naomi Klein's book

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Audience Award Winner: Landfill Harmonic
27 September 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom
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Short Films for Primary Schools
15 September 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

A short film event with a difference, for P4 & above

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Audience Award 2016: Sonita
25 September 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

The Take One Action Audience Award winner for 2016 has been announced as Sonita.  Take One Action audiences have been won over by this moving and inspiring documentary by Iranian filmmaker Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, which captures an undocumented teenage Afghan refugee’s journey to empowerment and womanhood. Sonita's determination to find her voice as a rapper and a campaigner is testament to the audacity of hope and a powerful challenge to all of us in Europe to stand in solidarity with…

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Cameraperson – International Women’s Day Screening
8 March 2017 | 5:55 pm - 8:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Special screening for International Women's Day

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Thank You for the Rain
13 September 2017 | 8:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Stay with us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for effective, personal action. We will be joined by Chris Hegarty (Christian Aid Scotland), Kirtana Chandrasekaran (Friends of the Earth International) and other guests to explore food sustainability and climate justice.Please book via Filmhouse by clicking on the link below

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Short Films for Primary Schools
14 September 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

A SHORT FILM EVENT WITH A DIFFERENCE, FOR P5 & ABOVE

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Bending the Arc
14 September 2017 | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on 18 November 2017 at 1:00 pm

Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action, as we explore the success of community-based health delivery across the world with guests including representatives from the Global Health Academy.Please book via Filmhouse

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The Borneo Case
15 September 2017 | 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Stay with us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action. We are delighted to welcome one of the film's protagonists, investigative journalist and Sarawak Project founder Clare Rewcastle Brown, and one of its directors, Dylan Williams. Filmhouse Cafe are offering a themed special dish of Malaysian Chicken Satay that evening so why not make a night of it? http://www.filmhousecinema.com/cafe-bar/Please book via Filmhouse

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The War Show
15 September 2017 | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film for a conversation with the film's director, Andreas Dalsgaard, alongside Gill Moreton (DART Europe Centre for Journalism and Trauma). Andreas will also be taking part in a director masterclass on Friday 16 September - more details here. This screening is presented as part of Crossings: Stories of Migration, an Institute of Contemporary Arts-led UK-wide film and events programme supported by the BFI using National Lottery funding and in partnership with the Goethe-Institut and the School of Film &…

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Boiling Point
16 September 2017 | 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

PLUS SHORT: Hate for Sale (Anna Eijsbouts, The Netherlands, 2017, 2:43min) BEYOND THE SCREEN Join us after the film as we consider our own relationship to the migration debate - and how it relates to wider behaviours, beliefs and opportunities in our society - with guests Ewan Aitken (Chief Executive, Cyrenians) and Victoria Lanata Briones (Community Engagement Coordinator, The Welcoming). With special thanks to filmmaker Elina Hirvonen and the Finnish Film Foundation.Please book via Filmhouse

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Stranger in Paradise
16 September 2017 | 8:30 pm - 10:40 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Stay with us after the film as we explore the dialogues and conversations that could re-shape Europe's immigration policy and our borders, with guests including Lisa Stewart (Oxfam Scotland) and Nick Dearden (Global Justice Now). This screening is presented as part of Crossings: Stories of Migration, an Institute of Contemporary Arts-led UK-wide film and events programme supported by the BFI using National Lottery funding and in partnership with the Goethe-Institut and the School of Film & Television, Falmouth University.Please book via Filmhouse

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A Revolution in Four Seasons
17 September 2017 | 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action as we explore the role of women in politics, in Tunisia, Scotland and beyond. Filmhouse Cafe are offering a themed special dish of Tunisian Lamb Tagine that evening so why not make a night of it? http://www.filmhousecinema.com/cafe-bar/Please book via Filmhouse

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Disturbing the Peace
18 September 2017 | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action. We are delighted to be welcoming one of the film's directors, Stephen Apkon, alongside Valerie Brown (Christian Aid).Please book via Filmhouse

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Burning Out
19 September 2017 | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

In association with Unison and the Mental Health Foundation. Join us after the film to explore wellbeing at work, with guests Linda Irvine (NHS Lothian) and Dr Aisling McBride (Mental Health Foundation).Please book via Filmhouse

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An Insignificant Man
20 September 2017 | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film as we explore the influence of grassroots social movements in shaping the political agenda in India and Scotland, with guests including Robin McAlpine (Common Weal) and Indra Adnan (The Alternative UK). Filmhouse Cafe are offering a themed special dish of Keralan Fish Curry that evening so why not make a night of it? http://www.filmhousecinema.com/cafe-bar/ Supported by Film Hub Scotland, part of the BFI’s Film Audience Network.Please book via Filmhouse

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To End A War
21 September 2017 | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Special screening on International Day of Peace

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The Workers Cup
22 September 2017 | 8:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film as we explore the push towards "decent work" and some of the many international solidarity initiatives challenging systemic inequalities in Qatar and beyond. Guests include Francis Stuart (Oxfam).Please book via Filmhouse

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Girl Unbound
23 September 2017 | 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

PLUS SHORT: Beach Flags (Sarah Saidan, France, 2014, 13min) Join us after the film to explore women's empowerment in the world of sports and politics, as well as how to create gender-inclusive environments.Please book via Filmhouse

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Whose Streets?
23 September 2017 | 8:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

PLUS SHORT: More Dangerous than a Thousand Rioters (Kelly Gallagher, USA, 2016, 6 min) Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action. We are delighted to be welcoming one of the film's protagonists, activist Brittany Farrell, to the conversation.Please book via Filmhouse

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Free Lunch Society
24 September 2017 | 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film to explore the potential introduction of Universal Basic Income to Scotland and its implications, with guests Peter Kelly (The Poverty Alliance), Siobhan Mathers and journalist and broadcaster Lesley Riddoch.Please book via Filmhouse

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Anote’s Ark
12 September 2018 | 8:10 pm - 10:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film to explore climate justice and Scotland's role within it. We will be joined by Sally Foster Fulton (Christian Aid) and Jamie Livingstone (Oxfam Scotland).£10.50/£7.50/£5.50 (Under 25's) Book directly via Filmhouse

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Time for Ilhan
13 September 2018 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

European Premiere

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Anote’s Ark
14 September 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Special Matinee Screening

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Silvana
14 September 2018 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the screening for a unique, specially-curated programme of spoken word and musical performances by Scotland-based artists whose work explores women’s empowerment, marginalised experiences and notions of belonging – including poets Nadine Aisha Jassat and Hannah Lavery.£10.50/£7.50/£5.50 (Under 25's) Book directly via Filmhouse

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Golden Dawn Girls
15 September 2018 | 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action, as we explore the dialogues that could help re-shape immigration rhetoric in Europe. Screening with: Untravel (Neputovanja) (Ana Nedeljković & Nikola Majdak Jr., Serbia, Slovak Republic, 2018, 10mins) , £10/£8/£5.50 (under 25 with valid ID) Book directly via Filmhouse

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What is Democracy?
15 September 2018 | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Special presentation on International Day of Democracy

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The Green Lie: Sold Out!
16 September 2018 | 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action. We are delighted to be welcoming the film’s protagonist, environmental journalist and author Kathrin Hartmann, alongside Dorothy Guerrero, Head of Policy at Global Justice Now, and Louise Giblin from UNISON Scotland. Ms Hartmann, Ms Guerrero and Ms Giblin will also be taking part in a special, free event exploring how to challenge greenwashing on Mon 17 Sept. Click here to find out more and book…

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The Silence of Others
16 September 2018 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action. We are delighted to be welcoming one of the film’s directors, Almudena Carracedo. She will be joined by Scotland-based Spanish filmmaker Iciar Bollain and Dr Mihaela Mihai, Senior Lecturer in Political Theory (University of Edinburgh).   Ms Carracedo will also be hosting a free documentary masterclass, in partnership with the Scottish Documentary Institute, in the afternoon of Monday 17 September. Click here to find out…

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A Better Man
17 September 2018 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action, as we explore restorative justice and the growing movement of men speaking out against gender-based violence, with guests including Sarah Crawford (Just Right Scotland), and representatives from Zero Tolerance and the White Ribbon campaign.£10/£8/£5.50 (under 25 with valid ID) Book directly via Filmhouse

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The Breadwinner for Secondary Schools
18 September 2018 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

A unique screening experience of secondary schools!

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The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid
18 September 2018 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action, as we explore who owns the land – in Scotland and beyond - with guests including Andy Wightman, MSP, writer and campaigner on land rights, democracy and the economy.£10.50/£7.50/£5.50 (Under 25's) Book directly via Filmhouse

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The Cloud Forest
19 September 2018 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action, with guests including Liz Grant (Global Health Academy, University of Edinburgh / Planetary Health Alliance). Screening with: Plantae (Guilherme Gehr, Brazil, 2017, 10mins)£10/£8/£5.50 (under 25 with valid ID) Book directly via Filmhouse

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Short Films for Primary Schools
20 September 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

A unique mix of animation, fiction, documentary - and chat!

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Silas
20 September 2018 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film for inspiring conversations and opportunities for creative, effective personal action. We are delighted to be welcoming the film’s director, Anjali Nayar, who will be joined by Lorenzo Cotula, Principal Researcher in Law and Sustainable Development) at the International Institute for Environment and Development.£10.50/£7.50/£5.50 (Under 25's) Book directly via Filmhouse

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Strike A Rock
21 September 2018 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Stay with us after the film as we explore representations of Marikana on screen and international solidarity with the community, with guests Justine Atkinson and Lizelle Bischoff (Africa in Motion Film Festival).£10.50/£7.50/£5.50 (Under 25's) Book directly via Filmhouse

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Kinshasa Makambo
22 September 2018 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

One of the major political documentaries of 2018

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Naila and the Uprising
23 September 2018 | 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

TOAFF18 Closing Film

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Island of the Hungry Ghosts
Sun 13 January | 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Christmas Island is famous for being host to one of the largest annual land migration: that of forty million red crabs scurrying from the jungle to the sea, their journey diligently protected from traffic and other dangers.

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Freedom Fields – International Women’s Day Screening
Fri 8 March | 5:50 pm - 8:20 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us for a one-off screening of Naziha Arebi's new film

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Scheme Birds
Mon 24 June | 6:05 pm - 9:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us for UK premiere of this stunningly powerful film at EIFF

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Push
Wed 18 September | 8:20 pm - 11:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Landlords without faces, apartments without renters... Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities across the world, but incomes are not – pushing long-term residents out.

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Short Films for Primary Schools
Thu 19 September | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us for a brand new programme of short films from around the world, which spotlight issues of gender equality, access to education, power, conflict, food and the environment.

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The Feminister
Thu 19 September | 5:50 pm - 8:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

This extraordinary portrait of politician Margot Wallström was shot over her first four years in office as Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs.

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Grit
Fri 20 September | 5:50 pm - 8:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Dian was six when an earthquake, set off by natural gas drilling in the area, led to a tsunami of mud hurtling towards her village. Ten years later, thousands of people in her community still seek reparation from the powerful mining company responsible for the damage.

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Gods of Molenbeek
Sat 21 September | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Does God exist? What happens when we die?
Brussels’ Molenbeek district has been, for most outsiders, synonymous with violent jihadism. For six-year-old friends Aatos and Amine, however, it is just home: the playground in which they listen to spiders whisper, or argue over who will get the front seat on the magic carpet that will take them to the land of their ancestors.

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Midnight Traveler
Sat 21 September | 8:15 pm - 10:45 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters.

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Tiny Souls
Sun 22 September | 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

9-year-old Marwa is a lively, inquisitive child, whose interests revolve around playtime, school and her siblings. She and her family live in Jordan’s Za’atari camp, the world’s largest camp for Syrian refugees, and hope to return home soon.

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Survivors
Sun 22 September | 8:15 pm - 10:45 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Through the remarkable stories of three individuals at the epicentre of Sierra Leone’s recent Ebola epidemic, Survivors chronicles the unfolding of one of the most acute public health crises of the modern era.

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The Prosecutors
Mon 23 September | 5:50 pm - 7:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Often considered collateral damage instead of a war crime, sexual violence has, for centuries, been instrumentalised to control and terrorise entire communities in conflict zones. Can we end the use of this insidious tool of war, and how effective are legal frameworks in prosecuting culprits?

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Ghost Fleet
Tue 24 September | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

What does modern-day slavery look like, and are we complicit in perpetuating it?

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Scheme Birds
Wed 25 September | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Scottish teenager Gemma has never backed down from a fight: that’s the way of life in the housing estate where she grew up, in Motherwell.

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Anbessa
Thu 26 September | 5:50 pm - 8:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Join us after the film to explore questions of development,sustainability and how to ensure opportunities can be shared more equitably. We will be joined by guests including representatives from Mercy Corps.

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Inventing Tomorrow
Fri 27 September | 5:50 pm - 8:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Communities across the world are bearing the brunt of climate chaos and environmental degradation. In Inventing Tomorrow, hope takes the form of a group of young students, from Indonesia, India, Mexico and Hawaii, as they prepare for ISEF, the world’s largest high-school science competition.

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Facing the Dragon
Fri 27 September | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

As American forces and aid leave Afghanistan, Afghan-American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi crafts an intimate portrait of two awe-inspiring women: Nilofar, a member of parliament, and Shakila, a television journalist.

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Eating Up Easter
Sat 28 September | 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

In a cinematic letter to his son, native Rapa Nui (Easter Island) filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu crafts a global wake-up call from the remote Pacific.

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Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
Sat 28 September | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Photographer Edward Burtynsky and his artistic collaborators Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de pencier offer a cinematic meditation on the way human activity has reshaped the Earth.

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Sorry We Missed You
Sun 29 September | 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ United Kingdom

Ken Loach and his long-term collaborators (screenwriter Paul Laverty and producer Rebecca O’Brien) return with another devastatingly powerful portrait of contemporary Britain.

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