Filmhouse Cinema

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Art house releases, special events and a buzzing cafe-bar make this Edinburgh's foremost independent cinema

Billing itself as 'Edinburgh's foremost independent cinema', the Filmhouse is the best place to go for art house releases, with seasons, special screenings and a buzzing cafe-bar all part of the appeal. It's also the home of several annual film festivals, not least the Edinburgh International Film Festival every June.

Venue name: Filmhouse Cinema
Contact:
Address: 88 Lothian Road
Edinburgh
EH3 9BZ
Price: £5-£8.20
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