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Filmhouse Cinema

West End

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
  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    You wonder if they’ve even heard of Washington, let alone Barack Obama, in the back-of-beyond territory in which this bare-knuckled, grisly mystery unfolds. Debra Granik’s uncomfortable social thriller, set among the woods and crumbling dwellings ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 3 out of 5 stars
    Is it just nationalist fervour, or has a low-budget British effort from a first-time director actually beaten the cream of Hollywood at their own game? ‘Super 8’ has a solid pedigree – written and directed by ‘Lost’ creator JJ Abrams and produced ...
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  • Top prizewinner at the 2002 Venice festival, Mullan's film is a devastating critique of Roman Catholic repression, as commonly practised in Ireland in the very recent past. Set in the mid-1960s, it follows a handful of teenage girls committed to a...
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  • 'I'm Beatrice Reiner, I stop at the hotel,' says Verea as the slinky spy; 'I'm Ronald Kornblow, I stop at nothing,' leers Groucho, manager of the said hotel in Casablanca mainly because previous incumbents have been mysteriously murdered. Independ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    ‘Do you like roller coasters?’ The grown-up asking that question has kidnapped a 14-year-old boy and put a sack over his head. Seconds later, he’s driving like a maniac with the kid in the boot, doing handbrake turns until his face looks more stea...
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    88 Lothian Road Edinburgh Edinburgh EH3 9BZ
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