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Morning For The Osone Family

From the "Keisuke Kinoshita | War Time Films" season

Keisuke Kinoshita | Japan | 1946 | 81 minutes

Kinoshita's first film after the end of the war is a wrenching, superbly wrought tale about a liberal-minded Japanese family torn apart by war and imperialist politics.

Sunday 18th November at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |

One Hour With You

From the "Ernst Lubitsch | Musicals" season

Ernst Lubitsch, George Cukor | USA | 1932 | 78 minutes

Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald are a seemingly blissful couple whose marriage hits the skids when her flirtatious school chum comes on to her husband a bit too strong.

Sunday 18th November at 7:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |

Suspiria

From the "Keith's 5 Star Favourites" season

Dario Argento | Italy | 1977 | 101 minutes

Suzy, a young American ballerina, comes to train at a prestigious German dance academy and uncovers the school's dark and menacing secrets.

Friday 23rd November at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |

A Letter Never Sent

From the "Soviet Cinema" season

Mikhail Kalatozov | Soviet Union | 1959 | 96 minutes

An absorbing tale of exploration and survival, with members of a geological expedition stranded in the bleak and unforgiving Siberian wilderness while on a mission to find diamonds.

Sunday 25th November at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |

The Talk Of The Town

From the "George Stevens | Comedy" season

George Stevens | USA | 1942 | 118 minutes

An escaped prisoner (Cary Grant) and a stuffy law professor (Ronald Colman) vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher (Jean Arthur).

Sunday 25th November at 7:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |

The Uninvited Guest

From the "Keith's 5 Star Favourites" season

Guillem Morales | Spain | 2004 | 109 minutes

In the dark corridors of Felix's house, an intruder is hiding. Is he real, or is he a manifestation of the obscure maze of his mind? 'Hitchcockian' style suspense.

Friday 30th November at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |

FeaturedThe 2018-19 Programme and Brochure

Between October 2018 and March 2019 the Guild is screening over 60 films, three a week:

  • Sunday afternoon, usually starting at 4.30pm
  • Sunday evening, starting at 7pm
  • Friday evening, starting at 8pm

You can join online, in person at any screening, or by completing and returning the print form

Membership starts at just £20.

A full online list of screenings is available here and a PDF copy of the print brochure is available here.

All the films we show are grouped into two, three or five film seasons. The films in a season are linked by genre (e.g. British Silent Films), director (e.g. Edward Yang), star (e.g. Michèle Morgan), or theme (e.g. Classics of Soviet Cinema).

2018 Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the 64th Annual General Meeting of the Guild will be held in the Guild Cinema FilmHouse, 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9BZ on Sunday, 16th December 2018 at about 6.15pm immediately after the screening of our Christmas film “The Murder of Father Christmas”.

We are always looking for volunteers who can help to run the Guild. Tasks are not onerous. Volunteers or nominations of candidates for council members and office bearers need to be submitted to the EFG by the start of the AGM.

The meeting will be followed by our Christmas party with drinks and buffet.