FeaturedNext Screenings

The Sticky Fingers of Time - Alt Sc-fi

Hilary Brougher | USA | 1997 | 81 minutes

Female journalist Tucker Harding is transported from 1950 Brooklyn to the 1990s where she meets a woman named Drew who discovers a newspaper clipping describing Tucker's death 40 years earlier. Drew tries to unravel the mystery.

Friday 9th December at 8:00 PM

Breaker Morant - Courts Martial

Bruce Beresford | Australia | 1980 | 107 minutes

At the turn of the twentieth century, three Australian army lieutenants (Edward Woodward, Bryan Brown, and Jack Thompson) are court-martialled for alleged war crimes committed while fighting in South Africa.

Sunday 11th December at 4:30 PM

The Doctor Takes A Wife - Screwball Comedies

Alexander Hall | USA | 1940 | 88 minutes

June Cameron (Loretta Young) - the successful author of “Spinsters Aren’t Spinach” - and Dr. Timothy Sterling (Ray Milland) accept false rumours of their marriage when each stands to gain from the mistake.

Sunday 11th December at 7:00 PM

Primer - Alt Sc-fi

Shane Carruth | USA | 2004 | 77 minutes

Two engineers accidentally invent what they think is a time-machine. As the two friends obsess over their find, they discover the dark consequences of their actions.

Friday 16th December at 8:00 PM

The Man Who Came to Dinner - Christmas / AGM

William Keighley | USA | 1942 | 112 minutes

A pompous lecturer is forced to spend the winter in a prominent Ohio family’s home due to injury and proceeds to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household. Cast includes: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan and Monty Woolley. The screening will be followed by the Edinburgh Film Guild AGM and Christmas Party.

Sunday 18th December at 4:30 PM

Redes - World Cinema

Emilio Gómez Muriel / Fred Zinnemann | Mexico | 1936 | 65 minutes

In this vivid, documentary-like dramatisation of the daily grind of men struggling to make a living by fishing on the Gulf of Mexico, one worker’s terrible loss sparks a political awakening amongst the labourers.

Sunday 15th January at 4:30 PM

2016 Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the 62nd Annual General Meeting of the Guild will be held in the Guild Cinema FilmHouse, 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9BZ on Sunday, 18th December 2016 at about 6.20pm immediately after the screening of our Christmas film, The Man Who Came to Dinner.

Nominations of candidates for council members and office bearers need to be submitted in writing to the EFG, signed by a proposer, a seconder and by the member to be proposed, confirming his/her willingness to serve on the council if elected. They should be submitted by the start of the AGM.

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

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