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Quatermass and the Pit - Going Underground

Roy Ward Baker | UK | 1967 | 97 minutes

When a team of anthropologists discover a cylindrical object and primate bones in an underground construction site, rocket scientist Dr. Quatermass (Andrew Keir) is called in to decipher its origins and explain its strange effects on people.

Friday 24th February at 8:00 PM

California Split - Gamblers

Robert Altman | USA | 1974 | 108 minutes

Charlie (Elliott Gould) is a motor-mouth gambler who sucks Bill (George Segal) into his on-the-fly life after they are mistaken for a pair of grifters at an old-folks’ poker house. Charlie is a magnetic personality who always has the inside information and a new line on a big score.

Sunday 26th February at 4:30 PM

Fellini’s Casanova - Imagining the Eighteenth Century

Federico Fellini | Italy | 1976 | 154 minutes

Vainly seeking wealthy patrons for his scholarly pursuits, Casanova (Donald Sutherland) is seen as both an intellectual figure of the Enlightenment and a licentious voluptuary of a corrupt society about to be swept away by the French Revolution.

Sunday 26th February at 7:00 PM

Death Line - Going Underground

Gary Sherman | UK | 1972 | 87 minutes

A police inspector (Donald Pleasence) discovers that descendants of survivors of a cave-in in the early 1900s are eating London subway riders.

Friday 3rd March at 8:00 PM

The Gambler - Gamblers

Karel Reisz | USA | 1974 | 111 minutes

New York City English professor Axel Freed (James Caan) outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.

Sunday 5th March at 4:30 PM

Barry Lyndon - Imagining the Eighteenth Century

Stanley Kubrick | UK | 1975 | 187 minutes

An exquisitely detailed adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel about the picaresque exploits of an 18th century Irish adventurer. Despite the obstacle of his relatively poor Irish birth, Raymond Barry (Ryan O’Neal) manages by various stratagems and devices to become the wealthy but ill-respected Barry Lyndon.

Sunday 5th March at 7:00 PM

Cult Cinema Research

One of the Guild’s members, John Lynskety, is currently studying for a PHd in Film Studies, on the subject of cult cinema. He will be conducting some screenings and focus groups come the New Year. If you would be interested in taking part – Guild member or not – please contact John at <s1580812@sms.ed.ac.uk..

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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