FeaturedNext Screenings

El Topo - Alejandro Jodorowsky

Alejandro Jodorowsky | Mexico | 1970 | 125 minutes

A black-clad gunfighter embarks on a symbolic quest in an Old West version of Sodom and Gomorrah. “It’s a surreal, biblical spaghetti western with a strong shot of Zen.”(The Guardian)

Friday 20th January at 8:00 PM

The Housemaid - World Cinema

Ki-young Kim | South Korea | 1960 | 125 minutes

A torrent of sexual obsession, revenge, and betrayal is unleashed under one roof in this venomous melodrama from South Korean master Kim Ki-Young.

Sunday 22nd January at 4:30 PM

The Steel Helmet - Fuller

Sam Fuller | USA | 1950 | 86 minutes

A ragtag group of American stragglers battles against superior Communist troops in an abandoned Buddhist temple during the Korean War.

Sunday 22nd January at 7:00 PM

The Holy Mountain - Alejandro Jodorowsky

Alejandro Jodorowsky | USA | 1973 | 114 minutes

In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment.

Friday 27th January at 8:00 PM

Touki Bouki - World Cinema

Djibril Diop Mambéty | Senegal | 1973 | 85 minutes

Two young lovers long to leave Dakar for the glamour and comforts of France, but their escape plan is beset by complications both concrete and mystical.

Sunday 29th January at 4:30 PM

Run of the Arrow - Fuller

Sam Fuller | USA | 1957 | 82 minutes

An embittered Confederate soldier (Rod Steiger), unable to accept the defeat of the South, heads West to seek out the still proudly free Native Americans who, like him, have no respect for the government of the United States.

Sunday 29th January 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.

Read More