FeaturedAnnouncing the 2018-19 Programme and Brochure

Between October 2018 and March 2019 the Guild will screen 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).

Some upcoming mini-seasons in 2018…

Film Noir | USA
May 68 50th anniversary
Mexican Horror | 1950s-60s
Paul Fejos
Lino Brocka | Philippines
Kimchi and Noodle Westerns

FeaturedNext Screenings

The Black Pit of Dr. M - Mexican Horror

Fernando Mendez | Mexico | 1959 | 82 minutes

Two doctors make a pact in which they swear that the first to die will return - if possible - to tell the other how to glimpse the afterlife while still alive.

Friday 19th October at 8:00 PM | Unreserved seating

The Narrow Margin - Film Noir | USA

Richard Fleischer | USA | 1952 | 71 minutes

Nail-hard detective, Walter Brown, is assigned to protect gangster's widow as she rides the train from Chicago to LA, en route to testifying at a grand jury.

Sunday 21st October at 4:30 PM | Unreserved seating

Something In The Air - May '68 | 50th Anniversary

Olivier Assayas | France | 2012 | 122 minutes

In the months after the heady weeks of May '68, a group of young Europeans search for a way to continue the revolution believed to be just beginning.

Sunday 21st October at 7:00 PM | Unreserved seating

The Witch's Mirror - Mexican Horror

Chano Urueta | Mexico | 1961 | 75 minutes

A husband murders his wife, and years later her ghost emerges from a witch's mirror to take her revenge.

Friday 26th October at 8:00 PM | Unreserved seating

The Bride of Frankenstein - Special Screening | Hallowe'en

James Whale | USA | 1935 | 75 minutes

Author Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.

Saturday 27th October at 7:00 PM | Unreserved seating

Lonesome - Paul Fejos

Paul Fejos | USA | 1928 | 69 minutes

Two lonely people in the big city meet and enjoy the thrills of an amusement park, only to lose each other in the crowd. Will they ever see each other again?

Sunday 28th October at 4:30 PM | Unreserved seating

2017 Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the 63rd Annual General Meeting of the Guild will be held in the Guild Cinema FilmHouse, 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9BZ on Sunday, 17th December 2017 at about 6.20pm immediately after the screening of our Christmas film, Three Godfathers.

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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