Featured2017-18 Programme

Our new programme for the 2017-18 season is now available. Look through our new programme brochure here, or browse through the individual mini-seasons here (scroll down through the post and click on the images for more details).

Between October 2017 and March 2018 the Guild will be showing over 60 films, three a week:

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

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. Valario Zurlini), star (e.g. Michèle Morgan), or theme (e.g. Classics of Mexican Cinema).

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

Membership starts at just £20.

Valerio Zurlini

Classics of Mexican Cinema

Michèle Morgan

Contemporary South Korean Cinema

‘Zapata’ Westerns

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FeaturedNext Screenings

The Times of Harvey Milk - U.S. Documentaries

Rob Epstein | USA | 1984 | 88 minutes

Documentary about the life of Harvey Milk, an outspoken human rights activist and one of the first openly gay U.S. politicians, whose life has inspired people around the world.

Sunday 26th November at 4:30 PM

The Miracle Of Morgan’s Creek - Preston Sturges' Screwball Comedies

Preston Sturges | USA | 1944 | 99 minutes

After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband’s identity.

Sunday 26th November at 7:00 PM

Black Dynamite - Keith's 5 Star Favourites

Scott Sanders | USA | 2009 | 84 minutes

Black Dynamite is the greatest African-American action star of the 1970s. When his only brother is killed by The Man it’s up to him to find justice. Blaxploitation spoof.

Friday 1st December at 8:00 PM

For All Mankind - U.S. Documentaries

Al Reinert | USA | 1989 | 79 minutes

Using breath-taking footage from the NASA space missions and the voices of Apollo astronauts reflecting on the wonder of the experience, this documentary takes us on a voyage to the moon.

Sunday 3rd December at 4:30 PM

Hail the Conquering Hero - Preston Sturges' Screwball Comedies

Preston Sturges | USA | 1944 | 101 minutes

The son of a WWI Marine hero is the first in his small town to sign up for military service. But he hasn’t the nerve to face his home-town when he's discharged from the Marines for having hay fever.

Sunday 3rd December at 7:00 PM

The Quiet Family - Black Comedy | Psychological Horror

Ji-woon Kim | South Korea | 1998 | 110 min minutes

A family opens a mountain inn where their first guest commits suicide. Suddenly horrible fates begin to befall all their guests in this Korean black comedy.

Friday 8th December at 8:00 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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