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Guild Season: 2023-2024

Fragment of a Japanese poster for EYES WITHOUT A FACE (France, 1960) directed by Georges Franju THE SEASON. This was the Edinburgh Film Guild’s second season of film screenings at the Institut Français Ecosse, held during 2023-2024. SCREENINGS took place…

Guild Season: 1931-1932

Photos (left to right): BORDERLINE, WAXWORKS, THE MAN WITH THE MOVIE CAMERA THE SEASON. This was the Edinburgh Film Guild’s second season of film screenings, held during 1931-1932. One of the principal objectives was “to show unusual films not shown…

Guild Season: 1969-1970

Photo (left to right): KWAIDAN, THE COMEDY OF TERRORS, WHO SAW HIM DIE THE SEASON. The Edinburgh Film Guild celebrated its 40th Anniversary during its 1969-1970 season. All screenings took place in the Guild Cinema at ‘Film House’, 3 Randolph…

Follow-up: Jacques Tati & ‘Jour de fête‘

Articles that may be of interest to those who attended our screening of Jacques Tati’s ‘Jour de fête’ (26 January 2024) at the Institut français d’Écosse. Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t seen the film, please note that key plot elements…

Follow-Up: Céline Sciamma & ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’

Articles and interviews that may be of interest to those who attended our screening of Céline Sciamma’s ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ (15 December 2023) at the Institut français d’Écosse. Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t seen the film, please…

Follow-up: Jean Renoir & ‘Boudu Saved From Drowning’

Articles that may be of interest to those who attended our screening of Jean Renoir’s ‘Boudu Saved From Drowning’ (20 October 2023) at the Institut français d’Écosse. Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t seen the film, please note that key plot…

Edinburgh’s original Filmhouse

The graphic image above was the cover illustration for the Edinburgh Film Guild’s 1946-47 Cinema Season programme. It shows, what was then, the Guild’s new premises at 6-8 Hill Street EH2 3JZ, which was known as ‘Film House’. The Guild…