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We may be temporarily closed but we're still here to bring you a weekly dose of recommendations to keep you occupied in the meantime!

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The Killing Of A Chinese Bookie (1976) // John Cassavetes

Belmont Head of Cinema Operations: Colin

"John Cassavetes' grimy neo-noir feels it laid the blueprint for one of the best films of the last year, Uncut Gems. Beautiful colouring and dodgy dealings in a wonderful character study."

Watch on BFI Player
  1917 (2019) // Sam Mendes

Marketing Officer: Abbie

"Sam Mendes' takes a powerful and harrowing look at WWI with his Oscar®-winning drama, inspired by his grandfather's experiences as a solder. Filmed to look like one continuous shot, it's a breathtaking cinematic achievement - I'm kicking myself that I missed it on the big screen!"

Watch on Amazon Prime
Jojo Rabbit (2019) // Taika Waititi
Edinburgh Cinema Club: Isobel

“Precariously balancing levity with tragedy, it's incredible how Waititi satirizes the harrowing daily life of WWII Nazi Germany to give a very human story of the varied realities. Meet Jojo, fanatical WWII Hitler Youth Member who just wants to make his invisible best friend, Adolf Hitler, proud. 

Watch it on Now TV for the social relevance, arthouse feels and fantastic performances."

A Life in Movies // Michael Powell

Development Officer: Matt

"The first of Powell's two memoirs detailing his life and career, an absolute must-read for anyone interested in the glory days of 1940s British film. Powell began working at the tail end of the silent era, then as an apprentice with Hitchcock, meeting Emeric Pressburger by fate. Together they go on to make one of the greatest string of films, A Matter of Life and DeathBlack Narcissus, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp and The Red Shoes."

Many independent bookshops in Edinburgh will order in books in that you request - here's a great list of independent bookshops you can support!

French Film Festival 2020

Catch FFF20's first online festival, available to watch from 27 Nov to 4 Dec! The programme includes seven feature films and a selection of shorts. The festival opens with Martin Provost's comedy How To Be A Good Wife which stars Academy Award® winner Juliette Binoche.

Book before 21 November and get 10% off!

See the full programme
Little White Lies - Missed Calls: A Eulogy For The Movie Phone Booth 

From Alfred Hitchcock to Wes Anderson and the Wachowski sisters, a public payphone can be called on for a small gag or a major plot point. But as movies and technology evolve, the phone booth is being left behind. Little White Lie's Luís Azevedo and Jake Cunningham mourn the loss of one of the great cinematic locations.

Watch the video here

As a Filmhouse customer, you are entitled to 15% off one title from Curzon Home Cinema's (NOT) 'In Cinemas Now' section this month! The selection includes Billie, About Endlessness and more! 

To redeem the offer use code 'LOCKDOWN2' at checkout! Only valid on films within this selection and these titles will be updated on a weekly basis.  You must sign up for a Curzon account prior to using the code to receive the discount. Valid once per customer, ends 02/12/2020.

Enjoy landmark classic and cult films with one month FREE on BFI Player! To access your special offer please visit here, create your account or sign in, choose your subscription type and add in the code INDIE2020.

Please note this voucher code only applies to Subscription films and not Rentals.You will be prompted enter your payment card details: if you cancel before the end of the trial, you won't be charged – if you decide to stay on, you'll start a standard paid subscription with BFI Player (£4.99 per month). This offer is not compatible with the BFI Player Channel on Amazon Prime and the Apple TV app.

Filmhouse has partnered up with MUBI to offer our customers three months of films entirely FREE! With a selection ranging from cult classics to award-winning masterpieces, and a new film added every day, there's something for everyone to enjoy - with even more cinema to enjoy through their new LIBRARY.

The button on the sign-up page will prompt you to enter your credit card details: if you cancel before the end of the trial, you won't be charged – if you decide to stay on, you'll start a standard paid subscription with MUBI.

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