Sep
5
Wed
Pecha Kucha: Outwith Special @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Pecha Kucha: Outwith Special @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries

Pecha Kucha was devised in Tokyo and is a networking event for creative people.  Throughout Scotland, many  ‘creative hubs’ have been delivering Pecha Kucha events and have found them to be an extremely successful way of promoting the fantastic activities taking place within their local creative industry sectors.

During a Pecha Kucha evening, a number of presenters will make an accelerator pitch for their business or idea by showing 20 slides for 20 seconds each, thus the title ‘Pecha Kucha 20×20’. Presentations are designed to be informative and entertaining.

Pecha Kucha Dunfermline has been organised as part of the ‘Create in Fife’ programme.  Create in Fife comes under the banner of Fife Cultural Trust and supports the creative and cultural sector by providing networking  opportunities such as this

Sep
6
Thu
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: THE RED SHOES @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: THE RED SHOES @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries | Scotland | United Kingdom

Dunfermline-born Moira Shearer stars as aspiring ballerina Vicky Page who is torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love in this classic 1948 drama directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. This was apparently the film that inspired Martin Scorsese to become a moviemaker.

Age Category (U) 

The Dunfermline Filmhouse: JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 6 @ 3:45 pm – 5:30 pm
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries | Scotland | United Kingdom

Cast member John Cairney will attend this special screening of the seminal 1963 adventure which features the work of special effects legend Ray Harryhausen and tells the story of a perilous quest for the Golden Fleece. Connor Heaney of the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation will also attend to give a short introduction to the film and will be available in the bar for questions after the film.

Age Category (U)

www.rayharryhausen.com

The Dunfermline Filmhouse: DOUG ALLAN – Natural Born Thrillers @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 6 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: DOUG ALLAN - Natural Born Thrillers @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries | Scotland | United Kingdom

Award-winning, Dunfermline-born wildlife cameraman and presenter Doug Allan is famous for his work in cold, remote places on BBC series such as Blue Planet, Planet Earth, Frozen Planet and Forces of Nature. With a wealth of stories and pictures, Doug will take you up close to the animals that live in the wildest places on earth and describe highlights from his 35 year career. He will also talk about what we should be doing about the crucial environmental issues facing our planet. Audience Q&A.

The Dunfermline Filmhouse: SHOOTING CLERKS, introduced by Chris Downie and Brett Murray @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 6 @ 8:15 pm – 10:15 pm
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: SHOOTING CLERKS, introduced by Chris Downie and Brett Murray @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries

Join writer/director Christopher Downie and producer/actor Brett Murray for an advance screening of this biographical comedy before it comes to indie cinemas around the UK. Shooting Clerks dramatises the making of Kevin Smith’s cult classic Clerks and was filmed in Fife, Dundee, Florida and New Jersey. The film reunites many members of the original Clerks cast and crew, as well as members of Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse. Christopher and Brett will be happy to answer your questions about the making of the film.

Sep
7
Fri
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: EDIE @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: EDIE @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries

83 year old Edie believes it is never too late. She packs an old camping bag and embarks on an adventure she never got to have – climbing the imposing Mount Suilven in Scotland with the help of a young local guide. Starring British screen icon Sheila Hancock, Edie was filmed in Lochinver, Sutherland in May and June 2016. During the shoot the entire crew scaled the mountain.

Age category (12A)

The Dunfermline Filmhouse: ALL THE WILD HORSES @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 7 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: ALL THE WILD HORSES @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries

Directed by Ivo Marloh, this multiple award winning 2018 documentary was one of the hits of this year’s Glasgow Film Festival. All The Wild Horses documents the Mongol Derby where five international riders from the USA, Canada, South Africa, Ireland and the UK race across Mongolia in the longest and toughest horse race on the planet.

Age Category (15)

The Dunfermline Filmhouse: GREGORY BURKE on writing @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: GREGORY BURKE on writing @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries

Writer Gregory Burke was born in Dunfermline in 1968. His debut play Gagarin Way won multiple awards while smash hit Black Watch won the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award for Best Play, the South Bank Show Theatre Award and the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play and has been performed around the world. Burke’s film ’71 was nominated for Best British Film and Best British Debut at the 2015 British Academy Film Awards with the screenplay winning Best Writer Film/TV at the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2016. For this event, Gregory will be in conversation with Dunfermline artist Alan Grieve.

Age Category (All Ages)

The Dunfermline Filmhouse: TDF SHORTS (with filmmakers in attendance) @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: TDF SHORTS (with filmmakers in attendance) @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries

A superb programme of short films screened with the filmmakers in attendance:  Tony and the Bull – hit documentary about a man raising a Highland bull in his small home /  1745 – drama about two black slave sisters in 18th Century Scotland /   Stramashed Potatoes – spoof visitor guide to Dunfermline /   Stories From All Over The Place – animated work by artist Jonny Hannah /  The Auld Grey Toun – a Soundtrack – new film about Dunfermline’s music scene  /   The Syrian Waltz – experimental work mixing live and filmed action by local filmmaker Julian Pearly. Compered by George Murray.

Age Category (All Ages)

Sep
8
Sat
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: INCREDIBLES 2 @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:05 pm
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: INCREDIBLES 2 @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries

At just £5 a ticket, this is a great chance to see the brand new animated adventure in which a family of super heroes face a new foe.

Age Category (PG)

The Dunfermline Filmhouse: FROM SCOTLAND WITH LOVE – introduced by director Virginia Heath @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 8 @ 3:35 pm – 5:20 pm
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: FROM SCOTLAND WITH LOVE - introduced by director Virginia Heath @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries

Come and hear director Virginia Heath introduce this sublime and innovative work made entirely of Scottish film archive. With a transcendent score by Fife’s King Creosote, it is a 75-minute journey into our collective past, exploring universal themes of love, loss, resistance, migration, work and play.

Age Category (All Ages)

The Dunfermline Filmhouse: LADY MACBETH @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: LADY MACBETH @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries

Described as ‘a lusty, jaw-droppingly amoral bodice-ripper, Lady Macbeth is a 2016 British drama directed by William Oldroyd and based on the short story Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District. Florence Pugh received sensational reviews for her portrayal of a young woman stifled by her loveless marriage to a man twice her age.

Age category (15)

The Dunfermline Filmhouse: Director John Maclean introduces SLOW WEST @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm
The Dunfermline Filmhouse: Director John Maclean introduces SLOW WEST @ Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries

Director John Maclean (formerly of  The Beta Band) is appearing at Outwith to introduce his multi-award-winning contemporary Western which stars Michael Fassbender. Described in The Guardian as ‘tense, twisty and brilliant’ the film premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival where it was awarded the Sundance Institute’s World Cinema Jury Prize.

Age category (15)

Sep
9
Sun
In the Kingdom that Danced – Alan Grieve @ Watt & Dewar Building 62-68 New Row
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
In the Kingdom that Danced - Alan Grieve @ Watt & Dewar Building 62-68 New Row | Scotland | United Kingdom

Dunfermline-based artist, Alan Grieve makes work based on the history, myth and tall tales from his home town and beyond. His video installation was made for a theatre piece called ‘In the Kingdom that Danced’ in collaboration with theatre director, Alan Lyddiard. This exhibition will take place within the stripped out shell of the former Watt & Dewar building, which will form part of the Alhambra Theatre Trust’s proposed Ironmongers Studio.

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