Into Film Festival returns to Scotland this November

Jonathan Melville 24 September, 2017 0

A number of premieres will take place around Scotland exclusively for young people.

The world’s biggest youth film festival returns from November 8th to 24th, with a packed and varied programme of free screenings and events for 5-19 year-olds, many linked to subjects in the curriculum.

Over 280 free unique events for 5-19 year olds will take place in venues all over Scotland, ranging from multiplex and independent cinemas to Edinburgh Zoo and Scotland’s Secret Bunker.

Highlights from the Into Film Festival 2017 programme in Scotland include the premiere of new American social drama, The Florida Project, at Cineworld Edinburgh; the premiere of new Emma Stone and Steve Carrell film Battle of the Sexes at Odeon East Kilbride; Richard Warden of the Mental Health Foundation hosting a discussion at Glasgow Film Theatre alongside My Life As A Courgette about mental health issues raised in the film and a Q&A with writer/director Hope Dickson Leach alongside her new film, The Levelling.

Screenings will also take place in a broad range of Scottish towns, islands and areas including: Ayr, Dundee, Dunfermline, Falkirk, Kilmarnock, Paisley, Stirling, Clydebank, Castle Douglas, Oban, Orkney and The Isle of Skye.

All events and screenings are free. For programme information, to book tickets and download resources visit