Film Fest In The City : 12th – 14th August

This almost passed me by and we are sad to be missing it as we’re away this weekend, but if you are able, this is always a treat in festival season, free outdoor film screenings at St Andrews Square – and miraculously it looks like it’ll be perfect weather to take a picnic blanket along and enjoy some entertainment !!

The full information is here on the website, and I’ve picked out the family friendly films below:

Friday 12 August

11.00 – Paddington (2014) -Everyone’s favourite bear in his first big screen adventure as he travels from deepest darkest Peru to London to try and find himself a new home.

13.00 – Fantastic Mr Fox (2009) -Filmmaker Wes Anderson guides an A-list cast in this stop-motion take on Roald Dahl’s classic book.

15.00 – Christopher Robin (2018) -Ewan McGregor stars as a now-grown-up Christopher Robin who is visited by Winnie the Pooh to help find his lost friends in the Hundred Acre Wood.

Saturday 13 August

11:00 – Brave (2012)-Follow Princess Merida as she forges her own path in Disney and Pixar’s journey into the mythical Scottish kingdom of DunBroch. Celebrating Scotland’s Stories on Screen. Pre-screening family entertainment, including face-painting.

13:00 – The Illusionist (2010)-Based on the story by Jacques Tati, this beautifully animated tale tells of a French illusionist who travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman where their exciting adventures together change both their lives forever. Celebrating Scotland’s Stories on Screen. Pre-screening family entertainment.

15:30  –  Rob Roy (1922)-Join us for a special live musical performance by multi-instrumentalist David Allison to accompany this impressive 1922 classic film.

18:00 – Wall-E (2008) -An all singing, all dancing modern classic from Pixar.

Sunday 14 August

11:00 – Shrek (2001) -Join a whole host of fairy tale characters in this animated, tuneful and funny animated adventure.

13:00 – Big (1989) -Tom Hanks reconnects with his youth in this 80s family classic.

15:15 – Whip It (2009) -Get your skates on and join Babe Ruthless and the roller-derby team in this funny and quirky drama.

17:30 – The Farewell (2021)-A funny and uplifting tale of a family reconnecting with their past

19:45 – Twilight (2008)-Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart star in this everlasting teenage vampire romance.

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