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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

13 March 2020

We would like to assure you that we’re doing everything required to look after the health and safety of our valued customers and staff. Following Government guidance Belmont Filmhouse is open...

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Belmont's Sister Cinema in Edinburgh To Get A New Home?

11 March 2020

Visionary eye on the world captured in bold new landmark project to deliver the future of Filmhouse, home to Edinburgh International Film Festival Our sister cinema - Filmhouse in...

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Introducing Senior Selections at Belmont Filmhouse

21 January 2020

Belmont Filmhouse is delighted to launch Senior Selections, a new project which offers audiences aged 60 and over the chance to enjoy both classic and contemporary cinema and share their thoughts...

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Programme Intro: January/February 2020

20 January 2020

2020. It perhaps feels this way with every new decade but 2020 very much feels like the future. Cinema often speculates about both near and distant futures. As such it becomes a neat way of...

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Belmont Filmhouse becomes a Real Living Wage Employer

14 November 2019

The Centre for the Moving Image, which incorporates Edinburgh International Film Festival, Filmhouse Cinema and Café Bar (Edinburgh) and Belmont Filmhouse (Aberdeen) is now an accredited Real Living...

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Aberdeen FC By Official Appointment Supporter Offer

12 November 2019

Belmont Filmhouse is proud to be a By Official Appointment partner with Aberdeen Football Club, and in November/December 2019, AFC Season Ticket holders and AberDNA members can take advantage of an...

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Programme Intro: November/ December 2019

11 November 2019

One feels the burden of responsibility at times at Belmont Filmhouse. To listen to our customers and our members. To deliver quality cinema. To find creative ways to be accessible and socially...

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Programme Intro: November/ December 2019

11 November 2019

One feels the burden of responsibility at times at Belmont Filmhouse. To listen to our customers and our members. To deliver quality cinema. To find creative ways to be accessible and socially...

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Programme Intro: October 2019

2 October 2019

At time of writing, Venice Film Festival has just kicked off. Although unfortunately not during the festivities, I was there recently. I can’t imagine a more perfect setting for it. Not unlike...

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Programme Intro: August-September 2019

13 August 2019

It’s amazing to think that in the last intro I rather skited over Once Upon A Time... in Hollywood. It was released on the second last day of the July/August schedule. It’s not that it became an...

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National Lottery Cinema Day 2019

2 August 2019

National Lottery Cinema Day is back in 2019! Every time you play the National Lottery you’re supporting UK film production, exhibition and innovation, as well as community projects across the...

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Programme Intro: July-August 2019

1 July 2019

The French plantation scene stays. That’s all we really needed to know. On 13 August we show the very Final Cut (probably, possibly) of Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece Apocalypse Now....

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Belmont Filmhouse to host a one-night only screening of Charlotte Prodger’s new film for Scotland + Venice

30 April 2019

On 21 November 2019, Belmont Filmhouse will host a special screening of Charlotte Prodger’s new major single channel video work commissioned and promoted by Scotland + Venice for the 58th...

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Vote for Senior Selections at Your Local Tesco

26 February 2019

Film-lovers of Aberdeen, we need your help! We hope to launch a project called Senior Selections, and it has been selected for a customer vote at Tesco stores across Aberdeen. Winning this vote...

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February 2019 at Belmont Filmhouse

31 January 2019

February - short on days, big on essential cinema. We're now fully in the thick of 'awards season' at Aberdeen's independent cinema and so we've got the rest of the big contenders lined up in the...

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January 2019 at Belmont Filmhouse

3 January 2019

Happy New Year to all from Aberdeen's independent cinema! As ever, there's no time to waste, as we plunge headlong into another year of terrific cinema and awards season beckons once again.........

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Sandy Begbie CBE appointed as Chair

5 December 2018

The board of the Centre for the Moving Image, parent company of Edinburgh International Film Festival, Filmhouse, Edinburgh and Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen, has announced that Sandy Begbie CBE has...

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Sound Festival at Belmont Filmhouse

16 October 2018

soundfestival has been running since 2005 - a festival of emerging new music based in Aberdeen and shire that pushes boundaries, supports burgeoning talent and brings fresh aural perspective. The...

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National Lottery Cinema Day 2018 at Belmont Filmhouse

5 September 2018

To celebrate the National Lottery’s support for British film, they’re giving away thousands of free tickets at cinemas across the UK on Sunday 30 September, including Belmont Filmhouse. That...

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C'est la vie! review (EIFF 2018)

27 August 2018

Earlier on, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Edinburgh International Film Festival (blog post about that weekend can be found here). Whilst there was little time to sit down and enjoy...

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23 August 2018

One of the many joys of cinema-going is the opportunity to see the stars – from Hollywood A-listers to our favourite small-role character actors - projected larger-than-life on the silver screen....

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Tantalising Thrillers at Belmont

5 April 2018

New Releases Arriving at Belmont is welcoming The Islands and the Whales, a stunning documentary which provides an insight into the Faroese community and their controversial whale-hunting...

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Some Easter Treats

29 March 2018

New Releases Wes Anderson's long-awaited new film has finally arrived at Belmont - Isle of Dogs, a beautiful stop-motion animation which takes us to Japan, 20 years into the future. An...

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New Favourites and Old Classics

22 February 2018

New Releases Arriving on our screens on Friday is Lady Bird, a coming-of-age drama from Greta Gerwig. It follows Sacramento teenager Christine 'Lady Bird' McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) as she...

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Movies with Heart at Belmont

15 February 2018

New Releases Fresh on to our screens this week is The Shape of Water, a gorgeous new tale by master story teller, Guillermo del Toro. A lonely cleaner working in a secret government facility,...

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Falling in Love with Films

8 February 2018

New Releases Arriving to our screens today is The Mercy, a biopic from James Marsh (Man on Wire) about amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe....

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A Film-Filled February

1 February 2018

New Releases Arriving at Belmont from Friday is the fresh new adaptation of R.C. Sheriff's 1928 anti-war play, Journey's End, which takes us into the trenches of World War I with a group of...

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A Very American Week

25 January 2018

New Releases Exploding onto our screens from today is Hostiles, a violent and handsome western starring Christian Bale as Joseph J. Blocker, who is tasked with escorting a dying Cheyenne...

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Spectacular Dramas at Belmont

18 January 2018

New Releases New to our screens is the latest from Steven Spielberg, The Post is based on the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham (Meryl Streep), and editor...

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An Award-Winning Week

11 January 2018

New Releases After sweeping up awards in the past week, including Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor at the Golden Globes©, we can't wait to see Three Billboards Outside...

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New Year, Same Great Films

4 January 2018

New Releases A Happy New Year from everyone at Belmont! We're looking forward to another year of great films, and arriving to our screens from Friday we have Aaron Sorkin's true-life thriller...

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"Merry Christmas, Movie House!"

21 December 2017

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas... We're continuing with our festive favourites in the run up to Christmas, with Frank Capra's tear-jerker classic It's a Wonderful Life, which...

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Let The Festivities Begin!

13 December 2017

The True Gifts of Christmas... We're in the mood for giving here at Belmont, so we're bringing you a seasonal selection with traditional classics mixed with some not-so-traditional films...

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Alternative Christmas Classics

11 December 2017

The magic of the movies has become synonymous with the festive season - nothing quite says Christmas like watching It's a Wonderful Life or The Muppet Christmas Carol with a cup of something mulled,...

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Christmas Crackers

30 November 2017

As we head into November we are delivering a packed brochure, brimming and beaming with over 70 films (!), which will see us past Christmas and the New Year. There’s a present for everyone. Yes,...

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