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In Edinburgh this month: the 12th Africa in Motion Film Festival

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‘Movies touch our hearts and awaken our vision, and change the way we see things. They take us to other places, they open doors and minds.’ (Martin Scorsese, founder, World Cinema Fund) The first film...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Mara Menzies: The Illusion of Truth*****

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  ‘So you are here for the truth – but what is that?’ In today’s world of ‘false truths’ it’s hard to know what we can believe. How can we make sensible decisions when none of...

Wednesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Boney Night wi' Firewurks! Fireworks, dookin', fancy dress competition, turnip lantern competition, snack refreshments - and fireworks!  Free and open to all, children must be accompanied by an adult. 6.30-8.30pm, Craigmillar Community Arts Centre, Newcraighall Road. For more...

Monday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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  Before The Diving: little is known about ancient Penguin civilisation, but the recent discovery of early Penguin eggshell drawings provides a fascinating though slightly disconcerting insight into their previously unknown empire. Haika Maeda, a Chinese/Japanese artist...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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Plenty happening again this week - from fundraisers for Palestine, Water for Life and the Scouts, to films from Poland, Africa and Italy. Books will be launched, exhibitions will be opened, French and Russian...

Africa in Motion – Scotland African Film Festival 2014

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Where can you see a 1927 silent film about Zulu culture, a documentary about the Rwandan genocide and a thriller set in Guinea-Bissau? At the 2014 Scotland African Film Festival is where! Looking Back, Reaching...

just Festival 2014 – home, freedom, forgiveness, fun

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'Peace is not only an absence of conflict, it is a presence.' The issue of how that peace can be created is the focus of the 2014 just Festival, which opens on 1st August 2014....

Granny Greens knitting for Africa

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Knit to warm orphans in 2014 - Edinburgh craft activists encourage more donations.Earlier today Edinburgh craftivists held a rally to encourage knitters and crocheters in the Capital to help to warm African orphans at Greyfriars Bobby statue. Local craft...

Africa in Motion Film Festival 2013 announced

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The programme for the Africa in Motion Film Festival 2013 has been announced. The festival, which takes place between 24 October - 3 November 2013 at Edinburgh's Filmhouse Cinema, Glasgow's Film Theatre & Centre for Contemporary Arts and ...

Scottish National Portrait Gallery – new acquisition in time for reopening

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The Scottish National Portrait Gallery has announced the acquisition of a recent work by South African photographer Zwelethu Mthethwa. Untitled (2010) was purchased with the support of Art Fund, the national fundraising charity for...

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