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Screenings cancelled: Thursday 6 November, Port Ellen

We are very sorry, but due to disruption to the ferry service caused by poor weather,  Screen Machine is unable to make the crossing to Islay today in time for tonight’s scheduled screenings of Girlhood at 5.30pm and Gone Girl at 8pm. But there’s plenty more to enjoy over the weekend. We still intend to [...]

Change to our schedule: Strontian/Lochaline: 24 & 25 October

SCREEN MACHINE  – STRONTIAN CANCELLATION  Due to circumstances beyond our control* we very much regret to say that the SCREEN MACHINE will not be able to get to Strontian on Friday 24 October.  We will reach LOCHALINE and will be there today and tomorrow.  FILM SCREENINGS  FRIDAY  5.45                The Nut Job  8.30                Pride  SATURDAY [...]

Venues and dates: 18 November to 13 December 2014

We’ve just finalised our schedule up to the end of the year. Dates and venues are below, and we’ll have screenings on sale very soon. Coll – 18 and 19 November Tiree – 20 to 22 November Colonsay – 24 and 25 November Castlebay – 28 and 29 November Daliburgh – 1 and 2 December [...]

European films coming to Screen Machine soon

Screen Machine audiences will soon be included in two exciting initiatives involving European cinema. The first is the European Parliament’s LUX Film Prize and the second is North By Northwest: The Fringes of Europe involving Scotland, Finland, Iceland, Ireland and Norway. LUX Film Prize : Audiences across Europe will get the chance to see the [...]

Orkney Islands Tour: September/October 2014

Stronsay (opposite the harbour office): Monday 29 September Sanday (Sanday Community School): Tuesday 30 September and Wednesday 1 October Rousay (the pier): Thursday 2 October Westray (car park opposite the Pierowall Hotel): Friday 3 October to Sunday 5 October We’re thrilled to be making our second visit in 2014 to Orkney, and we’d like to [...]

Your Views: Torridon, 25/09/14 at 8.30pm

Your Views Director: Gillian Wearing Screen Machine is delighted to be supporting a screening of Your Views, a special short film, which was – in part at least! – filmed in the area. It will be shown immediately prior to the screening of Mystery Road at 8.30pm on Thursday 25 October. To see Your Views, please just [...]

Loch Fyne Oysters, Cairndow 19/06/14 – change of programme

Please note that we have changed our programme for the 8.30pm slot on Thursday 19th June. We’ll now be showing The Love Punch instead of Godzilla. The Love Punch is a British comedy with a starry cast: Emma Thompson, Pierce Brosnan, Timothy Spall and Celia Imrie. It follows the somewhat daft adventure of a divorced [...]

Hoy: Friday 2 and Saturday 3 May 2014

We are very sorry, but due to an electrical fault on the Screen Machine, it is necessary for us to cancel our screenings on Hoy on 2 and 3 May. We hope this doesn’t lead to too much disappointment. Our next scheduled screenings are in Bettyhill on Monday 5 May.

Pentland Ferries helps Screen Machine return to Orkney

Press Release  For immediate release Pentland Ferries helps Screen Machine return to Orkney Screen Machine, Scotland’s mobile cinema, will be returning to Orkney twice in 2014. Thanks to help   from Pentland Ferries the 80-seat state-of-the-art mobile cinema will visit Sanday, Westray, Stronsay and Hoy in April/May and again in the autumn. Ginnie Atkinson, interim Director [...]

Build a Screen Machine from LEGO, and win The LEGO Movie tickets!

It’s awesome to be bringing The LEGO Movie to every location we visit over the next couple of months. To be in with the chance of winning free tickets to see The LEGO Movie, we are setting you a challenge! Can you build a model of the Screen Machine out of Lego? As you’ll know if [...]