Free outdoor movies will return to St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, this summer following a sponsorship deal with a jam maker.
Edinburgh International Film Festival and Essential Edinburgh is today launching Film Fest in the City with Mackays which will run from 15 to 17 June.
Cinematic classics such as Casablanca, Top Gun, Ghostbusters, Big Trouble in Little China and Big, will be shown with modern day blockbusters including Wonder Woman, Thor: Ragnarok and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Family favourites include Paddington, Paddington 2, The Incredibles, Jason and the Argonauts and Who Framed Roger Rabbit. There will also be screenings of the musicals Moulin Rouge and The Greatest Showman.
Mark Adams (right), EIFF artistic director said: “Our annual selection of free screenings are always the perfect way to get in the movie mood in the weekend before the Film Festival begins. From Casablanca to The Greatest Showman, this is a selection of great films that will appeal to film fans young and old.”
Roddy Smith, chief executive of Essential Edinburgh, said: “Film Fest in the City is only possible thanks to the superb partnership between Essential Edinburgh, EIFF and the production team at Unique Events.
“Essential Edinburgh is solely funded by city centre businesses who invest £1 million a year into projects, initiatives and events, such as Film Fest in the City.”
Launched in 2011, the St Andrew Square screenings were created to bring film lovers into the city centre and generate interest in EIFF which runs from 20 June – 1 July.
FRIDAY 15 JUNE
4.30pm – 6.55pm WONDER WOMAN (Cert 12A, 141 mins, 2017)
7.05pm – 8:50pm CASABLANCA (Cert U, 102 mins, 1942)
9.00pm – 10.50pm TOP GUN (Cert 12, 110 mins, 1986)
SATURDAY 16 JUNE
10am – 11.55am THE INCREDIBLES (Cert. U, 115 mins, 2004)
12.15pm – 1.50pm PADDINGTON (Cert U, 95 mins, 2014)
2.0pm – 3:45pm BIG (Cert PG, 104 mins, 1988)
4.00pm – 5.45pm WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT? (Cert PG, 104 mins, 1988)
6.10pm – 8.20pm MOULIN ROUGE! (Cert PG, 127mins, 2001)
8.40pm – 10.50pm THOR: RAGNAROK (Cert PG, 130 mins, 2017)
SUNDAY 17 JUNE
10am – 11.45am PADDINGTON 2 (Cert PG, 104 mins, 2017)
12pm – 1.45pm JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS (Cert U, 104 mins, 1963)
2.10pm – 3.55pm THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (Cert PG, 102 mins, 2017)
4.10pm – 5.55pm GHOSTBUSTERS (Cert 12A, 105 mins, 1984)
6.10pm – 7.50pm BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (Cert 12A, 99 mins, 1986)
8.15pm – 10.45pm STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (Cert PG, 152 mins, 2017)