NEWS: Eastwood Park Theatre Launch First Scottish Film Festival

Eastwood Park Theatre is hosting a Scottish film festival from 7-14 March to mark 25 years since the release of the iconic film ‘Braveheart’.

The Giffnock theatre is bringing the best ten Scottish classics back to the big screen during the week-long mini festival, including Braveheart itself, a Trainspotting movie marathon and Disney’s only Scottish princess in the film Brave.

A Big Country film and gig night will take place on 11 March with Scottish comedy film Restless Natives, featuring a soundtrack by Big Country, followed by exciting tribute band Restless Natives, who will take on some of the film’s soundtrack as well as a host of other Big Country classics live at Eastwood Park Theatre.

Alana Friell from Eastwood Park Theatre said: “Our Scottish film festival features a week-long programme packed with Scotland’s best and most widely recognised films, featuring some of our best home-grown talent.

“We’re bringing Braveheart back to the big screen for its 25th anniversary, our Trainspotting movie marathon is bound to draw in the crowds and we have also have The Wicker Man, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and much more coming to the big screen.

“With morning, evening and matinee performances, there’s something available for everyone.”

Eastwood Park Theatre’s Scottish film festival runs from 7-14 March 2020. Tickets are priced from £4 per film. Full film schedule is included below and full details can be found at

7 March: Trainspotting and Trainspotting 2 (Standard £5, both films for £7.50)

9 March: Whiskey Galore £4

9 March: Local Hero £4

10 March: Sunshine on Leith £4

11 March: Restless Natives plus Big Country Tribute (Film £5, Restless Natives Band £10, Film screening and Band combo ticket £12.50).

12 March: Braveheart £4

13 March: The Wicker Man £4

14 March: Disney’s Brave

14 March:The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie £4