The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival returns for its eleventh year with its biggest line-up ever. With over 300 events running in 17 locations across Scotland, it is based around the theme 'reclaim'.

The festival runs from 10 to 31 October.

View Films by Strand:

View previous years coverage of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival festival:

Box office and information

SMHAFF Latest Reviews

Cloud Nine
Cloud Nine
A documentarian chronicles her struggle with post-natal depression and the isolation she felt as a result.
Becoming Cary Grant
Becoming Cary Grant
The star's own words are used to tell his life story.
Northern Lights
Northern Lights
A teenager deals with bereavement, anxiety and exams in Northern Lights
News

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival
Groundbreaking festival returns for its eleventh year

Grimmfest
Dark days return for Manchester

London Film Festival
Celebration of the best from the festival circuit

New York Film Festival
Celebration of world cinema

Scottish Queer International Film Festival
Burce LaBruce, lesbian Mexican wrestlers and more.

In the Archive


Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2015.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.