Glasgow’s 10th Film Festival will take place from 20th February until 2nd March.
Replete with stars, premieres, unique viewing opportunities and full to bursting with quality cinema from around the world, the festival aims to be spectacular.
Opening with the UK premiere of The Grand Budapest Hotel, you’ll be able to take in a further sixty UK premieres before Jonathan Glazer’s visionary, haunting adaptation of Michel Faber’s Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson and partly-filmed in Glasgow, wraps things up ten days later with its first screening in Scotland.
Tickets on sale from Friday 24th January.
A Cinematic Spectacular on the River Clyde – Saturday 26th July, 2014 Glasgow Film, the umbrella organisation which comprises both Glasgow Film Festival and Glasgow Film Theatre, announces Cargo, Camera… Action!, an outdoor celebration of moving image and Glasgow’s history, as part of the Cultural Programme for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Preview Wednesday 26th […]
Ida15 Wednesday 26 February 9 p.m. GFT, 12 Rose Street Buy Tickets → Pawel Pawlikowski’s return to his native Poland has resulted in one of his most powerful films, in which a single human story becomes the key to addressing defining moments in the country’s past. In the 1960s, novitiate nun Anna is about […]
Good Vibrations The Glad Cafe Tue 11 March 8 p.m. £6 (£5) Buy tickets – ticketscotland Directed by: Lisa Barros D’Sa/Glenn Leyburn Written by: Colin Carberry. Glenn Patterson Cast: Richard Dormer, Jodie Whittaker, Dylan Moran UK release: 29 March 2013 Biopic of Terri Hooley (Dormer), whose Belfast-based record label Good Vibrations was a platform for […]
ConcussionN/C 18+ Saturday 1–Sunday 2 March Cineworld, Renfrew Street Buy Tickets Abby, a fortysomething wealthy lesbian housewife is becoming increasingly disillusioned in her married life with high-powered New York divorce lawyer Kate. One day Abby is hit on the head by a baseball tossed by one of her two children, leading to the titular concussion […]
Tae Think Again: Rethinking Identity in Contemporary ScotlandN/C 12+ Wednesday 26 February, CCA A response to the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence, this symposium curated by artist Rachel Maclean intends to delve deeper than a simple yes/no debate and look at the broader social, cultural and historical background to contemporary Scottish national identity. The event […]
Masterclass with agnes b.N/C 15+ Tuesday 25 February, 1.45 p.m. GFT, 12 Rose Street Buy Tickets → French designer Agnès Troublé (aka agnès b.) is well known across the world for her self-named fashion brand whilst also nurturing a keen interest in cinema, culminating in her deeply personal debut feature My Name is Hmmm…. […]
Looking for Light: Jane Bown Glasgow Film Centre, 12 Rose Sreet. Wednesday 26–Thursday 27 February Buy Tickets → Since her first black and white portrait of Bertrand Russell in 1949, celebrated photographer Jane Bown has captured everyone from Orson Welles and John Lennon to Margaret Thatcher and Queen Elizabeth II (for her 80th birthday), […]
Andy Diggle and Jock In Conversation Tuesday 25 February 8 p.m. CCA, Sauchiehall Street Buy Tickets → Comic book writer Andy Diggle and artist Jock (Mark Simpson) are two of the most important figures in UK comics today. From their work on the legendary anthology 2000 AD to DC’s The Losers and Green Arrow: Year […]
Glasgow Music and Film Festival presents Requiem for Detroit? Film screening as part of the Glasgow Film Festival Fri 28 Feb 2014 | 7.30pm-8.30pm (plus Q&A with Carl Craig) | Free (tickets available on Fri 28th Feb from Arches Box Office, max of 2 per person) The Arches hosts a film screening of Requiem for […]
Fjanna N/C 18+ Saturday 22 February 9 p.m. CCA Buy tickets Join us for a drink at the Fjanna, a cabaret-style evening of spoken word performance and song to a backdrop of films from the Shetland moving image archive, featuring performances from poet Robert Alan Jamieson and young Shetland band, The Teevliks. Screening as part […]
Glasgow Film Festival is delighted to announce that American soul singer Claudia Lennear will attend the Scottish Premiere of 20 Feet From Stardom on the afternoon of Saturday 22 February. A backing singer with Ike & Tina Turner, George Harrison, and Joe Cocker, Lennear is also rumoured to be the inspiration for The Rolling Stones’ […]
The Gilded Cage N/C 12+ Friday 21 February, Sunday 23 February Buy Tickets → When thousands of European filmgoers recently voted for their favourite film of the past year, they didn’t choose Searching for Sugar Man or The Impossible or Anna Karenina. They voted for The Gilded Cage, a warm-hearted crowd-pleaser that stormed the […]
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street Monday 24 February 18:30 Buy tickets When River Phoenix died in 1993 the filming of Dark Blood was abandoned, with everyone assuming it would never see the light of day. Now, director George Sluizer, who will attend the screening, has assembled the existing footage and created a final cut […]
Numbers and The Arches present Danny Brown The Arches, 253 Argyle Street, G2 8DL Wed 26 Feb 2014 | 7pm-10pm | £16 + booking fee Book online Numbers and The Arches team up to present Detroit rapper Danny Brown at The Arches on Wed 26th February 2014, following his triumphant debut earlier in 2013. An […]
Festival Club Festival Club Glasgow Film Festival has a new official hang out and everyone is welcome. We’ve taken over the Saramago Terrace Bar to offer you a place to relax, catch your breath between screenings, grab a bite to eat, chat to fellow film enthusiasts and rub shoulders with some of our visiting filmmakers […]
The 2014 Glasgow Short Film Festival is delighted to announce the four award winners in the 2014 international and Scottish competitions, and the winner of GSFF’s Euroshort nomination. GSFF has enjoyed a record year, with a wide-reaching programme themed around the relationship between music and film. The Festival opened with the world premiere of PULSE, […]
Glasgow Short Film FestivalThe Borscht Corporation Fri 14 February 2014 6.30pm, £5, TheatreAges 18+Book online / 0141 332 6535 The Borscht Corporation is a collective of like-minded filmmakers, run by visual artist Jillian Mayer and playwright Lucas Leyva, who tell Miami stories that reject the typical portrayal of the city as a vapid party town. […]
Glasgow Short Film FestivalNotes from UndergroundQueer Russian Cinema CCA Fri 14 February 2014 9pm, £5, CinemaAges 18+Book online / 0141 332 6535 Cinema as identity, cinema as resistance. As the state of LGBT rights in Russia continues to worsen even beyond its already infamous 2013 law banning ‘propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations’, making queer cinema […]
GFF 2014 programme includes the usual premieres, Youth Film Festival, Short Film Festival and FrightFest and in addition has many other imaginative and exciting strands for you to choose from: Commonwealth: This summer all eyes will be on Glasgow as our city hosts the XX Commonwealth Games, celebrating creative, sporting and cultural greatness. In this […]
Opening Gala: We Are the Best! Monday 3 February 6.16 p.m. Swedish master Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love, Lilya 4-Ever) adapts his wife Coco’s comic book. It’s Stockholm, 1982, and thirteen-year-old anarchists Bobo and Klara are ignored by their parents and… UK premieres at Gff14 The Oscar nominated 20 Feet from Stardom, current French box […]