Glasgow Film Festival Spring 2018

Cinema Listings Glasgow

Glasgow loves cinema and offers a wide selection of entertainment to film goers and movie buffs alike. You can see all the latest big releases or catch an art house movie, participate in film quiz nights and enjoy special screenings.

Glasgow Film Festival 2018 – 21 February – 3 March, 2018

Festival 2018, Berlin on Screen GFT

August 2018, Glasgow plays co-host with Berlin to the European Championships. Festival 2018 is a fun-filled cultural programme running alongside the 11 days of sporting activities. At GFT we are diving into the cinematic history of Berlin, showing 5 films that give a sense of the changing face of this incredible city. Watch Berlin on […]

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Racer and The Jailbird, GFT

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13 – 19 July, 2018 As a member of a notorious Brussels gang renowned for their robberies, Gigi (Matthias Schoenaerts) tends to his front, a luxury automobile import-export business, in his downtime. Sparks fly when he meets glamorous and affluent race car driver Bibi (Adèle Exarchopoulos), and the pair fall instantly and tragically in love. […]

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Con Air, GFT

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13 July, 2018 Newly-paroled Cameron Poe (Nicolas Cage, at peak Nicolas Cage) is headed back home to his wife and daughter, but must fly home aboard prison transport flight “Jailbird” with some of America’s most dangerous criminals. Serial killer Cyrus ‘The Virus’ Grissom (John Malkovich) and his gang unleash a violent escape plot, taking control […]

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Cinemasters: Alfred Hitchcock Season at GFT 2018


Alfred Hitchcock casts a long shadow over contemporary cinema. His visual style has inspired hundreds of iconic moments in movies. His intuitive sense of how to thrill an audience has often been imitated, but seldom bettered. To mark the 60th anniversary of Vertigo, Hitchcock’s suspenseful masterpiece, we have picked 10 films that represent his finest achievements. For Hitchcock beginners and […]

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Pin Cushion, GFT

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13 July, 2018 Deborah Haywood’s heartbreaking debut confronts all the misery of being targeted by bullies. Teenager Iona (Lily Newmark) and her mother Lyn (Joanna Scanlan) have moved to a Midlands town seeking a fresh start. Nobody is willing to look beyond Lyn’s physical disabilities and eccentric ways to offer her the hand of friendship […]

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Whitney GFT

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4 Jul, – 19th 2018 7.50 p.m. GFT, 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB With over 200 million album sales worldwide, and remaining the only artist to chart seven consecutive US No. 1’s, Whitney Houston was the voice of a generation. She inspired a generation of singers from Mariah Carey to Beyoncé and had the voice […]

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In Bed With Madonna GFT

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15 July, 2018 Screening to coincide with Pride Glasgow 2018. This documentary chronicles Madonna’s controversial 1990 ‘Blonde Ambition’ international tour, kicking off in Japan during its rainy season, then traveling to North America with significant stops in Los Angeles, Detroit, Toronto, and New York. The film is a behind-the-scenes look at Madonna’s relationships with her […]

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer Festival, Burnt Church Film Club Glasgow

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Two days, 20 episodes, all the BTVS! 4th and 5th August, 2018 Saturday 4th August Doppelgangland, Lover’s Walk, Band Candy, Bothered Bewitched & Bewildered, The Wish, Innocence, Suprise, Halloween & Graduation Day pt. 1/2 Sunday 5th August Once More With Feeling, Hush, Normal Again, A New Man, Tabula Rasa, Hell’s Bells, Something Blue, Dead Things, […]

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BlackKklansman Special Screening, GFT

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20 August, 2018 From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s: Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) becomes the first African-American detective on the Colorado Springs Police Department and resolves to make a name for himself and a difference in his community. He bravely sets out […]

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema

Scottish Short Film Festival, 21 July, 2018


CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street Glasgow G2 3JD The 2018 Scottish Short Film Festival is a unique once-in-a-lifetime blend of the best recent short Scottish films. We’ve painstakingly shaved down sixty-three great entries this year to three hours of the most amazing and original short cinema, produced both locally and worldwide, with some relation to Scotland, […]

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Cinemasters: Jacques Tati at GFT, Summer 2018

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The words ‘unique’, ‘iconic’ and ‘visionary’ are often used to describe filmmakers who craft our favourite movie-going experiences, but few exemplify these descriptors like Jacques Tati. The French comic genius only made a handful of films between 1949 – 1971, and yet established a style so brilliant that he remains unequalled (though many have tried). […]

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Getting Started with Moving Image Archive, National Library of Scotland, Kelvin Hall

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Free workshop Saturday 14 July, 2018 AT 11 a.m. Getting Started with the Moving Image Archive Scotland’s Moving Image Archive has been collecting and preserving films since 1976. We introduce you to the archive and guide you through getting the most from searching our catalogue. All of Scots life can be seen: adverts, documentaries, home movies, promotional […]

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Cabaret, GFT


2 August, 2018 GFT, 12 Rose St, G3 6RB Adapted from Christopher Isherwood’s novel Goodbye To Berlin, Cabaret provides a snapshot of Berlin cabaret during the Weimar Republic when the growing presence of the Nazi party was becoming increasingly evident. Reserved English teacher Brian Roberts arrives in the city and embarks on a relationship with […]

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John Waters’ Polyester – Launch of Scalarama Programme 2018

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August, 11, 2018 at CCA Launch of the Scalarama 2018 programme, and a rare screening of John Waters’ Polyester (1981) as it was intended – in original scratch ‘n’ sniff Odorama! Meet Francine Fishpaw, tortured suburban housewife. With a pornographer husband, a pregnant teenage daughter, and a son with a foot-stomping fetish, Francine smells trouble […]

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The Happy Prince, GFT

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3 – 9 August, 2018 Rupert Everett’s directorial debut is a poignant dramatization of Oscar Wilde’s final years, and the ghosts that haunted him. In late 19th Century Paris, Wilde is out of prison but a pariah. He swings between grief and a determination to wrest whatever pleasure he can from the time he has left. His body ailing and heavy, his […]

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Mean Girls, Burnt Church Film Club + Daniel Franzese in person for Q & A

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Tuesday 21st August 2018 Burnt Church Film Club, 142 Renfield St, Glasgow City Centre MEAN GIRLS (2004) + Daniel Franzese (Damien from Mean Girls) In Person Q&A** Ticket price includes screening, the in person Q&A and also enables a chance to meet Daniel afterwards and also buy Mean Girls merch. *Please do NOT buy more […]

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Britannia Panoptican Music Hall

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With the Denton Deviants Saturday 28 July, 2018 Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, 113 – 117 Trongate, G1 5HD Scotlands’ Rocky Horror shadowcast, and the only active Shadowcast in the UK, the Denton Deviants are bringing the Timewarp to the world’s oldest surviving music hall! While the film is screening, the shadowcast will act out the […]

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Howl’s Moving Castle, GFT

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8 and 9 August, 2018 In Hayao Miyazaki’s thrilling adaptation of the Diana Wynne Jones novel, Sofi is unexpectedly befriended by Howl, a young and flamboyant wizard. Displeased by their blossoming friendship, the Witch of the Waste curses Sofi with an old body, transforming her into a 90-year-old woman. Unable to tell anyone, Sofi takes […]

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Sunday, July 8, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema

Screening of ‘Harmonies’ The Glad Cafe

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26 July, 2018 The Glad Cafe is delighted to be screening this beautiful and very rare documentary film, ‘Harmonies’. The film takes an in-depth look at the working relationship and creative processes of Japanese musicians Saya (of Tenniscoats) & Nikaido Kazumi. The Glad Cafe, 1006a Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G41 2HG Event on Facebook

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Betty: They Say I’m Different, GFT


12 July, 2018 Betty Davis changed the landscape for female artists in America. From an early age, Betty freed herself from social rules traditionally imposed on women and insisted on complete control of her image and recordings, and in the case of her turbulent marriage to Miles Davis, her personal life as well. At the […]

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Friday, July 6, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema

Leaning into the Wind, GFT

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11 July, 2018 This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Andy Goldsworthy. An award-winning, globally celebrated artist, Andy Goldsworthy OBE is known for creating unique work that combines materials from everyday surroundings. Some of his pieces are monumental works of land art, others exist only briefly before being altered or erased by natural […]

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Mary Shelley, GFT

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7 – 12 July, 2018 The tempestuous romance that inspired one of Gothic literature’s most influential works is brought to life in Mary Shelley, a luscious and moving period drama starring Elle Fanning as the radical young writer. Young and passionately in love, at first 16-year-old Mary relishes life amongst the radical Romantics, but as […]

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Jaws, GFT

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8 – 9 July, 2018 “Y’all know me. Know how I earn a livin’. I’ll catch this bird for you, but it ain’t gonna be easy. Bad fish. Not like going down the pond chasin’ bluegills and tommycods. This shark, swallow you whole.” Buy Tickets GFT 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB

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Yellow Submarine, GFT

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8 July, 2018 An icon of psychedelic pop culture and an exhilaratingly joyful cinematic experience for all ages – filled with visual invention, optical illusions, word play, and glorious, glorious music. Once upon a time there was a paradise called Pepperland, 80,000 leagues under the sea it lay, a place where beauty, happiness, and music […]

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Thoroughbred, GFT


10 July, 2018 6 p.m. GFT, together with The National Autistic Society Scotland is delighted to provide Access Film Club, which includes a film screening and post-film chat in a friendly and welcoming environment. Read FAQs Dubbed ‘American Psycho meets Heathers’, Thoroughbreds follows teenagers Amanda (Olivia Cooke) and Lily (Anya Talyor-Joy), reunited after years apart. The girls seem […]

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Shadow of a Doubt, GFT

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8 and 10 July, 2018 Celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, Shadow of a Doubt follows Charlie Oakley, a killer just one step ahead of the law, as he travels to Santa Rosa under the pretense of visiting his relatives. But his niece and namesake, Young Charlie, soon begins to suspect that her uncle is the […]

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Thursday, July 5, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema

Sicario 2: Soldado, GFT

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  29 Jun – 12 July, 2018 In the drug war, there are no rules – and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) calls on the mysterious Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin, to escalate the war in […]

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema

Leave No Trace, GFT

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29 June – 2 July, 2018 Directed by Debra Granik (Winter’s Bone), Leave No Trace follows Will and his teenage daughter, Tom, who have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, they are forced into traditional housing. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set […]

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Thursday, June 28, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema

The Deerhunter, GFT

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4 July, 2018 Michael Cimino’s ground-breaking classic marked the moment when American cinema finally started to address the emotional and psychological legacy of the war in Vietnam. This epic follows the harrowing and heartbreaking story of three ordinary steel workers who leave behind the strong bonds of their community to fight in a desperate foreign […]

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Time Trial, GFT

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29 Jun – 5 July, 2018 Time Trial gives us an exhilarating and terrifying place in the race, providing an immersive experience as close to actually competing as you will ever see on film. Scottish cyclist David Millar, shrouded in darkness, declares an intention to rise again. This is a sensory ride through the thrill and hardship of professional cycling. We are hurtled […]

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