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.

Yikes Film Club presents Grand Budapest Hotel

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Thursday, 23 May, 2019 The Flying Duck,142 Renfield Street Glasgow G2 3AU ‘Join YiKES! Film Club on the 23rd of May as we check in at The Grand Budapest Hotel (or The Flying Duck in this case) as we explore the mad world of Wes Anderson with a cast filled to brim with talent featuring […]

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Sunday, May 19, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema

Maker And Producer (sustainable textiles)

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Photography – Max Crawford // Hair – Ronnie Gildea //Make-up – Ania Cunningham Monday 3 June 2019 – 7 p.m. Costume and Film CCA Free (unticketed), Theatre All ages 0141 352 4900 Photography – Max Crawford // Hair – Ronnie Gildea //Make-up – Ania CunninghamAlex Begg draws on a century and a half of weaving […]

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Some Distant Day with Cheeky Besom Productions

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Sunday 30 June 2019 Jim Ferguson and Vincent Hunter’s short film-essay on Scottish culture and history CCA 7pm, Free (unticketed), Clubroom 18+ 0141 352 4900 Cheeky Besom Productions: ‘Artists with Attitude’ are cordially inviting you to an evening of birlin gallus watergaws and hope you’ll join us in causing a stromash. ‘Come and sing a different […]

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The Bolshoi Ballet: Carmen Suite / Petrushka Live

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19 May, 2019 – 3.45 p.m. Carmen is as sultry as ever, as the passionate and free-spirited woman in this one act ballet. Presented alongside Petrushka, a new creation of the Bolshoi which encapsulate the soul of Russian Ballet. Choreographer / ComposerAlonso / Bizet, Shchedrin Choreographer / ComposerClug / Stravinsky GFT 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB Buy tickets  

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Friday, May 17, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema

Arctic GFT


17 – 23 May, 2019 Stranded in a bleak, unforgiving frozen wilderness would you have what it takes to survive? Joe Penna’s intense, slow-burning adventure yarn tells of endurance against impossible odds and is all the more chilling for virtually dispensing with dialogue. Mads Mikkelsen plays Overgard, the sole survivor of a plane crash who has refused to surrender to despair. […]

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Birds of Passage

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17 – 23 May, 2019 A gripping tale of narcos set among Colombia’s Wayúu people, Birds of Passage spans three decades of a family pushed to the brink by the drug trade. Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra follow up their Oscar-nominated Embrace of the Serpent with an unusually clear-eyed and empathetic depiction of indigenous peoples and the impact of outside […]

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Slow Food Glasgow Food, Class and Transformation in Glasgow

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Wednesday 22 May 2019 – 7 p.m. Project Cafe After directing a dozen documentaries about food, agriculture and sustainability since 2008, focusing on Scotland over the last couple of years, Zev Robinson is now developing one looking at the transformation of the culture of food in Glasgow. He will film and interview restauranteurs, chefs who […]

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema

Havana Glasgow Film Festival Bailando Con Margot: An Encore Screening CCA

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Friday 17 May 2019 7:30pm, Free/£1/£3/£5/£7 + £1 booking fee, Cinema All ages Book Online / 0141 352 4900 To mark the six-month countdown to HGFF19 we are hosting an encore screening of Arturo Santana’s 2015 film, Bailando Con Margot. It’s Havana late 50s, Revolution is brewing, Bailando Con Margot follows the story of wealthy widow and femme […]

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Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock n Roll GFT

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22 May, 2019 – 8.05 p.m. Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock ‘n’ Roll tells the story of the long-troubled town of Asbury Park, and how the power of music can unite a divided community. A once storied seaside resort, Asbury Park erupted in flames during a summer of civil unrest, crippling the town for the next […]

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Donbass GFT


21 – 23 May, 2019 This satirical drama follows a series of events during the separatist conflict in the Donbass, a region of Eastern Ukraine, in 2014. In the Donbass, a hybrid war takes place, involving an open armed conflict alongside killings and robberies on a mass scale perpetrated by separatist gangs. War is called […]

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Submissions Glasgow Film Festival

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Submissions for Glasgow Film Festival 2020 are now OPEN. Click the button to submit now! Accepting  submissions exclusively through FilmFreeway ‘Thank you for considering Glasgow Film Festival. We are committed to supporting emerging talent and providing audiences with the opportunity to see the best of world cinema. We’re currently on the lookout for fiction, documentary, animation […]

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Boogie at the Botanics, Open Air Cinema

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  15 – 18 August, 2019 Dirty Dancing,  Rocky Horror Picture Show, Saturday Night Fever & Singin’ in the Rain Open air cinema screenings return to the Botanic Gardens. Dirty Dancing (1987) Thursday 15 August, 2019 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Friday 16 August, 2019 Saturday Night Fever Saturday 17 August, 2019 Singin’ in the […]

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Southside Film Festival 2019

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7 – 9 June, 2019 Southside Film Festival  was started in 2011 by freelance Film & TV Producer and Project Manager Karen O’Hare.  Karen was inspired to create the festival as the Southside of Glasgow  did not have a cinema or any regular film events and Karen felt that Southsiders would really respond to a local […]

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Wild Rose Review Pat Byrne

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Wild Rose, directed by Tom Harper, screenplay by Glasgow born Nicole Taylor,  was one of the films I’d marked out as a ‘must see’ at Glasgow Film Festival but it wasn’t to be.  It’s back at Glasgow Film theatre and I was determined to catch it this time round. (The film runs until 25 April, 2019). […]

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Scalarama Press/Marketing and Design


Sunday 30th June, 2019 (2pm-4pm) | Clubroom at CCA Glasgow Scalarama is a DIY celebration of cinema that takes place every September. Inspired by the eclectic programming of the legendary Scala Cinema, groups and individuals with a passion for movies unite to celebrate cinema and encourage watching films together. In 2019, Scalarama Glasgow hosts monthly […]

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Classes and Workshops

Liam Gallagher: As It Was plus Exclusive Live Satellite Performance

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6 June, 2019 7.15 p.m. Presenting an honest and unrivalled insight, Liam: As It Was is the story of how Liam Gallagher, one of the most electrifying rock ‘n’ roll frontmen, went from the dizzying heights of his champagne supernova years in Oasis, to living on the edge, ostracised and lost in booze, notoriety and bitter legal battles. […]

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NT Live: Small Island, GFT

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27 June, 2019 Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked […]

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Margaret Atwood – Live in Cinemas

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10 September, 2019 GFT On Tuesday, September 10th, the wait is over…. The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, is revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, as Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor. The publication of Atwood’s The […]

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry Events, Cinema

80 Years of Cinema Glasgow Film Theatre

80 Years of Cinema celebrated at GFT Thursday 9 May – Sunday 12 May  Glasgow Film Theatre will hold a weekend of special free screenings, open to all.  Glasgow Film Theatre is celebrating 80 Years of Cinema on Rose Street with a selection of special screenings, free to audiences, to mark the anniversary of Scotland’s original […]

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Thursday, May 9, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Vox Lux GFT

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3 – 11 May, 2019 An electric and powerful sophomore feature from Brady Corbet (Childhood of a Leader) merges tragedy and satire through the incredible life story of a pop superstar. The film charts the life of Celeste (a career-defining performance from Natalie Portman), who survives a school shooting at the age of 13 to find early success as a teen […]

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Amazing Grace GFT

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10 – 16 May, 2019 In 1972, Aretha Franklin, the undisputed Queen of Soul, brought producer Jerry Wexler, her backup singers and the legendary Atlantic Records rhythm section to The New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles, to record an album of gospel music before an enthusiastic live audience. The result, ‘Amazing Grace’ went […]

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Nobody Knows GFT

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13 May, 2019 5.45p.m. Four children are left to fend for themselves in a Tokyo apartment by their scatterbrained and selfish mother. Their well-being and survival depends on the oldest son, 12-year-old Akira. Filmed over the course of a year, Kore-eda’s heartbreaking study of childhood destroyed by neglect and societal indifference boasts superb naturalistic performances. […]

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| Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

The Legend of Hamish MacInnes GFT

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Final Ascent: The Legend of Hamish MacInnes 10 – 16 May, 2019 Legendary mountaineer Hamish MacInnes is no stranger to a challenge. He has pitted himself against the elements and conquered the highest peaks. More recently, he fell ill, was declared a danger to himself and sectioned. Final Ascent follows his determination to regain his freedom, reclaim his past and […]

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Woman at War GFT

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3 – 16 May, 2019 Of Horses and Men director Benedikt Erlingsson makes a welcome return with a playful, wonderfully quirky charmer that addresses urgent issues with the lightest of touches. Halla (Halldóra Geirhardsdóttir) is a mildmannered choirmaster secretly waging war on the heavy industry that is ruining the rugged landscapes of her beloved Iceland. Her acts of sabotage grow increasingly […]

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High Life GFT

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10 – 16 May, 2019 In deep space, Monte (Robert Pattinson) and his daughter Willow live together aboard a spacecraft, in complete isolation. A man whose strict self-discipline is a shield against desire, Monte fathered her against his will. His sperm was used to inseminate the young woman who gave birth to her. They were […]

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Madeline’s Madeline GFT

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10 – 16 May, 2019 Madeline (newcomer Helena Howard) has become an integral part of a prestigious physical theatre troupe. When the workshop’s ambitious director (Molly Parker) pushes the teenager to weave her rich interior world and troubled history with her mother (Miranda July) into their collective art, the lines between performance and reality begin […]

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NT Live: All My Sons GFT

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Tuesday, 12 May, 2019 6.45 p.m. Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons. America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have […]

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Preview: Sunset GFT

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Sunday 12 May, 2019 – 7 p.m. 1913, Budapest, in the heart of Europe. Young Irisz Leiter arrives in the Hungarian capital with high hopes to work as a milliner at the legendary hat store that belonged to her late parents. But those hopes are quickly dashed when the new owner, Oszkár Brill, refuses to […]

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Glasgow Film Theatre celebrates 80 Years of Cinema

Thursday 9 May – Sunday 12 May 2019 Free screenings include Booksmart preview, Mulholland Drive in 4K and family favourite The Wizard of Oz in 4K. Glasgow Film Theatre will celebrate 80 Years of Cinema with a weekend of free screenings open to all.  In 1939, Scotland’s first art-house cinema and only the second purpose-built […]

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May 2019 at Glasgow Film Theatre

NEW RELEASES This month, as Glasgow Film celebrates 80 Years of Cinema at Rose Street, the GFT programme is packed with hotly anticipated new releases, including: Brady Corbett’s follow up to Childhood of a Leader, Vox Lux, starring Natalie Portman; Aretha Franklin in the spectacular documentary Amazing Grace, directed by Oscar-winner Sydney Pollack and Alan […]

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