Glasgow Film Festival 2018

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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

Film Listings at GFT, March 2018

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Glasgow Film Theatre – Films for March, 2018 GFT in March: Lady Bird, The Square, A Fantastic Woman, You Were Never Really Here, CineMasters: Lynne Ramsay, CineMasters: Ingmar Bergman and Glasgow Short Film Festival 2018. The GFT March brochure is available to view GFT bring another packed programme to audiences this March, highlights of which […]

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Good Favour, GFT

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Saturday 24 February, 2018 What could be a more Christian act than showing kindness to strangers? When injured, anxious teenager Tom (Vincent Romeo) stumbles from the woods into a secluded Christian village he is welcomed with open arms. The villagers are full of concern and compassion, but what impact will his presence have? The local […]

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Another News Story, GFT

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25 and 26 February, 2018 Since 2015 the current refugee crisis has flooded every news and media outlet across the globe. Another News Story takes a unique approach to capturing this narrative. While still giving a groundfloor perspective of migrants fleeing Syria and Turkey and their struggle to find a country where they are welcome, director Orban Wallace […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2018 – Closing Gala: Felipe Bustos Sierra’s Nae Pasaran


Closing Gala Announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2018 Festival will close with World Premiere of the true story of the Scots who defied Pinochet Felipe Bustos Sierra’s Nae Pasaran will have its gala screening Sunday 4 March, 2018 at Glasgow Film Theatre Glasgow Film Festival 2018 will close in resounding fashion on 4 March with […]

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Sound and Vision Strand, Glasgow Film Festival 2018

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From stunning live sonic cinema events to captivating true stories and unique narratives, Glasgow Film Festival 2018 Sound & Vision strand features the best from the world of music and film. Divas, Despots and Dancing: Assunta Spina with Live Score (N/C 12+) Rare screening of silent Italian drama with new live score Image for Mm […]

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The Valley of Shadows, GFT

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Until 23 – 28 February, 2018 A community is rocked by a spate of sheep slaughters during a full moon. While farmers suspect a wolf, the village’s children are convinced something else is going on. Six year-old Aslak (Adam Ekeli) knows better than to venture into the woods alone, especially after the loss of his older […]

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4 at GFT

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Documentary of French string quarter Quatuor Ebène 11 – 12 March, 2018 This award-winning independent documentary looks at one of the most exciting string quartets in the world, the French group Quatuor Ebène. Following them as they tour through Italy, Austria and Germany, 4 gradually draws viewers into the interpersonal interactions that have come to characterise the musicians […]

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Young Films Foundation, CCA

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Meet the successful interviewees–Industry Drinks Event  26 February, 2018 6 p.m. Chris Young is delighted to announce that 17 candidates have been shortlisted from an initial list of over 100 applicants for the Young Films Foundation residence on the Isle of Skye, to be held this year in May, Following the interviews at the […]

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Thursday, February 22, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

Glasgow Film Festival 2018 – Catch Some Amazing Guests

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Some stellar guests will attend events at the festival for Q&A sessions. You’ll be able to find out ore about their inspiration, process and future projects. Highlights Include Imogen Poots and Callum Turner, who will attend Mobile Homes; Belgian comedian Nawell Madani, at the hilarious Stand Up, Girl; rising Irish director Rebecca Daly, who will answer questions after the screening of the […]

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Fright Fest at Glasgow Film Festival 2018


FrightFest 1 – 3 March, 2018 Thursday 1 March Ghost Stories Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson join us for a special screening of the film adaptation of their smash hit stage show. The Lodgers Brian O’Malley’s supernatural romance receives its Scottish premiere. Friday 2 March The Wanderers: Quest of the Demon Hunter An inspired modern twist on Transylvanian […]

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GFF 2018 Kinning Park Carnival: Bride and Prejudice, Kinning Park Complex

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Saturday 3 March, 2018, 7 p.m. ‘Watch yourself, Darcy, he’s about to transform into the Indian MC Hammer!’ Join us for an evening of Indian festivities at Kinning Park Complex as we celebrate the vibrant world of Gurinder Chadha’s romantic comedy Bride & Prejudice. Watch as Lalita (Aishwarya Rai Bachan) enchants the brooding and arrogant […]

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The Shape of Water, GFT

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14 February – 5 March, 2018 From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth) comes a stylish other-worldly fairy tale, set in 1960s America at the height of the Cold War. Lonely mute Elisa (Sally Hawkins) lives an isolated life, working in a hidden high-security government laboratory. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia […]

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Friday, February 16, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Valentines Day Glasgow

Soundtracking, Edith Bowman with Lynne Ramsay, GFT

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24 February, 2018 Started in 2016, Edith Bowman’s unique podcast features interviews with directors, actors, producers and composers, discussing the music that inspired them and how they use music in their films, from their current release to key moments in their career. For this special live Glasgow Film Festival episode, Bowman will be interviewing celebrated Glasgow-born director Lynne […]

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Sweet Country, Cineworld Glasgow

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26 and 27 February, 2018 Director Warwick Thornton attends the screening on Mon 26 Feb Warwick Thornton’s ravishing, agonising western is inspired by true events and set in Australia’s Northern Territory in 1929. Aboriginal stockman Sam (Hamilton Morris) works the land for kindly Christian preacher Fred Smith (Sam Neill). When vicious war veteran Harry Morris (Ewen Leslie) returns […]

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The Breadwinner, GFT

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23 and 24 February, 2018 Director Nora Twomey attends the screening on Fri 23 Feb Irish animator Nora Twomey (The Secret of Kells) makes her solo feature debut with this exquisite, heartrending adaptation of Deborah Ellis’s beloved novel. When the Taliban rulers of Kabul imprison a teacher, his 11-year-old daughter Parvana (Saara Chaudry) disguises herself as a […]

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Working Girl, GFF 2018

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23 February, 2018 ‘I have a head for business and a bod for sin.’ Melanie Griffith dons a sharp suit and climbs the corporate ladder in the cut-throat working world of Manhattan in Mike Nichols’ ‘80s classic. Put on your shoulder pads, backcomb your hair and join us in the Former College of Building and […]

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FrightFest, Glasgow Film Festival: challenge to aspiring Scottish filmmakers

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Submissions need to be in for 13 February,2018 FrightFest, in association with Glasgow Film Festival, are delighted to announce an exciting new initiative to discover the next wave of emerging Scottish talent. FrightFest has always championed new film-makers since its inception in 2000. Now, for the very first time they are encouraging talent to rise […]

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Thursday, February 15, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema, Glasgow Film Festival 2018

LGBT History Month, Film Screening and Discussion, STUC

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STUC LGBT+ Committee Thursday 22 February, 2018 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. An evening of short films and discussion as part of LGBT+ History Month! Screening some short films (BBC Queer Britain, My Lesbian Mums + TBC) followed by a lively panel discussion on the themes of the film, featuring Kate Adair and others. This […]

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The Ballad of Lefty Brown, GFT

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22 February, 2018 Actor Bill Pullman will be in attendance at this screening Bill Pullman heads a fantastic ensemble cast (including Peter Fonda, Kathy Baker, Jim Caviezel and Tommy Flanagan) in a flinty, beautifully composed western, filmed on stunning locations in Montana. Always the grizzled sidekick and never the hero, Lefty (Pullman) is considered an unreliable loser but […]

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Call Me By Your Name, GFT

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16 – 20 February, 2018 An aching and gorgeous drama, adapted from Andre Aciman’s novel. Italy, summer 1983: Elio (Timothée Chalamet) is a precocious 17-year old American-Italian boy, innocent and uninformed about matters of the heart. Oliver (Armie Hammer) is a charming American scholar on a residential placement assisting Elio’s academic father. Amid the sun-drenched […]

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Saturday, February 10, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema

Phantom Thread GFT

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2 February – 21 February, 2018 Master filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood) re-teams with Oscar-winning leading man Daniel Day-Lewis, for what is reportedly the actor’s final film. In 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are dressing royalty, movie stars, and more with the distinct […]

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The Florida Project, GFT

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16 – 21 February, 2018 From the acclaimed director of Tangerine, The Florida Project tells the story of precocious six-year-old Moonee (newcomer Brooklynn Prince). Living in pastel-coloured motel The Magic Castle, in Florida, Moonee and her friends’ summer break is filled with childhood wonder and a sense of adventure, while their parents and the adults around them struggle […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2018 at CCA


Glasgow Film Festival Anti-Villains presented by Physical Impossibility Thu 22 February 2018 If you’re tired of Rebel Heroes, try an Anti-Villain! While GFF celebrates the former, Physical Impossibility considers the latter – the love-to-hate them, so-bad-they’re-good, well-meaning scum of the cinematic earth. They’re the charismatic antidote to the basic brave. They’re the pitiable something-to-proves versus […]

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Loveless, GFT


9 – 21 February, 2018 Leviathan director Andrey Zvyagintsev won the Jury Prize at Cannes 2017 with this tense, hypnotic thriller. Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce marked by resentment, frustration and recriminations. Already embarking on new lives, each with a new partner, they are impatient to start again, to turn the page – even […]

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Film Screening – Moonlight and Carol double feature, LGBT History Month QMU

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QMU, University of Glasgow LGBT History Month  Thursday 22 February 2018 – 18:00 – 22:00 Queen Margaret Union, Jim’s Bar, 22 University Gardens, Glasgow G12 QN The QMU’s Social Committee is using one of its February film screenings as an opportunity to celebrate LGBT+ History Month. They’ll be screening a double feature of Moonlight and […]

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UKJF Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema, CCA


CCA Sun 11 February 2018 2.45pm, £8 + £1 booking fee, Cinema All ages Book online / 0141 352 4900 Much has been written about the Jewish immigrants to the USwho built Hollywood but there is little documentation of the equally impressive involvement of Jews in making Bollywood the huge phenomenon it is today. This fascinating documentary […]

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Bill Pullman, 23 February Glasgow Film Festival 2018

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From loyal sidekicks to inspirational Presidents, romantic charmers to unnerving killers, Bill Pullman has proved to be one of the most versatile and unpredictable actors in modern American cinema. Over the past 30 years, he has worked with a stunning array of filmmakers from David Lynch and Mel Brooks to Nora Ephron and Wim Wenders. […]

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Inherent Vice, GFT

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11 – 13 February, 2018 Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s noir novel cast Joaquin Phoenix as Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello, a laid-back Los Angeles private detective who exists comfortably in the ’70s hippy culture of the time. When an ex-flame turns up on his doorstep one day looking for his help, Doc is drawn […]

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Monday, February 5, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema

The Mercy, GFT

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  9 – 15 February, w018 Based on a remarkable true story, The Mercy centres on amateur yachtsman and failing inventor Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth). In 1968 Crowhurst entered the Golden Globe round the world race, in a boat of his own design. He wagered everything upon success, including his family’s security and his reputation. What happened next is an incredible story […]

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Sunday, February 4, 2018 | Filed under: Cinema

Cinemaattic presents MUJERES : Women in Film, CCA

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Thu 15 February 2018 8pm (doors 7.30pm), £5 (£4) + £1 booking fee, Cinema 15+ / F-rated. Book online / 0141 352 4900 Guerrilla film collective Cinemaattic hits once again. In February, they team up with Engender Scotland and CIMA (Asociacion de Mujeres Cineastas – The Spanish Association of Women Filmmakers) to bring a programme […]

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