Glasgow Film Festival 2021.

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24 February – 7 March, 2021

Glasgow Film Festival will screen in cinemas nationwide for 2021.

GFF’s 17th edition will link up with cinemas across the four nations, in order to welcome audience members who are not able to travel to Glasgow but still wish to experience their favourite festival on the big screen. In addition to these venues and Glasgow Film Theatre – GFF’s home in the city – festival films will screen on their new online platform Glasgow Film At Home, to safely provide the GFF experience for film fans all across the country.

For the first time, audiences will be able to take part in Glasgow Film Festival in towns and cities nationwide. From An Lanntair in Stornoway, to Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff, Queen’s Film Theatre in Belfast, and three cinemas across London – BFI Southbank, Barbican and Curzon Soho – GFF premieres will be screening in independent cinemas all around the UK.
Further partner cinemas will have exclusive screenings in: Aberdeen, Bo’Ness, Bristol, Dundee, Edinburgh, Ipswich, Inverness, Keswick, Leicester, Manchester, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottingham, Oxford, Sheffield, and Stirling.

Each partner cinema will show the Opening and Closing films of the festival, as well as a selection of cinema-only screenings from the festival programme, to be announced in January.

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Minari at GFF21 – review by Pat Byrne

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Buy tickets at GFT to watch Minari at Home until 16 May, 2021 Minari is a gentle film, with wonderful ambient music and gorgeous cinematography. It is set in beautiful countryside around the Ozarks in Arkansas, where Jacob Yi (Steven Yeun) has brought his Korean family from California. Jacob’s dream is to support his family […]

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Yer Old Faither, Glasgow Film Festival Online

Celebrate Helen Croall’s Wonderful Documentary on International Women’s Day 6 – 9 March, 2021 It’s A Wonderful Life taught us that one man’s life can touch countless others. Glaswegian John Croall was just such a man. He left Scotland for Australia in 1970, settling with his family in Whyalla and becoming the local obstetrician. Hundreds of […]

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Spring Blossom Glasgow Film Festival 2021

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Celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, 2021 with Suzanne Lindon’s directorial debut. She also stars in Spring Blossom. Film Available 7 – 10 March, 2021 to view At Home £9.99 Buy Online   Oh to be young and in love. The UK premiere of Suzanne Lindon’s dreamy, remarkably assured directorial debut provides the perfect conclusion to […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2021 – Spring Blossom review Pat Byrne

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Spring blossom UK Premiere of Suzanne Lindon’s directorial debut At Glasgow Film Festival Online 7 – 10 March, 2021 Tickets to watch at home £9.99  Suzanne Lindon, wrote directed and plays the lead role in this dreamy, very French, story of first love. The 20 year old director, casts herself as the sixteen year old, […]

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FrightFest – American Badger review by Danielle O’Neill Young

American Badger FrightFest at Glasgow Film Festival 2021 6 – 9 March – Tickets £9.99 The overall feeling I have after watching this movie is one of bleakness and I would describe it as pretty grim. There are various themes running concurrently; sexual exploitation and abuse of women, child abuse, kidnapping, murder, violence and hopelessness. […]

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FrightFest Glasgow 2021 – ‘Vicious Fun’ review Danielle O’Neill Young

Vicious Fun – 5 until 9 March, 2021 Online at FrightFest Right from the ominous opening scene of a dark, dingy motel parking lot and the score at the start, this film immediately gives off 80’s serial killer vibes. The characters as they emerge are the perfect stereotypical horror movie mix which quite frankly we […]

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Glasgow Film Festival – Rosa’s Wedding review by Pat Byrne

UK Premiere at Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Online, 5 – 8 March, 2021 Rosa’s wedding is a delightful film. Perfect if you feel taken for granted, have unfulfilled dreams or perhaps think it’s time for some self-love. Rosa (Candela Peña) is turning 45 and is going to change her life. She’s making plans to follow […]

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Yer Old Faither review by Pat Byrne

At Glasgow Film Festival 2021 At Home 6 – 9 March, 2021 Order Tickets Online Yer Old Faither is a documentary about the life of a remarkable man – John Croall, a Glaswegian doctor, who emigrated to Whyalla in South Australia with his family in 1970. He wanted to live in a sunny place and […]

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Wildland Glasgow Film Festival Online review Pat Byrne

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The UK Premiere of Wildland screens online 4 – 7 March, 2021 ‘The embrace of a loving family starts to feel like the grip of a python in Wildland, a dark, chilling crime drama that marks director Jeanette Nordahl as a talent to watch. ‘ Director, Jeanette Nordahl’s chilling debut finds teenager Ida (Sandra Guldberg Kampp) placed […]

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More premieres and guests announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2021

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GFF21 Online from 24 February until 7 March Tina GFF will host UK premiere of Tina, a revealing and intimate look at the life and career of musical icon Tina Turner, on 5 March. Further Details – Tina First Cow Kelly Reichardt’s First Cow will receive its UK premiere at GFF on 5 March. Further Details […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Truman and Tennessee

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GFT At Home 1 – 4 March, 2021 Book Online £9.99 Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams were friends for the best part of 40 years. Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s poignant documentary captures the complexity of a relationship that journeyed from fond regard to bitchy disdain and back again. A wealth of archive material confirms the two literary giants […]

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Spring Blossom, Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Online

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Available on Glasgow Film At Home from Sunday 7 until 10 March, 2021 £9.99  Buy Online Oh to be young and in love. The UK premiere of Suzanne Lindon’s dreamy, remarkably assured directorial debut provides the perfect conclusion to the 2021 Glasgow Film Festival. The daughter of Sandrine Kiberlain and Vincent Lindon, Lindon emerges as a force […]

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Sweetheart, Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Online

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Available: Wednesday 3 March until Saturday 6 March, 2021 Film Festival 24 February – 7 March, 2021 GFF  2021  24 February – 7 March, 2021 £9.99 Buy Online Marley Morrison’s knockout debut feature is a sharply observed coming-of-age story that will make you wince and laugh in painful recognition of universal truths. 17-year-old AJ (Nell Barlow) […]

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Jumbo, Glasgow Film Festival Online 2021

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Available:  27 February until  2 March, 2021 £9.99 buy online Love is where you find it in Jumbo, a quirky charmer of a debut from Zoé Wittock, ‘inspired’ by a true story. Awkward, painfully shy Jeanne (Noémie Merlant from Portrait of a Lady on Fire) lives with her blowsy mother (Emmanuelle Bercot) and works as a cleaner at an […]

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Preparations To Be Together, Glasgow Film Festival Online

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Available 2 March, 2021 £9.99 Book Online. ‘a multi-layered rumination on love, fate and the blurry lines between desire, obsession and reality.’   Lili Horvat’s striking noir-tinged second feature is pitched somewhere between the worlds of Alfred Hitchcock and Krzystof Kieslowski. Marta (Natasa Stork) is a 40-year-old neurosurgeon. At a medical conference in New Jersey, she meets […]

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Rosa’s Wedding, Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Online

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Available: 5 March, 2021 £9.99 book online Treat someone you love or treat yourself The latest film from Icíar Bollaín (Yuli) is the feel-good comedy that we all need right now. Hard-working seamstress Rosa (Candela Peña) is the Cinderella of her family. A born people-pleaser, everyone turns to her for childcare, cheeky favours and financial help. She […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Industry Focus Progamme

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Full programme announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2021 Industry Focus Monday 1 – Saturday 6 March, 2021 Events include Spotlight interviews with 1917 writer Krysty Wilson- Cairns and The Mauritanian director Kevin Macdonald MUBI Ambassador programme for filmmakers under 30 with Ben Sharrock, John MacPhail, Eva Riley and Rachel Jackson Glasgow Film Festival (GFF)Industry Focus […]

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Fright Fest Glasgow Film Festival Online 2021

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Fright Fest – films available at home 5 & 6 March, 2021 Arrow Video’s FrightFest returns to GFF, delivering your yearly dose of horror-fantasy cinema. Films will screen across the weekend, beginning on Friday 5 March. You can purchase film bundle and hunker down for a weekend of terrifying delights or rent individual films. Rent […]

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Opening Film and Closing Gala Glasgow Film Festival 2021

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Opening and Closing films are among the festival premieres which will screen at 22 partner cinemas across the UK. Minari UK Premiere of Director Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari, starring Steven Yeun, will open the Festival on 24 February, 2021. Minari is an award-winning autobiographical drama from director and screenwriter Lee Isaac Chung, which won the US Dramatic […]

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