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.

It’s A Wonderful Life GFT

it's a wonderful life

Friday 13 – Tuesday 24 December, 2019 It’s finally here! It’s A Wonderful Life at GFT has become a Christmas institution, and we can’t wait for it to return to our screens this Friday. Frank Capra’s 1946 classic still has resonance today, earning such a special place in all of our hearts that we’ve even had […]

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Thursday, December 12, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema

Take 2: How the Grinch Stole Christmas, GFT

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Saturday 14 December, 2019 – 11.30 a.m. While the residents of Whoville revel in their Christmas celebrations the Grinch is quite happy staying out of their way and causing the occasional mischief. But when the little Cindy Lou conducts her investigation into why the Grinch hates Christmas he is pulled from the solace of his […]

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The Bolshoi Ballet Encore: The Nutcracker GFT

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Sunday 15 December, 2019 A Christmas treat for the whole family, this timeless story is accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. On Christmas Eve, Marie is gifted a special Christmas present, a Nutcracker doll, from her mysterious godfather Drosselmeyer. When at midnight, the doll comes to life, Marie is enveloped in a battle between toy soldiers […]

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Her Smell, GFT

her smell

13 – 19 December, 2019 Becky Something (Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale) is a 1990s rock superstar who once filled arenas with her band Something She. When her excesses derail a national tour, she’s forced to reckon with her past while recapturing the inspiration that led her band to success. Featuring an all-star cast, including Cara […]

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The Kingmaker, GFT

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13 – 19 December, 2019 The Kingmaker examines the controversial political career of Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines whose behind-the-scenes influence of her husband Ferdinand’s presidency rocketed her to the global political stage. Now pushing to help her son Bongbong win the vice-presidency, Imelda’s comeback story serves as a dark fairy tale […]

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Christmas at Glasgow Film Theatre 2019

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It simply wouldn’t be Christmas without Buddy the Elf or George Bailey on the big screen. Glasgow Film Theatre fabulous programme for the festive season. Films in this Season Home Alone (PG) Slapstick laughs and a heartwarming ending make this a perfect family film. 8-13 December Part of a SeasonChristmas at GFT   It’s A […]

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Saturday, December 7, 2019 | Filed under: Christmas in Glasgow, Cinema

Matchbox Cineclub + Backseat Bingo Dial Code: Santa Claus + Secret Santa Party

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CCA Fri 20 December 2019 7pm, Free/£2/£4/£6/£8 via Matchbox Cineclub, Theatre / 18+ Book online / 0141 352 4900 Dial Code: Santa Claus (René Manzor, 1989) 1hr 27m + Secret Santa Party in aid of Refuweegee. What if Home Alone but grindhouse? Made in France the year before the Culkin classic, this has been described as “a blend […]

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UKJF Why the Jews? + Starboy CCA


Sunday 15 December 2019 2.30pm, £8 + £1 booking fee, Cinema 15+ Book online / 0141 352 4900 Modesty may be a virtue but the stats don’t lie: 22% of all Nobel prizes have been won by Jews, and don’t get us started on Jewish accomplishments in literature, film and art. This fascinating documentary turns to Jewish luminaries, […]

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Southern Exposure Utu CCA

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Thu 12 December 2019 7pm, £5 (£3) + £1 booking fee, Cinema 15+ Book online / 0141 352 4900 It’s the 1870s, and charismatic Māori leader Te Wheke is fed up by brutal land grabs. He takes up arms and leads a bloody rebellion against the colonial NZ Government. In the process he provokes everyone affected by his actions […]

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So Long, My Son GFT

so long my son

7 – 12 December, 2019 So Long, My Son traces the lives of two families over three decades of social, political and human upheaval in China. Following the loss of a child in a tragic accident, their paths separate. Destinies ebb and flow, and fortunes are transformed under the impact of a country’s changing face. Yet […]

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Knives Out GFT

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29 November – 12 January, 2019 Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in Knives Out, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive […]

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Honey Boy GFT

honey boy

7 – 12 December, 2019 From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf based on his own experiences, award-winning filmmaker Alma Har’el brings to life a young actor’s stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father through cinema and dreams. Fictionalising LaBeouf’s childhood ascent to stardom, and subsequent adult crash-landing into […]

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The Forgotten Screening and Q & A

18th December, 2019, 7 p.m. The Deep End Govanhill Baths Community Trust, 21 Nithsdale Street, Glasgow G41 2PZ ‘Everyone has their own ghost story.’ This short film by University of Glasgow postgraduate student Lindsey Kennedy explores the people and places of Glasgow who refuse to be forgotten. Followed by Q&A. Whether or not you believe […]

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First events announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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The first events have been announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2020. The 16th annual festival takes place from 26 February to 8 March, showcasing the best new films from Scotland and around the world. The focus of three special strands Retrospective Are We There Yet? – A Retrospective of the Future, screens dystopian classics from […]

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Take 2: Miniscule Adventure GFT

take 2 iniscule adventure

Saturday 30 November, 2019 11.30 a.m. When a curious ladybug is accidentally shipped to the Caribbean it’s up to his fellow insects to save the day and go on a journey of a lifetime. Dive into this luscious miniscule world of bugs as they travel across land and sea in their latest adventure. Tickets GFT […]

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Friday, November 29, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema, Kids and young people

The Great Hack Screening and Discussion CCA

the great hack

Monday 2 December 2019 6pm, Free but ticketed, Cinema 18+ / F-rated Book online / 0141 352 4900 The Great Hack uncovers the dark world of data exploitation through the compelling personal journeys of players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data scandal. Join us for a free screening of this groundbreaking Netflix documentary. Hosted by Open […]

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The Biggest Little Farm GFT

biggest little farm

29 Nov – 5 Dec, 2019 John and Molly Chester, together with their beloved dog Todd, move from LA to Apricot Lane where they intend to turn 200 acres of barren land into a sustainable farm. Featuring breathtaking cinematography, captivating animals, and an urgent message to heed Mother Nature’s call, John Chester’s award-winning documentary The Biggest […]

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In Diamond Square GFT

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1 December, 2019 Set during the Second Republic and the Spanish Civil War, In Diamond Square tells the story of a young woman called Colometa’s struggles in Barcelona before, during and after the war. Adapted from the celebrated 1962 novel La Plaça del Diamant by exiled Catalan author Mercè Rodoreda, the film follows Colometa’s progression from almost complete submission […]

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Shooting the Mafia, GFT

shooting the mafia

29 November – 5 December, 2019 In the streets of Sicily, beautiful, gutsy Letizia Battaglia pointed her camera straight into the heart of the Mafia that surrounded her and began to shoot. The striking, life-threatening photos she took documenting the rule of the Cosa Nostra define her career. Shooting The Mafia weaves together Battaglia’s striking black-and-white photographs, […]

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Moving Image Makers Collective On The Move CCA

moving image makers on the move

Image: Richard Ashrowan Saturday 7 December 2019 4pm, £3 (£2) on the door, Cinema All ages / F-rated 0141 352 4900   Image: Jessie Growden Image: Jason Moyes A touring programme of experimental artists’ films from the Scottish Borders-based Moving Image Makers Collective. This programme of short films is conditioned by a felt response to the […]

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Pity Party Film Club Urgh! A Music War CCA

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Sat 7 December 2019 8pm, £6.00 + £1.06 booking fee, Cinema All ages Book online / 0141 352 4900 Pity Party Film Club presents a screening of Urgh! A Music War, the seminal new wave concert film from 1981. Unabashed propaganda for the new wave of rock ’n’ roll on the rise as the Reagan era reared its […]

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Sunshine on Leith GFT

Sunshine on Leith GFT

2 December, 2019 Get with the beat and revisit the feel good factor of Sunshine on Leith. A jubilant, heartfelt musical about the power of home, family and love, it is the tale of one tight-knit family, and the three couples bound to it, as they experience the joys and heartache that punctuate all relationships, all […]

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CinemaAttic – Catalan Film Festival CCA

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Cinema Catalan Film Festival  27 November 2019 – 5 December 2019 CCA Film & Well-being on set: Director’s Talk with Irene Moray Wed 27 November 2019 4pm, Free but ticketed, Cinema All ages / F-rated Book online / 0141 352 4900As part of CinemaAttic’s Catalan Film Festival, director Irene Moray visits Scotland. Irene will share the particular […]

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The Two Popes GFT

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29 Nov – 5 Dec 2019 An intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins). Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons […]

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Judy and Punch, GFT

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22 November – 1 December, 2019 Famous puppeteers Judy (Mia Wasikowska) and her husband Punch (Damon Herriman), live in the town of Seaside. A strange place that is located nowhere near any sort of coastline, the town and its inhabitants are in thrall to a frenzy of witch hunts and superstition. But whilst the townspeople […]

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Friday, November 22, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema

The Report plus Short Glasgow Film Theatre

The Report

22 – 28 November, 2019 In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, CIA agents began using extreme interrogation tactics on potential suspects. Idealistic FBI agent Daniel J Jones (Adam Driver) is tasked with leading an investigation into the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program. Jones’ relentless pursuit of the truth leads to explosive findings that uncover […]

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Take 2: Mary Poppins GFT

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Saturday 23 November, 2019 – 11.30 a.m. With her trademark umbrella and a spoonful of sugar Mary Poppins is here to take care of the Banks children in this 1964 musical classic. Grab your chimney sweep and tuppence because it’s going to be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Screening as part of BFI Musicals! The Greatest Show on Screen, […]

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Singing Lovebirds, GFT

singing lovebirds

26 November, 2019 – 6.30 p.m. Directed by Masahiro Makino, the ‘Busby Berkeley of Japan’, Singing Lovebirds is the most frequently revived pre-war musical in Japan. Daughter of a former rōnin (masterless samurai), Oharu (Haruyo Ichikawa) is in love with Reisaburō Asai (Chiezō Kataoka), another rōnin who lives next door. But she faces steep romantic competition from […]

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Marriage Story GFT

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22 – 28 November, 2019 Noah Baumbach’s latest film, shot on gorgeous 35mm, is an incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver play an actor and her stage director husband, who find they both want different things out of life and for their […]

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It’s A Wonderful Life Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema Glasgow

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28 November, 2019 The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema, 304 Maryhill Rd, Glasgow G20 7YE Difference By Design Presents…IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE Get into the festive spirit early by supporting the brand new social enterprise DIFFERENCE BY DESIGN in coming along to see IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, a tale of the constantly changing fortunes of well meaning […]

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