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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.

Moving Image Archive, National Library of Scotland, Kelvin Hall

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The National Library at Kelvin Hall, including the Moving Image Archive, is now open with revised opening hours.  (May, 2021) Tuesday:   10.00-16.00 Thursday:   10.00-16.00 Saturday:   10.00-16.00 Moving Image Archive Scotland’s Moving Image Archive has been collecting and preserving films since 1976. All of Scots life can be seen: adverts, documentaries, home movies, promotional films, amateur comedies, […]

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Monday, June 14, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, Pat's Home Page Blog

Mandabi, GFT

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12 – 17 June, 2021 Ousmane Sembène was once asked if his films were understood in Europe. Sembène’s response? ‘Let’s be clear. Europe is not my centre. Europe is the outskirts.’ With his startlingly funny but clear-eyed satire Mandabi, Sembène made a bid for the world to reorient itself towards Africa as the heart of cinema. […]

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Ammonite, GFT

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14 – 17 June, 2021 Francis Lee follows up God’s Own Country with a film that is every bit as immersive, tactile and emotionally powerful, aided by the devastatingly good Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan. A fictionalised account of the life of the 19th century palaeontologist Mary Anning, Winslet plays the pioneering scientist with Ronan as the […]

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Earwig and the Witch at GFT

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11 – 17 June, 2021 Growing up in an orphanage in the British countryside, Earwig has no idea that her mother had magical powers. Her life changes dramatically when a strange couple take her in, and she is forced to live with a selfish witch. As the headstrong young girl sets out to uncover the […]

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First Cow, GFT

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5 – 13 June, 2021 Award-winning director Kelly Reichardt (Meek’s Cutoff, Wendy and Lucy) returns with the eagerly awaited First Cow, a gripping and glorious story of friendship and petty crime in the Old West. A taciturn loner and skilled cook (John Magaro) has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he […]

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The Father at GFT

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11 – 24 June, 2021 Anthony (Anthony Hopkins) is 81 years old. He lives alone in his London apartment and refuses all of the nurses that his daughter, Anne (Olivia Coleman), tries to impose upon him. Yet such a necessity is becoming more and more pressing for her, as she can’t see him every day […]

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Football Themed Movie Night at Glasgow Green EURO 2020 Fanzone

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Monday 5 July, 2021 – opens 5 p.m. Glasgow Film Festival will be part of the programme for the Glasgow UEFA EURO 2020 fan zone at Glasgow Green. Football-themed movie night at Glasgow Green Fanzone on Monday 5 July with screenings of Gregory’s Girl and Diego Maradona. Free tickets are available from  EURO 2020 website.

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Nomadland, GFT

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Saturday 5 – Thursday 17 June, 2011 Captions & Audio Description available Winner of three Oscars and four BAFTAs, Nomadland is a celebration of humanity, hope, independence and adventure starring the unparalleled Frances McDormand. An intimate film set within expansive Western landscapes that are a delight to behold on the big screen. Special re-opening night […]

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema

Sheffield Doc Festival 2021 at GFT

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Saturday 5 – Sunday 13 June, 2021 Sheffield Doc/Fest is an international film and arts festival with a mission to spark imaginations and empower capacity for change by celebrating, championing and debating documentary film. Glasgow Film Theatre is delighted to be  a host venue for the festival this year, giving Glasgow film fans the chance […]

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Gunda, GFT

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5 – 10 June, 2021 If Babe stole your heart and changed your eating habits, then wait until you meet Gunda. Master director Viktor Kossakovsky’s labour of love is a beguiling ode to sow Gunda (the name means female warrior) and her adorable newborn piglets. Filmed in black and white on farms in Norway, Sweden and the UK, […]

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Sound of Metal GFT

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5 – 8 June, 2021 Riz Ahmed is superb in Sound of Metal, the remarkably assured feature debut from Darius Marder about a heavy metal drummer who is forced to re-evaluate his place in the world after losing his hearing. Ex-addict Ruben (Riz Ahmed) is on tour with his girlfriend and band-mate Lou (Olivia Cooke), hammering out ferocious sets […]

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After Love, GFT

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5 – 10 June, 2021 Mary Hussain (Joanna Scanlan) converted to Islam when she married her husband Ahmed, and has a close and loving relationship with both her husband and his family. When Ahmed dies suddenly and unexpectedly, Mary finds herself a widow in her early 60s. A day after burying her husband, she discovers […]

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Scotland’s Untold Story of Colonialism, Slavery and Resistance

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The Hunterian, University of Glasgow 2 June, 2021 at 12 noon – 1.30 p.m. Free Event – Register for Ticket Old Ways New Roads event, featuring a film screening of ‘1745’ and discussion around colonialism, slavery and resistance About this event In 1745, while the Jacobites were fighting for the restoration of the Stuarts to the […]

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Sunday, May 23, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, Free Events, Zoom and online events

Rams at home with Glasgow Film Theatre

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In remote Western Australia, two estranged brothers, Colin (Sam Neill) and Les (Michael Caton) are at war. Raising separate flocks of sheep descended from their family’s prized bloodline, the two men work side by side yet haven’t spoken in 40 years. When Les’s prize ram is diagnosed with a rare and lethal illness, authorities order […]

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Sunday, May 2, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, Zoom and online events

Glasgow Film Theatre – reopening May 2021

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Doors will be swinging open on Monday 24 May, 2021 subject to government guidelines. With the Oscars giving us a tantalising glimpse of what we’ve all been missing these past few months, staff at GFT are sure you’re as eager as they are to see this year’s slate of award-winning films in all their big […]

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Africa in Motion – Notions of Citizenship

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Africa in Motion Launches New Film Series on Notions of Citizenship 29th April – 1st May 2021 With guest filmmakers and speakers including Bazi Gete, Dr Ophira Gamliel, Dr Awol Allo, Victor Opeyokun and Ellie Foumbi. New film series titled Transgressing Citizenship in the Black Imagination. Drawing on the concepts of citizenship, the relationship to […]

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Femspectives Film Festival 2021 announces full programme

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Femspectives Online Festival Week 23 – 25 April, 2021 The third annual Glasgow-based feminist film festival will host international feature films, short films, discussions and a Feminist Film Quiz Alongside a programme of international features and shorts, the festival will host a range of live discussions and a special Feminist Film Quiz. Highlights Highlights include […]

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Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint – GFT AT Home

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£4.99 to rent Documentary • 1h 34m 3 day rental 24 hour playback window. Once rented, your film will be available in your account for 3 days. Once you press play, the watch window begins and you have 24 hours to watch the film as many times as you like. Beyond the Visible: Hilma af Klint For […]

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, Zoom and online events

Beats – GFT At Home

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Rent to watch at home £3.49 3 day rental 24 hour playback window. Once rented, your film will be available in your account for 3 days. Once you press play, the watch window begins and you have 24 hours to watch the film as many times as you like. The much-anticipated screen version of Kieran Hurley’s award-winning play is […]

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, Zoom and online events

Song Without A Name online at GFT

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Buy tickets to watch online GFT £6.99 3 day rental 24 hour playback window. Once rented, your film will be available in your account for 3 days. Once you press play, the watch window begins and you have 24 hours to watch the film as many times as you like. Beautifully shot in black and white, this […]

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Days of the Bagnold Summer

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Days of the Bagnold Summer Available now on Glasgow Film At Home – £5.49 Captioned Inbetweeners star Simon Bird makes a hugely impressive directorial debut with an adaptation of the award-winning graphic novel set to a score by Belle and Sebastian. Fifteen year-old thrash metal fan Daniel (Earl Cave, son of Nick Cave) and his […]

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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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Femspectives Film Festival 2021 – Guest Curators

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Femspectives Film Festival announces guest curators for 2021 festival (See full Femspectives Programme 2021) Tanatsei Gambura and Ane Lopez will each programme a special strand at the third annual Glasgow feminist film festival running online 23 – 25 April, 2021  Femspectives – the Glasgow-based feminist film festival – has announced two guest curators for this […]

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Friday, March 19, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers

Ours – Film Premiere – Community Action Govanhill

Sunday, 21 March, 2021 at 7 p.m (preview) Event by Govanhill Baths Community Trust Online with Facebook Live Free OURS is a short film made to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the occupation of Govanhill Baths and the start of the community’s fight to save the pool. It follows the inspirational journey of Govanhill Baths; […]

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema, Community event, Zoom and online events

Red Skirts on Clydeside #IWD2021

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Govanhill Baths Community Trust – 8 March, 2021 The final film in tomorrow’s International Women’s Day Film Festival line-up – and our headliner – is Red Skirts on Clydeside by the Sheffield Film Cooperative. Red Skirts on Clydeside seeks to unearth the details of women’s political involvement with the legendary Glasgow Rent Strikes of 1915. […]

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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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