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.

Do The Right Thing, Glasgow Youth Film Festival

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Sunday 19 September, 2021 4pm Do the Right Thing + Introduction It’s the hottest day of the year on a street in Brooklyn and racial tensions are high enough to boil over into violence. Punctuated by the anthemic refrain of Public Enemy’s ‘Fight the Power’, Spike Lee’s masterpiece is a landmark in American cinema, as […]

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Our Ladies, GFT

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Until 9 September, 2021 Lock up your loved ones. The girls of Our Lady Of Perpetual Succour are heading to the big city and nobody is safe. Michael Caton-Jones’ adaptation of Alan Warner’s novel The Sopranos does not disappoint. A school trip to an Edinburgh singing competition is just the ticket for a group of rowdy, vodka-fuelled Highland girls in search […]

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Annette, Glasgow Film Theatre


7 – 16 September, 2021 Captions available  If you loved Edgar Wright’s new documentary, The Sparks Brothers, you won’t want to miss Annette. Director Leos Carax (in his English-language debut) collaborated with Ron Mael and Russell Mael of Sparks on the screenplay, from original story, music and songs created by the band. Henry (Adam Driver) is […]

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Wildfire plus Q & A at Glasgow Film Theatre


8 September, 2021 Buy tickets Inseparable sisters raised in a small town on the Irish border, Lauren and Kelly’s lives were shattered with the mysterious death of their mother. When Kelly abruptly disappears, Lauren is left to pick up the pieces. A year after going missing, Kelly returns home and Lauren is suddenly confronted with […]

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Sweetheart, Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2021


Friday 17 September, 2021 – 5.45 .m. Glasgow Youth Film Festival Opening Film Opening Gala screening of Marley Morrison’s knockout debut SWEETHEART – a sharply observed coming-of-age story that will make you wince and laugh in painful recognition of universal truths. For 17-year-old AJ, a family holiday at a caravan park in Dorset is her […]

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Aya Films – showcasing new Scottish curatorial talent

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15 – 19 September 2021 Emerging curator short film programme coming to Scottish audiences online this Autumn This September, Aya Films presents a showcase of exciting new Scottish curatorial talent. Over the last 18-months we have all become more aware of how digital spaces operate – can online networks operate outside structural boundaries of the […]

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Glasgow Youth Film Festival 2021 – Programme Announced

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17-19 September, 2021 Glasgow Youth Film Festival (GYFF) returns for its 13th edition The festival will open on 17 September with a preview screening of Marley Morrison’s Sweetheart, and will close on 19 September with a special screening of indie gem Heart Beats Loud. Special guests will include Everyone’s Talking About Jamie director Jonathan Butterell, […]

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Women’s Work, Nature and the Colonies – Climate Change Screenings

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Three Day Programme of Documentaries Friday 20 August 2021 – Sunday 22 August 2021 WE GET SHOT WITH SILENT BULLETS: SCREENINGS & DISCUSSIONS WITH AFRICA IN MOTION The Dear Green Bothy | College of Arts | School of Culture and Creative Arts Friday 20 August 2021 – Sunday 22 August 2021 at 10.00 a.m. Online: […]

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Eye of the Storm film by Anthony Baxter

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AVAILABLE ONLINE AND ON DVD FROM 23 AUGUST 2021  EYE OF THE STORM is a fascinating portrait of James Morrison, one of Britain’s finest landscape artists, as he grapples with sight loss and has one more major painting to complete.  A compelling exploration of what it means to be a landscape painter, this visually stunning […]

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Nae Pasaran – Outdoor Screening East Kilbride

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21 August, 2021 Cinescapes and CinemaAttic Calderglen Country Park Calderglen Country Park, Strathaven Road, East Kilbride G75 0QZ Outdoor screening of Felipe Bustos Sierra’s documentary ‘Nae Pasaran’ , part of Cinescapes Film Festival 2021. About this event A fantastic Outdoor Cinema is popping up in East Kilbride. On 21 August 2021, Cinescapes and CinemaAttic are […]

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Winnie Herbstein – Dampbusters at CCA

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6 August – 4 September, 2021 CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD Tue-Sat: 11am-6pm, Free and unticketed, Gallery Dampbusters is the third in a triptych of films exploring the past, present and future of community organising in Glasgow. The film centres around the work of Cathy McCormack, a housing and anti-poverty activist from Easthall in […]

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Saturday, August 7, 2021 | Filed under: Art, Photography, Exhibitions what's on-glasgow, Cinema

Zola at GFT


6 – 12 August, 2021 The year is 2015. Zola, or @zolarmoon, tweets: ‘Wanna hear a story about why me & this bitch here fell out???????? It’s kind of long but full of suspense.’ Thus begins a Twitter thread that would go down in history, and from it comes Zola, an acidic, hypnotic thrill-ride from director Janicza […]

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Friday, August 6, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema

Film Festival at Govanhill International Festival

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Film Festival Continues 5 – 13 August, 2021 Europe: Which Children Matter? Thursday 05 August, 6:00pm Queen’s Park Arena (Venue 18) Book online.   Director: Jenne Magno Walk a year in the shoes of children in the migrant communities of Europe who have been systematically blocked out of education. 75 minutes , Czech Republic/UK, 2016 Language: […]

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Fallen Angels, GFT

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9 – 10 August, 2021 Screening as part of the World of Wong Kar Wai season. Lost souls reach out for human connection amid a glimmering Hong Kong in Wong Kar Wai’s hallucinatory, neon-soaked nocturne. Originally conceived as a segment of Chungking Express only to spin off on its own axis, Fallen Angels plays like the dark, moody flip side of its iconic […]

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Summer of Soul, GFT

6 – 12 August, 2021 In the summer of 1969, the Harlem Cultural Festival was filmed in Mount Morris Park (now Marcus Garvey Park). After that summer, the footage was largely forgotten – until now. Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson presents a transporting film that includes never-before-seen concert performances from Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Gladys […]

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The Letter, Glasgow Film Theatre

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8 and 12 August, 2021 Re-release of Now, Voyager complemented with two opportunities to see another Oscar-nominated performance by Bette Davis that further demonstrates her incredible screen presence. Cold, calculating and murderous, here we see the deliciously dark side of Davis’ gigantic onscreen persona. Davis stars in this suspenseful jungle-set thriller as the wife of a […]

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Now, Voyager at GFT

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7 – 12 August, 2021 In one of the greatest performances of her career, Bette Davis stars as Charlotte Vale, a troubled young woman who defies her domineering mother (fellow Oscar nominee Gladys Cooper) to discover love, heartbreak and eventual contentment. Also starring Paul Henreid as the romantic architect with whom Davis has an affair, and Claude Rains as her […]

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Wednesday, August 4, 2021 | Filed under: Cinema

Josep at GFT


6 August, 2021at 6.30 p.m. Screening as part of the Mediterranean Summer Special season. Winner of the César Award for Best Animated Film and Best European Animated Feature, Josep is a film portrait of Josep Bartolí, the Catalan artist who fought in the Spanish Civil War and fled to Mexico after escaping from a concentration camp. Josep was […]

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The Reason I Jump, Access Film Club at GFT

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9 – 10 August, 2021 In partnership with National Autistic Society Scotland, we are delighted to provide Access Film Club: a screening and post-film discussion in a friendly and welcoming environment. FAQ’s Based on the bestselling book by Naoki Higashida, The Reason I Jump is an immersive cinematic exploration of neurodiversity through the experiences of non-speaking autistic people […]

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Another Round, GFT

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6 – 12 August, 2021 Mads Mikkelsen reunites with Thomas Vinterberg (The Hunt) in this spirited and thought-provoking drama that asks if a regular tipple is the key to unlocking the best version of yourself. Four friends, all teachers at various stages of middle age, are stuck in a rut. Unable to share their passions either at school […]

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The Sparks Brothers, GFT

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4 – 12 August, 2021 Edgar Wright’s (Baby Driver) first documentary feature, The Sparks Brothers, chronicles the decades-long career and influence of the enigmatic rock pop duo Sparks. How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time? With commentary from celebrity fans Flea, Beck, Jack Antonoff, Jason Schwartzman, Neil […]

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Limbo at G.F.T.


4 – 12 August, 2021 Ben Sharrock’s deadpan comedy-drama brings a completely fresh perspective to the life of a migrant. Musician Omar (the wonderful Amir El-Masry) has fled conflict in Syria and now finds himself at a desolate refugee centre on a remote Scottish island. Separated from home and family, he waits in limbo for others to […]

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Govanhill International Festival 2021

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2nd – 15th August, 2021 The Govanhill International Festival and Carnival is back: bigger, brighter and bolder than ever before! Now in its fifth year, the festival began in 2016 as an antidote to racism towards migrant communities from Eastern Europe in Govanhill. It started as a carnival, parade and weekend of music, aiming to […]

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Sundance Film Festival Tour London 2021

Sundance Film Festival Tour London 2021

29 July – 1 August, 2021 Glasgow Film Theatre is delighted to be amongst a group of cinemas across the UK hosting screenings as part of the Sundance Film Festival London Tour, giving Glasgow film fans the chance to be the first to see some of the highlights of the festival programme. Screening of the […]

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GFT: As Tears Go By

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25 and 26 July, 2021 Screening as part of the World of Wong Kar Wai season. Wong Kar Wai’s scintillating debut feature is a kinetic, hypercool crime thriller graced with flashes of the impressionistic, daydream visual style for which he would become renowned. Set amid Hong Kong’s ruthless, neon-lit gangland underworld, this operatic saga of ambition, honour and […]

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GFT: Nowhere Special

GFT: Nowhere Special

Friday 23 – Thursday 29 July, 2021 Captions available ‘Could melt even the coldest of hearts.’ ★★★★ – The Upcoming John (James Norton), a 35-year-old window cleaner, devotes his life to raising his four-year-old son Michael, whose mother left them immediately after his birth. But John only has a few months to live. Since he […]

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GFT: The Surrogate

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24 – 29 July, 2021 ‘One of the most thought-provoking movies centered about parenting in recent memory – bar none.’ – The Playlist Jess Harris, a 29-year-old web designer, is ecstatic to be the surrogate and egg-donor for her best friend Josh and his husband Aaron. Twelve weeks into the pregnancy, a prenatal test comes […]

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GFT: Sisters with Transistors

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24 and 26 July, 2021 The remarkable world of electronic music has been constantly evolving since its inception in the early 20th century. From the unlimited possibilities of digital synthesisers, to the recent analog recording revival; from the impossibly perfect pitch of Auto-Tune, to the democratisation of music-making for a generation of ‘bedroom’ producers – […]

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GFT: Girlfriends


24 – 28 July, 2021 When her best friend and roommate abruptly moves out to get married, Susan, trying to be an artist while making ends meet as a bar mitzvah photographer on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, finds herself adrift in both life and love. Newly restored in crisp 4K, we are delighted to bring […]

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GFT: Riders of Justice

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24- 29 July, 2021 Long a favourite of GFT audiences, Anders Thomas Jensen (Men And Chickens, The Green Butchers, etc) returns with an inspired cocktail of uproarious black comedy and shocking violence. Seething with barely suppressed anger, military veteran Markus (Mads Mikkelsen) cannot deal with a tragedy in his life. When Otto (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) suggests a […]

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