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.

Wakeful Screening at CCA


7 February, 2020 6 p.m. Hosted by See Red Women’s Workshop CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD Glasgow screening of ‘Wakeful’.. back to Clydeside! Artists’ film Wakeful reconstructs the voyage of a Clydeside destroyer following the Bolshevik Revolution, in an expanded screening foregrounding experimental approaches to historical memory. Anne Robinson’s Wakeful concerns a hidden history. […]

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Monday, January 27, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Free Events

Opening and Closing Galas announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) will open and close with major features directed by women. The 16th annual festival will open on 26 February with UK premiere of Alice Wincour’s Proxima starring Eva Green The Festival will close on 8 March with UK premiere of the big screen adaptation of Caitlin Moran’s How to Build a […]

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, Glasgow Film Festival 2020

Celine and Julie Go Boating, GFT

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26 January, 2020 Jacques Rivette’s 1974 film is an acknowledged masterpiece of avant-garde cinema. Partly co-written by the cast, it centres on the friendship between its eponymous heroines, Céline, a cabaret performer, and the librarian/magician Julie. Following each other around Paris, they become accidental detectives, investigating mysterious, recurrent events in a haunted house. Céline and […]

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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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Different from Others with Illustrated Talk, GFT

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29 January, 2020 First released 100 years ago, almost destroyed in the Nazi era, and once believed lost, silent film Different from the Others is an artistic call for gay liberation. The romance between a musician (Conrad Veidt) and his pupil is complicated by stigma and the attentions of an enigmatic blackmailer (Reinhold Schünzel). Screening as part […]

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Finish Exposure Films from the Arctic

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Fri 31 January 2020 CCA 7.30pm, Free (unticketed), Cinema All ages 0141 352 4900 Birds in the Earth by Marja Helander and Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest by Katja Gauriloff explore changing Sámi culture and identity. Birds in the Earth In the video we see two ballerinas in white tutus dancing against the backdrop of Lapland’s landscapes. Suddenly […]

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Waves GFT


17 – 30 January, 2020 Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, Waves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family — led by a well-intentioned but domineering father — as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss. From acclaimed director Trey Edward Shults, Waves is a heartrending story about […]

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Bombshell GFT


17 – 30 January, 2019 Based on a real scandal, Bombshell is the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man at the helm of the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time. Fox News CEO Roger Ailes resigned in 2016 following sexual assault allegations from several female employees and went on […]

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Chinese Visual Festival 2020

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Sat 25 January — Sun 26 January 2020 Related CCA Events Chinese Visual Festival Wrath of Silence | 暴裂无声 Sat 25 January 2020 Chinese Visual Festival Black Coal Thin Ice | 白日焰火 Sun 26 January 2020 Chinese Visual Festival The Wild Goose Lake | 南方车站的聚会 Sun 26 January 2020 123 Celebrate Chinese New Year as Chinese […]

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Preview: Parasite + Satellite Q&A with Bong Joon-ho-GFT


Monday 3 February, 2020 (18.00) It’s the film we’ve all been waiting for, and you can believe the hype. This story of a family of scammers in South Korea is a darkly twisted comedy that’s up there with the best Coen Brothers movies. The Park family are the picture of aspirational wealth. Sensing a golden opportunity, […]

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Friday, January 24, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema

Cine(thesia) Coming Out, Kelvin Hall

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Wednesday 5 February, 2020 – 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. This screening celebrates LGBT History Month. Hear from Scotland’s queer community – with film from the Moving Image Archive and oral histories from Scotland’s Sounds and OurStory Scotland. Event on Facebook LGBT History Month Scotland

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Thursday, January 23, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema, LGBT Glasgow, LGBT History Month

No Fathers in Kashmir, GFT

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29 January, 2020 Noor, a British-Kashmiri teenager, retraces her roots in search of her missing father. She is joined by Majid, a smitten local boy. Unwittingly, they become involved in a 70-year-old Kashmir conflict in one of the deadliest parts of the world. When the pair stumble upon a dark secret and are set upon […]

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema

The Personal History of David Copperfield, GFT

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Friday 24 January – Thursday 6 February “I think he’s the finest comedian we’ve ever produced. Much comedy today is still conditioned by the way Dickens wrote it in the 19th century.” – Armando Iannucci Acclaimed Glaswegian filmmaker Armando Iannucci is perhaps best known as the creator of political sitcom The Thick of It and irreverent satire […]

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Red Thread Film Club Lynne Ramsay – Gasman and Ratcatcher

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Lynne Ramsay – Gasman and Ratcatcher Sat 18 January 2020 7.30pm, £5 (£4) + £1 booking fee, Cinema 15+ / F-rated Book online / 0141 352 4900 With a keen eye for human subtlety and a camera lens which uncovers the hearts of her characters, Lynne Ramsay focuses on the curious way in which parents […]

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Friday, January 17, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema

A Hidden Life, GFT

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17 – 23 January, 2020 Based on real events, A Hidden Life is the story of unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis after Hitler invaded Austria. When the peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, his unwavering faith and his love for his wife, Fani, and children keeps […]

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Weathering With You GFT

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24 – 25 January, 2020 The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if to suggest his future. He lives his days in isolation, […]

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Cleanin’ Up The Town Remembering Ghostbusters GFT

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  21 January, 2020 – 8.40 p.m. More than a decade in the making, this is the definitive retrospective Ghostbusters documentary. Fascinating and funny, it charts the making of the blockbusting 1980s comedy starring Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson and Sigourney Weaver. The documentary highlights the extraordinary achievements made by the filmmakers working […]

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Preview: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote + Recorded Q&A GFT

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Thursday 23 January, 2020 (19.45) It’s the film that has taken Terry Gilliam 20 years to make. His first attempt to bring Miguel de Cervante’s novel to the big screen was famously left incomplete and the final result is far from a straightforward adaptation. Adam Driver plays film director Toby, who is attempting to film […]

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Everything – The Real Thing Story Q & A

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Monday 20 January, 2020 – 8.15 p.m. Against a backdrop of racism and social and political turmoil, The Real Thing were the first all-black British band to hit Number 1 in the pop charts – with ‘You to Me Are Everything’ – and as a result became the original black pin-ups for teenage fans in […]

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Film: Invading the Skin of the Earth: Soil

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Thursday 23 January, 2020 – 6 p.m. Archival films about crofting and farming in Scotland and discussion about the future of farming and agroecology Andalus, New City Road, Glasgow G4 9PA About this Event An evening using archival films looking back at crofting and farming in Scotland to frame a discussion about the future of […]

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Thursday, January 16, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema

Little Women, GFT

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Until 13 January, 2020 Lady Bird writer/director Greta Gerwig’s take on the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on her own terms as they come of age in the aftermath of the American Civil War – is both timeless and timely. The star-studded cast includes Saoirse Ronan, […]

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Saturday, January 11, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema

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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Calamity Jane Singalong GFT


12 January, 2020 2 p.m. Starring Doris Day as the titular gun-toting, whip-cracking Wild West whirlwind, Calamity Jane is a classic Golden Age musical. Screening with sing-along subtitles so you can join in with the Oscar-winning musical numbers. Deadwood City, deep in Dakota territory, is largely the abode of men. But Calamity Jane is as hard-riding, boastful […]

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Jojo Rabbit GFT

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2 – 16 January, 2019 This provocative anti-hate satire from writer/director Taika Waititi (Thor Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople) was one of the most talked-about films on the autumn festival circuit. In the dying days of the Second World War, a lonely German boy discovers that his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl […]

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Seberg GFT


1 – 17 January, 2020 Inspired by true events, the film tells the story of À bout de souffle (Breathless) star and darling of the French New Wave, Jean Seberg, who in the late 1960s was targeted by the illegal FBI surveillance programme COINTELPRO. Seberg’s political and romantic involvement with civil rights activist Hakim Jamal made her […]

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El Topo GFT

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15 and 16 January, 2020 Jodorowsky himself plays ‘The Mole’: a black-clad, master-gunfighter in this Mexican acid Western. The film opens with El Topo journeying across a desert dreamscape with his young son to duel four sharp-shooting Zen masters, who each bestow a Great Lesson before they die. El Topo’s journey sees him become the […]

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Friday, January 10, 2020 | Filed under: Cinema

Hitler’s Hollywood, GFT

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15 January, 2020 – 5.55 p.m. Rüdiger Suchsland’s film takes a closer look at the thousand feature films made in Germany between 1933 and 1945, examining how stereotypes of the enemy and values of love and hate managed to be planted into the heads of the German people, through the cinema screens. While these German […]

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Uncut Gems GFT

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11 – 16 January, 2020 Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler) is a charismatic New York City jeweller always on the lookout for the next big score. When he makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime, Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family and encroaching adversaries […]

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Aquarela GFT


Until 2 January, 2020 Cinema transforms a basic element of life on earth into an exhilarating thrill ride in this astonishing, immersive documentary from Russian master Viktor Kossakovsky. Travelling from the frozen waters of Russia’s Lake Baikal to the mighty Angel Falls in Venezuela, he captures all the raw, glorious power of water and its […]

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Monday, December 30, 2019 | Filed under: Cinema

Matchbox Cineclub Cage-a-rama 2020

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CCA Fri 3 January — Sun 5 January 2020 £0/£2/£4/£6/£8 Single Tickets | £40 Weekend Pass | £20 Day Pass / 18+ Book via Matchbox Cineclub / 0141 352 4900 Related CCA Events Cage-a-rama 2020 Opening Night: Snake Eyes with Marco Kyris Fri 3 January 2020 From the makers of KeanuCon: after two sold-out editions and a 3D party […]

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