Glasgow Film Festival 2014 – some highlights


Opening Gala: We Are the Best!

Monday 3 February  6.16 p.m.

Swedish master Lukas Moodysson (Show Me Love, Lilya 4-Ever) adapts his wife Coco’s comic book. It’s Stockholm, 1982, and thirteen-year-old anarchists Bobo and Klara are ignored by their parents and…

UK premieres at Gff14

The Oscar nominated 20 Feet from Stardom, current French box office king Yves Saint Lauren, a fantastic adaptation of Jonas Jonasson’s global bestseller The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared, and a selection of the best new Chilean films in the CineChile strand.

World Premieres

Include: Iboga Nights​, the feature film directorial debut of Burnistoun’s Robert Florence and The House of Him.

Scottish Premieres

There will be fifty-seven Scottish premieres, from Starred Up to Half of a Yellow Sun and the eagerly awaited Under the Skin, starring Scarlett Johansson.

Special Guests

Include: John Sessions, fashion icon agnes b., lead singer of Glasgow’s latest world-conquering band CHVRCHES Lauren Mayberry and director of Dark Blood George Sluizer, as well a return for the horror-maestros of FrightFest.

Pop up Cinema

The festival’s biggest ever pop-up cinema event Monster Mash will take place at Kelvingrove on 28 February with  a monster-themed party and screening of the classic Gene Wilder comedy Young Frankenstein.  Other venues participating in the Festival, apart from Kelvingrove and Glasgow Film Theatre, include the city’s Central Station and a former glue factory set to be transformed into a giant amusement arcade.

There will be a screening of The Steamie at  Glasgow Green.

Special Events

Will take place at the new Reid Building, Glasgow School of Art, the Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs, the old fishmarket at the Briggait, the Chinatown district and Glasgow Green.

Glasgow Film Festival - Strands in the 2014 Programme
Glasgow Short Film Festival GFF 2014 at CCA

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