Glasgow Film Festival – Strands in the 2014 Programme

GFF 2014 programme includes the usual premieres, Youth Film Festival, Short Film Festival and FrightFest and in addition has many other imaginative and exciting strands for you to choose from:

Gala strand page


This summer all eyes will be on Glasgow as our city hosts the XX Commonwealth Games, celebrating creative, sporting and cultural greatness. In this spirit, GFF includes cinematic treats – which, like the Games themselves, revel in a diverse range of talent from all over the Commonwealth.  Glasgow Film will be launching its new commission, Cargo, Camera, Action! on Wednesday 26 February with a party featuring previews from several other exciting projects from Scotland’s film scene

1939:Hooray For Hollywood!

The finest films from the greatest year in the history of Hollywood, every one a classic.

Best of British

A selection of finest British fare from an industry that continues to make small miracles on modest budgets.


Savour all the glories of a resurgent filmmaking Chile that is making some of the most consistently beguiling films in world cinema.

Crossing the Line

Exotic fusions of art and cinema that explore brave new worlds without the benefit of a safety net – expect the unexpected.


A grand tour of Europe taking in the most acclaimed films of its festivals.

Events and Pop-Up Cinema

Experience films in the most dramatic venues in Glasgow,
and uncover new territory in some of the city’s most unusual spaces.


Two days of gut-wrenching horror programming by the Film 4 FrightFest team.

Gala Premieres

And first glimpses of the best films released throughout 2014.

Game Cats Go Miaow!

Robert Florence of BBC Scotland’s Burnistoun and videoGaiden, is back for a second year with a snappy selection of video game events, discussions and unmissable film experiences

Glasgow Music and Film Festival (dates as GFF)

Glasgow’s great music scene is fused with its heritage as a cinema city in this celebration of the best music on film, punctuated by some wonderful live events.

Glasgow Short Film Festival: 13 – 17 February 2014

Scotland’s leading short film showcase returns for four days of screenings, events and parties, with focuses this year on music and film, the Miami-based Borscht Corporation, and how independence might affect the Scottish Film Industry.

Glasgow Youth Film Festival: 2 – 12 February 2013

Curated and programmed entirely by 15-17 year olds, showcasing the best contemporary international cinema for and by young people alongside workshops, masterclasses, competitions and special events.

Great Scots

A celebration of native talent and local heroes with screenings of the best new productions from Scottish filmmakers and Scottish production companies.

It’s a Wonderful World

Around the world in much less than eighty films, with top titles from all across the globe that have stormed the local box office, charmed the grumpiest critic or earned top festival prizesCurated by comic book legend and 20th Century Fox creative consultant Mark Millar, this ever-popular strand focuses on superhero flicks and comic crossovers.

Music and Film Showcasing

An inspired and inspirational programme of live music events that celebrate the special relationship between film and music.

Out of the Past

Classic movies in peak condition, back on the big screen where they come alive all over again.

State of Independents

Far from the Hollywood crowd, this strand looks at the hot new American talents and off.

Stranger than Fiction

The most dynamic new documentaries from across the globe reveal incredible journeys, extraordinary lives and amazing stories

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Glasgow Film Festival 2014 - some highlights

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