Southside Film Festival: Bring your Own archive & free screening of ‘Glasgow 1980’

The Glad Cafe, Glasgow

Sunday 10 May, 2015 17:00

This year’s film festival focuses on cinema going heritage of the Southside and films made in the Southside and who want to see your films and hear your memories of going to the cinema in the Southside before the last cinema closed in 2001. Rummage in your attic and show boxes to find photographs, films, tapes, slides, audio recordings-any archive you may have and bring it along to this event. We hope to include as much local archive in the film festival in October as possible. To get in touch with us about any archive you have email

Followed by a free screening of ‘Glasgow 1980′ a 1971 documentary edited by Bill Forsyth (Local Hero, Gregorys’ Girl) about what Glasgow would be like in the 1980s after the redevelopment of its traffic system and the construction of the new housing developments in the 1970s. The film includes some footage from 1971 of Queens Park, Shawlands and the Gorbals as well as the rest of Glasgow.

The Glad Cafe, 1006A Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G41 2HG

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