Special Events at Glasgow Film Theatre July 2019

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This July, acclaimed director Gurinder Chadha (Bend It Like Beckham, Viceroy’s House) will attend GFT for a Q&A following a preview screening of her latest feature Blinded By the Light, (16 July) a film inspired by British journalist Sarfraz Manzoor’s memoir Greetings From Bury Park, where a teenager learns to find his own voice through the words and music of Bruce Springsteen, Manzoor will also be in attendance. Also this month: Turner Prize-winning artist Charlotte Prodger will present two screenings of her work, Stoneymollan Trail and SaF05; director Chanya Button will attend a Q&A following a preview screening of Vita and Virginia, a new drama based on the true story of the passionate relationship between literary trailblazer Virginia Woolf and enigmatic aristocrat Vita Sackville-West; original documentary Funny You Never Knew follows comedians Fred Willard and Kevin Pollak as they re-discover a trio of comedians from the 1950s that captured the American zeitgeist, and influenced many of the major comedians that followed, the screening at GFT will be followed by a Q&A with director Andrew Hunt and editor Colin Goudie; directors Andy Heathcote and Heike Bachelier will attend a Q&A following a preview screening of Of Fish and Foe, a thought-provoking documentary examining the relationship between modern environmentalism and traditional salmon fishing methods; artist and director Penny Slinger will attend a Q&A following a one-off screening of Penny Slinger: Out of the Shadows, the incredible untold story of the traumatic events that led to the creation of her masterpiece, the 1977 photo-romance, ‘An Exorcism’;  unique fiction film that asks the viewer to consider the methods that documentary makers may employ in order to find a story worth telling, My Friend the Polish Girl will be followed by a Q&A with directors Ewa Banaszkiewicz and Mateusz Dymek; and insightful documentary The Bikes of Wrath will be followed by a Skype Q&A with co-director Charlie Turnbull.

See all Q&A screenings here.

Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB

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