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The Glasgow Film Festival is back for its 11th edition, now bigger than ever and sprawling across a range of unusual venues as it celebrates Glasgow's status as a Cinema City. It opens with Noah Baumbach's While We're Young and closes with Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure. Along the way there are celebrations of strong women in film, of games and geekery, and of the unforgettable star that was Ingrid Bergman.

Plus, of course, there's the ever-popular Frightfest, back with an extended lie-up of films to make you frightened of sleeping - not that you're likely to have time for that if you take full advantage of special event like Strictly Ballroom dance spectacular or live Paul Merton tribute to Buster Keaton. With even Shaun the Sheep getting in on the act, Glasgow is the place to be in February 2015.

The Glasgow Youth Film Festival has grown big enough to strike out on its own this year, and you can see what's happening at it here.

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Glasgow Latest Reviews

Theeb
Theeb
A Bedouin boy experiences a desert adventure when he joins a British officer searching for a well on the eve of the 1916 Arab Revolt.
The Wonders
The Wonders
Nothing will be the same at the end of this summer for Gelsomina and her three younger sisters.
Li’l Quinquin
Li’l Quinquin
A blackly comic murder mystery develops in a small town in northern France.
Stonehearst Asylum
Stonehearst Asylum
A medical school graduate gets more than he bargained for at a mental institution.
Second Coming
Second Coming
A family is shaken by an unexplained pregnancy.
The Dead Lands
The Dead Lands
A young Maori man sets out to avenge the death of his father.
Wyrmwood: Road Of The Dead
Wyrmwood: Road Of The Dead
During a post- apocalyptic zombie crisis, a mechanic sets out to rescue his sister from the clutches of a mad scientist.
The Asylum
The Asylum
Six teenagers partying in an abandoned building find themselves in trouble after experimenting with the supernatural.
A Little Chaos
A Little Chaos
A landscape gardener is employed by King Louis XIV to transform the gardens at Versailles.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown
The Town That Dreaded Sundown
Sixty-five years after a serial killer terrorised a small town... the murders begin again.
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Glasgow Film Festival Features

Sister act
Dana Ivgy on playing Liron Ben-Shlush's sister in Next To Her.
Memories of Ingrid
Stig Björkman and Pia Lindström on family, dogs, home movies and Ingrid Bergman.
Picturing Ingrid
Stig Björkman and Stina Gardell on Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words
Genius en passant
Cliff Curtis on playing Genesis Potini in The Dark Horse.
A girl, on film
Doona Bae talks about making A Girl At My Door.
Dark materials
Hans Herbots on adapting Mo Hayder's The Treatment for the big screen.
Stepping out
Chen Shiang-Chyi talks about her role in Tsai Ming-liang's Exit.
Sex, lies and cinema
Desiree Akhavan on Appropriate Behaviour.
A Little Chaos at the Monkey Bar reception
Time out after the US première with Alan Rickman, Ann Curry and more.
The garden of delights
Alan Rickman and Kate Winslet on the red carpet for A Little Chaos.
Birth of a role for Binoche
Why Assayas took up the challenge.
Hungry like the wolf
Till Kleinert spills the secrets of The Samurai.
Timeless style
Noah Baumbach on working with costume designer Ann Roth on While We're Young.
Grand finale
GFF Diary days 11 & 12: Retro revelry and the thrills and chills of Frightfest.
Darkness falls
GFF Diary days 9 & 10: documentaries, nocturnal wanderings, and the return of Frightfest.
Visions of the future
GFF Diary days 7 & 8: road warriors, spherical screens and surprises.
A surfeit of riches
GFF Diary days 5 & 6: Paul Merton, the Margaret Tait Award, and live Dungeons & Dragons.
Celebrating survival
Kim Loginotto and Brenda Myers-Powell talk about documentary Dreamcatcher
Star attractions
GFF Diary days 3&4: Alan Rickman, ballroom dancing, power suits and pussycats.
A city of cinema
GFF diary days 1&2: exhibitions, Monsters, art, Cliff Curtis and British Sea Power.
Cartoon capers on the Riviera
Xavier Picard talks about the global cult of the Moomins.
Girl power hits the streets of Paris
Céline Sciamma on sex, desire and friendship.
Shaun The Sheep bar by baa
Composer Ilan Eshkeri talks about scoring Aardman Animations' latest.
Memories of Alice, part 2
More from Wash Westmoreland, reflecting on Alzheimer's disease and Still Alice.
Memories of Alice, part 1
Wash Westmoreland on working with Julianne Moore on Still Alice.
Romain discovers his inner femme
Interview with Roman Duris about François Ozon’s The New Girlfriend.
Two's company
Paul Eenhoorn and Earl Lynn Nelson talk about bonding and battling the elements for road trip comedy Land Ho!
Cloud city
Jane Spencer on London, aristocrats, starving artists and The Ninth Cloud.
Clive Owen speaks
The Oscar-nominated actor looks back on his amazing career

Glasgow Film Festival News

It Follows is Glasgow Film Festival Critics' Choice.
Clouds Of Sils Maria and A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night are runners up.
Radiator wins Glasgow Audience Award
Prize awarded as Force Majeure screens at closing gala.
Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young to open Glasgow Film Festival
Full line-up revealed as festival celebrates Cinema City.
Glasgow Film Festival events announced
Strictly Ballroom dance spectacular to be held in Kelvingrove Museum.
Here's looking at you, kid
11th Glasgow Film Festival to honour Ingrid Bergman
News

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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