Glasgow Film Festival 2017

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Kuso Kuso
Kuso and Folk Hero & Funny Guy
Bad Rap (Country: US, Canada; Year: 2016; Director: Salima Koroma; Stars: Awkwafina, Jonathan Park, David Lee, Richard Lee)
The lives and careers of four Asian-American rappers trying to break into a world that often treats them as outsiders.
Contemporary Color (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross; Stars: Nelly Furtado, Adam Horovitz, David Byrne, St. Vincent, Ira Glass, Nico Muhly, Devonté Hynes, Money Mark, Jess Wolfe, Nika Danilova, Holly Laessig, Merrill Garbus, Tom Krell)
In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an unprecedented event at Brooklyn's Barclays Center to celebrate the art of colour guard — synchronised dance involving flags, rifles, and sabers — by pairing regional color guard teams with performers, including St. Vincent, Nelly Furtado, and Ad-Rock.
Folk Hero & Funny Guy (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Jeff Grace; Writer: Jeff Grace; Stars: Alex Karpovsky, Wyatt Russell, Meredith Hagner, Melanie Lynskey, Hannah Simone, Michael Ian Black, Heather Morris, David Cross, Sarah Arnold, Cameran Surles, Alex McKenna, Rachel Staman, Thida Penn, Jessica Rivera, Todd Berger)
Two artistically inclined childhood friends, a comedian and a folk-rocker, set out on a tour together in hopes of regaining their “mojo” and finding love in the process.
I Called Him Morgan (Country: US, Sweden; Year: 2016; Director: Kasper Collin; Writer: Kasper Collin)
Documentary about jazz musician Lee Morgan and his partner Helen More.
King Of Jazz (Country: US; Year: 1930; Director: John Murray Anderson, Pál Fejös; Writer: Harry Ruskin, Edward T Lowe Jr, Charles MacArthur; Stars: Paul Whiteman, John Boles, Laura La Plante, Jeanette Loff, Glenn Tryon, William Kent, Slim Summerville, Boys The Rhythm, Kathryn Crawford, Carla Laemmle, Stanley Smith, George Chiles, Jack White, Frank Leslie, Walter Brennan)
Restored revue, centred on King of Jazz’ bandleader Paul Whiteman and his orchestra.
Lost In France Lost In France
Lost In France and A Matter Of Time
Kuso (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Flying Lotus; Writer: David Firth, Flying Lotus; Stars: Anders Holm, George Clinton, Byron Bowers)
Broadcasting through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, this story is tangled up in the aftermath of Los Angeles's worst earthquake nightmare.
Lost In France (Country: Ireland, UK ; Year: 2016; Director: Niall McCann)
Story of a tour by musicians on the Chemikal Underground Records label.
A Matter Of Time (Country: Canada; Year: 2015; Director: Casey Cohen; Stars: Kathryn Calder)
A documentary about how musician Kathryn Calder recorded her first solo album with the help of her dying mother.
On The Road (Love Song: Wolf Alice) (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Stars: Shirley Henderson, Paul Popplewell, James McArdle, Jamie Quinn, Ellie Rowsell, Leah Harvey, Joel Amey, Theo Ellis, Joff Oddie)
Documenting the London band on and off stage.
Raving Iran (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2016; Director: Sue Meures)
An unexpected invitation offers a taste of freedom to Iranian underground DJs risking imprisonment for pursuing their passion.
I Called Him Morgan I Called Him Morgan
I Called Him Morgan and Bad Rap
Singing In Graveyards (Country: Malaysia, Philippines; Year: 2016; Director: Bradley Liew; Writer: Bianca Balbuena, Bradley Liew; Stars: Pepe Smith, Mercedes Cabral, Lav Diaz, Susa Africa)
Pepe, a 68 year old impersonator of a Filipino rock legend, lives alone on the borders of reality, imagination and mysticism.
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