Glasgow Film Festival 2017

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All These Sleepless Nights (Country: UK, Poland; Year: 2015; Director: Michal Marczak)
What does it mean to be truly awake in a world that seems satisfied to be asleep? Kris and Michal push their experiences of life and love to a breaking point as they restlessly roam the streets of Warsaw in search for answers.
All This Panic (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Jenny Gage; Stars: Dusty Rose Ryan, Delia Cunningham, Lena M, Ginger Leigh Ryan, Olivia Cucinotta, Sage Adams, Nichole R. Thompson-Adams, Kevin Ryan, Tanya Ryan, Ivy Blackshire, Gabriel Sommer, Tess Neau)
What is it like to come of age in New York City? First-time director Jenny Gage follows vivacious sisters, Ginger and Dusty, and their high school friends over the course of their crucial teen years.
Check It (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Dana Flor, Toby Oppenheimer)
A documentary about a Washington DC gang made up of young LGBT people.
The Chocolate Case (Tony) (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2016; Director: Benthe Forrer; Writer: Benthe Forrer; Stars: Maurice Dekkers, Roland Duong, Teun van de Keuken)
A documentary about people fighting child slavery in the cocoa industry.
David Lynch: The Art Life (Country: US, Denmark; Year: 2016; Director: Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes, Olivia Neergaard-Holm; Stars: David Lynch)
Documentary about the American filmmaker.
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Spectres Are Haunting Europe and Tickling Giants
George Best: All By Himself (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Daniel Gordon)
Portrait of the Manchester United and Northern Irish footballer.
Gleason (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Clay Tweel)
At the age of 34, Steve Gleason, former NFL defensive back and New Orleans hero, was diagnosed with motor neuron disease. Doctors gave him two to five years to live. So that is what Steve chose to do: Live — both for his wife and newborn son and to help others with this disease.
The Good Postman (Country: Finland, Bulgaria; Year: 2016; Director: Tonislav Hristov; Writer: Tonislav Hristov, Lubomir Tsvetkov)
In a small Bulgarian village troubled by the ongoing refugee crisis, a local postman runs for mayor — and learns that even minor deeds can outweigh good intentions.
I Am Not Your Negro (Country: US, France, Belgium, Switzerland; Year: 2016; Director: Raoul Peck; Writer: James Baldwin)
Essay film based on James Baldwin's writing about the story of race in modern America.
Liberation Day (Country: Latvia, Norway, North Korea, Slovenia; Year: 2016; Director: Ugis Olte, Morten Traavik; Writer: Morten Traavik; Stars: Boris Benko, Tomaz Cubej, Milan Fras)
The story of Laibach's visit to North Korea.
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David Lynch: The Art Life and Liberation Day
The Lost City Of Cecil B DeMille (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Peter Brosnan; Writer: Peter Brosnan; Stars: Peter Brosnan, Agnes de Mille, Cecil B DeMille, Charlton Heston)
In 1982 Peter Brosnan heard a story about an ancient Egyptian City buried in California. For 30 years he has been fighting to dig it up.
The Lure (Country: US, UK; Year: 2016; Director: Tomas Leach)
The story of an eccentric millionaire's buried treasure and those who are searching for it.
Remembering The Man (Country: Australia; Year: 2015; Director: Nickolas Bird, Eleanor Sharpe; Writer: Nickolas Bird, Dennis K Smith; Stars: George Banders, Reece Manning, Richard Bligh, Denis Moore, Lisa Rodgers)
The true story of two boys who fell in love at a prestigious Catholic boarding school and retained their passion through all the tumultuous years that followed.
Small Town Rage (Small Town Rage: Fighting Back In The Deep South) (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: David Hylan, Raydra Hall; Writer: David Hylan; Stars: Lance Bass, Robert Darrow, Deborah Allen)
A documentary examining the work and influence of ACT UP Shreveport in the conservative Deep South.
Spectres Are Haunting Europe (Country: France, Greece; Year: 2016; Director: Maria Kourkouta, Nick Giannari)
A documentary portrait of life in the Idomeni refugee camp.
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All This Panic and The Good Postman
#sugarwater (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Jo Lewis)
A documentary about the first ever performance by pioneering Deaf and disabled theatre company Graeae.
Swim Team (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Lara Stolman)
The Jersey Hammerheads is a competitive swim team made up of a diverse group of teens on the autism spectrum.
Tickling Giants (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Sara Taksler; Writer: Sara Taksler; Stars: Bassem Youssef, Jon Stewart)
Charting Bassem Youssef’s rise as Egypt’s foremost on-screen satirist.
Where To, Miss? (Country: Germany, India; Year: 2016; Director: Manuela Bastian)
A young Indian woman battle to escape her traditional role and fulfil her dream of becoming a taxi driver.

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