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The 15th edition of the Glasgow Film Festival opened with the UK première of Jonah Hill's Mid90s and will close with Beats, a story set in Scotland's rave culture. It includes seven world premières and 102 UK premières. Six out of the ten nominees for the prestigious Glasgow Film Festival Audience Award are new features directed by women. Special strands include a focus on new Belgian cinema and a look back to the great US movies of 1969, plus there's a strand dedicated to the underappreciated work of Elaine May.
The festival runs from 20 February to 3 March.
View Films by Strand:
- 1969: the End of Innocence
- Belgian Cinema: Both Sides Now
- Crossing the Line
- Future Cult
- Local Heroes
- May Days: The Films Of Elaine May
- Modern Families
- Sound & Vision
- Special Events
- Stranger Than Fiction
- Window on the World
View previous years coverage of the Glasgow Film Festival festival:
Glasgow Latest Reviews
A pair of cousins embark on scheme to make millions in High Frequency Trading.
A fresh-faced Texan arrives in New York, determined to become the new stud in town. His plan to woo the wealthy ladies of Manhattan is as naive as it is ridiculous but along the way he finds an unlikely ally in a seedy, small time con man who dreams of escaping to Florida.
With winter approaching in the valley, reserves for the cold season are of utmost importance. When a small ladybird gets trapped inside a shipment heading for the Caribbean, however, their father must set off on a heroic overseas journey to rescue his beloved offspring.
Georg flees to Marseilles to escape the German army. Assuming a false identity, he tries to obtain passage on a ship bound for Mexico. But then he meets Marie and his plans change.
A cult musical charting the rise and fall of a manufactured pop duo and their struggle to navigate fame, fortune and jealousy.
A couple who fall in love at first sight face problems when they try to conceive.
A TV weatherman in an emotional crisis strikes up a platonic friendship with a married migrant worker.
A filmmaker explores the life of the mother who died when he was just three years old.
The life of an emotionally unstable cop begins to unravel when his mum dies.
A documentary about legendary mountaineer Hamish MacInnes and his struggle to recover from mental illness and reconnect with his past.
Glasgow Film Festival Features
Glasgow Film Festival News
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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