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The 15th edition of the Glasgow Film Festival will open with the UK première of Jonah Hill's Mid90s and 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
- Stranger Than Fiction
- Window on the World
View previous years coverage of the Glasgow Film Festival festival:
Glasgow Latest Reviews
Two assassins set out into the wilderness on the trail of a man with a secret.
A survivor of a school shooting goes on to become a pop star.
In the second part of this sometimes musical drama, two women rehearse a production of Hecuba while fighting to save the arts centre to which they have devoted their lives.
Dorothea and her partner Greta have devoted 40 years to transforming their small-town’s disused bread factory into a civic centre promoting theatre, dance and film. As they prepare to stage Hecuba, they learn that their funding may be cut in favour of a glitzy, commercial rival.
When the 1989 'one-hit-wonder' glam metal band Sonic Grave embark on a trip to Coachella in the hope of making a comeback, their peyote trip pit stop in Joshua Tree incites an attack by giant ants.
Violence is sparked on the eve of Argentina's dictatorship.
Drama about a dysfunctional family.
Eight children rescued from a concentration camp, find themselves under siege from a freshly pack of former camp guard dogs.
A musical epic and a romantic parable of a man whose family falls from grace after a tribal feud in a nomadic village.
An illegal Chinese immigrant in Japan gets a job using a false ID and forms an unexpected bond with his employer.
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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