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The 16th edition of the Glasgow Film Festival will run from February 26 to March 8 and include a retrospective dedicated to dystopian cinema and a country focus on Iceland. It opens with Alice Winocour's Proxima and features nine world premieres. Special guests already confirmed to attend include George Mackay, Simon Bird, Emily Beecham, Celia Imrie and Bill Paterson.
View Films by Strand:
- Are We There Yet? A Retrospective of the Future
- Beyond the Screen
- Country Focus: Iceland
- Crossing the Line
- Future Cult
- Local Heroes
- Sound And Vision
- Special Events
- Stranger than Fiction
- Window on the World
- Women Make Film
View previous years coverage of the Glasgow Film Festival festival:
Glasgow Latest Reviews
Skeletons rattle in the closet of a film director and his friends, 20 years after an infamous massacre.
A musician and puppeteer seeking to escape steals an envelope full of cash and escapes to Scotland with his childhood friend Tom to start a new life.. but things don't go as planned.
Profiling punk reggae protest movement Rock Against Racism.
In 1845, a fisherman ends up on the run for crimes he didn't commit.
A portrait of modern Icelandic society.
The stepdaughter of a charismatic pastor begins to question her faith
This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America and the human condition.
Jonas pretends to be blind and enters a TV dance contest where he meets his attractive dance partner, Saulé. They soon become the show’s most popular contestants. Meanwhile, Vytas, an old acquaintance of Jonas, is released from jail thirsty for revenge...
After an accident, a little dog remembers all the different masters she's had successively and loved unconditionally.
Three elderly hermits live deep in the woods, cut off from the rest of the world. While wildfires threaten the region, their quiet life is about to be shaken by the arrival of two women.
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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