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The Glasgow Film Festival was back for its eighth year in 2012, bigger and better and now a real contender on the international festival scene. It opened with the UK gala premiere of Your Sister's Sister and closed with Le Havre.
This time around, there was a Gene Kelly retrospective for dance fans and another spectacularly scary weekend courtesy of the Frightfest team. There was also the Youth Film Festival, which ran before the main one, from the 5th to the 15th of February, and the Glasgow Short Film Festival, which ran from the 9th to the 12th.
Alongside the films, Glasgow incorporated a host of exciting related arts events, including a stage version of Belleville Rendez-Vous.
The Glasgow Film Festival 2012 ran from the 16th to the 26th of February.
The Surprise Movie was revealed to be Jeff Who Lives At Home
View Films by Strand:
- Best Of British
- Crossing The Line
- European Cinema
- Fashion In Film
- Frightfest Extra
- Gene Kelly: Strictly Song And Dance
- Great Scots
- GYFF Shorts
- I Hate Iceland
- International Shorts
- It's A Wonderful World
- Music and Film
- Out Of The Past
- Scottish Shorts
- Stranger Than Fiction
- The Edge Of The World
- The State Of Independents
- Welcome To Germany
- Youth Festival
View previous years coverage of the Glasgow Film Festival festival:
Glasgow Latest Reviews
An ageing farmer is determined to do things his own way.
When an idealistic sheikh persuades a fisheries expert to try and introduce salmon to the Yemen, the expert soon finds himself himself out of his depth, but love blossoms along the way.
Film essay documenting fishermen's working conditions and sea trade.
A phone call reveals the difficulties of estrangement within a family.
When a garage owner hires a mysterious hitman to dispose of his business rival, things go from bad to worse.
Two men team up to rob an office safe but they must work around a light-triggered alarm system.
A man with a camera implanted in his brain is commissioned to film a documentary about a terminally ill woman's last days.
A dramatic tale of life and love in Ancient Egypt.
A trainee carer's scheme to rob a comatose patient's house by night triggers supernatural horrors.
Documentary charting the career of Harry Belafonte - singer, actor and political activist.
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