Glasgow Film Festival 2012

A look at the lives of indigenous people around the world, plus Gaelic tales from right here in Scotland.

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The Last Dogs Of Winter (Country: New Zealand; Year: 2011; Director: Costa Botes; Stars: Brian Ladoon, Caleb Ross)
In 1976, Ladoon began a lifelong mission to protect and preserve the beautiful Canadian Eskimo dog – qimmiq – which is the rarest registered breed of dog in the world. This documentary tells Ladoon’s story and that of Caleb Ross, a young New Zealand actor who travelled to Churchill, Manitoba in search of adventure and stayed three years.
Mesnak (Country: Canada; Year: 2011; Director: Yves Sioui Durand; Writer: Yves Sioui Durand, Louis Hamelin, Robert Morin, Yves Sioui Durand; Stars: Victor Turgeon, Eve Ringuette)
A young man goes looking for his birth mother and finds a troubled community in a land dominated by the turtle spirit.
On The Ice (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Andrew Okpeaha MacLean; Writer: Andrew Okpeaha MacLean; Stars: Josiah Patkotak, Frank Qutuq Irelan, Teddy Kyle Smith, Adamina Kerr, Sierra Jade Sampson), Official Site
After a fight in which their friend is killed, two Alaskan teenagers try to cover up what happened and keep their mutual secret.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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