Isle Of Dogs is the opening film Isle Of Dogs is the opening film

The 14th edition of the Glasgow Film Festival will be held in 2018 with the line-up set to include special tributes to the cinema of Ireland and the Baltic countries. Special guests as the festival, which features 13 world and European premières, include David Tennant, Bill Pullman, Lynne Ramsay and Ben Wheatley.

The festival opens with Wes Anderson's Isle Of Dogs and closes with international tale of solidarity Nae Pasaran.

The festival runs from 21 February to 4 March.

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Filmworker
Filmworker
Documentary about the working relationship between actor Leon Vitali and Stanley Kubrick.
Secret Santa
Secret Santa
The Pope family’s Christmas Eve dinner goes horribly and hilariously wrong when someone puts something in the party punch causing everyone to tell the unvarnished truth at the already dysfunctional holiday reunion.
Nae Pasaran
Nae Pasaran
The story of the East Kilbride factory workers who refused to carry out repairs on warplane engines in an act of solidarity against the violent military coup in Chile.
Life And Nothing More
Life And Nothing More
Story of a single mother and her two children trying to make ends meet in Florida.
Tigers Are Not Afraid
Tigers Are Not Afraid
A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war.
Sicilian Ghost Story
Sicilian Ghost Story
When a boy disappears, a young girl goes looking for him in the dark world that has swallowed him.
Pin Cushion
Pin Cushion
Trouble brews after the unusually close bond between a mother and daughter is disrupted when they move to a new town.
Sweet Country
Sweet Country
Australian frontier drama, told from an Aboriginal perspective.
My Friend Dahmer
My Friend Dahmer
Before Jeffrey Dahmer became one of the most notorious serial killers of all time, he was a teenage loner.
How To Talk To Girls At Parties
How To Talk To Girls At Parties
Three teenage punks gatecrash a party on the Queen's jubilee night in London and have an unexpected experience that feels out of this world
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Glasgow Film Festival Features

Saddling back up
Chloé Zhao and Brady Jandreau on autism, training horses and The Rider
Inner chaos
Trine Dyrholm on the costumes for Nico, 1988, Ruth Berlau and Bertolt Brecht, and Astrid Lindgren
States of mind
Trine Dyrholm on getting know Nico and Susanna Nicchiarelli's vision for Nico, 1988
Out of the past
Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
Coming back to life
David Freyne on zombies, political populism and The Cured
Reconstructed heroine
Susanna Nicchiarelli on exploring character in Nico, 1988
The romance of the other
Xavier Gens on feminism, colonialism and the challenges of filming Cold Skin
Island life
David Oakes on Xavier Gens, HP Lovecraft, sex, monsters and Cold Skin
Shooting for change
The Divine Order director Petra Volpe on her new film and the ongoing the fight for equal rights.
Team spirit
GFF Diary days 11&12: Gemma Arterton, Ben Wheatley, Douglas King, Frightfest and international solidarity
Love and tyranny
We report from the world première of Super November
The festival that came in from the cold
GFF Diary days 9&10: Frightfest takes on the Beast from the East and the groundhog returns
Chiller thriller
GFF Diary days 7&8: Xavier Legrand, Denis Menochet, Dafhyd Flynn, bowling with the dude and the snowpocalypse
Legrand’s Greek tragedy for our times
Debut director tackles a family at war
You, me and the undead
GFF Diary days 5&6: David Tennant, Robert de Young and zombies on the loose
Yippee-ki-yay ya bawbag
GFF Diary days 3&4: Lynne Ramsay, Rebecca Daly, Nora Twomey, Karen Gillan and a visit to Nakatomi Plaza
Dog in the playground
GFF Diary days 1&2: Isle Of Dogs fever, documentaries, romance and groundhogs
Chaos theory
Samuel Maoz on Silver Lion winner Foxtrot
The peacemaker
Maurice Fitzpatrick on documentary In The Name Of Peace: John Hume In America
The house by the water
Brian O'Malley on Gothic horror, Irish history and The Lodgers
Release the bats
Kelly Greene on Attack Of The Bat Monsters
Campillo’s beat goes on
Director on AIDS drama 120 BPM, writing from the heart and collaboration
Baye displays a mother’s pride
The Guardians star on Beauvois, Hallyday, and working with her daughter
Varda hits the road again
New Wave icon on Faces Places, honours, outsiders and Demy
La Binoche at the crossroads
The Oscar winner on men, awards, and working with Claire Denis
Taking the waters
Samuel Maoz and Lior Ashkenazi on Foxtrot
Self-invented woman
Alexandra Dean on style and substance in Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
Horse sense
Chloé Zhao and Brady Jandreau on The Rider
News of a death
Lior Ashkenazi on Foxtrot and going to the edge of his emotions
A public image unlimited
Tabbert Fiiller on Public Image Ltd, the Sex Pistols, and telling John Lydon's story.
Within a neurodivergent world
Rachel Israel on developing Keep The Change.
Hidden history
Felipe Bustos Sierra on Nae Pasaran and the Scottish workers who helped thwart Pinochet.
Pierre Rissient on Breathless
One of cinema's most influential figures contemplates the re-release of the Godard classic.

Glasgow Film Festival News

Glasgow Film Festival gets back on track
Most Q&As cancelled but screenings will go ahead
Snow chaos continues for GFF
Frightfest team stranded in Preston
It's snow go for Glasgow Film Festival
Weather warnings bring film schedule to a halt
Full Glasgow Film Festival line-up announced
Bill Pullman, David Tennant and Karen Gillan are among the guests
Glasgow Frightfest line-up announced
Xavier Gens' Cold Skin among GFF premières
Isle Of Dogs to open Glasgow Film Festival
Wes Anderson's latest to première at 18th edition
Frightfest challenge to Scottish filmmakers
90 second films sought for festivals
School disco planned for GFF
Mica Levi's The Unfilmables also announced
Glasgow Film Festival announces Industry Focus
Pitching sessions, workshops, networking and more
GFF shines spotlight on Ireland and Baltics
Regional focal points tonight along with retrospective
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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