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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Zama
A 17th century army officer in Ascuncion, awaits transfer to Buenos Aires.
Let The Sunshine In
Let The Sunshine In
Isabelle, single mum, divorced artist with one child, is looking for love. True love at last.
Beast
Beast
A teenager finds herself torn between the control of her family and an outsider who is suspected of murder.
Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts
Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts
A woman seeks revenge after she is raped.
Western
Western
A group of German construction workers on a job in Bulgaria begin to compete for the approval of the locals.
Thoroughbreds
Thoroughbreds
Two rich girls contemplate murder in Connecticut
Ghost Stories
Ghost Stories
A trio of spooky tales.
Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms
Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms
An immortal girl and mortal boy meet and become friends, sharing a bond that lasts throughout the years.
Love, Simon
Love, Simon
A young teenager worries that his family will discover he's gay before he's ready, and finds himself falling in love with a similarly closeted classmate he talks to online, without either of them knowing who the other is.
Which Way Up
Which Way Up
A documentary about the artist John McLean and his experience of Parkinson's disease.
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Glasgow Film Festival Features

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
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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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