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The 15th edition of the Glasgow Film Festival opened with the UK première of Jonah Hill's Mid90s and closed with Beats, a story set in Scotland's rave culture. It included seven world premières and 102 UK premières. Six out of the ten nominees for the prestigious Glasgow Film Festival Audience Award were new features directed by women. Special strands included a focus on new Belgian cinema and a look back to the great US movies of 1969, plus there was a strand dedicated to the underappreciated work of Elaine May.
The festival runs from 20 February to 3 March.
View Films by Strand:
- 1969: the End of Innocence
- Belgian Cinema: Both Sides Now
- Crossing the Line
- Future Cult
- Local Heroes
- May Days: The Films Of Elaine May
- Modern Families
- Sound & Vision
- Special Events
- Stranger Than Fiction
- Window on the World
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Glasgow Latest Reviews
Jade is a young mother in the prime of her life when an acid attack leaves her severely burned. While her face has been reconstructed, her beauty is lost beneath the scars. Descending a self-destructive path with relationships crumbling, Jade must take drastic action to reclaim her life.
In 1973, director-on-the-rise Peter Medak nabbed notoriously difficult comic genius and box-office star Peter Sellers for his new pirate comedy, Ghost In The Noonday Sun. Sellers immediately began sabotaging the film.
‘Do no harm’ is an abiding principal of psychiatry. It is abandoned time after time in this exploration of the profession’s collusion with state sponsored torture over the past 70 years.
A young nobleman asks a peasant to help fake his own kidnapping.
A bored man suddenly realises that everyone around him has disappeared and he isn't sure what happened.
A tragic accident leaves a man stranded in the Arctic with no hope of rescue.
A dramatisation of the 2008 terrorist attacks that centred on Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace Hotel.
A seedy, ambitious Puglian property developer sets his sights sets on Rome and access to Berlusconi’s inner circle.
A Glasgwegian single mum tries to make it in the world of country music.
Werner Herzog interviews Mikhail Gorbachev and captures the human side of a world leader as he recalls his relationships with Reagan and Thatcher, his beloved wife Raisa and his dashed dream of lasting change.
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