Glasgow Film Festival 2019

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Living The Light - Robby Müller Living The Light - Robby Müller
Living The Light - Robby Müller and Maiden
Aquarela (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Viktor Kossakovsky; Writer: Viktor Kossakovsky, Aimara Reques)
A cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water.
The Feeling Of Being Watched (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Assia Boundaoui)
Journalist Assia Boundaoui sets out to investigate long-brewing rumors that her quiet, predominantly Arab-American neighborhood was being monitored by the FBI — and in the process, she exposes a surveillance program on a scale no one could have imagined.
Freedom Fields (Country: Libya; Year: 2018; Director: Naziha Arebi)
Documentary spanning six years in the life of Libya’s nascent women’s football scene.
The Ghost Of Peter Sellers (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Peter Medak)
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.
Living The Light - Robby Müller (Country: Netherlands, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Claire Pijman; Stars: Steve McQueen, Robby Müller, Wim Wenders, Steve McQueen, Robby Müller, Wim Wenders)
Documentary about the director of photography, featuring his personal archive.
Sam Spiegel: Conquering Hollywood Sam Spiegel: Conquering Hollywood
Sam Spiegel: Conquering Hollywood and Maria By Callas
Maiden (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Alex Holmes; Stars: Tracy Edwards)
The incredible, against-all-odds story of sailor Tracy Edwards, who skippered the first all-female international crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race.
Making Montgomery Clift (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Robert Anderson Clift, Hillary Demmon)
Using a treasure trove of home movies, audio recordings and meticulous records, the legendary film star's nephew paints a picture of Clift as a fiercely independent, dedicated actor with a fondness for fun and a great appetite for life.
Maria By Callas (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Tom Volf; Stars: Maria Callas, Vittorio De Sica, Aristotle Onassis, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Omar Sharif, Luchino Visconti)
The most famous soprano in the world, a true diva, recounts her life 40 years after her death.
Netizens (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Cynthia Lowen; Writer: Cynthia Lowen; Stars: Elisabeth Aultman, Carrie Goldberg, Tina Reine, Anita Sarkeesian, Elisabeth Aultman, Carrie Goldberg, Tina Reine, Anita Sarkeesian)
Three women talk about cyber-stalking and online abuse and the ways in which they have fought back.
Sam Spiegel: Conquering Hollywood (Country: France, Australia; Year: 2018; Director: Stephan Wellink, Robert de Young)
The irresistible rags-to-riches story, profusely illustrated with clips from his finest films, of one of Hollywood's most iconic cigar-chomping tycoons.
Freedom Fields Freedom Fields
Freedom Fields and The Feeling Of Being Watched
Scotch: The Golden Dram (Scotch: A Golden Dream) (Country: UK, Taiwan; Year: 2018; Director: Andrew Peat; Stars: Ian McMillan, Charlie Maclean)
The story of the whisky industry told through its most famous distillers and most ardent enthusiasts.
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Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

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