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The 16th edition of the Glasgow Film Festival runs from February 26 to March 8 and includes a retrospective dedicated to dystopian cinema and a country focus on Iceland. It opened with Alice Winocour's Proxima and features nine world premieres. Special guests have included George Mackay, Simon Bird, Emily Beecham, Celia Imrie and Bill Paterson.
View Films by Strand:
- Are We There Yet? A Retrospective of the Future
- Beyond the Screen
- Country Focus: Iceland
- Crossing the Line
- Future Cult
- Local Heroes
- Sound And Vision
- Special Events
- Stranger than Fiction
- Window on the World
- Women Make Film
View previous years coverage of the Glasgow Film Festival festival:
Glasgow Latest Reviews
The story of Marie Curie and her discoveries in physics.
Insurance agent Max is in the midst of an existential crisis. Whilst investigating the claim made by a suspected widow he chances upon the secretive Hotel Aurora, a luxury resort which specialises in suicide.
A middle-aged dairy farmer rebels against the all powerful local co-operative.
A bored schoolgirl reinvents herself as a professional music critic.
Film noir sees a corrupt cop learn a whistling language to beat detection while trying to double-cross the mob.
Thriller about a crime enforcer for a clan of drug dealers, while also trying to be a good father to his autistic son.
A grumpy pensioner hires a migrant from Afghanistan to bury his dead dog.
Drama following a conscript through his military service in the South African Defence Force in the 1980s.
A boy struggles to cope with a prediction in childhood that he will die at 20.
Hyperactive nerd James is obsessed with making time-travel a reality. Then some old dude pops up urging him to ditch that dream and embrace a normal life.
Glasgow Film Festival Features
Glasgow Film Festival 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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