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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
Guided by a Scheherazade-like narrator, the film reflects on human life through a series of vignettes - from war-torn Cologne to smaller incidents like the tying of shoelaces.
A schizophrenic woman finds things change when she embarks on a romance with a failed musician.
A man's job requires him to clean a house, which turns out to be haunted. In the course of trying to exorcise the ghost, he falls in love with her.
Patrick lives with his parents on a naturist campsite. When his dad dies and he finds himself in charge he has other things on his mind... namely a quest for his lost hammer.
An aspiring gymnast finds her life turned upside down by the arrival of the older half-brother she didn't know she had.
A student becomes determined to stage a fashion show despite religious opposition.
A teenager finds herself increasingly troubled on an off-season trip to a caravan site.
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.
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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