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The 16th edition of the Glasgow Film Festival will run from February 26 to March 8 and include a retrospective dedicated to dystopian cinema and a country focus on Iceland. It opens with Alice Winocour's Proxima and features nine world premieres. Special guests already confirmed to attend include 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
An unlikely, multigenerational friendship between a failed comedian and a charming, alcoholic dermatologist helps both confront long-simmering regrets in this warm-hearted buddy comedy.
When a young woman discovers that her lifelong dream of participating in the Olympics doesn’t match up to reality, she finds herself adrift amongst the crowds. That is until she befriends a volunteer dentist, forging a bond which forces them both to rethink their courses in life.
A young woman with a fondness for tanks takes on a megacorporation which is trying to hoard all the water and power in a post-Apocalyptic wasteland.
Skeletons rattle in the closet of a film director and his friends, 20 years after an infamous massacre.
A musician and puppeteer seeking to escape steals an envelope full of cash and escapes to Scotland with his childhood friend Tom to start a new life.. but things don't go as planned.
Profiling punk reggae protest movement Rock Against Racism.
In 1845, a fisherman ends up on the run for crimes he didn't commit.
A portrait of modern Icelandic society.
The stepdaughter of a charismatic pastor begins to question her faith
This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America and the human condition.
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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