Glasgow Film Festival 2020

View other Glasgow Film Festival Films by strand: Are We There Yet? A Retrospective of the Future, Beyond the Screen, CineMasters, Country Focus: Iceland, Crossing the Line, Future Cult, Galas, Local Heroes, Neo-Glasgow, Pioneer, Sound And Vision, Special Events, Stranger than Fiction, Window on the World, Women Make Film

Sea Fever Sea Fever
Sea Fever and A Ghost Waits
Butt Boy (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Tyler Cornack; Writer: Tyler Cornack, Ryan Koch; Stars: Angela Jones, Rhoda Pell, Kristina Clifford, Brad Potts, Tyler Dryden)
After a child goes missing, a newly sober detective comes to suspect that his sponsor has a super power that makes animals, objects, and humans disappear up his backside.
The Cleansing Hour (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Damien LeVeck; Writer: Damien LeVeck, Aaron Horwitz; Stars: Kyle Gallner, Ryan Guzman, Joanna David, Emma Holzer, Alix Angelis)
Millennial entrepreneurs, Drew and Max, run a webcast that streams live exorcisms that are, in fact, elaborately staged hoaxes. They get their comeuppance when today's actress becomes mysteriously possessed by a real demon that holds the crew hostage.
Darkness Falls (Anderson Falls) (Country: Belgium; Year: 2020; Director: Julian Seri; Writer: Giles Daoust; Stars: Shawn Ashmore, Lin Shaye, Sonya Walger, Gary Cole, Stefania Spampinato, Daniella Alonso, Richard Harmon, Vahina Giocante, Marlon Young, David Gianopoulos, Judah Mackey, Tanner Thomason, Melissa Papel, Aliza Pearl, Arsi Nami)
A detective convinced that his wife didn't die by suicide but was murdered hunts obsessively for the truth and finds something worse than he imagined.
Death Of A Vlogger (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Graham Hughes; Stars: Graham Hughes, Annabel Logan, Paddy Kondracki, Joma West)
A mockumentary following YouTuber Graham as he investigates the darker supernatural side of the web, dealing with the effects of being famous on the internet
A Ghost Waits (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Adam Stovall; Writer: Adam Stovall; Stars: MacLeod Andrews, Natalie Walker, Sydney Vollmer, Amanda Miller)
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.
The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale
The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale and Darkness Falls
In The Quarry (En El Poso) (Country: Uruguay; Year: 2019; Director: Bernardo Antonaccio, Rafael Antonaccio; Writer: Bernardo Antonaccio, Rafael Antonaccio; Stars: Rafael Beltrán, Augusto Gordillo, Luis Pazos, Paula Silva, Natalia Tarmezzano)
A summer afternoon, an abandoned quarry, four friends. An interpellative thriller about gender violence.
Live Forever (Country: Sweden; Year: 2019; Director: Gustav Egerstedt; Writer: Gustav Egerstedt)
A musical love letter and tribute to the victims in horror film history. In an anthemic song the dead unite across genres and time.
The Mortuary Collection (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Ryan Spindell; Writer: Ryan Spindell; Stars: Clancy Brown, Caitlin Custer, Christine Kilmer)
Sam inquires about a Help Wanted sign outside a funeral home and in her interview with owner Montgomery Dark, four gruesomely disturbing stories are told.
A Night Of Horror: Nightmare Radio (Country: Argentina, New Zealand, UK; Year: 2019; Director: Jason Bognacki, AJ Briones, Joshua Long, Sergio Morcillo, Adam O'Brien, Luciano Onetti, Nicolás Onetti, Pablo S Pastor, Matthew Richards; Writer: Mauro Croche, Michael L Fawcett, Michael Kraetzer, Guillermo Lockhart, Matthew Richards, Santiago Taboada; Stars: Ian Costello, Michelle Costello, Clara Kovacic, Kera O'Bryon, James Wright)
When a radio DJ who hosts a popular horror-themed show receives alarming calls from a child, things start to feel off.
The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale (Zombie For Sale) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2019; Director: Lee Min-jae; Writer: Lee Min-jae; Stars: Jeong Jae-yeong, Jung Ga-ram, Kim Nam-gil)
When a pharmaceutical company's illegal experiments inadvertently create a zombie, the strange Park family finds it and tries to profit from its unexpected viagra-like effect.
Butt Boy Butt Boy
Butt Boy and In The Quarry
Saint Maud (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Rose Glass; Writer: Rose Glass; Stars: Jennifer Ehle, Morfydd Clark, Turlough Convery, Lily Frazer, Lily Knight, Rosie Sansom, Marcus Hutton, Carl Prekopp, Noa Bodner, Jel Djelal, Faith Edwards, Sona Vyas, Susanne Schraps, Linda E Greenwood, Evo Payne)
A mysterious nurse becomes dangerously obsessed with saving the soul of her dying patient.
Sea Fever (Country: Ireland, US, UK, Sweden, Belgium; Year: 2019; Director: Neasa Hardiman; Writer: Neasa Hardiman; Stars: Connie Nielsen, Hermione Corfield, Dougray Scott, Jack Hickey)
The crew of a West of Ireland trawler, marooned at sea, struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.
Synchronic (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead; Writer: Justin Benson; Stars: Jamie Dornan, Anthony Mackie, Katie Aselton, Ally Ioannides, Bill Oberst Jr., Betsy Holt, Aaron Groben, Shane Brady, Martin Bats Bradford, Devyn A. Tyler, Natasha Tina Liu, Lawrence Turner, Kate Adair, Carl Palmer, Rhonda Johnson Dents)
A pair of paramedics find their friendship put to the test after a series of deaths are linked to a drug.
VFW (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Joe Begos; Writer: Max Brallier, Matthew McArdle; Stars: Martin Kove, Stephen Lang, William Sadler, Sierra McCormick)
A group of war veterans must defend their local VFW post and an innocent teenager against a deranged drug dealer and his relentless army of punk mutants.

59th New York Film Festival early bird highlights Futura, Jane By Charlotte, James Baldwin: From Another Place and The Velvet Underground

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:


Cannes Film Festival
The world's most famous film festival

New Directors/New Films
A celebration of new faces on the film scene


Vilnius Film Festival

In the Archive

Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2018.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.