Glasgow Film Festival 2020

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Billie (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: James Erskine; Stars: Billie Holiday)
Documentary on the famed jazz singer, Billie Holiday.
The Changin’ Times Of Ike White (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Daniel Vernon; Writer: Lana Gutman)
A documentary about the man behind the first ever commercial album recorded inside an American prison by an inmate, charting his journey out from prison into industry adulation and life as a free man, eventually leading to his reinvention as a performer for hire.
Gay Chorus Deep South (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: David Charles; Writer: David Charles, Jeff Seymann Gilbert; Stars: Tim Seelig)
To confront a resurgence of anti-LGBTQ laws, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus embarks on an unprecedented bus tour through the Deep South, celebrating music, challenging intolerance, and confronting their own dark coming out stories.
I Want My MTV (Biography: I Want My MTV) (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Tyler Measom, Patrick Waldrop; Writer: John Paul Horstmann, Tyler Measom; Stars: Tori Amos, Jack Antonoff, Jeff Ayeroff, Pat Benatar, Michael Ian Black, Todd Boyd)
In 1981, a new channel burst onto the rising spectrum of cable TV offerings. It became a touchstone for young people and a new format for musicians and filmmakers to show off their talents.
Jazz On A Summer’s Day (Country: US; Year: 1959; Director: Bert Stern, Aram Avakian)
A celebration of one joyous Saturday during the Newport Jazz Festival of 1958
Technoboss (Country: Portugal, France; Year: 2019; Director: João Nicolau; Stars: Miguel Lobo Antunes, Luisa Cruz, Americo Silva)
A travelling salesman strives to rekindle an old romance with a hotel receptionist in this deadpan comedy.
This World Won’t Break (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Josh David Jordan; Stars: Willy Adams, Tamber Johnson, Jessica Marie Jordan)
A struggling middle aged musician wrestles with a dead-end job, being practically homeless and still being unable to write the perfect song.
White Riot (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Rubika Shah; Writer: Ed Gibbs, Rubika Shah)
Profiling punk reggae protest movement Rock Against Racism.
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