This year's Glasgow Film Festival is being held online due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. It opens with Minari and will close with Spring Blossom. Some of the films will be accompanied by exclusive Q&As. Stars contributing these include Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, Ewen Bremner and Ben Whishaw.

The festival will run between 24 February and 7 March.

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The Last Ones
The Last Ones
A struggling mine owner supplies his workers with drugs so they'll forget a tough existence. Nearby, a small community of reindeer breeders also struggles.
Redemption Of A Rogue
Redemption Of A Rogue
A black comedy about a prodigal son returning to his hometown to seek salvation for his sins.
Music documentary portrays radical female artists breaking the rhythm of inequality in the electronic music industry and opening doors for the next generation.
Spring Blossom
Spring Blossom
A bored teenager finds herself torn between the love of an older man and her adolescence.
Killing Escobar
Killing Escobar
The untold story of the attempted assassination of Pablo Escobar, while at the height of his powers, by a small team of elite mercenaries.
Dreams On Fire
Dreams On Fire
An exploration of the underground dance community in Tokyo.
Yer Old Faither
Yer Old Faither
A documentary about a Scottish obstetrician who moved to Australia and brought hundreds of children into the world.
Jeanne, a shy young woman, works in an amusement park. Fascinated by carousels, she still lives at home with her mother. That’s when Jeanne meets Jumbo, the park’s new flagship attraction...
The Mauritanian
The Mauritanian
A detainee at the US military's Guantanamo Bay detention centre is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defence attorney for his release.
Spring Tide
Spring Tide
Journalist Guo lives together with her mother and daughter in the same residence. The relation of three generations looks placid but there is actually a fierce undercurrent of rebellion and resistance.
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Glasgow Film Festival Features

Montana story
Anna Kerrigan on gender, casting and locations in Cowboys
Steps to success
Alexis Bruchon on doing it himself in The Woman With Leopard Shoes
Capturing Guantánamo
Kevin Macdonald on Mohamedou Ould Salahi, Guantánamo Bay and making The Mauritanian
Shouting and silence
Eugen Jebeleanu on homophobia, Poppy Field and moving from theatre to film
A family story
Lee Isaac Chung, Steven Yeun, Noel Cho and Alan Kim on making Minari
Shooting for the stars
Debut French directors take Gagarine on an upward trajectory
Youthful leap into the light
A new Lindon becomes a French name to watch

Glasgow Film Festival News

Roger Corman joins GFF star line-up
Special screening of remastered The Masque Of The Red Death added
2021 Glasgow Film Festival launched
Full line-up announced as screenings go online
Glasgow announces opening and closing films
Festival will screen premieres in 22 partner cinemas across the UK
Glasgow announes hybrid edition for 2021
Festival also to showcase films on year-round platform

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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