Glasgow Film Festival 2021

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Big Vs Small Big Vs Small
Big Vs Small and My Favorite War
Big Vs Small (Country: Finland; Year: 2020; Director: Minna Dufton; Writer: Minna Dufton)
Profile of big-wave surfer Joana Andrade.
Castro’s Spies (Country: Ireland; Year: 2020; Director: Ollie Aslin, Gary Lennon; Writer: Ollie Aslin, Gary Lennon)
Castro's Spies tells the thrilling story of an elite group of Cuban intelligence agents sent undercover to the US in the 1990s.
City Hall (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Frederick Wiseman; Stars: Marty Walsh)
A look at Boston's city government, covering racial justice, housing, climate action, and more.
Gunda (Country: Norway, US; Year: 2020; Director: Victor Kossakovsky)
Pigs, cows and chickens. Intimate portraits of living beings who wind up dead on a plate every day.
My Favorite War (My Favourite War) (Country: Norway, Latvia; Year: 2020; Director: Ilze Burkovska Jacobsen; Writer: Ilze Burkovska Jacobsen), Official Site
The director recalls the impact of Soviet propaganda on her childhood.
Gunda Gunda
Gunda and Truman And Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation
Tina (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Daniel Lindsay, TJ Martin; Writer: Daniel Lindsay, TJ Martin; Stars: Angela Bassett, Oprah Winfrey, Tina Turner, Katori Hall, Kurt Loder)
A documentary celebration of Tina Turner.
Truman And Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Lisa Immordino Vreeland; Stars: Dick Cavett, David Frost)
The work, lives and personal journeys of two iconic American artists coalesce with creative combustion in this innovative dual-portrait documentary.

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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