Glasgow Film Festival 2021

View other Glasgow Film Festival Films by strand: Documentaries, Focus on South Korea, Frightfest, Galas, International Selection, Shanghai Selection, UK Premieres, Welcome To, World and European Premieres

Creation Stories Creation Stories
Creation Stories and Underplayed
Creation Stories (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Nick Moran; Writer: Dean Cavanagh, Irvine Welsh; Stars: Suki Waterhouse, Jason Isaacs, Rebecca Root, Rupert Everett)
Creation Stories tells the unforgettable tale of infamous Creation Records label head Alan McGee; and of how one written-off young Glaswegian upstart rose to irrevocably change the face of British culture.
Eye Of The Storm (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Anthony Baxter; Stars: James Morrison)
A documentary about one of Scotland’s most gifted painters, James Morrison.
Iorram (Boat Song) (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Alastair Cole)
A documentary about life among fishing communities in the Outer Hebrides.
Killing Escobar (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: David Whitney; Writer: David Whitney)
The untold story of the attempted assassination of Pablo Escobar, while at the height of his powers, by a small team of elite mercenaries.
Limbo (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Ben Sharrock; Writer: Ben Sharrock; Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Amir El-Masry, Kenneth Collard, Lewis Gribben, Kais Nashif, Vikash Bhai, Grace Chilton, Cameron Fulton, Ola Orebiyi, Kwabena Ansah, Silvie Furneaux, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Amir El-Masry, Kenneth Collard, Lewis Gribben)
Omar is a promising young musician. Separated from his Syrian family, he is stuck on a remote Scottish island awaiting the fate of his asylum request. Due to the plaster-cast on his arm, he cannot play his oud and instead wanders the epic landscapes searching for answers to a complex past and daunting future.
Eye Of The Storm Eye Of The Storm
Eye Of The Storm and Iorram
Underplayed (Country: Canada; Year: 2020; Director: Stacey Lee)
Music documentary portrays radical female artists breaking the rhythm of inequality in the electronic music industry and opening doors for the next generation.
Yer Old Faither (Country: Australia; Year: 2020; Director: Heather Croall; Writer: Karin Altmann, Heather Croall; Stars: John Croall, Heather Croall, Gary McNair)
A documentary about a Scottish obstetrician who moved to Australia and brought hundreds of children into the world.

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

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:

New Directors/New Films
Showcase of up and coming film talent

Glasgow Short Film Festival
The second online edition of the popular festival


South by Southwest
SXSW is running online for 2021

New York's Rendez-Vous With French Cinema
Gallic film celebration

In the Archive

Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2018.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.