Glasgow Film Festival 2021

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Angelou On Burns (Country: UK; Year: 1966; Director: Elly M. Taylor; Stars: Maya Angelou)
A documentary which follows Maya Angelou on a visit to Ayrshire where she explores similarities between Robert Burns’ life and her own.
Expensive Shit (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Adura Onashile; Writer: Adura Onashile; Stars: Modupe Adeyeye, Kim Allan, Nebli Basani, John Mclarnon)
A Nigerian toilet attendant, desperate for survival, forced to manipulate unsuspecting women for men watching from behind a two-way mirror in a Glasgow club.
A Family Called Abrew (Country: UK; Year: 1992; Director: Maureen Blackwood)
A documentary about a unique showbiz family whose imprint on British culture began in Scotland in the 19th century.
Tree Fellers (Country: UK; Year: 2004; Director: Sana Bilgrami; Writer: Sana Bilgrami)
The story of the 900 Belizean lumberjacks who in 1941 and 1942 left the tropical rain-forests of British Honduras to help Britain fight fascism by felling trees in Scotland.
Welcome II The Terrordome (Country: UK; Year: 1995; Director: Ngozi Onwurah; Writer: Ngozi Onwurah; Stars: Suzette Llewellyn, Saffron Burrows, Felix Joseph, Valentine Nonyela)
In a future where all black people have been forced to live inside a compound, one woman's quest for revenge sparks civil war.
The X In Scotland (Country: UK; Year: 1993; Director: Lucy Enfield)
A documentary about the importance of Malcolm X to African and Asian Scots.
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