The Glasgow Film Festival is back this year with a hybrid event, and will also screen some of its gala premières simultaneously at cinemas across the UK, from London to Stornoway. It will celebrate the contemporary cinema of Africa and showcase a retrospective of Edith Carlmar, Norway's first female film director, as well as including the ever-popular Glasgow Frightfest horror showcase.

The festival will run from 2 to 13 March.

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Nobody Has To Know
Nobody Has To Know
After a man loses his memory after a stroke, he embarks on an unexpected relationship.
Drama focused on a handful of dark days in the lives of an elderly couple in Paris.
Moon, 66 Questions
Moon, 66 Questions
When a grave illness strikes down her father Paris, Artemis decides to return home to Greece after an absence of some years and the pair embark on a new beginning.
Dreaming Walls
Dreaming Walls
Documents a critical juncture in the Chelsea Hotel's history, as it prepares to evict longtime residents and transform into a luxury hotel.
A woman who is traumatised by an abusive relationship runs away from her former husband with her seven-year-old son, but in their new, idyllic and remote sanctuary, they find they have another, bigger and more terrifying monster to deal with
Rebel Dread
Rebel Dread
The story of Don Letts, the iconic cultural mover and shaker, filmmaker, musician and raconteur.
On the run, Marian returns to her hometown in upstate New York to hide out with her estranged identical twin sister, Vivian. Struggling to put the past behind her, Marian lies about the reason for her return, leaving her sister in the dark until their two worlds begin to collide.
Wake Up Punk
Wake Up Punk
A documentary exploring the legacy of punk and questioning its latter-day commercial influences.
Blue Moon
Blue Moon
A young woman struggles to access higher education and escape the violence of her dysfunctional family.
Let The Wrong One In
Let The Wrong One In
When Matt’s estranged older brother Deco turns up at his flat looking terrible one morning, Matt figures he’s just on another typical loser bender. But Deco’s symptoms turn out to be more than a wicked hangover, and his newly grown fangs leave little doubt he’s fallen victim to a group of vampires terrorizing Dublin.
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Glasgow Film Festival Features

Style that’s forever
Don Letts on Rebel Dread, The Clash, 99 Records, ESG, Adrian Sherwood and Eighties New York
Keeping traces
Amélie van Elmbt and Maya Duverdier on Dreaming Walls: Inside The Chelsea Hotel
Outside time
Jacqueline Lentzou on time, space and Moon, 66 Questions
Highs and lows
Thomas Robsahm on dream projects and Aha The Movie
Running into the air
Thomas Robsahm on centring the music in A-ha The Movie
Radical empathy
Stefan Forbes on policing, psychology, masculinity and making Hold Your Fire
Noé’s close encounter with mortality
Change of pace for renegade director in tandem with Argento
Lighting a fire
Nigel Askew on getting beyond nostalgia in Wake Up Punk
Descent into darkness
Brendan Muldowney on revitalising classic horror tropes in The Cellar
Background to a tragedy
Justin Kurzel on exploring real events in Nitram
A slippery subject
Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic on shooting underwater and looking through a teenager's eyes in Murina
The darkness before the dawn
Jennifer Reeder on directing round corners and screen-based storytelling in Night’s End
When they dance
Nadav Lapid on Ahed’s Knee and his role in Antoine Barraud’s Madeleine Collins
Extreme filmmaking
Howard J Ford on a near death experience, shooting at height and The Ledge
On the crest of a wave
Martyn Robertson on Ride The Wave and surfing star Ben Larg
In sacred places
Kate Dolan on Irish folklore, depicting mental illness and You Are not My Mother
Unhappy in their own way
Sebastian Godwin on Homebound and what he's afraid of
Echoing stories
Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet on Anaïs In Love (Les Amours d'Anaïs)
The new lioness of French cinema
Happening director Audrey Diwan on abortion, prizes, equality and truth
The road to Madeleine
Antoine Barraud on Hitchcock, double lives and Madeleine Collins
The collapse in the dance
Agnieszka Woszczynska on Silent Land and the fragility of European values
Streaming spotlight – the best of Glasgow past
A selection of highlights from previous Glasgow Film Festivals
A different class of imposter
Alan Cumming and Jono McLeod on truth, lies and memories in My Old School
Getting to the root of it
Lynne Davison on making magic in Mandrake
Something in the water
Jonas Chernick and Jeremy LaLonde on taking risks and making Ashgrove
Marceau takes the plunge with Ozon
The Everything Went Fine star talks death, desire, choices and corsets
Not willing to be contained
William E Badgley on Here To Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits' connection to Don Letts and Rebel Dread
What to watch in Glasgow
A Banquet, Tigers, Rebel Dread, Benedetta, True Things and You Are Not My Mother
Hollowed out
Ruth Paxton on neatness, food, a pervading sense of dread, and A Banquet
The contender
Kali Reis on indigenous representation, Catch The Fair One, and her independent Spirit nominations
All or nothing
Lauren Hadaway on obsession, self harm and shooting The Novice
A believable superhero
Blerta Basholli and Yllka Gashi on creating a community in Kosovo’s Oscar submission Hive
Breaking the cage
Ronnie Sandahl on the treatment of young footballers and Swedish Oscar submission Tigers
Savouring good food
Julie Cohen on Julia Child, food preparation and documentary Julia
The presence of absence
Blerta Basholli and Yllka Gashi on Kosovo Oscar submission Hive
Titanic plans
Teemu Nikki on why he was inspired to write a script from a blind man's perspective
'I’m always amazed people are shocked by sex in movies'
Benedetta director Paul Verhoeven on religion, nudity, and sexuality
The art of sharing
Warwick Ross and Robert Coe on Blind Ambition
Reinventing herself
Mia Hansen-Løve on Bergman Island, ghosts and Maya

Glasgow Film Festival News

The Hermit Of Treig wins Glasgow Audience Award
Festival ends after another successful year
Glasgow Frightfest line-up revealed
Russia's The Execution to headline
GFF announces African Stories strand
Festival will also dedicate retrospective to Edith Carlmar
First Glasgow Film Festival titles announced
Hybrid edition will host free 1962 retrospective

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