Glasgow Film Festival 2022

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Blind Ambition (Country: Australia; Year: 2021; Director: Robert Coe, Warwick Ross; Writer: Robert Coe, Warwick Ross)
The story of four Zimbabwean men who form their country’s first Wine Tasting Olympics team and the mission that drives them to compete.
Casablanca Beats (Haut Et Fort) (Year: 2021; Director: Nabil Ayouch; Writer: Nabil Ayouch; Stars: Ismail Adouab, Nouhaila Arif, Samah Baricou)
Young people from the Casablanca slum of Sidi Moumen participate in a cultural project that encourages them to express themselves through hip hop.
The Gravedigger's Wife (La Femme du fossoyeur) (Country: Finland, Germany, France; Year: 2021; Director: Khadar Ahmed; Writer: Khadar Ahmed; Stars: Omar Abdi, Yasmin Warsame, Kadar Abdoul-Aziz Ibrahim, Samaleh Ali Obsieh, Hamdi Ahmed Omar, Awa Ali Nour, Amina Ayanleh)
A gravedigger finds himself up against it as he tries to get the cash together to help his gravely ill wife get medical treatment.
I Am Samuel (Country: Kenya, Canada, UK, US; Year: 2020; Director: Peter Murimi; Writer: Ricardo Acosta, Peter Murimi)
An intimate portrait of a gay Kenyan man balancing pressures of family loyalty, love, and safety and questioning the concept of conflicting identities.
Once Upon A Time In Uganda (Country: Uganda; Year: 2020; Director: Cathryne Czubek, Hugo Perez; Stars: Isaac Nabwana, Alan Hofmanis, Harriet Nabwana, Bisaso Dauda)
The story of Wakaliwood, the grassroots film industry born in the slums of Kampala which is all about action and entertainment and the conviction that in the movies, nothing is impossible.
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Casablanca Beats and Once Upon A Time In Uganda
Sabizanga (Country: Angola, France; Year: 1972; Director: Sarah Maldoror; Writer: Claude Agostini, Sarah Maldoror, Mário Pinto de Andrade; Stars: Domingos de Oliveira, Elisa Andrade, Jean M'Vondo, Dino Abelino, Benoît Moutsila)
A woman goes from one prison to another searching for her husband, a victim of police violence.

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