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2023's Glasgow Film Festival opens with Adura Onashile's Girl and closes with Nida Manzoor’s Polite Society. The popular Special Events strand is back, so viewers can look forward to some unusual adventures, plus there's the Surprise Movie to keep everybody guessing. Special guests on the red carpet will include Kelly Macdonald, Emily Watson, Monica Dolan, Alistair McGowan, James Cosmo, Le’Shantey Bonsu, Mark Cousins, Carol Morley, Matt Johnson and Daniel Goldhaber.
The festival runs from 1 to 12 March.
View Films by Strand:
- Audience Award
- General Features
- Gloria Grahame: Just Drawn That Way
- In The Driving Seat
- Looking for America: The Films of Lee Grant
- Scottish Premieres
- Special Events
- UK Premieres
- Viva el cine español!
- World and European Premieres
View previous years coverage of the Glasgow Film Festival festival:
Glasgow Latest Reviews
In the Old Stone Age, a disparate gang of early humans band together in search of a new land. When they suspect a malevolent, mystical, being is hunting them down, the clan are forced to confront a danger they never envisaged.
Onyx joins a group of fellow occultists to attend a dark ritual at the mansion of their idol, Bartok. Suspecting Bartok's nefarious intentions, Onyx is suddenly immersed in a world of monsters, mystery, and mayhem.
In the late 1980s, Rose moves from the Ivory Coast to the Paris suburbs with her two young sons, Ernest and Jean. Spanning 20 years from their arrival in France to the present day, the film is the chronicle of the construction and deconstruction of a family.
The interlocking stories of two young Oglala Lakota men growing up on the Pine Ridge Reservation. At 23, Bill just wants to make something of himself. Whether it’s delivering goods or breeding poodles, he is determined to hustle his way to the American Dream. Meanwhile, 12-year-old Matho can’t wait to become a man.
After a solitary prospector strikes gold in the wilderness of Lapland, he runs into a retreating detachment of Nazi soldiers who set their sights on claiming the bounty. Unfortunately for the stormtroopers, this is no ordinary miner.
The true story of of a whistleblower who shook the French nuclear industry.
The Eight Mountains is the story of a friendship. Of children becoming men who try to erase the footprints of their fathers, but who, through the twists and turns they take, always end up returning home.
Aspiring martial artist Ria Khan believes she must save her older sister, Lena, from her impending marriage. With the help of her friends, Ria attempts to pull off the most ambitious of all wedding heists in the name of independence and sisterhood.
Christian nobleman Eneko must fulfil the promise he made to his late father, to protect and lead his people into the new era. To do so, he must recover his father’s body, buried next to Charlemagne's treasure. However, despite his faith, he needs the help of his childhood friend, the pagan Irati.
A refugee returning to Armenia after growing up in the US is arrested and sentenced to prison for wearing a tie. When an earthquake ruptures the prison wall, he begins to spy on the couple in the adjacent apartment, gradually forging a connection with a culture he knew nothing about.
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