The Glasgow Film Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and there's a great line-up to look forward to. This year also sees the return of the festival's popular events strand, which gives attendees the opportunity to enjoy immersive experiences and go on cinematic adventures together - and, of course, there's the ever-popular Glasgow Frightfest strand, which gives Scottish viewers the chance to see some of the world's scariest new offerings.

Special guests include Viggo Mortensen, who will participate in a special In Conversation event, as well as Emily Hampshire, George Mackay, Ben Wheatley, Rose Glass, Maxine Peake and Kevin Macdonald.

The festival runs from 28 February to 10 March.

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Murder mystery chiller unfolds across two time periods as a man and his daughter try to come to terms with a suicide while he investigates historic deaths at a juvenile centre.
Milk Teeth
Milk Teeth
Trouble brews for a young woman and her mother after they take in a foundling youngster against the wishes of their community.
In the middle of a performance of The Cuckold, a very bad boulevard play, Yannick gets up and interrupts the show to take control of the evening...
Scenes Of Extraction
Scenes Of Extraction
An archival constellation from the still and moving images of the British Petroleum Archives, documenting the expansive colonial network behind the British geophysical expeditions that spanned across Iran in the early 20th century.
A German-Kurdish woman tries to decide whether to cover up the fact that she is no longer a virgin in the run up to her wedding in this poignant exploration of cultural pressure and self-determination.
Sorry/Not Sorry
Sorry/Not Sorry
A re-examination of the case of Louis CK, who was accused of sexual harassment in 2017, exploring his comeback and the unseen effects of this on the women who spoke publicly about his behaviour.
Disco Boy
Disco Boy
The destinies of a man who has joined the Foreign Legion and another in the Niger Delta intersect.
Refugee Jacqueline, alone and penniless on a Greek island embarks on a friendship with a tour guide.
Mr And Mrs Stodola
Mr And Mrs Stodola
The story of a husband and wife's killing spree.
Bill Douglas - My Best Friend
Bill Douglas - My Best Friend
An elegiac tribute to the hugely influential Scots filmmaker featuring contributions from the life-long friend who knew him best, Peter Jewell, as well as directors Lynne Ramsay and Lenny Abrahamson.
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Glasgow Film Festival Features

The price of seeing
Gary Lennon on the work of Cathal McNaughton and I Dream In Photos
The tip of the iceberg
Milad Alami on character creation, films that linger, and Opponent
Never say die
Ilango Ramanathan and Hiranya Perera on the remarkable journey of Tentigo
An extraordinary drive
George Jaques and Ken Petrie on Black Dog
The man who sold Utopia
Matthew Wells on the early days of Hollywood and Frank Capra: Mr America
Hex, lies and videotape
Tiago Teixeira on creating magic in Custom
In tune with the darkness
Paul Duane on music, monstrosities and All You Need Is Death
'I tried to stay away from the bubblegum version'
Olga Mill on creating the Eighties look of Love Lies Bleeding and being inspired by mold for Eileen
Behind the bias cut
Kevin Macdonald on fashion, alcoholism, cancel culture and High & Low – John Galliano
Squad goals
Smari Gunn and Logi Sigursveinsson on their crowd-pleasing football doc The Home Game
Every little moment
Samyuktha Vijayan on getting real about transition in Blue Sunshine
Some form of melancholy
Aylin Tezel on exploring intersecting journeys in Falling Into Place
Turning up the heat
Sean Garrity, Jonas Chernick and Sara Canning on The Burning Season
The beauty of the road
Emma Westenberg on empathy, absurdity and Bleeding Love
Layers of mystery
llker Çatak in conversation on Oscar shortlisted The Teachers’ Lounge, Wim Wenders, and the films that inspired him
A gran plan
Karl R Hearne on The G's inspiration, those who target the old and the portrayal of female sexuality as a radical act
Putting The G in Vengeance
Dale Dickey on her role as a gran bent on revenge and the resolution of the actors' strike
A film of two halves
Alan Scott Neal and Taylor Sardoni on writing and shooting Last Straw
Ewan tripping on an energy rush
Proud dad on filming with Clara, Danny Boyle and wearing that moustache
The Restoration of Oz
As The Wizard of Oz returns to delight a new generation, we explore the real magic of cinema. The film you'll see in cinemas now is clean and bright; but how was this achieved?

Glasgow Film Festival News

Glasgow Film Festival celebrates a bumper 20th edition
"What's not to love about Glasgow?" asks Jonas Chernick
2024 Glasgow Film Festival programme announced
Love Lies Bleeding leads a strong line-up
Glasgow Frightfest 2024 line-up announced
Creature features and body horror on the bill

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