The Glasgow Youth Film Festival returns this year with a cracking selection of films old and new, all selected by a panel of programmers aged between 15 and 19. This year it is also hosting a dedicated Careers in Film Day on 12 September.

The main festival will run from 13 to 15 September.

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Drag Kids
Drag Kids
A documentary about four pre-teens who enjoy competing in drag pageants.
Phoenix
Phoenix
From a young age, Jill has acted as the responsible adult in her small family. She cares for her loving but mentally unstable mother and her younger brother. The news that their estranged father will be visiting on Jill's birthday gives the children much needed hope.
The Farewell
The Farewell
A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family’s decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
A man finds he has to defeat his girlfriend's evil ex-boyfriends.
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Animated version of Roald Dahl's tale about a wily fox.
Coraline
Coraline
A lonely girl discovers a fantastic hidden world, but all is not as it seems.
Heathers
Heathers
Being in with the in crowd may prove deadly for high school student Veronica.

Glasgow Youth Film Festival News

The Farewell to open Glasgow Youth Film Festival
Special Careers in Film Day also announced
News

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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