Glasgow Film Festival

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Glasgow Film Festival

About Glasgow Film Festival

Across 12 days Glasgow will host 9 World premieres, 10 European premieres, 102 UK premieres and 39 Scottish premieres!

Star guests including George Mackay, Caitlin Moran, Simon Bird, Cannes Best Actress Award Winner Emily Beecham, Celia Imrie, Bill Paterson and the cast of hotly-anticipated Scots comedy Our Ladies will grace the red carpet at the city’s 16th annual celebration of cinema.

World premieres of Sulphur & White and Flint and UK premieres of The True History of the Kelly Gang, The Truth, Lost Transmissions, Radioactive and the epic 14-hour Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema.

Festival closes on International Women’s Day with every film screened that day either directed or written by a woman or featuring a female lead.

The full programme has been announced for Glasgow Film Festival 2020. From 26 February to 8 March, one of the UK’s largest film festivals will host over 380 film screenings, talks and special events - including 9 World premieres, 10 European premieres, 102 UK premieres and 39 Scottish premieres.

Tickets go on sale from 12 noon on Thursday 30 January for GFF members and GFT CineCard holders, and on general sale from 12 noon on Monday 3 February.

The festival will open and close with UK premieres of films directed by women - Alice Winocour’s Proxima starring Eva Green as an astronaut preparing for a mission to the International Space Station and Beanie Feldstein’s star turn in the big screen adaptation of Caitlin Moran’s blockbusting memoir How to Build a Girl, directed by Coky Giedroyc. Glasgow Film Festival closes on International Women’s Day with a celebratory showcase of female talent - with every film screened either directed or written by a woman or starring a female lead.

Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) is one of the leading film festivals in the UK and run by Glasgow Film, a charity which also runs Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT). GFF is made possible by support from Screen Scotland, the BFI (award funds from the National Lottery), Glasgow Life and EventScotland, part of VisitScotland’s Events Directorate.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Glasgow Film Festival are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

Film Events you might like...

Mamma Mia 2 Singalong - POSTPONED
Mamma Mia 2 Singalong - POSTPONED
13th June 2020
The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow City Centre
Come join us at the Panopticon and belt out your favourite ABBA songs with a MAMMA MIA 2 Sing-Along on Saturday 13th June!
KeanuCon - CANCELLED
KeanuCon - CANCELLED
19th Jun 2020 - 21st Jun 2020
Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
From the makers of Cage-a-rama & Weird Weekend, KeanuCon is the world's first Keanu Reeves film festival, don't miss it at CCA Glasgow in June!
Take 2: Family-Friendly Films
Take 2: Family-Friendly Films
4th July 2020
Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow City Centre
Glasgow Film Theatre's weekly Take 2 Family-Friendly Film Screenings will keep even the littlest film fans entertained!
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Days Out Events you might like...

The Rock of Ages - POSTPONED
The Rock of Ages - POSTPONED
6th Jun 2020 - 7th Jun 2020
Dumbarton Castle, Dumbarton
Join us at Dumbarton Castle to find out more about Norse history and Vikings during The Rock of Ages on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th June!
Glasgow Mela - POSTPONED
Glasgow Mela - POSTPONED
7th June 2020
Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow West End
The Glasgow Mela, Scotland's biggest multi-cultural festival of music, dance, arts and food, returns to Kelvingrove Park on Sunday 7th June!
Carmunnock Gala Day - CANCELLED
Carmunnock Gala Day - CANCELLED
13th June 2020
NA, Glasgow South Side
The annual Carmunnock Village Gala Day is being held on Saturday 13th June 2020! Come along and share in the fun with all the family!
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

Watch Closely Live
Watch Closely Live
6th June 2020
NA, Online Event Glasgow
Are you ready to experience a LIVE 5-star magic show from the comfort of your own home? Billy Reid is bringing his Watch Closely show live to your living room on Saturday 6th June!
Moth Morning - POSTPONED
Moth Morning - POSTPONED
6th June 2020
RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond, Gartocharn
Come along to RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond and get up-close to these night-time creatures... you might be surprised at what we find!
Lost Bear - CANCELLED
Lost Bear - CANCELLED
6th June 2020
Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, Glasgow West End
Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre present Lost Bear at SMPC, a show created with a sense of fun and adventure, for all those, large and small, who still love their toys!
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Nights Out Events you might like...

Rory’s Stories Live in Glasgow - CANCELLED
Rory’s Stories Live in Glasgow - CANCELLED
7th June 2020
Saint Lukes and the Winged Ox, Glasgow East End
Ireland's favourite online funny man and best selling author, Rory's Stories, is coming to Glasgow this summer with his debut live show! Join him in St Lukes on Sunday 7th June!
Camila Cabello - CANCELLED
Camila Cabello - CANCELLED
9th June 2020
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow City Centre
GRAMMY® Award-nominated, multi-platinum and chart-topping singer-songwriter Camila Cabello has announced she is bringing The Romance Tour to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on June 9th!
The Beat 40th Anniversary UK Tour - POSTPONED
The Beat 40th Anniversary UK Tour - POSTPONED
12th June 2020
Saint Lukes and the Winged Ox, Glasgow East End
The Beat are back to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their jaw dropping debut album, I Just Can't Stop, catch them at Saint Lukes on June 12th!
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Popular Events

The Hella Mega Tour: Green Day + Fall Out Boy + Weezer - POSTPONED
Rock heavyweights Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer are bringing their Hella Mega Tour to Glasgow Green on 24th June 2020!
itison Drive-In Movies
itison Drive In Movies is back with a bang and they're ready to give you the best day you've ever had inside your car!
R-CADE Live: Family Fun Gaming
R-CADE's Family Fun weekends are back and this time you can enjoy some family friendly gaming from the comfort of your own home!
Les Misérables - SUSPENDED
After nearly a decade since the last sell-out UK tour, Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed Broadway production Les Misérables will tour the UK and it's coming to Glasgow for the first time!
Guns N’ Roses - POSTPONED
Guns N' Roses are bringing their epic European tour to Glasgow Green on Thursday 25th June!

Popular Venues

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum King's Theatre Glasgow SEC Armadillo Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The SSE Hydro

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