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Glasgow Film Festival

The 20th edition of Scotland's largest film festival will run from 28th February to 10th March at Glasgow Film Theatre (itself celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2024) plus venues across the city!

Glasgow Film Festival

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28th Feb 2024 to 10th Mar 2024
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Glasgow Film Theatre
12 Rose Street, Glasgow City Centre G3 6RB
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Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) 2024 will open with the UK premiere of Rose Glass’s new thriller Love Lies Bleeding starring Kristen Stewart, and close with the world premiere of Janey, following Scottish stand-up legend Janey Godley as she embarks on her final live tour following her cancer diagnosis.

Across 12 packed days, the programme boasts 11 world and international premieres, 69 UK premieres and 15 Scottish premieres, from 44 countries.

World and international premieres include Tummy Monster, a hallucinogenic dark drama by Glasgow director Ciaran Lyons, starring rising Scottish star Lorn Macdonald; the big screen adaptation of blackly comic novel Bucky F*cking Dent, written by, directed by and starring David Duchovny, and a new restoration of Billy Connolly: Big Banana Feet, the rarely-seen documentary shot during his 1975 tour of Ireland.

UK premieres include real-life father and daughter duo Ewan and Clara McGregor taking a road trip in Bleeding Love, Cynthia Erivo as a Liberian refugee who befriends Alia Shawkat’s American tour guide in Drift, and Viggo Mortensen directing and starring in Western epic The Dead Don’t Hurt.

Scottish audiences will get the first chance to see Kevin Macdonald’s take on the rise and fall of a fashion icon in High and Low: John Galliano, Lea Seydoux and George MacKay in The Beast and Luna Carmoon’s hotly-tipped debut Hoard.

The UK premiere of the fantastical romance La Chimera starring Josh O’Connor will take place at both GFF and nine partner cinemas across the UK.

GFF is one of the leading film festivals in the UK and is run by Glasgow Film, a charity which also runs Glasgow Film Theatre. Glasgow Film Festival is made possible by support from Screen Scotland, the BFI Audience Projects Fund, awarding National Lottery funding and Glasgow Life.

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Glasgow Film Festival Opening Gala

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Glasgow Film Festival: The Wizard Of Oz

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Join Glasgow Film Festival at Cottiers for a very special screening as we celebrate 1939, which not only marks the film's release but also the year that the Cosmo Cinema (now GFT) was founded!

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Glasgow Film Festival: Female Trouble

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Celebrate 50 years of GFT with Glasgow Film Festival with a screening of John Waters' 1974 sleazy smash, Female Trouble!

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Glasgow Film Festival will close with the world premiere of Janey, following Scottish stand-up legend Janey Godley as she embarks on her final live tour following her cancer diagnosis.

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Janey: On Screen & On Stage

23rd March 2024

Cosmic Cat and Hopscotch Films present a night of film and live comedy with Janey Godley at Glasgow Film Theatre on Saturday 23rd March!

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Chris Thorburn: Cineman

28th March 2024

Glasgow's Chris Thorburn invites you to a night at the movies with a blockbuster comedy show all about films, presented on the big screen in the city's historical Glasgow Film Theatre!

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The hit movie Podcast comes to life with a special live interactive stage show as top comics give hysterical live alternative commentary over clips of some the best worst movies and TV from the 80's!

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