Article Source: Glasgow Film Festival
First Published: 29 November 2021 10:37
Updated: 29 November 2021 10:37
The 18th annual festival will take place from 2 - 13 March in a new hybrid format, with screenings presented both in cinemas and online.
The festival will return to the big screen in 2022 with in-cinema events at GFF’s home venue, Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) and Cineworld Renfrew Street. GFF will also take its premiere screenings nationwide for the first time in 2022, partnering with cinemas across the UK to make a selected programme available to film fans across the country. Building on the huge success of GFF’s digital edition, which took place during lockdown in 2021, the festival will once again be accessible online to audiences across the UK with a specially curated programme available to watch on GFF’s digital platform, Glasgow Film At Home.
Our Festival Retrospective offers free morning screenings of modern masterpieces and cult classics that will have hundreds of delighted festival-goers queuing round the block. The 2022 Retrospective, Winds of Change: Cinema in '62, takes us back to 1962 and a year in which the world felt on the brink of seismic changes. It was the year of the Cuban Missile Crisis, tensions in the Cold War, Kennedy in the White House and the dawn of political change in the UK. Cinema reflected this by taking baby steps towards maturity. English-language films began to tentatively confront race, sexuality, violence, private freedoms and public responsibilities. From Robert Mulligan’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s beloved novel To Kill a Mockingbird to Sean Connery’s first appearance as 007 in Dr. No, the line-up showcases some of the standout films of an eventful year. Step back into the paranoia of the Cold War in The Manchurian Candidate, rediscover the cold-blooded sadist who set the bar for mainstream screen villains in Cape Fear, and decide whether David Lean’s monumental Lawrence of Arabia really is the greatest epic ever made.
Each Retrospective film will have a special introduction from Allan Hunter, GFF Co-Director.
The full Retrospective programme can be found here.
Tickets for the Retrospective screenings are free and available on the day of the screenings from the GFT Box Office.
The seventh edition of our Industry Focus programme will take place from 6 - 10 March at the Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow Central Hotel. Featuring guest speakers, unique networking opportunities, topical panel discussions and diverse professional development, the Industry Focus programme is suitable for those at all stages of their career, from students eager to make their first steps into the industry, to seasoned professionals keen to stay fresh on the latest developments and best practice. Early Bird Passes will be available to purchase from 15 December here.
The full film programme for Glasgow Film Festival 2022 will be announced on Wednesday 26 January.
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 through support from Screen Scotland, the BFI (awarding funds from the National Lottery) and Glasgow Life.
As the sector continues its recovery, the Tron Theatre are delighted to be announcing a busy new season of work for Spring-Summer 2022!
The best-selling Glaswegian author of one of last year's most outrageously funny books is appearing at a literary event in the city next month.
Celtic Connections have confirmed that over 50 shows for this year's festival will go ahead accompanied by a digital programme for audiences to enjoy online around the world!
Six by Nico's latest feasting anthology is a spellbinding addition to the restaurant environment soaked in nostalgia and fantasy, combining fairytale stories with visionary food!
A real treat awaits vegans exclusively at VEGA... Scottish luxury ice cream maker Equi's all-new 100% Vegan Biscoff Crunch Ice Cream!
National Theatre of Scotland announce casting for The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Live at Leith Theatre and streaming to UK cinemas from February 2022.
City of Glasgow College's successful eco jewellery design competition is back for a second year.
First-ever IRN-BRU restaurant launches to deliver BRU-nique Burns Supper to your door!
Yotel Glasgow put their best foot forward in 2022 with complimentary sunrise yoga, self-care packages and £50 rooms.
Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow are set brighten their guests' day today by offering everyone 25% off ALL food and non-alcoholic drinks at the iconic Glasgow venue!
The Centre for Lifelong Learning are launching three new Upskilling/Microcredential courses in February 2022, fully funded by the Scottish Funding Council.
After another challenging year, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts is giving people something to smile about with a massive 30% discount on overnight stays!
Potato brand Albert Bartlett is on a mission to help the people of Glasgow get fighting fit by offering free sports sessions across the local area!
The Spring Swim, formerly The New Year Dook, will now take place on the first day of Spring – the 20th of March at Loch Lomond Shores!
With January now in full swing, the New Year brings a fresh start for all, including in our gardens.
Fat Hippo, a group of independent burger joints found in the North East and West of England, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Edinburgh, is opening in Glasgow this year!
The double Olivier award-winning West End and Broadway smash-hit Girl from the North Country comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Starting next week, Six by Nico restaurants in Glasgow and Edinburgh will showcase some of the most memorable dishes from the previous year, with inspirations from all over the world.
Glasgow's sky-high bar VEGA is making it easier than ever to blow those festive cobwebs away and treat yourself this January, with 30% off ALL food and drink orders!
Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) has unveiled the line-up of films audiences can enjoy on the independent cinema's big screens over the month of January.
The New Year Dook set to take place on the 2nd of January at Loch Lomond Shores is to be postponed until later in 2022.
Don't miss the reopening of one of the world's finest museums, coming March 2022!
Aldi Scotland has launched its ‘Not Socks Again?!’ campaign for the second year running, following its widespread success in 2021, which saw more than 2000 pairs of socks donated to good causes.
VisitScotland has recently teamed up with UNESCO to bring us the world's very first digital UNESCO trail, and Glasgow features centre stage!
More events have been announced for the 18th annual Glasgow Film Festival, taking place from 2 - 13 March in a new hybrid format, with screenings in cinemas and online via Glasgow Film At Home.
Celtic Connections is to put Scotland’s rich oral traditions in the spotlight this January as part of a specially commissioned strand of events for the Year of Stories 2022.
National Theatre of Scotland is thrilled to be presenting the world premiere of Orphans, based on the much-loved cult film written and directed by Peter Mullan!
It’s paw-fficial! Litterpicking Dog Owners group, Paws on Plastic, is awarded Scottish charity status.
Loch Lomond Shores, in association with Protay and Inchbaggers, is hosting a New Year Dook on January 2nd and is shouting out to all those brave enough to bring in 2022 with a 'dook' in Loch Lomond!
Book festivals, musical journeys, favourite cartoon characters and fresh takes on our culture and heritage, will form part of a dazzling programme of events to celebrate Scotland's Year of Stories!