"Every filmmaker should experience a Glaswegian audience!"
- Mark Montefiore
Established in 2005, GFF has soldified into one of the most important and audacious festivals in Europe...if not the world.
So...how LGBT-film-friendly is the GFF? Well, we are pleased to say...very!
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A star-crossed romance confronting class, race and love in modern Britain.
FrightFest present this gritty and turbo-driven hard action thriller
Any fan of Charlie Kaufman or Yorgos Lanthimos will love this haunting first feature from director Christos Nikou.
An energetic and inspirational documentary that profiles Joana Andrade, Portugal’s first female big wave surfer.
The extraordinary events of one day reverberate down the years in Li Xiaofeng’s haunting noir-tinged drama.
Lawrence Michael Levine’s disturbing, darkly comic tale constantly surprises as it brutally blurs the boundaries between life and art.
Four shorts from Scottish Documentary Institute’s emerging talent initiative Bridging the Gap
A documentary about an elite group of undercover agents that is as tense as any John le Carré novel.
Fred Wiseman’s portrait of Boston’s city government is a love letter to civic responsibility and democratic values.
Anna Kerrigan’s award-winning debut shows a rare understanding of the complexities and challenges of modern family life.
Creation Stories charts the rise of one young Glaswegian who went on to change the face of British culture whilst navigating a sea of obstacles.
For fans of Sing Street and School of Rock, Da Capo is a tale full of warmth and hope that music lovers of all kinds will connect with.
Dreams on Fire is a vibrant and intoxicating look into Japanese dance and subculture communities.
An American family becomes entangled in secrets when their son is targeted by the government.
Anthony Baxter filmed painter James Morrison over the last two years of his life as he struggled with failing eyesight and poor health.
A father’s epic quest to regain custody of his children lies at the heart of this gripping, emotional drama.
A joyful celebration of community, love and shooting for the stars.
If Babe stole your heart and changed your eating habits then wait until you meet Gunda.
A moving, sometimes uncomfortable documentary that takes an honest look at the brother’s relationship.
Erdem Tepegöz’s dystopian vision invites comparisons with the worlds of Andrei Tarkovsky and Terry Gilliam when a Miner contracts a mysterious diesease.
A lyrical portrait of Gaelic life in the Outer Hebrides.
A quirky charmer of a debut from Zoé Wittock, 'inspired' by a true story about love and understanding.
The untold story of the attempted assassination of Pablo Escobar.
Ben Sharrock’s critically adored Limbo is a wry, funny and poignant cross-cultural satire.
Five Southeast Asian filmmakers present their visions and fears for the future
Glasgow Film Festival 2021 will open with Lee Isaac Chung's Minari, starring Steven Yeun.
Hailed as a ‘masterpiece of poignancy’ Heather Young’s quietly devastating debut offers an acutely observed portrait of a lonely life
Ilze Burkovska Jacobsen grew up in Latvia during the Soviet rule of the 1970s and 1980s
A privileged family find their comfortable lives forever changed by a stranger in their midst
The very private Leo has issues communicating with others due to past trauma and only lives for his music
Proclaimed by Billboard as ‘one of the least conventional front-persons in rock history’, Poly Styrene hit the headlines as founder of acclaimed punk band
Inspired by true events, this is a taut, compelling tale of prejudice and the cost of living a lie.
A multi-layered rumination on love, fate and the blurry lines between desire, obsession and reality.
The wonderful first feature from award-winning playwright Philip Doherty squeezes tar-black comedy and soulful reflections from an irresistible Groundhog Day-style premise
An inspired cocktail of uproarious black comedy and shocking violence
The latest film from Icíar Bollaín is the feel-good comedy that we all need right now.
It’s High School Die Hard as Zoe uses her survival skills to outsmart the killers.
An intelligent nailbiter of a film.
Suzanne Lindon’s remarkably assured directorial debut will close Glasgow Film Festival 2021
In an explosive atmosphere of conflicting memories and competing values what will it take for one of them to declare a truce?
Who says you can’t be an ace rugby player and a fabulous drag queen?
Ben Whishaw gives an award-winning performance as a man careering towards a breakdown in Surge.
A sharply observed coming-of-age story that will make you wince and laugh in painful recognition of universal truths.
The latest documentary from Oscar-winning director Bryan Fogel (Icarus) explores the case of Jamal Khashoggi in forensic detail
Selected as Estonia’s entry for the International Feature Film category of the Oscars, watch rivalries boil over into betrayal, violence and a fight for survival.
South Korea’s Oscar candidate uses the final days of President Park Chung-hee’s rule in 1979 as the basis of a tense conspiracy thrille
Justice seems an impossible dream in The Mauritanian, a powerful adaptation of Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s bestselling memoir
Cristina, a journalist of Mexican origins, travels to the home of her ancestors in Veracruz to investigate a story involving sorcery, witchcraft and healers.
A wonderful blend of epic fight scenes and heartfelt drama that is sure to have you hooked right up until its exhilarating climax.
This Welsh thriller mixes the dark comedy of the Coen Brothers with the antihero of Sergio Leone's spaghetti westerns.
Alexis Bruchon’s impressively old school yet ultra-modern noir thriller that twists, turns and twists again.
Winner of the Berlin Golden Bear, Mohammad Rasoulof’s brilliant anthology powerfully confronts the realities of life under an autocratic regime.
This poignant documentary captures the relationship between two literary giants that journeyed from fond regard to bitchy disdain and back again.
An anthology film that will take you on an ill-fated journey through a dystopian Europe.
An intimate and revealing look at the personal journeys of many talented and vibrant women making their mark within the electronic music scene.
With its terrific balance of horror and humour, Cody Calahan’s nostalgia-fest is both vicious and fun.
A compelling account of teenage knife crime and a society keen to judge rather than understand.
A beautifully shot, bittersweet crime caper with an award-winning performance from Burning’s Yoo Ah-in.
A dark, chilling crime drama that marks director Jeanette Nordahl as a talent to watch.
An affectionate documentary about an extraordinary Glaswegian.