Image for About

About

Glasgow Film Festival is one of the leading UK film festivals. Our audience is central to our programming and our ethos – we aim to enable our audiences to experience the best international cinema. GFF programme regularly features: new local and international film from all genres; mainstream crowd-pleasers to groundbreaking art-house experimentation; the return of well-loved classics alongside rare cult gems; with filmmaker guest appearances, interactive workshops and discussion panels to complete the mix!

Watch the video to get an overview of Glasgow Film Festival in under 4 minutes!

Description of image
Play video

A programme that skims the best of bubbling-underworld cinema while placing old classics into sparkling new context.

David Jenkins, Little White Lies

Our popular Special Events are of legendary status: from coming-of-age classic Dazed and Confused with retro pre-movie roller disco, to Bowie's iconic turn The Man Who Fell to Earth screened among the cosmos at Glasgow Science Centre Planetarium via an unforgettable screening of Con Air at a Secret Location - expect the unexpected! Crossing the Line is our artist and the moving image programme, celebrating filmmakers who experiment with form and content to create new ways of experiencing the moving image. Crossing the Line is world-renowned and home to our Margaret Tait Award. Celebrating Scotland’s brilliant, booming music scene, Sound & Vision presents the very best of sonic cinema – music documentaries, live performance, exhibitions and specially-commissioned soundtracks. All this and more, from the vibrant and creative city of Glasgow!

Description of image
Play video

Fantastic festival! Informal, fun, thought-provoking and a permanent fixture in our diary.

Audience Member, 2016
banknote calendar-02 calendar close down-chevron facebook filter google-plus left-arrow-02 mail play-icon right-arrow search shopping-basket small-play-icon tick twitter up-arrow