GFT in June


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My Life As a Courgette

A varied programme packed with new releases, timeless classics, recently released hits and specially curated seasons comes to GFT this June. There is a selection of popular titles from Glasgow Film Festival 2017 returning in June, including the charming French stop-motion animation My Life As a Courgette and Cate Shortland’s gripping psychological thriller Berlin Syndrome. Other new releases include: Brian Cox as Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the fascinating historical drama Churchill; new from Japanese auteur Hirokazu Koreeda, sensitive melodrama After the Storm; the latest thrilling documentary from Academy Award winning director Laura Poitras (Citizenfour), Risk; Swing Dance documentary Alive and Kicking, complete with dance workshop; the UK premiere revealing documentary Whitney ‘Can I Be Me’ plus Q&A with director Nick Broomfield will be broadcast to GFT, then returns for a week long run.

Berlin Syndrome

Berlin Syndrome

Churchill

Churchill

Alive and Kicking

Alive and Kicking

A number of popular titles including I Am Not Your Negro, 20th Century Women, The Handmaiden and T2 Trainspotting return in June, giving a second chance to see them on the big screen.

View all Did You Miss? listings here.

I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

The Handmaiden

The Handmaiden

T2 Trainspotting

T2 Trainspotting

New releases include the latest from Finnish auteur Aki Kaurismäki, The Other Side of Hope; tackling the plight of the refugee this film is full of deadpan humour and touching emotion. To celebrate the release, GFT is delighted to curate CineMasters: Aki Kaurismäki, a season of our favourite Kaurismäki classics alongside a shorter work from the award-winning director.  The season includes: Ariel, Leningrad Cowboys Go America, The Man Without A Past alongside GFF12 Closing Film Le Havre and more. This season is presented in partnership with The Skinny.

View CineMasters: Aki Kaurismäki listings here.

In this time of social and political turmoil, the opportunity to explore the tragicomedies of Kaurismäki, with their heady mix of absurdity and altruism, is extremely welcome.

The Skinny

Roger Michell (Persuasion, Notting Hill) directs Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin in the eerie period drama My Cousin Rachel, based on the book of the same name by Daphne du Maurier. To coincide with this release, GFT present a short season of du Maurier adaptations including Hitchcock classics The Birds and Rebecca plus the first adaptation of My Cousin Rachel, starring Olivia de Havilland and Richard Burton.

View Daphne du Maurier: The Haunted Lens listings here.

¡Viva! Spanish & Latin American Film Festival returns to GFT in June with a varied programme, including stylish crime film To Steal from a Thief and a fascinating contemporary western set in Misiones, The Red Land.

View ¡Viva! Listings here.

GFT bring a selection of classic films back to the big screen in June, including a 50th Anniversary Digital Restoration of The Graduate; a Digital Restoration of the stunning La Strada and the influential early feature from Fritz Lang, Destiny (Der müde Tod), also a Digital Restoration.

View full Classics listings here.

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