GFT in October


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This Autumn, GFT are delighted to present a packed programme of Q&As, new releases and restored classics. New releases include: Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller Mother! starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem; Arrival director Denis Villeneuve’s hotly anticipated Blade Runner 2049; Brie Larson and Woody Harrelson in a touching adaptation of Jeannette Walls’ best-selling memoir The Glass Castle; the world's first fully painted feature film Loving Vincent, which also features a live satellite Q&A following the preview screening on Monday 9 October; Sally Potter’s wonderfully tragi-comic The Party, starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Timothy Spall; aching and gorgeous drama, adapted from Andre Aciman’s novel, Call Me By Your Name starring Armie Hammer; GFT also takes part on a special nationwide preview screening of The Square on Sunday 15 October (12.15), preceded by a recorded introduction from director Ruben Östlund.

Loving Vincent

Loving Vincent

Mother!

Mother!

Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name

Guests at GFT in October include: critically acclaimed Glaswegian director Armando Iannucci attends for a Q&A following a preview of his latest satirical feature, The Death of Stalin on 11 October. Scottish artist-filmmaker Henry Coombes delivers a Glasgow-set debut of anarchic delights with Seat in Shadow, and will attend a Q&A with actors Jonathan Leslie and David Sillars. Director Carol Salter will attend for a Q&A following a screening of her emotional documentary, Almost Heaven; Director Sarah Cordery and subject Sara Roy will attend a Q&A following a screening of notes to eternity, a meditation on the Israel-Palestine conflict, and director Daniel Draper will join for a Q&A following a screening of Dennis Skinner documentary, Nature of the Beast.

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Scotland Loves Anime is back for its 8th year, boasting a total of four UK Premieres and two European Premieres, running the gamut from the re-introduction of sci-fi classic Venus Wars through to the European premiere of Eureka Seven: Hi-Evolution as it soars into Scotland complete with a director Q&A.
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Our CineMaster for October is one of French cinema’s most distinctive and humanistic storytellers, Claire Denis. GFT audience member Reuben Wheeler picked Denis as his choice of CineMaster on our blog earlier this year. 
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We’re pleased to welcome Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival back to GFT in October, showing a selection of titles from its 4th edition.
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Africa in Motion is Scotland’s major annual celebration of African cinema, and returns for the 12th year to bring a wide variety of creative stories from across the African continent
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Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing organisation, brings together older people and those from across the generations to celebrate our creativity as we age, share stories of ageing and explore what growing older means to all of us. Join us to celebrate the launch of GFT’s new Dementia Friendly film programme, Movie Memories, with a very special screening of the 1949 classic Ealing Studios’ comedy, Whisky Galore!
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