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Mic-check….testing, testing, 1,2,3….do we have your attention? Music flows through Glasgow’s veins, and our Sound & Vision strand returns for another year to celebrate the city’s love affair with Music & Film. Get ready for a journey down the rabbit hole with The Changin’ Times of Ike White, and celebrate one of the most iconic voices in Jazz in Billie. Edith Bowman returns to GFF to present her ‘Soundtracking’ podcast, this time with director Chris Bird & Belle & Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch! Make sure to prepare for a nostalgia-fest with I Want My MTV, and get your hankies out for a celebration of the rom-com in Romantic Comedy, accompanied by a live score by Summer Camp. Come join us at the Glasgow Film Festival as we turn it up to 11!

Films in this Festival Strand

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7-8 March

Billie (N/C 15+)

An atmospheric, multi-layered documentary that captures the many complex facets of Billie Holiday

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29 February

Festival Club: I Want My MTV Afterparty with Milk DJs (18+)

​Come celebrate I Want My MTV at the Festival Club!

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1 March

Festival Club: Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon (18+)

Join Fergus McCreadie for a special set of classic Jazz numbers featured in Jazz On A Summer’s Day.

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7 March

Festival Club: The Skinny Presents The End of the Festival with Rebecca Vasmant (18+)

With Rebecca Vasmant in charge of the tunes, it’s going to be the perfect end to your festival experience.​

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6 March

Festival Club: White Riot Afterparty with Love Music, Hate Racism (18+)

You can expect all the classics through X-Ray Spex, Steel Pulse, Sham 69, and of course The Clash, amongst many others.

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3-4 March

Gay Chorus Deep South (N/C 15+)

Follow The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus as they bus their way though a concert tour of the deep south, in response to the resurgence of faith-based anti-LGBTQ laws brought about in the Trump era.

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5 March

Glasgow Percussion Collective Plays Bjork (N/C 15+)

100 years ago most music was shared through scores, does that even apply today? And if so how?

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29 February - 1 March

I Want My MTV (15+)

The film shows how a team of young executives tasked with growing this seed of an idea, would quickly flourish into a beloved but often controversial cultural juggernaut

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1 March

Jazz on a Summer's Day (U)

​Considered the greatest jazz concert film ever made, Jazz On A Summer’s Day celebrates one joyous Saturday during the Newport Jazz Festival of 1958

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7 March

Romantic Comedy + Live Score by Summer Camp (N/C 18+)

Elizabeth Sankey's warm and witty essay film celebrates and critiques the rom com genre, from the golden years of Hollywood right through to the present day.

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6 March

Soundtracking with Edith Bowman: Simon Bird & Stuart Murdoch (N/C 15+)

Hear how they constructed the soundtrack for Days of the Bagnold Summer

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2-3 March

Technoboss (N/C 12+)

This highly original musical is a cocktail of deadpan comedy

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28-29 February

The Changin' Times of Ike White (N/C 15+)

A music documentary that twists you like the finest true-crime stories

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4-5 March

This World Won't Break (N/C 15+)

​Wes Mulligan didn’t expect life to be like this. A struggling musician right in the heart of middle age, a dead-end job, practically homeless and still unable to write the perfect song.

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6-7 March

White Riot (N/C 15+)

Rubika Shah’s lively and all-too-relevant debut documents the short-lived yet immensely influential grassroots movement Rock Against Racism (RAR).

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