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Youth Board's perfect films for Pride!

To celebrate Pride month, the GFT Youth Board have created a list of “Perfect for Pride” films!

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Slow Cinema - a video essay

This video essay, made by GFT Youth Board member Simona, takes us through the world of Slow Cinema.

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The Creation of the Animation "Genre" - Part Three

​In this three-part blog series, GFT Youth Board member Kasey travels through the history of animation on screen. This final part looks at the dawn of CGI and how animation has developed for contemporary audiences.

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Behind the Scenes in association with BFI Film Academy Labs at Inverness Film Festival

​Behind the Scenes in association with BFI Film Academy Labs hit Eden Court this week for Inverness Film Festival. Our Youth Team were lucky enough to visit and check out some of the amazing events.

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The Creation of the Animation "Genre" - Part Two

This second part of Kasey's journey through animation looks at the boom of animation on television and the pioneering work of animation at studios other than Disney​.

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The Creation of the Animation "Genre" - Part One

​In this three-part blog series, GFT Youth Board member Kasey travels through the history of animation on screen. This first part looks at the early days of animation and the beginnings of animation champion, Walt Disney.

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In Defence of Rom Coms

GYFF 2021 Young Programmer, Molly, takes a stance on rom coms, sharing her love and need for something many people may easily dismiss.

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Getting lost in the works of Wong Kar Wai

​GFT Youth Board member, Sofia is over the moon that the films of Wong Kar Wai are returning to GFT's screens throughout July and August. Here she shares what she loves about his films and why she can't wait to see them on the big screen.

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Amuck amuck amuck! Our favourite films about witchcraft

Grab your cauldrons and broomsticks! The GFT Youth Board have selected their top films about witchcraft for you to enjoy this Halloween.

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My experiences as a climate striker

GFT Youth Board member, Julia Mazur, talks us through her experiences of the climate school strikes, inspired by the actions of climate activist, Greta Thunberg.

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Reaching for the crown: Pageant films

​GFT Youth Board member, Kayleigh Keany, gets inspired after seeing Miss Juneteenth at GYFF Presents and talks us through some of her favourite pageants in film.

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7 Strong Female Leads in Film

GFT Youth Board member, Isobel Speirs, takes us through her seven top strong female leads in some of her favourite films:

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