GFT in November/December

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Outlaw King

The GFT November/December brochure is available to view here. 

Winter is coming and GFT is prepared with a bumper programme of special events, visiting festivals, curated seasons and new releases, including: Mike Leigh’s rousing tale of working class uprising Peterloo; the latest from Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave), featuring a standout performance from Viola Davis, Widows; Luca Guadagnino’s hotly anticipated homage to Dario Argento’s classic horror Suspiria; Glasgow Film Festival 2018 closing gala film Nae Pasaran; winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes 2018, Horkazu Kore-eda’s Shoplifters; the directorial debut from Paul Dano, Wildlife; Disobedience, based on the novel of the same name from Naomi Alderman; Boots Riley’s debut feature Sorry to Bother You; and Robert Redford sparkles in The Old Man and the Gun, the new film from A Ghost Story director David Lowery.

See What’s On at GFT here. 

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Happy New Year, Colin Burstead + Q&A

Special events at GFT this winter include: Outlaw King + Q&A with director David Mackenzie; GFF Presents: Happy New Year, Colin Burstead + Q&A with director Ben Wheatley; Worlds of Ursula K Le Guin, screening as part of Book Week Scotland; Calibre + Q&A with director Matt Palmer, producer Anna Griffin and members of the cast; Super November + Q&A with director Douglas King and actor Josie Long; classic film The Penalty screens with Live Score performed by leading Scottish composers Graeme Steven and Pete Harvey; plus, presented by Bird’s Eye View’s Reclaim the Frame project, Been So Long + Q&A with director Tinge Krishnan, producers Nadine Marsh-Edwards and Amanda Jenks, and more cast and crew.

See all Q&A screenings here.

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Whether working in film noir, gothic melodrama or slapstick comedy, iconic director Billy Wilder’s films are benchmarks of sharp-witted writing and immaculate performances. To coincide with the restored release of Some Like It Hot, GFT present a handpicked selection of the director’s defining works in CineMasters: Billy Wilder.

See all CineMasters: Billy Wilder listings here.

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It's A Wonderful Life


“SANTA’S COMING! I KNOW HIM! I KNOW HIM!” There is something for everyone to celebrate the festive season with our selection of new and classic Christmas films: from the iconic, It’s A Wonderful Life and White Christmas, to family favourites Elf, The Muppet Christmas Carol and Frozen sing-a-long, to cult classics Die Hard and Jingle All the Way, alongside the antidote to traditional snowy sentimentality, alternative Christmas treat Tangerine, from The Florida Project director Sean Baker.

See all Christmas at GFT listings here.

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UK French Film Festival


The 26th edition of the French Film Festival UK returns to GFT, bringing the crème de la crème of Francophone cinema, including the latest features from revered directors Jean-Paul Rappeneau and Robert Guédiguian as well as newcomers Albert Duponte, Philippe le Guay and Gilles Lellouche. 

See all French Film Festival UK listings here. 


Back for its 4th year, screening movies that people might not otherwise get to see, and creating inspiring and informative events to promote discussion, SQIFF presents the best in queer cinema.

See all SQIFF listings here.


Scotland’s major annual celebration of African cinema returns to GFT for the 13th year, with the theme of rebellion.

See all AiM listings here.


Two screenings as part of a city-wide celebration of visual art, film, contemporary dance and performance marking the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia.

See all Estonia Now listings here.


Presenting the latest in contemporary British and international films representing Jewish stories and culture, the UK Jewish Film Festival bring two films from their programme to GFT.

See all UK Jewish Film Festival listings here.


The 2018 London Korean Film Festival present a collection of carefully selected films from their ‘Special Focus: A Slice of Everyday Life’ and ‘Cinema Now’ strands.

See all London Korean Film Festival listings here.  


The 4th Havana Glasgow Film Festival programme celebrates the richness of culture between Havana and Glasgow, cities twinned in 2002. The festival’s focus this year is women – behind and in front of the camera.

See all Havana Glasgow Film Festival listings here.

The GFT November/December brochure is available to view here.

All Monday to Friday shows before 5pm have capacity capped at 50% (unless otherwise stated). All other screenings have full unlimited seating capacity (unless otherwise stated).

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