GFT in September


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2001: A Space Odyssey on 70mm

Alongside the 10th Glasgow Youth Film Festival, GFT welcome a number of new releases, classic films, seasons, and special events including: documentary Under the Wire followed by a Q&A with photographer Paul Conroy; director Jake Meginsky will attend a Q&A following Milford Graves Full Mantis; John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Imagine returns to the big screen accompanied by 15 minutes of never-before-seen footage; an advance preview screening of the brilliant Nae Pasaran, which had its world premiere at Glasgow Film Festival 2018, followed by a Q&A with director Felipe Bustos Sierra and special guests; the hit musical The Greatest Showman returns for a sing-a-long screening; to mark International Bi Visibility Day, a screening of gorgeous drama Call Me By Your Name followed by a panel discussion; a free screening of American drama The Tale in association with Women’s Support Project; and Glasgow Short Film Festival’s quarterly programme celebrating Scottish filmmaking, Blueprint: Scottish Independent Shorts.

See all Q&A screenings here.

This September, we’re delighted to bring: Stanley Kubrick’s sublime science fiction masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey back to the big screen, screening from a special unrestored 70mm print; and a new digital restoration of The Godfather, regularly named as one of the greatest films ever made. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, The Coen Brothers’ cult comedy The Big Lebowski returns for selected screenings, including a late night slot on Friday 28 September. 

See all Classic film screenings here.

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GYFF: School of Rock at Blythswood Hall

Glasgow Youth Film Festival is one of Europe's most innovative film festivals. GYFF returns from 14 – 16 September 2018, celebrating both its 10th anniversary and Scotland’s Year of Young People. The programme features the Scottish premiere of Skate Kitchen + Q&A with director Crystal Moselle, the Scottish premiere of BFF road trip movie Never Goin’ Back, a special Late Night screening of the classic comedy Superbad, a pop-up screening of Richard Linklater’s School of Rock and more.

 See all Glasgow Youth Film Festival listings.

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Faces Places

In September we also celebrate French New Wave visionary and fearless feminist director, Agnes Varda. CineMasters: Agnes Varda will screen her debut film La Pointe Courte, alongside Le Bonheur, VagabondThe Gleaners and I, and new release Faces Places, with artist JR. 
See all CineMasters: Agnes Varda listings.

 Unique GFT seasons this summer includes Visions of Orson: following on from Mark Cousins’ investigations in The Eyes of Orson Welles, we celebrate with a mini retrospective including the iconic Citizen Kane on 35mm and the rarely seen The Magnificent Ambersons, also on 35mm. 
See all Visions of Orson listings.

We welcome BFI programmer Danny Leigh to GFT to introduce Billy Liarthe first film in his Working Class Heroes season screening at GFT, which also features Night Watch on 35mm, This Is England, and Shallow Grave.
See all Working Class Heroes listings.

The UK’s leading global change film festival, Take One Action, returns for its 11th edition. An inspiring selection of documentaries screen at GFT, celebrating the ability to bring about a kinder, fairer, more sustainable world. 
See all Take One Action listings.

Visions of Orson

Visions of Orson

Working Class Heroes

Working Class Heroes

Take One Action

Take One Action

New releases this September include: Desiree Akhavan’s critically acclaimed The Miseducation of Cameron Post; Bart Layton’s fiercely inventive and entertaining American Animals, winner of Best Director award at Cannes 2018, Pawel Pawlikowski’s stunning romance Cold War; The Ballymurphy Precedent from award-winning director Callum Macrae; C’est la vie, the riotous new comedy from the duo behind box office smash Intouchables; the final performance from the late, great, Harry Dean Stanton, John Carrol Lynch’s award-winning directorial debut Lucky; an intimate profile of the critically acclaimed Sri Lankan artist M.I.A, hotly anticipated documentary Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.; the new film from Room director Lenny Abrahamson, The Little Stranger, and more. 

See What’s On at GFT here. 

The GFT September brochure is available to view here.


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