Scottish Screen: What to see at Glasgow Film Festival
Alongside some exciting UK premieres and international cult classics, this year's Glasgow Film Festival also features movies made closer to home. Co-director Allison Gardner chooses her must-sees either filmed in Scotland or made by Scots...
Tell It To The Bees
Based on Fiona Shaw’s hit novel and filmed in the Highlands, Anna Paquin and Holliday Grainger star as two young women in the 1950s who fall in love and scandalise their small town. Glasgow Film Theatre, 22 Feb and 23 Feb.
Harry Birrell: Films of Love and War
BAFTA winning Glasgow director Matt Pinder’s captivating documentary plunders the treasure trove of amateur filmmaker (and Paisley lad) Harry Birrell who spent his life recording family events, fine romances, and wartime adventures. Narrated by Bodyguard star Richard Madden. GFT S24 Feb and 25 Feb.
Scottish writer Paul Laverty teamed up with Spanish director Icíar Bollaín (who also happens to be his wife) to make this life-affirming adaptation of ballet superstar Carlos Acosta’s memoir. GFT 23 Feb and 26 Feb.
GFF 2019 runs at venues across Glasgow from 20 February to 03 March. Tickets are on sale now at glasgowfilm.org.