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Artist Rachel Maclean and GFF Producer Corinne Orton discuss Glasgow Film Festival's Margaret Tait Award. Maclean's film A Whole New World won the 2013 Award and screened at GFF14.
For more information on the Margaret Tait Award, please see http://www.glasgowfilm.org/festival/glasgow_film_awards
Film by Richie Morgan
Glasgow Film Festival hosted the Scottish Premiere of David Mackenzie's new film Starred Up. After the screening, star of the film Jack O'Connell, writer Jonathan Asser and Director David Mackenzie took part in a Q&A about the film's production.
In a unique merging of film and music, Admiral Fallow celebrate a joint tenth anniversary with the Glasgow Film Festival in style down at the old Fruitmarket.
Magician and actor Ricky Jay and filmmaker Molly Bernstein bring the amazing new documentary "Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay" to the 2014 Glasgow Film Festival. In the Q&A Molly Bernstein talks a little about how to cinematically represent magic, while Ricky Jay tells an interesting story about being a Bond villain...
For the 2014 Glasgow Film Festival, Kelvingrove Art Museum and Gallery played host to a pop up screening of Young Frankenstein.
Lauren Mayberry of Chvrches says a few words about punk feminist icon Kathleen Hanna at the Glasgow Film Festival screening of The Punk Singer.
Terry Gilliam brings his brand new film The Zero Theorem to the 2014 Glasgow Film Festival.
In this interview he talks about the film, working with Christoph Waltz and the elements of modern life that he drew into the film's setting.
Actor Richard Dreyfuss and Director Richard Dreyfuss talk about their brand new feature Cas & Dylan which they brought to the 2014 Glasgow Film Festival.
Director George Sluizer gives a Q&A after the UK premiere of his feature film 'Dark Blood'.
Only recently finished after the tragic death of River Phoenix halted production, George tells the Glasgow audience about his experiences working with River Phoenix and a scene that he was unable to shoot.
French fashion designer and producer Agnès Troublé, aka agnès b., talks about her directorial debut My Name is Hmmm...
Richard Ayoade brings his brilliant new film 'The Double' to the 2014 Glasgow Film Festival.
American soul singer Claudia Lennear attended the UK premiere of 20 Feet from Stardom and performed with Glasgow Gospel Choir in GFT as part of the 2014 Glasgow Film Festival.
Music by Barry 'Epoch' Topping - https://soundcloud.com/nostoppingepoch
For one night only, the magic of the 80's Arcade comes to the Glasgow Film Festival.
As part of his Game Cats go Miaow strand, Rab Florence invited gamers to the Glue Factory in Glasgow for a pop up cinema screening of the iconic movie Tron. To accompany the screening, the magic of the arcade was brought back to life with cabinets and pinball machines...it was an evening of smokey blue light, good music and video games.
The Glasgow Film Festival kicks off it's 10th year with a bang! With a screening of Wes Anderson's brand new film The Grand Budapest Hotel, followed by a party at Glasgow's Grand Central Hotel.
Music by Kid Canaveral
As part of the 2014 Glasgow Film Festival, GFF paired up with Street Food Cartel to deliver a unique event which paired food and film.
At the brig gait in Glasgow, film lovers were treated to some culinary treats alongside a screening of Martin Scorcese's brilliant Goodfellas, a film that just makes you want to eat!
Details of further Street Food events taking place on Saturday the 22nd and Sunday the 23rd of February can be found here.
Music by: Kevin Macleod
- 7 MarGlasgow Film Festival Final Figures and 2015 DatesGlasgow Film Festival is delighted to confirm final admission figures for 2014...
- 6 MarGlasgow Film Festival Reaches 40,000 Admissions at Close of Tenth YearThe tenth Glasgow Film Festival closed tonight with the Scottish Premiere of Under the Skin...
- 27 FebWIN tickets to Closing Gala Under the Skin!We're very excited to be giving away 5 pairs of tickets to our Closing Gala film, Jonathan Glazer's Under the Skin...
- WIN tickets to Closing Gala Under the Skin!Now this is cheesy. And childish. Like every good German girl, I grew up with Grimm's fairy tales. 'Aschenputtel', your Cinderella, was one of my favourite bedtime entertainments. The way Aschenputtel beats her annoying stepsisters with the help of magic vegetables, flying aunties, glass pumps plus a mob of friendly animals at her disposal, very much appealed to my sense of logic and justice at the time. When I first watched DEFA's German-Czech co-production of Aschenputtel on TV, it was a revelation and Cinderella was immediately ranked even higher into my top-list of childhood heroes. This TV version portrayed Cinderella as a rebellious and outspoken girl, who climbed trees and was an excellent hunter. She could quickly change from disguising herself as a young nobleman and huntsman cracking jokes to putting on the most beautiful clothes and turn the prince's head. A proper childhood hero. And I still watch this Aschenputtel film version every Christmas, not without nostalgia though.
- WIN tickets to Closing Gala Under the Skin!Mary Sheelys Frankenstein. Simply without it we would have not had such a great night at the Art Galleries tonight.Even if Mel Brookes streached the story a wee bit to suit the film A great idea sealed with a great atmosphere, with the venue and organ playing building up to the Mel Brookes classic
- WIN tickets to Closing Gala Under the Skin!My nomination for best film adaptation of a book would be one of the two first films I was ever taken to as a child, simply because they helped immerse me in the wonders of the medium and I have never regretted the introduction nor the enduring friendship that has followed ever since and I have little doubt will continue until my own final real comes to an end. The first, Disney's 'The Jungle Book' is one I remember particularly well, as it remains one of the most brilliantly designed adaptations of a classic story, made easy for a child's eye, (and I was want to use one in those yonder years), yet it managed to entertain on so many levels. The totally unforgettable music score is outstanding, using some of the best jazz musical talent of the day, very adult, very erudite, containing some of my very favourite jazz tunes to this day, both witty and joyous. The story, I grant, is only very loosely based on Kipling's original but it retains all of its essence of childish wonder, of loss of playful innocence and of discovery of adult imaginings, as a boy who must grow into a young man, aided only by a few anthropormophicised animal friends. The other major filmic influence from my childhood, when I was bathed in a cinemas darkened glow, was at once of another scale and an entirely other genre. Pasternak's Dr Zhivago may not be the easiest of reads by a child or adult but the David Lean film is made highly watchable by everyone. The shear audacity of its ambition to be able to realise this epic story on celluloid could never belittle the effect the central human story had on this very young viewer. Love, betrayal, pain and life's cruel hardship, each felt as if they were mine, and of course the beauty of Christie and Chaplin. How could a prepubescent boy resist? And of these two oddities? Which would I say I prefer as an adaptation? Well, I would have to say sentiment wins out over fun and a good tune, (indeed Maurice Jarre's Lara's theme remains hypnotic). Human narrative wins out over mammalian characterisation. Live action over animation. Therefore, if you haven't figured it out yet, my vote goes with Omar, the snowy steppes and the Russians. Enjoy the festival everyone. Maybe see you there. And good luck.