Here you'll find a round up of all the added extras we like to give you to support our year-round programme of great films and events. You can click to read interviews and articles ahead of upcoming events at GFT, programme notes written by local film journalists, academics and post-graduates which support our screenings and seasons and see video and photo coverage of our events. We'll also have staff recommendations and reviews.
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- 30 JulHappy Families: Parent-child relationships in filmIn anticipation of the release of 52 Tuesdays, we've been discussing depictions of child-parent relationships in cinema. Read this blog post →
- 27 JulInterview with Josephine DeckerAhead of our screenings of Butter on the Latch and Thou Wast Mild and Lovely, director Josephine Decker chats to the ICO's Selina Robertson about her creative process.Read this blog post →
- 24 JulGetting Animated: Our Favourite AnimationsAs our Studio Ghibli Forever season approaches we take a look at some of our favourite animations.Read this blog post →
- 17 JulProgramme Note: Touch of EvilThe struggle to bring Orson Welles’ vision to the screen took almost half a century, and even now it is doubtful that we are seeing the ‘true’ Orson Welles Touch of Evil.Read this blog post →
- 15 JulBarney Thomson - From Long Midnight to LegendDouglas Lindsay, author of The Legend of Barney Thomson, explains how the making of the film came about.Read this blog post →
- 9 JulThe shadowy world of Film Noir: 7 tales of dirty dealingsTo celebrate 100 years since the birth of Orson Welles, we're screening his 1958 film noir Touch of Evil next week...Read this blog post →
- 9 JulProgramme Note: Love & MercyAs eloquently put in critic Keith Phipps’ review for website The Dissolve, ‘The Beach Boys’ music has its roots in the weaving together of multiple voices...Read this blog post →
- 2 JulProgramme Note: AmyWhen asked what he wanted to achieve in the making of Amy, director Asif Kapadia explained he wanted to deliver a film that ‘shows the real Amy’. Read this blog post →
- 2 JulStealing the Spotlight: Our Favourite Musical BiopicsWith the release of Asif Kapadia’s Amy tomorrow, we discuss our favourite musical biopics. Join the discussion to win a pair of tickets to Amy. Competition closes Wednesday 8 July. Amy screens at GFT Friday 3 – Thursday 16 July. Read this blog post →
- 25 JunProgramme Note: Slow WestSlow West is the debut feature film of Scottish director, John Maclean. Merging both traditional and revised conventions of the Western genre with a striking visual style, Maclean graduates from his BAFTA winning short Pitch Black Heist to tackle an advenRead this blog post →