Glasgow Film Festival

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Glasgow Film Festival
Location Glasgow
Founded 2005
Film titles 174
Festival date 17 February 2016 (2016-02-17) − 28 February 2016 (2016-02-28)

The Glasgow Film Festival is an annual film festival based in Glasgow, Scotland. The festival began in 2005. By 2015, the festival had seen audience figures top 40,000 for two consecutive years.[1]


2008's festival took place between 14–24 February and the programme included exclusive premieres as well as a Bette Davis retrospective.[2]


The 2009 event featured an Audrey Hepburn retrospective and a birthday tribute to Errol Flynn.


2010's festival took place between 18–28 February. The opening gala featured Jean-Pierre Jeunet's latest film, Micmacs with the director there to present the film. Other guests included Peter Mullan, James Earl Jones and the cast of Scottish classic, Gregory's Girl. Oscar nominated Crazy Heart was also shown, prior to the general release date. Also included a Cary Grant retrospective, as well as strands focusing on Japanese Cinema, Fashion and Music and film.


The 2013 festival was scheduled to feature 57 UK film premieres.[3]


With the festival lasting 11 days from February 18 to March 1, admission figures topped 40,000.[4]


2010's festival featured 174 events, including 11 world premieres, 33 UK premieres and 65 Scottish premieres.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Glasgow Film Festival 2015 hailed as best ever, with 40k tickets sold". Sunday Herald. 1 March 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ McLean, Pauline (17 January 2013). "2013 Glasgow Film Festival to show 57 UK premieres". BBC News. 
  4. ^ Miller, Phil (8 March 2014). "Glasgow Film Festival plans to expand after record year". The Herald. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 

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