23 Feb 2018
The fourteenth annual Glasgow Film Festival got underway on Wednesday with the UK premiere of Wes Anderson’s latest film, Isle of Dogs. The stop-motion film stars Tilda Swinton, Edward Norton and Scarlett Johansson and has received rave reviews from critics who attended the event.
The festival will host six world premieres and seven European premieres in a diverse line-up featuring 180 films from 51 countries. The events will be held over 12 days across Glasgow, in venues such as the CCA cinema and the Glasgow Film Theatre.
The festival boasts a star-studded guest list, including Karen Gillan who will attend the premiere of her directorial debut The Party’s Just Beginning on Saturday 24 February. Later in the weekend the festival will welcome David Tennant for the European opening of You, Me and Him on Saturday 25 February.
Meanwhile, the festival’s famed Special Events will return, with highlights including an 80s v 90s School Disco featuring screenings of classics Clueless and Gregory’s Girl, held at SWG3 Glasgow. The festival will close with the world premiere of Felipe Bustos Sierra’s feature Nae Parasan, telling the incredible true story of the Scots who managed to ground Chile’s Air Force in the longest single act of solidarity against Pinochet’s dictatorship.
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