Directors including Ruth Paxton, Iciar Bollain, Thomas Robsahm, Jacqueline Lentzou
and Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic will attend their premieres at the festival
The Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) has announced a slew of big-screen talent on the GFT red carpet from March 2-13.
Famous faces coming to town include:
Alan Cumming, Lulu, Dawn Steele and director Jono McLeod at the European premiere of My Old School, the incredible true story of Bearsden Academy student Brandon Lee and his unmasking as a 30-something trying to restart his life ( 3rd of March)
Glasgow-born creative force Armando Iannucci with a very special ‘In Conversation’ live event, looking back on his extensive multimedia career that stands out for its brilliant sense of character, unforgettable dialogue and sharp wit (March 6)
Oscar-nominated anti-rom comedy star The Worst Person In The World Anders Danielsen Lie (March 4)
Scottish star Jack Lowden at the Scottish premiere of Terence Davies’ acclaimed Siegfried Sassoon biopic Benediction (March 7)
Martin Compston attends a 20th anniversary screening of the film which launched his career as one of Scotland’s hottest actors, Sweet Sixteen, alongside other cast and crew including Rebecca O’Brien and Paul Laverty (March 13)
GFF will also welcome acclaimed and up-and-coming behind-the-camera talent, including:
Scottish director Ruth Paxton for the Scottish premiere of her highly anticipated debut feature A Banquet, alongside lead actress Sienna Guillory (March 5)
GFF favorite Iciar Bollain (Yuli, Rosa’s wedding) with the UK premiere of Maixabel, a powerful and moving insight into modern Spain which recently won three of the country’s prestigious Goya Awards (March 8)
Director Nigel Askew and protagonist Joe Corre (son of Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood) for the world premiere of new documentary on the commodification of the counterculture Wake Up Punk (March 12)
Norwegian director Thomas Robsahm attends the UK premiere of his new feature documentary about Norway’s first pop superstars a-ha The Movie (March 4)
Greek filmmaker Jacqueline Lentzou will come to Glasgow (March 11) to present her impressive debut feature Moon, 66 Questions.
Croatian director winner of the Golden Camera of the GFF22 closing film Murina, Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic (March 13)
The eighteenth annual celebration of cinema will host 10 world premieres, 4 European premieres, 65 UK premieres and 13 Scottish premieres. Tickets for all events are on sale now at www.glasgowfilm.org/festival.
More Q&As and guests will be added for each day of the festival, so keep an eye on www.glasgowfilm.org/festival for the latest updates.