Glasgow Film Festival announces special screening with
20 weeks until the event’s 20th edition
The 20th festival will launch a year of celebration for Glasgow Film
Glasgow Film Festival (GFF) has announced plans to host a series of special
events for the 20th edition of the much-loved festival, which returns from
28 February to 10 March 2024.
GFF is one of the leading film festivals in the UK and is run by Glasgow
Film, a charity which also runs Glasgow Film Theatre. Glasgow Film Festival
is made possible by support from Screen Scotland, the BFI Audience Projects
Fund, awarding National Lottery funding and Glasgow Life.
2024 is set to be a year of celebration for Glasgow Film. As well as GFF’s
20th edition, plans are underway to mark the 85th anniversary of the Cosmo
cinema, which opened in 1939 and in 1974 became Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT),
making next year its 50th birthday. As well as being Scotland’s most
popular independent cinema, GFT is also the central hub of Glasgow Film
Festival. In celebration of these milestones, the festival will present
three of their immersive special events featuring films drawn from each of
Glasgow Film also today announced a special Preview of
, GFF 2023’s Opening Gala title, taking place on Friday 17 November
ahead of its general release. A Q&A with Director Adura Onashile will
accompany the screening at Glasgow Film Theatre. Tickets will go on sale
today (Wednesday 11 October) at 12.30pm, online
and at the GFT Box Office.
Allison Gardner, CEO of Glasgow Film and
Director of GFF, said: “We are very excited to be
announcing our plans to mark an important year for Glasgow Film during GFF
2024. Glasgow Film Festival’s special events have always been very popular
with film fans and these classic screenings are set to be another memorable
The full GFF 2024 programme will be announced in January.