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May 2017

Scalarama Glasgow May Meet-up

Thu 25th May 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall Street
Glasgow, G411BA United Kingdom

Scalarama is an annual DIY celebration of cinema, for everyone, by everyone, everywhere, every September. Love films? Would you like to nurture a more vibrant, more diverse film culture in Glasgow? Whether you already organise film screenings (or want to), programme a cinema/festival/venue or have no idea at all where to start - come along to Kinning Park Complex to get involved in Scalarama 2017. This month, the meet-up is in association with KPC's weekly donation-based community meal, which intercepts…

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September 2017

The Crews + Sandwich

Fri 1st September 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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£5

To launch its pilot of feature films Blueprint - Scottish Independent Shorts presents, for the first time, Glasgow cult classic The Crews with Sandwich, the short prequel which started it all. Colin Ross Smith directs both films as one of Glasgow's most fearsome gangsters struggles to reestablish family bonds and escape the nihilistic life of crime which haunts him. Featuring a musical score by Teenage Fanclub drummer Francis Macdonald and photographed by Glasgow's own rising star John McPhail, director of Where Do We Go From Here? and the forthcoming apocalyptic zombie…

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Wee Shed Picture Hoose – Green Shed Project at Radical Home Cinema

Sat 2nd September 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rowan Refuge, 34 Ravenshall Road
Glasgow, G41 3SP United Kingdom
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Free

Radical Home Cinema is an experimental programming and exhibition event where film lovers invite you to watch films in their homes. This event aims to break down the boundaries between public and private audiences, to present films in unexpected places and to turn the viewing experience into something completely new. Radical Home Cinema is a section of Scalarama. For this screnning our host is the Green Shed Project by Euan Sutherland. We will project a small collections of short documentaries…

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How The West Was Won – Richard Martin at Radical Home Cinema

Sun 3rd September 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Richard’s Living Room, 0/2 103 Deanston Drive
Glasgow, G41 3AL United Kingdom
Free

Radical Home Cinema is an experimental programming and exhibition event where film lovers invite you to watch films in their homes. This event aims to break down the boundaries between public and private audiences, to present films in unexpected places and to turn the viewing experience into something completely new. As part of Scalarama 2017, the bay window space of a tenement living room is converted for use as a cinerama, for a showing of How The West Was Won…

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Silent Movies with Gladstone’s Bag

Wed 6th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, 117 Trongate
Glasgow, Scotland G1 5HD United Kingdom
£5

Silent movies with live musical accompaniment by our in-house light orchestra Gladstone's bag! Tickets are £5 and are available on the door or from Tickets Scotland here. Our films are: One a.m. (1916) - a hilarious drunken affair - starring Charlie Chaplin I Do (1921) - Comic adventures of newly-weds and children - starring Harold Lloyd The High Sign (1921) - A murderous gang and a wild chase through a house filled with secret passages - starring Buster Keaton

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Anna Unbound

Wed 6th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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£5

Blueprint - Scottish Independent Shorts continues its collaboration with Scalarama Glasgow presenting Anna Unbound, a psychological drama which explores a local story in a global setting. When Anna relocates to Glasgow from Greece she is determined to start a new life. She discovers she can leave her country but not her past behind when a new work colleague may solve the riddle of a past trauma. Winner of multiple international awards and written by BBC EastEnders, Doctors and BBC River City scribe Martin Brocklebank. Director Bernd Porr is also a…

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VIDEO BACCHANAL

Thu 7th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Nice N Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3LG United Kingdom

The ‘90s in cinema were an amazing nightmare. A sugar-syrup throb of VHS scanlines, dire fast food tie-ins and probably the weirdest time in Arnold Schwarzenegger's life. Come join the Video Namaste boys in a wee trip through the weird videoshop hellscape of 90s cinema and all the amazing stuff that orbited it. Have a drink, gawk at us forgetting to remember and then have a wee dance with us as we play some Exxtra Special ‘90s soundtrack songs afterwards.…

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Transit Arts presents Uncanny Loop: The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

Fri 8th September 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
£3

Uncanny Loop: The Bird with the Crystal Plumage is the second screening event in Transit Arts’ newly established Uncanny Loop programme. This event is a rare chance to see the first giallo film The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970) directed by Italian horror pioneer Dario Argento (Suspiria, Deep Red). This feature will be accompanied by  selected works of artists’ moving image. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage follows Sam Dalmas, an American writer living in Rome after he inadvertently witnesses a brutal attack on a…

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Crossing The Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul – Marzanna Antoniak at Radical Home Cinema

Sat 9th September 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Marzanna’s Living Room, Temple District
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Free

Radical Home Cinema is an experimental programming and exhibition event where film lovers invite you to watch films in their homes. This event aims to break down the boundaries between public and private audiences, to present films in unexpected places and to turn the viewing experience into something completely new. Film: Crossing The Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul: Award-winning director Fatih Akin takes us on a journey through Istanbul, the city that bridges Europe and Asia, and challenges familiar notions of…

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Cinemaattic presents: Spanish Claustrophobia (La Cabina + The Exterminating Angel) @CCA Glasgow

Sat 9th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
Free

Buñuel and Mercero. Two cult masterpieces of Spanish cinematography. Two claustrophobic horror classics together for just one night. Pretty excited to recover these two gems for a very special night. Constantly looking for new film experiences Cinemaattic have put together Antonio Mercero’s short film La Cabina (The Telephone Box) with Luis Buñuel’s El Ángel Exterminador (The Exterminating Angel). It’s been forty-five years since La Cabina changed Spanish television forever, fifty-five since the release of Buñuel’s El Angel Exterminador but in…

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Death Watch

Sun 10th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
£6

Death Watch (1980) follows the story of Katherine Mortenhue (Romy Schneider) who gets famous for having an incurable disease in a future where death from illness has become extremely unusual. Journalist Roddy (Harvey Keitel) has a camera implanted in his eye which transmits what he sees so it can be relayed back to the television company NTV who wants to document Katherine’s deterioration in a Reality TV show cialis prodej. Katherine, after being offered a large sum of money if…

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EatFilm presents Batman Returns

Tue 12th September 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sloans, The Argyll Arcade, 108 Argyle Street
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G2 8BG United Kingdom
£7.50

On a snowy Christmas night, Tucker and Esther Cobblepot throw their deformed infant child Oswald into Gotham River, fearing he would become a menace to society after attacking their pet cat. His basket floats to an abandoned zoo and is found by a flock of penguins who raise him as one of their own. 33 years later, during the lighting of Gotham City's Christmas tree, a villainous gang of carnival performers stage a riot. While billionaire Bruce Wayne, as Batman, subdues…

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Getting started with the Moving Image Archive

Wed 13th September 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive, Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street
Glasgow, Glasgow G3 8AW United Kingdom
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Free

Scotland's Moving Image Archive has been collecting and preserving films since 1976. This event will introduce you to the archive and guide you through getting the most from searching our catalogue - so you can watch lots more films! All of Scots life can be seen: adverts, documentaries, home movies, promotional films, amateur comedies, educational programmes and more. Whatever you search for, you are bound to come across film that will interest and surprise you!

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Pickard’s Picture House

Wed 13th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, 117 Trongate
Glasgow, Scotland G1 5HD United Kingdom
Donation

Doors open 6.30pm, screening 7pm Do you love movies? Do you have a favourite film that never gets shown on TV or in the cinema? Come and join us in the world's oldest surviving music hall, for a weekly celebration of cinema, complete with usherettes, a concession stand, and a bar! We will be showing classics, cult movies, musicals (complete with sing-alongs and audience participation). The movies that you want to see, in a unique venue, unlike any modern multiplex -…

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A Practical Guide To A Spectacular Suicide

Wed 13th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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£5

Graham Hughes writes, with Keith Grantham & Graeme McGeagh and directs his debut comedy feature which competed for the prestigious Michael Powell award for Best British Feature at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2014. Self destructive Tom has failed in life and multiple times at suicide. It's time to think outside the box as he plans his spectacular exit from the world. Starring Patrick O'Brien, who appeared with Iain Glen in Jack Taylor and Ray Crofter from Jonathan Teplitzky's The Railway Man. https://youtu.be/eBmPFaFdkWw

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The Punk Singer – Fourwalls at Radical Home Cinema

Sat 16th September 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fourwalls, 35 Carnarvon Street
Glasgow, Scotland G3 6HP United Kingdom
Free

Radical Home Cinema is an experimental programming and exhibition event where film lovers invite you to watch films in their homes. This event aims to break down the boundaries between public and private audiences, to present films in unexpected places and to turn the viewing experience into something completely new. Fourwalls Housing Co-op is a women-centered living space formed in Glasgow during the 90s by female members of the city's LGBTQ community. Film: The Punk Singer: Kathleen Hanna, lead singer…

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Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes + Director Q&A

Sun 17th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
£8

OXIDE GHOSTS: THE BRASS EYE TAPES (Michael Cumming, 2017) Made from hundreds of hours of unseen material from his personal archive, director Michael Cumming’s film shares insights into the process of making the legendary TV series Brass Eye. Michael directed both the pilots and the series and, over a two-year period, witnessed the highs and lows of Brass Eye from a very personal perspective. Part documentary, part artwork – the film is designed solely for live screenings and is made…

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Document Film Festival 2017 Programme Launch + Screening

Mon 18th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom

Be the first to get your hands on the Document 2017 brochure at our official programme launch. Featuring highlights from this year’s programme and a screening of Justin Schein’s controversial documentary Left on Purpose. "A bonfire of documentary ethics", Left on Purpose collides radical politics, mental illness, addiction and the ageing process. Ultimately, it exposes the ethical dilemma at the heart of documentary filmmaking. And it tells the story of a passionate man marginalised by a changing world. Now in…

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EatFilm presents Big Daddy

Tue 19th September 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sloans, The Argyll Arcade, 108 Argyle Street
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G2 8BG United Kingdom
£7.50

Immature 32-year-old bachelor slacker Sonny Koufax lives in New York City and refuses to take on adult responsibility. Despite having a law degree, he refuses to take the bar exam, works one day a week as a toll booth attendant and lives off a sizeable legal settlement from a minor accident. His girlfriend, Vanessa, threatens to break up with him unless he grows up. His roommate, Kevin Gerrity, proposes to his podiatrist girlfriend Corinne Maloney before he leaves for China for his law…

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Films of Cocozza: Strange & Surreal

Wed 20th September 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive, Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street
Glasgow, Glasgow G3 8AW United Kingdom
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Free

In true Scalarama style Enrico Cocozza was a filmmaker and cinema lover. Cocozza established the Connoisseur Film Circle - running his own cinema out of the rear of the family Italian café in Wishaw for fellow film enthusiasts in the 1950’s. Cocozza donated his eclectic and award winning artistic work to the Moving Image Archive in 1984. Creating over 80 films across a multitude of genres - surrealist fantasies, horror, documentary and science fiction - this screening will showcase some…

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Pickard’s Picture House

Wed 20th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, 117 Trongate
Glasgow, Scotland G1 5HD United Kingdom
Donation

September 20th Doors open 6.30pm, screening 7pm Do you love movies? Do you have a favourite film that never gets shown on TV or in the cinema? Come and join us in the world's oldest surviving music hall, for a weekly celebration of cinema, complete with usherettes, a concession stand, and a bar! We will be showing classics, cult movies, musicals (complete with sing-alongs and audience participation). The movies that you want to see, in a unique venue, unlike any modern…

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Mad Max: ‘What a lovely day!’ (The 4 Film Anthology)

Wed 20th September 2017 @ 8:45 pm - 11:59 pm
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One event on Thu 28th September 2017 at 8:45 pm

Grosvenor Cinema, 24 Ashton Lane, Hillhead
Glasgow, G12 8SJ United Kingdom
£10.00 – £15.00

Join us over two separate evenings to celebrate George Miller's iconic Mad Max series. On the 20th & 28th of September we will be showcasing two double bill features, covering over 30 years of dystopian motor madness! Wed 20th Sep (20:45) - Mad Max (1979), Mad Max 2 (1981) Thurs 28th Sep (20:45) - Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome (1985), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) https://youtu.be/caHnaRq8Qlg

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Cowards Bend The Knee with Live Score by Ela Orleans

Thu 21st September 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
£10

Matchbox Cineclub present Guy Maddin's Cowards Bend The Knee, with brand-new live score written and performed by Ela Orleans, plus Q&A with journalist Brian Beadie. Guy Maddin is one of the most distinctive and idiosyncratic directors currently working. The Canadian auteur has mined and subverted the imagery and style of late silent and early sound cinema in such films as The Forbidden Room and The Saddest Music In The World to disorientating, often hilarious effect. Cowards Bend The Knee is one…

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CINE[STHESIA] 13 – Symphony of the city

Sat 23rd September 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive, Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street
Glasgow, Glasgow G3 8AW United Kingdom
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Visit Auld Reekie through the lens of John Eldridge with 'Waverley Steps', a day in the life of Edinburgh through the eyes of a Danish sailor. First screened at the Edinburgh Documentary Film Festival in 1948, it was inspired by Arne Sucksdorff's portrait of Stockholm 'Rhythm of a City'. Join us for some Edinburgh on the big screen in Glasgow!

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Rita, Sue & Bob Too (Alan Clarke – 1987)

Sat 23rd September 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
£6

Fancy a jump? 30 years after its original cinema release, Alan Clarke’s risqué coming-of-age classic comes to the CCA for a one-off screening from Pity Party Film Club. Adapted from the semi-autobiographical play by Andrea Dunbar, ‘Rita, Sue & Bob Too’ follows the sexual awakening of two working-class teenage girlfriends who shack up with an older man. What starts off as a mere fling threatens to unravel the girls’ friendship once the illicit affair becomes public knowledge. Boasting the memorable…

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Secret Film – Hans Lucas at Radical Home Cinema

Sat 23rd September 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hans Living Room, Westerton Train Station
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Free

Radical Home Cinema is an experimental programming and exhibition event where film lovers invite you to watch films in their homes. This event aims to break down the boundaries between public and private audiences, to present films in unexpected places and to turn the viewing experience into something completely new. Radical Home Cinema is a section of Scalarama. Hans is an avid cinephile who studied film history and theory with celebrated critic Raymond Durgnat. He is an experienced independent filmmaker…

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Invasión Travesti (Transvestite Invasion) Film & Drag Show Evening

Tue 26th September 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Record Factory, 17 Byres Rd
Glasgow, Scotland G11 5RD United Kingdom
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Free

A group of stellar transvestites have invaded the planet and Laura Crawford - a lethal hybrid formed by the worst of man and woman - has been able to lead both sexes to chaos and mutual contempt. Barbara Furiasse, the last living heterosexual on earth, is about to vanish, and with it the hope of a future world. He has only three days to find a real man and together flee from the... transvestite invasion!    

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EatFilm presents Superbad

Tue 26th September 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sloans, The Argyll Arcade, 108 Argyle Street
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G2 8BG United Kingdom
£7.50

High-school seniors Seth (Jonah Hill) and Evan (Michael Cera) have high hopes for a graduation party: The co-dependent teens plan to score booze and babes so they can become part of the in-crowd, but separation anxiety and two bored police officers (Bill Hader, Seth Rogen) complicate the pair's self-proclaimed mission. Macaroni Cheese, chilli beef nachos or hot dog & fries and a movie for only £13.95 for 2! For more information or to hire Eat Film for your own private…

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Pickard’s Picture House

Wed 27th September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, 117 Trongate
Glasgow, Scotland G1 5HD United Kingdom
Donation

September 27th Doors open 6.30pm, screening 7pm Do you love movies? Do you have a favourite film that never gets shown on TV or in the cinema? Come and join us in the world's oldest surviving music hall, for a weekly celebration of cinema, complete with usherettes, a concession stand, and a bar! We will be showing classics, cult movies, musicals (complete with sing-alongs and audience participation). The movies that you want to see, in a unique venue, unlike any modern…

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Glasgow Short Film Festival presents Borscht Diez

Thu 28th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Rum Shack, 657-659 Pollokshaws Road
Glasgow, G41 2AB United Kingdom
£6.00

2100 A.D. Live from the underwater ruins of the old human city known as Miami, the only survivors, psychedelic sea creatures Edgar, Sally, Shivers, Gregor and Harold, sift through the visual artefacts of the past and share their favourites with us… Borscht is an open-source filmmaking collective dedicated to articulating the voices of the New Miami and its idiosyncratic culture, providing a global stage for underrepresented (often female, Latin American, African-American, and Afro-Caribbean) identities in film. Borscht’s growing reputation culminated…

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Video Namaste presents: Johnny Mnemonic screened on Laserdisc

Thu 28th September 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Flying Duck, 142 Renfield Street
Glasgow, G2 3AU United Kingdom

As part of Glasgow Scalarama: Plug your Windows 95 OS into your neck port and wait a week for it to start up. Jump through the 0's and slide down the 1's in a multifarious network of gunfights and cybertravel as Video Namaste screen turbo-cool JOHNNY MNEMONIC in full futuristic and absolutely not out-dated LASERDISC. Come marvel at technology as it should be, garish, oblivious to its time and absolutely 100% soundtracked by bands like Stabbing Westward (what?) and KMFDM…

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February 2018

Scalarama Glasgow 2018 February Meet-up

Mon 19th February 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saramago, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom

Want to run a film festival? Now you can! Join us to plan for Scalarama 2018, taking place again all through September this year. This meeting, we'll look at what needs doing and who wants to do what - and hear everyone's ideas + plans. Open to all and all are welcome - if you can't make this meeting but still want to be involved, let us know here and/or join the Scalarama Glasgow Discussion Group. There will be a…

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March 2018

Scalarama Glasgow: How To Run A Film Festival

Sun 18th March 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom

Scalarama is a DIY celebration of cinema that takes place every September while championing alternative film culture all year round. Inspired by the eclectic programming of the legendary Scala Cinema, since 2011, groups and individuals who have a passion for movies have united to celebrate and encourage watching films together. Join a mix of local exhibitors, festival producers, Scalarama coordinators from across the UK and fellow newbies to discuss 2018 plans and how to get involved. Free entry to all

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August 2018

John Waters’ Polyester in Odorama! | Scalarama Scotland 2018 Launch

Sat 11th August 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Seamore Community Cinema, 304 Maryhill Road
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G20 7YE United Kingdom
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Free

Join us for the launch of the Scalarama Scotland 2018 programme, and a rare screening of John Waters' Polyester (1981) as it was intended - in original scratch 'n' sniff Odorama! Meet Francine Fishpaw, tortured suburban housewife. With a pornographer husband, a pregnant teenage daughter, and a son with a foot-stomping fetish, Francine smells trouble around every corner. That is, until she meets and falls madly in love with Todd Tomorrow. Polyester screens with Michael Baig Clifford's Scala Cinema documentary…

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September 2018

Scalarama Glasgow Opening Party – Hedwig & The Angry Inch

Sat 1st September 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Seamore Community Cinema, 304 Maryhill Road
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G20 7YE United Kingdom
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£5

Pity Party Film Club are delighted to present a rare screening of John Cameron Mitchell's genre-bending rock musical 'Hedwig & The Angry Inch' as Scalarama Glasgow's opening event. Adapted from the critically beloved off-Broadway hit, ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ tells the astonishing story of the "internationally ignored" rock singer, Hedwig, and her search for stardom and love in the wake of a botched sex change operation. Before the screening we will have live performances from some of Glasgow's most…

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They Live!

Mon 3rd September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Flying Duck, 142 Renfield Street
Glasgow, G2 3AU United Kingdom
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£5

Burnt Church Film Club present: John Carpenter's THEY LIVE! (1988) They influence our decisions without us knowing it. They numb our senses without us feeling it. They control our lives without us realizing it. They Live. A rugged loner (Roddy Piper) stumbles upon a terrifying discovery: ghoulish creatures are masquerading as humans while they lull the public into submission through subliminal advertising messages. Only specially made sunglasses make the deadly truth visible. https://youtu.be/pjuP0m5HoOc

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Eat Film presents Castaway

Tue 4th September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sloans, The Argyll Arcade, 108 Argyle Street
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G2 8BG United Kingdom
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£7.5

Obsessively punctual FedEx executive Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks) is en route to an assignment in Malaysia when his plane crashes over the Pacific Ocean during a storm. The sole survivor of the flight, Chuck washes ashore on a deserted island. When his efforts to sail away and contact help fail, Chuck learns how to survive on the island, where he remains for years, accompanied by only his handmade volleyball friend, Wilson. Will Chuck ever return to civilisation and reunite with…

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Southern Exposure presents: FORGOTTEN SILVER

Wed 5th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ISO, 65 Virginia Street
Glasgow, G1 1TS
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£3.00

Forgotten Silver is an epic documentary chronicling the extraordinary, unbelievable life of pioneer Kiwi filmmaker Colin McKenzie. Or is it? The first clue that none of this story is true is that the film begins with Peter Jackson literally leading the viewer down a garden path. Much that is absurd and unlikely follows, leading to a curiously emotional climax. The broadcast of Forgotten Silver memorably stirred up NZ audiences, and it screened at international film festivals such as Cannes and…

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Metropolis

Wed 5th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, 117 Trongate
Glasgow, Scotland G1 5HD United Kingdom
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£5

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a saviour to mediate their differences. With live sound effects and musical accompaniment from Gladstone's Bag. Doors open 6.30pm, show starts 7pm

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She’s En Scene: GIRLHOOD

Fri 7th September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ISO Design, 65 Virginia Street
Glasgow, G1 1TS United Kingdom
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£3 – £5

Girlhood (Céline Sciamma, 2014), a coming of age drama, tells the story of Marieme, a 16-year-old African-French teenager living in a poor Paris suburb who joins a gang of girls. The film discusses and challenges conceptions of race, gender and class. This screening will have a post-film discussion and is open to female-identifying and non-binary people only. She’s En Scene is a women’s community cinema screening films either written or directed by women to encourage discussion and tackle social isolation within communities.…

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Cinerama’s Russian Adventure, Richard Martin at Scalarama

Sat 8th September 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Richard Martin, 0/2 103 Deanston Drive
Glasgow, G41 3AL United Kingdom
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Free

Cinema Up Collective – Radical Home Cinema presents this screening: The bay window space of a tenement living room is converted for use as a cinerama, for a showing of Cinerama’s Russian Adventure (1966). Photographed over an eight-year period brings together some of the most exquisite, jaw-dropping, and beautiful sequences from over six Soviet Kinopanorama productions. The film will be running throughout the day from midday to 3pm, with a full free-but-ticketed screening at 4pm. Richard Martin is a Glasgow…

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Joe Dante’s The Movie Orgy

Sun 9th September 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Old Hairdressers, 20 - 28 Renfield Lane
Glasgow, G2 6PH United Kingdom
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Free

The Movie Orgy (Joe Dante, 1968) 280 minutes A mind-bending predecessor to the modern mash-up, The Movie Orgy is also the Rosetta Stone for Joe Dante’s oeuvre and a must-experience for movie fans and cinephiles alike. Before The ‘Burbs, before Gremlins, before The Howling, before he started his career cutting trailers for Roger Corman, director Joe Dante made The Movie Orgy. An evolving compilation of serials, film clips, ads and film trailers, originally Dante and his collaborator Jon Davison “mixed”…

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Labyrinth for FEAT Sepsis Awareness

Mon 10th September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
hug and pint, Great Western Road
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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£4

This is the grand opening screening of the BeKind Rewind Cinema Club. This screening is also a charity screening for FEAT (Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust - A Charity for Sepsis Research). Please join us at the Hug and Pint at 71 Great Western Rd G4 9AW. Doors Open at 6:30PM, Film Screening starts at 7:00PM. FILM SYNOPSIS: "A 16-year-old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be…

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Eat Film presents Happy Gilmore

Tue 11th September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sloans, The Argyll Arcade, 108 Argyle Street
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G2 8BG United Kingdom
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£7.5

All Happy Gilmore (Adam Sandler) has ever wanted is to be a professional hockey player. But he soon discovers he may actually have a talent for playing an entirely different sport: golf. When his grandmother (Frances Bay) learns she is about to lose her home, Happy joins a golf tournament to try and win enough money to buy it for her. With his powerful driving skills and foulmouthed attitude, Happy becomes an unlikely golf hero - much to the chagrin…

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Video Namaste Present: A STONE COLD VHS Birthday Party

Tue 11th September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Hairdressers, 20 - 28 Renfield Lane
Glasgow, G2 6PH United Kingdom
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£5

Birthday parties in the '90s meant inviting pals round to watch a film in a box and eating sweeties that hate your teeth. Join Video Namaste for some true '90s birthday party excess: drinks, junk food and a special VHS screening of 1991's Stone Cold. The vanity project of an NFL legend at the height of his fame. Brian Bosworth IS John Stone, an undercover cop (with the tightest buns you ever did see) who infiltrates a gang of bikers…

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Cinemaattic: Madrid era una Fiesta (EL FUTURO + ALIENS)

Thu 13th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Seamore Community Cinema, 304 Maryhill Road
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G20 7YE United Kingdom
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£8

Madrid era una Fiesta. The Spanish Transition revisited by filmmaker Luis Lopez Carrasco. Cinemaattic and Scalarama present a special night showing acclaimed films by Luis Lopez Carrasco EL FUTURO + ALIENS, followed by a special Anti-Ola DJ Set into the damned bands of La Movida Madrileña (the Madrid Movement) years. In the immediate aftermath of the fall of Franco, a new freedom and excitement overtook the Spanish nation, and nowhere could this be scene more clearly than in Madrid. A creative explosion known as La Movida…

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Harold and Maude

Thu 13th September 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Hairdressers, 20 - 28 Renfield Lane
Glasgow, G2 6PH United Kingdom
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£3

There has never been a greater love story than that of 20-something suicide obsessed Harold and 80-year-old free spirit Maude. Set to the wondrous sounds of Cat Stevens, and directed so beautifully by Hal Ashby, Harold and Maude is story of lives lived to the fullest, lives hardly lived at all, and love. Come celebrate the joys and heartache a 60-year age gap romance brings! https://youtu https://indianp..m-india/.be/fkQfwDgJD9M

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Anote’s Ark

Thu 13th September 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £10.50

What if your country was swallowed by the sea? A portrait of paradise on the brink. As rising sea levels threaten the low-lying Pacific nation of Kiribati, its president, Anote Tong, seeks to wake up policy makers across the globe to the reality of climate change and to help his homeland from being washed off the face of the earth. For many of his people, such as mother-of-six Sermary, climate change is already an inescapable reality, with typhoons and saltwater…

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Scalarama / Cinemaattic Glasgow Party: Movida Madrileña Afterparty

Thu 13th September 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Seamore Community Cinema, 304 Maryhill Road
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G20 7YE United Kingdom
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Free

CONTRA OLA | DJ Set After the subversive screening of Luis Lopez Carrasco's EL FUTURO + ALIENS Scalarama and Cinemaattic invite you to a Movida Madrileña immersive party, or fiesta if you prefer. From the post Franco Nueva Ola to the sounds of the independent Contra Ola. Taking from the much needed compilation released by Bongo Joe records a few years ago, our very own Rafa Cueto rediscover some of the sounds of the Spanish Movida Movement. A DJ set…

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Time for Ilhan

Fri 14th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane
Glasgow, Scotland G1 3NU United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £6.50

Take One Action Film Festival present Time of Ilhan: Ilhan Omar, a hijab-wearing mother of three, was a complete outsider to the political scene. In 2016, she became the first Somali Muslim woman to be elected for state office in America. Frustrated by the increasing disconnect between her Minnesota community and the public officials who represent them, Ilhan decided to run for office as a state representative.  Observing her life on the electoral trail with remarkable intimacy and access, this…

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Wee Larches – Kids Film Screening – In the Green Shed

Sat 15th September 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Rowan Refuge, 34 Ravenshall Road Shawlands, G41 3SP, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Glasgow, G41 3SP United Kingdom
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Free

Cinema Up Collective - Radical Home Cinema presents:   Book a cushion and bring yer weans to a fairytale shed deep in the undergrowth of a Shawlands wildlife garden... This is a limited capacity screening (depending on the size of your kid!) - drop them off and have a cup of tea, or wander around the garden while the wee ones are transfixed by an animated classic on the 'silver screen'! Wee Larches is a childminding project in part set…

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Young Solitude

Sat 15th September 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £10.50

Take One Action Film Festival present Young Solitude: “I know who I want to be but I don’t know who I will be.” Set in a high school in a southern suburb of Paris, this intimate portrait of adolescence captures the hopes, tensions and doubts of a group of teenagers as they chat after (and sometimes during) class. These reluctant protagonists, whom the director fully involved in the film’s development, gradually open up in front of veteran documentary filmmaker Claire…

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The Green Lie

Sat 15th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane
Glasgow, Scotland G1 3NU United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £6.50

Take One Action Film Festival presents: The Green Lie: Environmentally-friendly electric cars, sustainably-produced food products, fair production processes… Can our purchasing power help save the world? In this tongue-in-cheek two-hander, Austrian director Werner Boote and German author Kathrin Hartmann meticulously unpick some of the most prevalent 'greenwashing' myths at play today. They take viewers on a round-the-globe tour of corporate hypocrisy, to the sites of catastrophic environmental disasters and shocking land rights violations - all of which are harming humans,…

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Radical Home Cinema – Atlas of Belonging, Marzanna Antoniak at Scalarama

Sun 16th September 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Marzanna’s Living Room, Temple District
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Free but ticketed (Eventbrite)

Atlas of Belonging, documentary about experiences of transnational communities living in Govanhill, Glasgow. Preview screening and Q&A with the director Nicola Black.  

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Inglourious Basterds + Gedeon Burkhard In Person Q&A

Sun 16th September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Flying Duck, 142 Renfield Street
Glasgow, G2 3AU United Kingdom
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£5

INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS (2009)  + In Person Q&A with Gedeon Burkhard (Cpl. Wilhelm Wicki)* Sunday 16th September 2018 Doors 18:30 approx. *subject to schedule It is the first year of Germany's occupation of France. Allied officer Lt. Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) assembles a team of Jewish soldiers to commit violent acts of retribution against the Nazis, including the taking of their scalps. He and his men join forces with Bridget von Hammersmark, a German actress and undercover agent, to bring down…

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Golden Dawn Girls

Sun 16th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm
The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane
Glasgow, Scotland G1 3NU United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £6.50

Take One Action present Golden Dawn Girls: A captivating and unsettling look at one of Europe’s most prominent far-right parties – through the eyes of its leading ladies. Extremist nationalism is gaining ground in many parts of the world, especially in Greece, where EU-imposed austerity and recent influxes of refugees have brought tensions to a head.  While many may prefer to look away, director Håvard Bustnes focuses his cameras on the country’s far-right Golden Dawn party, at a particularly explosive…

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The Cloud Forest

Mon 17th September 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
City of Glasgow College, 190 Cathedral Street
Glasgow, G4 0RF Select a Country:
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Take One Action Film Festival present The Cloud Forest: Can small people, in small places, doing small things, change the world? One of Mexico’s most remarkable ecosystems, the cloud forest, is under threat as coffee plantations, cattle grazing and an increase in human population all take their toll. In response, the people of a small town in Veracruz take it upon themselves to “be the change” and protect this unique habitat. Building their own homes, schools and farms, they set…

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The Descent + Shauna Macdonald In Person Q&A

Mon 17th September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Flying Duck, 142 Renfield Street
Glasgow, G2 3AU United Kingdom
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£5

THE DESCENT (2006)  + Shauna Macdonald in person Q&A*  Monday 17th September 2018 - Doors 18:30 Tickets are only £5, but you can purchase a ticket that comes with a donation of £7 if you would like. A year after a severe emotional trauma, Sarah (Shauna Macdonald) goes to North Carolina to spend some time exploring caves with her friends; after descending underground, the women find strange cave paintings and evidence of an earlier expedition, then learn they are not…

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The Silence of Others

Mon 17th September 2018 @ 8:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £10.50

Take One Action Film Festival present The Silence of Others: A stirring journey towards truth and reconciliation. Imagine waking up every day and walking down a street named after the man who tortured you. In Spain, hundreds of street names still commemorate those responsible for the torture, execution and assassination of tens of thousands of people during decades of brutal repression. Filmed over six years, this multiple award-winning documentary chronicles a growing grassroots campaign by victims of the Franco regime…

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Eatfilm presents Moulin Rouge

Tue 18th September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sloans, The Argyll Arcade, 108 Argyle Street
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G2 8BG United Kingdom
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£7.5

The year is 1899 and Christian, a young English writer, has come to Paris to follow the Bohemian revolution taking hold of the city's drug and prostitute infested underworld. And nowhere is the thrill of the underworld more alive than at the Moulin Rouge, a night club where the rich and poor men alike come to be entertained by the dancers, but things take a wicked turn for Christian as he starts a deadly love affair with the star courtesan…

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Glasgow Over Plastic Presents Albatross

Tue 18th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm
The Seamore Community Cinema, 304 Maryhill Road
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G20 7YE United Kingdom
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£5

Glasgow Over Plastic will be screening Albatross - a moving film about the life of an albatross colony on the world's most remote island - and how ocean plastic is challenging their fundamental existence as a species. After the film, we hope to have a discussion around how we, as individuals, can begin to tackle the plastic crisis. For more information on the film: albatrossthefilm.com. About Glasgow Over Plastic: We are a youth-led movement which aims to inspire a plastic free…

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Desperate Living Film Club Presents: Dumplings

Tue 18th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nice N Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3LG United Kingdom
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£5

Join us for a rare screening of Fruit Chan's 2004 Dumplings! Shot by renowned cinematographer Christopher Doyle, the cult classic Dumplings is an underrated masterpiece of Hong Kong horror cinema.  The film follows ageing actress Mrs Li and her quest for eternal beauty. After a meeting with with an enigmatic chef who calls herself "Aunt Mei", Mrs Li thinks she has found the answer in the form of her mysterious dumplings... Join us for a night of sickening horror...and perhaps a special treat! https://youtu.be/W6K4cbuX21c

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Silvana

Tue 18th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Scottish Youth Theatre, 105 Brunswick Street
Glasgow, G1 1TF United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £6.50

Take One Action Film Festival present Silvana: "Let’s smash the patriarchy!" Swedish hip-hop artist Silvana Imam shouts through a megaphone, and hundreds of hands shoot into the air. Silvana’s uncompromising punk rap lyrics explore feminism, antiracism, LGBT rights and her own immigrant background (her father is from Syria, her mother from Lithuania). Her performances challenge bodyshaming, racial and gender stereotypes propagated by religious institutions and the media alike - and her public persona pulls no punches. This intimate portrait of…

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Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Wed 19th September 2018 @ 5:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £10.50

Take One Action Film Festival present Island of the Hungry Ghosts: Deeply moving documentary contrasting lush nature and expansive soundscapes with the trauma of displacement and detention. Christmas Island hosts one of the planet's largest annual land migrations: that of forty million red crabs scurrying to the sea. Today the island is also home to a much darker presence: a high-security detention facility where those seeking asylum in Australia are held indefinitely. Through the eyes of her protagonist, trauma counsellor…

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Show + Tell

Wed 19th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ISO Design, 65 Virginia Street
Glasgow, G1 1TS United Kingdom
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Free

What’s the best film you’ve never heard of? Show + Tell invites guests to play a trailer and tell us something strange about a film they love, or love to hate. Physical Impossibility’s Show + Tell is a confessional, a soapbox, a chance for our guests to spread the word or clear their consciences. Come along to hear their recommendations, secret obsessions and guilty pleasures. And if you have an axe to grind, a bell to ring or just a…

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Scott Pilgrim for Tribe animal sanctuary

Thu 20th September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street
Glasgow, G4 0AN United Kingdom
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£4

Raising funds for Tribe Animal Sanctuary Scott Pilgrim plays in a band which aspires to success. He dates Knives Chau, a high-school girl five years younger, and he hasn't recovered from being dumped by his former girlfriend, now a success with her own band. When Scott falls for Ramona Flowers, he has trouble breaking up with Knives and tries to romance Ramona. As if juggling two women wasn't enough, Ramona comes with baggage: seven ex-lovers, with each of whom Scott…

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Hybrid Cinema / ‘Black Sun’ by Gary Tarn

Thu 20th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Flying Duck, 142 Renfield Street
Glasgow, G2 3AU United Kingdom
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£3

Tackling the limits of traditional documentary-filmmaking; this award-winning expressionist piece by Gary Tarn tells the story of French painter Hugues de Montalembert - in which a violent encounter in 1978 left him blinded. BLACK SUN presents itself through part-survivor’s testimony and part-philosophical meditation on the nature of perception. Exploring the link between vision and the subsequent interaction of the world around us, Tarn has captured the essence of what it means to be “seeing”, in ways more than just what…

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Strike a Rock

Thu 20th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Gilmorehill Cinema, 9 University Avenue
Glasgow, G12 8QQ
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£5.50 – £6.50

Take One Action Film Festival present Strike a Rock: After the massacre of 34 striking mineworkers shakes their poverty-stricken community, two grandmothers lead their community in a historic fight for justice. The women of Marikana, many of whose men died demanding a living wage and better living standards, have been determined to force the mine owner, UK-based Lonmin, to meet its legal obligation to improve living conditions for the miners’ widows and children. Two of them, Thumeka Magwangqana and Primrose…

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Silas

Fri 21st September 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £10.50

Take One Action Film Festival present Silas: "When they tear down the trees and strip the land, they tear down our people and strip away their lives.” In 2005, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf became Africa’s first elected female head of state. Fêted as an anti-corruption champion in the West, she brought Liberians new hope after decades of civil war. For activist Silas Siakor, who had spent years exposing links between illegal logging and the previous regime’s brutal dictatorship, this optimism was…

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ISO x Scalarama 2018 // Mustang & Dogtooth Double Bill

Fri 21st September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
ISO, 65 Virginia Street
Glasgow, Glasgow G1 1TS United Kingdom
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£5

ISO presents two isolationist parables exploring parental control gone mad. Deniz Ergüven’s César award winning Mustang is an intimate, naturalistic portrayal of familial dysfunction, patriarchal oppression and forbidden sexuality. Yorgos Lathimos’ Dogtooth (one of David Lynch’s favourite films) takes these themes to their surreal, demented, and blackly comic extreme. Both films offer a sharp indictment of modern society by exploring the dark side of a parent’s attempts to preserve a child’s innocence. Come and experience these two unique and thought…

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Radical Home Cinema – 4 Legs Screening, Fourwalls at Scalarama.

Fri 21st September 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fourwalls, 35 Carnarvon Street
Glasgow, Scotland G3 6HP United Kingdom
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Free but ticketed (Eventbrite)

Cinema Up Collective presents: This screening for dog lovers & their mutts of a Lori Anderson's film. Event around local dog-walkers & our 4legged friends coming at 4walls. Fourwalls Housing Co-op is a women-centered living space formed in Glasgow during the 90s by female members of the city’s LBGTQ community.

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Naila and the Uprising

Sat 22nd September 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £10.50

Take One Action Film Festival present Naila and the Uprising: Recontextualising a revolution: a unique opportunity to re-appraise the history of nonviolent resistance in Palestine from a feminist perspective. Most images of the first Intifada are of stone-throwing Palestinian youths facing off Israeli tanks. This hopeful documentary tells the story that history overlooked, and pays tribute to the thousands of women whose grassroots organising – whether they were taking to the streets in their thousands, forming farming co-ops or community…

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Video Bacchanal: HOLD ME, THRILL ME, KISS ME, QUIZ ME

Mon 24th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Hairdressers, 20 - 28 Renfield Lane
Glasgow, G2 6PH United Kingdom
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Free

Yes, that’s correct, fellow freeks! It’s the second annual channel hopping, toenail popping, scanline worshipping Video Namaste Bacchanal!! Last year’s was a dive into the weird cinema world of the 90’s, this year we’re turning ourselves into a pseudo quiz show multimedia cinema-paraphenalia hellparty!! 1st Prize is a signed Hawk from the set of Hudson Hawk, 2nd Prize is Alec Baldwin’s hair gel, 3rd Prize is a set of steak knives.

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Eatfilm presents Clueless

Tue 25th September 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sloans, The Argyll Arcade, 108 Argyle Street
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G2 8BG United Kingdom
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£7.5

Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher (Alicia Silverstone) is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give hopelessly klutzy new student Tai (Brittany Murphy) a makeover. When Tai becomes more popular than she is, Cher realises that her disapproving ex-stepbrother (Paul Rudd) was right about how misguided she was - and falls for him. Macaroni…

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Taggart ’83

Wed 26th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Seamore Community Cinema, 304 Maryhill Road
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G20 7YE United Kingdom
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£5

Celebrate 35 years of Glasgow’s toughest ‘tec with a screening of Taggart’s pilot episode. In September 1983, Glenn Chandler’s ‘Killer’ introduced viewers to grizzled Maryhill detective DCI Jim Taggart (Mark McManus) and his sidekick, DS Peter Livingstone (Alastair Duncan), as they investigate the murder of a number of young women. Suspects include a young Gerard Kelly in an early role. Taggart returned for a full series in 1985, with the character appearing in another 30 stories before McManus’ death in…

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Images of Apartheid + Q&A

Thu 27th September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall Street
Glasgow, G411BA United Kingdom
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Free

Images of Apartheid: Filmmaking on the Fringe in the Old South Africa (Calum Waddell, 2018) Matchbox Cineclub and Africa in Motion (AiM) film festival present the untold story of the B Movies that flourished under the brutal regime of race-segregation and political persecution. From the maker of 42nd Street Memories and American Grindhouse, Images of Apartheid uncovers the likes of Joe Bullet (1973), Fishy Stones (1979) and Umbango (1986), blaxploitation productions devised as entertainment for African natives forced into dilapidated townships. Producer/editor/cinematographer Naomi…

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Radical Home Cinema -Secret Screening

Sat 29th September 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Secret Venue, Meeting at Kelvinbridge Subway Station at 5.45pm
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Free

Cinema Up Collective presents: This special secret screening to watch a film exploring the relationships father-daughter. About the film: a comedy approach to the space for our relatives on our busy lifestyle. When a father feels like he is not having enough space in his daughter life finds his space by pretending being her CEO’s life coach. From frustration to personal development, the daughter’s journey is full of fun and tender moments. Located in Bucharest, Romania German/English Subtitles    

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Gangs of New York + Gary Lewis In Person Q&A

Sun 30th September 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Flying Duck, 142 Renfield Street
Glasgow, G2 3AU United Kingdom
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£7

GANGS OF NEW YORK (2002)  + Gary Lewis in person Q&A *  Sunday 30th September 2018 - Doors 17:30 *subject to schedule Amsterdam Vallon (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a young Irish immigrant released from prison. He returns to the Five Points seeking revenge against his father's killer, William Cutting (Daniel Day-Lewis), a powerful anti-immigrant gang leader. He knows that revenge can only be attained by infiltrating Cutting's inner circle. Amsterdam's journey becomes a fight for personal survival and to find a…

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Free Shorts Screening + Pre-Festival Party w/ emerging DJs!

Sun 30th September 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Nice N Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3LG United Kingdom
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Free

World of Film Festival presents a FREE film screening of current international short films followed by music from emerging DJs. The DJs playing after the screening are emerging DJs living in Glasgow. We want to give those artists a chance to play their sets after our screening so people can hang out and chat or have a wee boogie. The events can be attended separately or together. If you’re running late to the screening, don’t worry: We’ll be happy to…

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August 2019

Sing-along SAW | Scalarama Scotland programme launch

Sun 18 August @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £12
Grey background, with musical notation and red text "Sing-along SAW"

Dare you sing SAW? Witness James Wan's horror classic spliced with live drag performances inspired by its goriest scenes, all to celebrate the launch of Scalarama's 2019 programme! Matchbox Cineclub and Pity Party Film Club present SAW as you've never seen it before - ripped to shreds and reassembled, as local drag terrorisers slice up the screening with brand-new musical performances inspired by the film. Drag artist Puke is the monster of ceremonies for this very special event, featuring guest…

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September 2019

Weird Weekend

Sun 1 September
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £20
Black text on yellow background, "WEIRD WEEKEND"

Weird Weekend Cult Film Festival | 30/08-01/09/19 A weekend of strange and unseen cinema from around the world, showcasing orphans, outcasts and outliers, old and brand-new. Expect 12 films over three days - premieres, guests and plenty of bonus content at Glasgow's cult film festival. Matchbox Cineclub have scoured the world to bring you some of the strangest cinema ever made, almost all entirely unavailable in the UK – not on Netflix, DVD or VOD – including many never-before-screened in…

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Radical Home Cinema: Brunch Screening @ FourWalls

Sun 1 September @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Fourwalls, 35 Carnarvon Street
Glasgow, Scotland G3 6HP United Kingdom
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Free

Radical Home Cinema is an experimental programming and exhibition event where film lovers invite you to watch films in their homes. This event aims to break down the boundaries between public and private audiences, to present films in unexpected places and to turn the viewing experience into something completely new. Radical Home Cinema is part of Scalarama. Fourwalls Housing Co-op is a women-centered living space formed in Glasgow during the 90s by female members of the city's LBGTQ community. Join…

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Brunch Screening at Fourwalls – Radical Home Cinema

Sun 1 September @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Fourwalls, 35 Carnarvon Street
Glasgow, Scotland G3 6HP United Kingdom
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Free

Fourwalls Housing Co-op is a women-centered living space formed in Glasgow during the 90s by female members of the city's LBGTQ community. Join us for this special brunch-style screening. Fourwalls will kindly offer coffee, tea, fruit juice, vegan cinnamon buns, berries & yogurt(diary/vegan) Film: an activist fights to save the city she lives in during the urban redevelopment era of the 1960s. Join us for this special brunch-style screening. Fourwalls will kindly offer coffee, tea, fruit juice, vegan cinnamon buns,…

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Red Thread Film Club: The Good, the Bad, the Weird

Tue 3 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Flying Duck, 142 Renfield Street
Glasgow, G2 3AU United Kingdom
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£3 – £4

In 1930s' Manchuria, an encounter on a train triggers an epic crusade for a treasure map, prompting a marathon chase in hot pursuit of the loot. Kim Jee-won's 2008 film The Good, the Bad and the Weird flips the script on the typical remake narrative with this South Korean version of a Western classic.This film expertly borrows from the spaghetti Western, as well as adding their own brand of slapstick violence and jaw dropping practical stunts. Come along and get…

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We Live in Public

Wed 4 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
ISO, 65 Virginia Street
Glasgow, Glasgow G1 1TS United Kingdom
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£3

ISO Design x Scalarama2019 presents We Live in Public, a film about Josh Harris, a poster boy for the Dot Com Bubble of the late 90s, "the greatest internet pioneer you've never heard of" and a remarkable yet ultimately marginalised outsider who made millions as a software developer before re-inventing himself as a conceptual artist. Filmmaker Ondi Timoner follows Harris over the course of 15 years, including documenting his Orwellian art-project-come-social-experiment Quiet: We Live in Public, in which he places…

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Seamore Cinema: Holy Motors with Video Essay

Thu 5 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema, CCH, 304 Maryhill Road, G20 7YE
Glasgow, City of Glasgow G20 7YE United Kingdom
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£5

The Seamore is delighted to present the 2012 Leo Carax film HOLY MOTORS, a stunning odyssey through the streets of Paris with the enigmatic Denis Lavant as he keeps various 'appointments' throughout a 24 hour period. The film is then followed by the video essay Holy Motors: Man Without A Movie Camera by esteemed essayist Kyle Kallgren. A must-see for the arthouse enthusiast!

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Activism in the City – Radical Home Cinema

Sat 7 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
kelvinbridge Glasgow, Scotland G4 9H United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

A special double bill exploring Glasgow's long-term relationship with grassroots activism. Hosted by Cinema Up Collective, in the flat of a local artist and activist, the screening hopes to rekindle Glasgow's radical past and inspire future action. Special guests director Fran Higson(United We Will Swim... Again) and activists from Pollok Free State. Films: Given To The People About the Pollok Free State protest against the building of the M77 motorway in 1990s. United We Will Swim … Again About the…

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Killer Kids Double-Bill: THE VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED

Sun 8 September @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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£6

'Science-fiction's strangest story of weird child-demons!' One day the peaceful village of Midwich is cast into a mysterious sleep for several hours, but with no obvious consequences, until soon all the women of child-bearing age turn out to be pregnant. The children are born shortly after and grow at an alarming rate, all with the same blonde hair, piercing eyes and high intelligence. Slowly but surely the children reveal the sinister agenda of their own... Part of the KILLER KIDS…

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Killer Kids Double-Bill: THE BAD SEED

Sun 8 September @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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£6

'What would you do if you were cursed with The Bad Seed?' Little Rhoda Penmark is the perfect pig-tailed example of the 1950's child - courteous, doesn't play in dirty and a Grade A student...but is she too good to be true? When Rhoda's classmate goes missing her mother begins to wonder if Rhoda really is the perfect little girl after all... Part of the KILLER KIDS double bill – guaranteed to put you off reproducing for life! 

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Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre at Radical Home Cinema

Tue 10 September @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre, 103 Trongate, Glasgow
Glasgow, Scotland G1 5HD United Kingdom
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Free

Documentary film 'Origins Of Sharmanka' The audience will be also treated to a short show of Bersudsky's kinemats, followed by discussion. Sharmanka was founded by sculptor-mechanic Eduard Bersudsky and theatre director Tatyana Jakovskaya in St.Petersburg (Russia) in 1989. International audiences have been fascinated by its magic, and based in Glasgow since 1996 it has gained a reputation as one of the city’s hidden treasures. "In December 2010 we travelled from Scotland to our native St Petersburg to visit places and…

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Seamore Cinema/Queens Cross Housing Association: Sunset Boulevard

Wed 11 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema, CCH, 304 Maryhill Road, G20 7YE
Glasgow, City of Glasgow G20 7YE United Kingdom
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Come along to our free screening of SUNSET BOULEVARD with ree tea and biscuits! SUNSET BOULEVARD tells the story of Joe and Norma, a down on his luck screenwriter and a fading silent film star who team up for one last crack at the big time.

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Phantom of the Paradise

Wed 11 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Hairdressers, 20 - 28 Renfield Lane
Glasgow, G2 6PH United Kingdom
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£4

Join Trash Cinema for a screening of Brian de Palma's early fan favourite, PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE. Paul Williams stars as Swan, a record producer who steals both the music and beloved muse (Jessica Harper) from an aspiring young songwriter (William Finley). Seeking revenge, the tunesmith has a disfiguring accident which leads him to don a costume and mask, thus transforming himself into the titular rock 'n' roll Phantom!

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Seamore Cinema: Of Fish and Foe (+ Live Debate)

Thu 12 September @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema, CCH, 304 Maryhill Road, G20 7YE
Glasgow, City of Glasgow G20 7YE United Kingdom
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Free – £8

OF FISH AND FOE follows brothers Kevin and John Pullar, fishermen struggling to sustain their business as animal activists oppose the Pullars at every turn. The film is followed by a live debate where audiences can have their say on the conflict between environmentalism and rural industries.

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Red Thread Film Club: The Mighty Ducks

Thu 12 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Flying Duck, 142 Renfield Street
Glasgow, G2 3AU United Kingdom
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£3 – £4

The Mighty Ducks (1992) tells the story of Gordon Bombay, a lawyer who, after getting caught drunk driving, has to go back to his sporting roots and train a young, talented (but heavily lacking funds) ice hockey team as part of his community service. Initially reluctant towards his position and disparaging of the team, Bombay eventually begins to admire the lovable, wacky group of misfits, and turns them into the best team in the US. So get into flying V…

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Radical Home Cinema: DOCMA

Thu 12 September @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
McNeill’s, 106 Torrisdale Street
Glasgow, G42 8YD United Kingdom
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Radical Home Cinema is an experimental programming and exhibition event where film lovers invite you to watch films in their homes. This event aims to break down the boundaries between public and private audiences, to present films in unexpected places and to turn the viewing experience into something completely new. Radical Home Cinema is a section of Scalarama. Officially launched in May this year, DOCMA is an open-source filmmaking game designed to inspire filmmakers and film lovers from across the world to meet,…

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Marzanna at Radical Home Cinema

Sat 14 September @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Marzanna’s Living Room, Temple District
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Marzanna started this film adventure with Radical home Cinema back in 2015, with a bunch of school kids and their teacher in America, Blue Eyed (1996, Bertram Verhaag). Then it was Bulgaria and the Gypsies with the film Welcome Nowhere, narrated by Ethan Hawke. In 2017, we were Crossing the Bridge in Istanbul. In 2018 it was Govanhill with its Roma with the premiere of the documentary Atlas of Belonging (2018, Nicola Black) This September she decided to take us…

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Red Thread Film Club + Southern Exposure: Taika’s Interesting World

Sat 14 September @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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£4 – £6

Taika Waititi explores the disenfranchised Māori communities of 1980s New Zealand through the innocent perspective of his young, eccentric characters. A rising star in Hollywood, you’ll be aware of Taika Waititi’s work even if you don’t know his name. Taika’s sly sense of silliness makes for hilarious viewing but also allows us to look beyond the bravado of his larger than life characters, revealing painful emotional truths. Taika Waititi’s triumphant film Boy will be introduced by a rare UK screening…

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Kaleidoscopic Realms: Japanese Experimental Shorts of the ’70s & ’80s

Sun 15 September @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £8

A programme of short films by directors Naoto Yamakawa, Nobuhiro Aihara and Toshio Matsumoto. The films, spanning from 1975 up until the mid '80s, range from abstract experimentalism to more recognisable narrative structures, but all distort and challenge expectations of aesthetics, storytelling and recognition of oneself on film. Short films often offer a fleeting insight into perspectives outwith our own experiences, but this collection of shorts presents unexpected images, sounds and ideas which linger with you, utilising experimental techniques to…

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Seahorse

Mon 16 September @ 9:30 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £8

Seahorse (Jeanie Finlay, 2019) 1hr 31m Queer Classics and Matchbox Cineclub are delighted to screen Jeanie Finlay's documentary, Seahorse, the story of a dad who gave birth, which follows Freddy McConnell's journey through the pregnancy and birth of his son. Seahorse is an intimate documentary following Freddy McConnell's journey as a pregnant trans man, from Jeanie Finlay (director of Game of Thrones: The Last Watch, Orion: The Man Who Would Be King and The Great Hip Hop Hoax). After years…

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Southern Exposure presents: MEGA TIME SQUAD

Tue 17 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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£5.00

Welcome to Thames, New Zealand. Population: 7,518 – and falling. Unless of course you’re Johnny (Anton Tennet), the new member of a local gang led by Shelton (Jonny Brugh, What We Do in the Shadows). He’s multiplying. After Johnny is foiled in an effort to double-cross Shelton at his own game of masterminding the sleepy town’s unsurprisingly tame criminal underbelly, he inadvertently steals an ancient bracelet with which he can turn back time – and in the process create multiple clones…

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Under The Influence Premiere and Wrap Party

Thu 19 September @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street
Glasgow, G4 0AN United Kingdom
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Filmed entirely in the Southside of Glasgow with zero budget, Under The Influence is a short film by Writer/Director Amanda Johnston that explores our relationship with social networking, Influencer culture, and the potential pitfalls of modern, digital technology on our mental health. . . . . . Under The Influence (2019) 17 mins During the final week of her PHD, Alex is sucked into the candy coloured world of social media influencers and yoga fanatics. Following an unfortunate incident with…

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Push

Thu 19 September @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £8

Landlords without faces, apartments without renters… Housing prices are skyrocketing in cities across the world, but incomes are not – pushing long-term residents out. This is not gentrification, it is a relatively new economic reality: housing as a financial product, a place to park money. This incisive documentary follows Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, as she meets with the residents, mayors, campaigners and economists fighting to reclaim the streets. "Lively, approachable documentary should leave…

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Inventing Tomorrow

Fri 20 September @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
City of Glasgow College, 190 Cathedral Street
Glasgow, G4 0RF Select a Country:
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Free – £8

Communities across the world are bearing the brunt of climate chaos, but how do they adapt to existing problems? In this rousing documentary, a group of young students channel their love of science to dream up ingenious solutions to confront the world’s environmental threats. Capturing its protagonists’ hopes and ambitions with love and humour, Inventing Tomorrow presents an inspiring portrait of an engaged generation. "Can't help but leave the viewer feeling hopeful about the future" - Variety Plus short: 7…

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Rainbow Road/Seamore Cinema: Drop Dead Gorgeous (+ Live Drag Pageant)

Fri 20 September @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema, CCH, 304 Maryhill Road, G20 7YE
Glasgow, City of Glasgow G20 7YE United Kingdom
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Free – £8

Come along to the launch of Rainbow Road Film Club as we present DROP DEAD GORGEOUS, a mockumentary that follows the contestants of a Minnesota Beauty Pageant as the contestants begin to die is suspicious circumstances... The evening also gives you the chance to choose your own pageant winner as Glasgow's drag acts attempt to charm their way to success!

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The Feminister

Fri 20 September @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £8

This gripping portrait of politician Margot Wallström, chronicling her first four years in office as Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, provides remarkable access to the corridors of power. A passionate advocate for a feminist foreign policy, Wallström proves a defiantly outspoken presence on the international stage and soon faces death threats and intimidation. At a time when so much of our political landscape is dominated by brash (male) egos, witnessing such a skilled diplomat’s intelligence and determination feels like a…

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Seamore Cinema: The Pubk Syndrome (+ Live Gig)

Sat 21 September @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Seamore Neighbourhood Cinema, CCH, 304 Maryhill Road, G20 7YE
Glasgow, City of Glasgow G20 7YE United Kingdom
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£4

THE PUNK SYNDROME is a film about Finnish punk rock band Pertti Kurikan Nimipaivat, formed by four developmentally disabled guys. The film follows their journey from obscurity into one of Finland's most cult acts. The film is then followed by an intimate gig from one of Glasgow's Punk bands.

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Grit

Sat 21 September @ 7:30 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £8

When Dian was six, an earthquake, set off by natural gas drilling, sent a tsunami of mud hurtling towards her village. Ten years later, people in her community still seek reparation from the powerful mining company responsible for the damage. This portrait of a teenager finding her political voice offers a rousing tribute to youth activism and to the role of education in empowering young women. "Exquisitely shot" - POV Magazine Plus short: Máxima (Mariel Sosa | Peru/USA | 2018…

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Midnight Traveler

Sun 22 September @ 5:00 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £10.50

When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Recording their perilous journey, Fazili shows first hand the violence, danger and uncertainty they encounter in their search for safety. Few documentaries have managed to reveal the reality of displacement so powerfully and with such intimacy, capturing moments of beauty and poetry – and the love shared between a family on the run. "Affecting, essential documentary,…

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The Prosecutors

Sun 22 September @ 7:30 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £8

Through personal testimonies and footage of courtroom proceedings, The Prosecutors documents three lawyers’ fight to end impunity for sexual violence committed at times of war. It explores, with respect and determination, what it takes for victims to obtain justice and celebrates the bravery of those who come forward, while demanding a wider framework of accountability. BEYOND THE SCREEN Join us after the film to explore the work being done at an international level to establish a legal framework for the…

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Tiny Souls

Mon 23 September @ 7:30 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £8

9-year-old Marwa is an inquisitive child, whose interests revolve around, playtime, school and her siblings. She and her family live in Jordan’s Za’atari camp, the world’s largest camp for Syrian refugees, and hope to return home soon. As the weeks turn into years, Tiny Souls captures the resilience and hopefulness of children displaced by conflict, while raising crucial questions as to what lies in store for their whole generation. "Draws out the signs of optimism and normality that endure against…

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Ghost Fleet

Mon 23 September @ 8:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £10.50

What does modern-day slavery look like, and are we, as consumers, complicit in perpetuating it? Combining interviews with dramatically shot re-enactments, Ghost Fleet follows a Bangkok-based activist who fights death threats and corruption to rescue fishermen trafficked into slavery on Thai fishing boats – and help them obtain justice. "A portrait of real-life heroism" - Washington Post BEYOND THE SCREEN Join us after the film to explore the campaigns bringing to life the reality of worker exploitation in the food…

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Voices from the Migrant Community

Tue 24 September @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maryhill Integration Network, 35 Avenuepark Street
Glasgow, G20 8TS United Kingdom
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Programmed and presented by members of the Maryhill Integration Network community, this special, free screening of documentary and fiction short films explores different experiences of migration, with a particular focus on the role of the right to work in making a new place home. Arrive early and enjoy a cup of tea on arrival! Part of Take One Action Film Festival 2019, 18th - 29th September

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Scheme Birds

Tue 24 September @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £10.50

In the Motherwell housing estate where she grew up, teenager Gemma says scheme birds like her either get “locked up or knocked up,” so perhaps her path is set. As Gemma’s life twists unexpectedly, the film follows her and the people in her life. Lyrical yet unflinching in its gaze, this heartbreakingly tender documentary asks what causes a person to change—and whether it’s ever too late to do so. "Soars in a quietly magnificent manner" - The Skinny BEYOND THE…

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Facing the Dragon

Tue 24 September @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £8

Afghan-American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi crafts an intimate portrait of two awe-inspiring women: Nilofar, a member of parliament, and Shakila, a television journalist. With recent gains for women and the country’s fragile democracy hanging in the balance, Facing the Dragon pays tribute to its protagonists’ determination to change their country from within – and to the energy women the world over are pouring into addressing power imbalance. BEYOND THE SCREEN Join us after the film to explore the space being carved…

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Anbessa

Wed 25 September @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £10.50

Asalif is a young Ethiopian boy whose life has been upended by the socio-economic developments that are reshaping his home city, his country and his future. With dream-like poetry and stunning cinematography, Anbessa brings to life Asalif’s inner world of childhood adventures, in the shadow of rapid urbanisation. Plus short: Dulce (Guille Isa & Angello Faccini | USA/Colombia | 11 min) BEYOND THE SCREEN Join us after the film to explore questions of development, sustainability and how to ensure opportunities…

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Soyalism (screening + meal)

Wed 25 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £15

How do we re-prioritise workers’ rights, animal welfare and environmental sustainability? Through interviews with workers from China, Brazil, the US and Mozambique, Soyalism lays bare the many land rights and labour rights violations at the heart of the pork industry. It offers an incisive overview of a deliberately complex system – and the ecological and social ramifications of such enormous concentration of power in the hands of Western and Chinese companies. Plus shorts: And That is How the Rivers Came…

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The Castle

Wed 25 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Seamore Community Cinema, 304 Maryhill Road
Glasgow, Lanarkshire G20 7YE United Kingdom
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Free – £6

Join us and banish the midweek melancholy with this sweet and funny Australian comedy. Follow the story of the eccentric Kerrigan Family and their patriarch Darryl as he tries to save his beloved family home from the clutches of the neighbouring airport's compulsory purchase order. Darryl is determined to fight this order and takes it to the courts, where his good nature and honest love of his family "castle" makes him some new friends and allies. So come and see…

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Gregg Araki’s Teen Apocalypse Trilogy

Thu 26 September @ 6:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £12

Totally Fucked Up (Gregg Araki, 1993) 1hr 25m The Doom Generation (Gregg Araki, 1995) 1hr 30m Nowhere (Gregg Araki, 1997) 1hr 25m A rare opportunity to see Gregg Araki’s '90s New Queer Cinema classics: the Teen Apocalypse Trilogy of Totally Fucked Up (1993), The Doom Generation (1995) and Nowhere (1997). A kaleidoscope of pop culture, nihilism, disenfranchised youth and…reptilian aliens. Teen Apocalypse Trilogy ticket (£12) Individual tickets are priced on a sliding scale, £0-£8, depending on what you can afford.…

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The Time of Forests

Thu 26 September @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alliance Française Glasgow, 3 Park Circus
Glasgow, G3 6AX United Kingdom
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Free – £8

A living forest or a green desert? Tomorrow’s landscape will be defined by the choices we make today. As the symbol of authentic, wild nature, forests across Europe are undergoing an unprecedented phase of industrialisation. Through interviews with rangers, forestry commission officials, paper mill operators and land rights campaigners in France, The Time of Forests invites the viewer on a journey to the heart of industrial forestry – and its alternatives. Plus short: And That Is How the Rivers Came…

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Everything Must Fall

Thu 26 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £8

This urgent documentary chronicles the rise of the #FeesMustFall student movement which ignited into one of South Africa’s most militant national revolts. Director Rehad Desai captures the urgency of the movement’s demand for free, decolonised education, which morphed into a wider rallying cry for social justice: fees must fall, outsourcing must fall, poverty must fall, racism must fall - everything must fall. Plus short: Scenes From a Dry City (Francois Verster & Simon Wood | USA | 2018 | 12…

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Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Fri 27 September @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £8

This stunning follow-up to Manufactured Landscapes and Watermark offers a cinematic meditation on the way human activity has reshaped the Earth, documenting our massive reengineering of the planet’s surface in astonishing scale and perspective. Spanning numerous countries, Anthropocene lays bare the gashes, wounds and irreparable marks of industrialisation and extraction, revealing how our mania for conquest has created a global epidemic. "Gorgeously shot documentary striking cinematography" - Hollywood Reporter Plus short: Hybrids (Florian Brauch, Matthieu Pujol, Kim Tailhades, Yohan Thireau,…

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The Art and Politics of Eating at Radical Home Cinema

Sat 28 September @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
GreenCity Wholefoods, Greencity Wholefoods 23 Fleming Street, Dennistoun
Glasgow, Scotland G31 1PQ United Kingdom
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Greencity Wholefoods will present two food documentaries by Zev Robinson, One Dish at a Time (The Eusebi Deli Story) https://vimeo.com/335710384, reflecting the evolution of food in Glasgow, and The Black Isle - https://vimeo.com/255969078 about local food production and circular economies in the region north of Inverness. It will be followed by a panel discussion about issues of local food and supply chains. Zev Robinson is a Canadian-British artist living near Glasgow, working on his art, film and food project The…

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Sorry We Missed You

Sat 28 September @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street
Glasgow, G3 6RB United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £10.50

Ken Loach returns with another devastatingly powerful portrait of contemporary Britain, that delves into the knock-on effects of zero-hour contracts and the gig economy for a family struggling to get by. This critically acclaimed, highly anticipated follow-up to I, Daniel Blake is both an intimate drama and a searing indictment of an inhumane economic system. "Riveting...a drama of searing human empathy" - Time Out BEYOND THE SCREEN We hope to welcome the film’s screenwriter (and Take One Action patron) Paul…

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’50s Monster Movie Double Feature

Sun 29 September @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Hairdressers, 20 - 28 Renfield Lane
Glasgow, G2 6PH United Kingdom
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£5

Come and join Trash Cinema as they take you back to the 1950s for a vintage monster movie double bill. A screening of the atomically explosive THE BEAST FROM  20,000 FATHOMS as well as everyone's favourite giant killer ant movie THEM! They'll be showing some classic '50s cinema/drive-in bumpers before the show as well as during the intermission to complete the experience. So come on down, guys and gals, grab a soda and some popcorn and join Trash Cinema for…

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Madrid, Capital City (Glasgow)

Sun 29 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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£7

Part of Scalarama 2019, Cinemaattic hits back with the best independent cinema from Spain and Latin America, bringing a programme of short-films focused on a very particular town, Madrid. Protagonist, voyeur city, Madrid has seen the changes in contemporary Spain from a privileged point of view. This programme of films aims to help viewers to get a better feel for life there. Madrid resisted Franco’s bombing during the civil war, Madrid was the protagonist of Spain’s young democracy -embodied in…

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