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JAN/FEB 2012

THE ARTIST Glasgow Youth Film Festival

Premieres, previews and special events

Frozen Landscapes

A short season of glacial gems

Vintage Herzog

New digital prints of Werner Herzog's early masterpieces

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GLASGOW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 9–12 FEBRUARY 2012

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GLASGOW YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL 5–15 FEBRUARY 2012 11 DAYS OF FILMS, SPECIAL EVENTS AND FREE WORKSHOPS CHOSEN BY YOUNG FILM LOVERS FOR AUDIENCES OF ALL AGES.

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Contents Diary 

Another Earth The Artist

3–5 13 8

Avé

26

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

28

Billy Liar

14

A Boy and His Samurai

24

Brief Encounter

12

The British Guide to Showing Off

11

Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below

24

This Our Still Life

11

Twiggy

23

When Harry Met Sally

12

The Wise Kids

25

Youth in the Archive

23

The Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire

30

NT Live: Comedy of Errors

29

NT Live: She Stoops to Conquer

29

NT Live: Travelling Light

29

ALTERNATIVE CONTENT

BRITISH ANIMATION AWARDS BAA Programme 1

13

9

BAA Programme 2

13

Corpo celeste

23

BAA Programme 3

13

A Dangerous Method

10

David

25

Dersu Uzala

20

Encounters at the End of the World

20

The Gold Rush

19

The Great White Silence 

20

How I Ended This Summer

19

Aguirre, Wrath of God

17

Fitzcarraldo

17

Nosferatu the Vampyre

17

Access Take 2: Autism-Friendly Screenings

34

Cinema City

35

Film Discussion Group

36

Geek Film Night 

15

Coriolanus

The Descendants

9

Dragonslayer

27

Drop Dead Gorgeous

14

Even Dwarfs Started Small

16

Ghostbusters

16

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

7

Harold and Maude

26

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

15

J’aime regarder les filles

26

Junkhearts

11

Lessons of a Dream

27

Martha Marcy May Marlene

10

Mother and Child

7

The Muppets

21

Napoleon Dynamite

16

Oxygen

27

Pitch Black

15

Play

25

Princess Mononoke

24

The Rabbi’s Cat 3D

22

Shame

8

Simple Simon

21

Slacker 2011

22

Soylent Green

15

The Steamie

35

Tales of the Night 3D

22

Terri

21

FROZEN LANDSCAPES

VINTAGE HERZOG

GFT REGULARS

The GFT Film Quiz GFT Learning

36 31–32

Horror/Cult Film Discussion Group

36

Late Night Classics Lock Up Your Daughters 

16 14 & 25

Monorail Film Club

14

Psychotronic Cinema

15

Silver Screen

36

Take 2: Free Saturday Films for Families

USEFUL INFORMATION

33 37–38

A large print version of this brochure is available from Box Office.

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Friday 6 January The Artist (PG) p8

13.45

Saturday 14 January / 16.00

/ 18.15 / 20.30

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (CTBC) p7 Mother and Child (15) p7

17.15

14.30

/ 20.20

Shame (18) p8

13.45 / 16.00 / 18.15 / 20.30

The Artist (PG) p8

13.30 / 15.45 / 18.00 / 20.15

Take 2: Horrid Henry 3D (U) p33

11.30

Saturday 7 January

Sunday 15 January Shame (18) p8

12.45 / 17.45 / 20.00

The Girl with the Dragon... (CTBC) p7

The Artist (PG) p8

12.30 / 14.45 / 19.15

The Artist (PG) p8

13.45 / 16.00 / 18.15 / 20.30 14.20 / 19.45

Mother and Child (15) p7

17.15

Take 2: Cars 2 (U) p33

11.30

Access T2: Cars 2 (U) p34

12.30

Sunday 8 January The Artist (PG) p8

12.45 / 15.00 / 17.15 / 19.30

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (CTBC) p7

12.15

Mother and Child (15) p7

17.10

The Gold Rush (U) p19

15.15

Geek Film Night: Pitch Black (15) p15

19.45

Monday 9 January The Artist (PG) p8

13.45 / 16.00 / 18.15 / 20.30

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (CTBC) p7 Mother and Child (15) p7

17.15

14.30 / 20.20

Tuesday 10 January The Artist (PG) p8

13.45 / 16.00 / 20.40

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (CTBC) p7

17.30

Mother and Child (15) p7

14.45

The Gold Rush (U) p19

12.45

Shame (18) p8

19.00

Wednesday 11 January The Artist (PG) p8

13.45 / 16.00 / 18.15

/ 20.30

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (CTBC) p7 

17.15

Mother and Child (15) p7

14.30

Junkhearts (15) p11

20.20

Film Discussion Group p36

18.30

Thursday 12 January The Artist (PG) p8

13.45 / 16.00 / 18.15 / 20.30

The Girl with the Dragon... (CTBC) p7 Mother and Child (15) p7

Friday 13 January

14.15 / 19.45 17.15

Shame (18) p8

13.45

/ 16.00

/ 18.15 / 20.30

The Artist (PG) p8

13.30

/ 15.45

/ 18.00 / 20.15

Ghostbusters (12A) p16

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Another Earth (12A) p13

17.00

How I Ended This Summer (12A) p19

15.00

Monday 16 January Shame (18) p8

13.15 / 18.15 / 20.30

The Artist (PG) p8

15.30 / 18.00 / 20.15

Tuesday 17 January Shame (18) p8

The Artist (PG) p8

15.00 / 20.30 15.30 / 18.00 / 20.15

Aguirre, Wrath of God (PG) p17

18.15

Another Earth (12A) p13

12.45

Wednesday 18 January Shame (18) p8

13.45 / 16.00 / 20.30

The Artist (PG) p8

15.30 / 18.00 / 20.15

Thursday 19 January Shame (18) p8

13.45 / 16.00 / 18.15 / 20.30

The Artist (PG) p8

13.30 / 15.45 / 18.00 / 20.15

Friday 20 January Coriolanus (15) p9 Shame (18) p8

13.45

15.30 / 16.00

The Artist (PG) p8

13.15

Saturday 21 January Coriolanus (15) p9 Shame (18) p8

/ 20.15

/ 18.15 / 20.30 / 18.00

13.15 / 18.00

13.45 / 16.00 / 18.15 / 20.30

The Artist (PG) p8 Take 2: CJ7 (PG) p33

Sunday 22 January Coriolanus (15) p9 Shame (18) p8

15.45 / 20.40 11.30 17.00 17.15

The Artist (PG) p8 The Great White Silence (U) p20 Lock Up Your Daughters: Drop Dead Gorgeous (15) p14

12.30 / 19.45 14.45 19.30

23.00

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Monday 23 January Coriolanus (15) p9 Shame (18) p8

15.30 / 20.15

13.45 / 16.00 / 18.15 / 20.30

The Artist (PG) p8

13.15 / 18.00

Tuesday 24 January

13.15 / 18.00

Shame (18) p8

16.00 / 20.30

The Artist (PG) p8

15.45 / 20.40

The Steamie (N/C 12+) p35

12.45

Nosferatu the Vampyre (15) p17

18.15

Wednesday 25 January Coriolanus (15) p9

15.30 / 20.15

The Artist (PG) p8

13.15 / 18.00

The Steamie (N/C 12+) p35

18.15

Thursday 26 January Coriolanus (15) p9

13.15 / 18.00

13.45 / 16.00 / 18.15 / 20.30

The Artist (PG) p8

15.45 / 20.40

Friday 27 January The Descendants (15) p9  13.20

Coriolanus (15) p9 This Our Still Life (12A) p11

12.45 19.45

The GFT Film Quiz p36

20.45

Wednesday 1 February

The Descendants (15) p9 13.20 / 15.40 / 18.00 / 20.25 Coriolanus (15) p9

15.30 / 20.10

This Our Still Life (12A) p11

18.20

Thursday 2 February The Descend...(15) p9 13.20

/ 15.40 / 18.00 / 20.25

Coriolanus (15) p9

15.30 / 20.10

BAA Programme 1 (N/C 15+) p13

18.10

Friday 3 February

Martha Marcy May Marlene (15) p10  13.45 / 16.00

/ 18.15 / 20.40

The Descendants (15) p9  13.20

/ 18.00 / 20.25

/ 15.40

/ 15.40

/ 18.00 / 20.25 15.15 / 20.10

Martha Marcy May... (15) p10 Take 2: The Smurfs (U) p33

Even Dwarfs Started Small (N/C 12+) p16

Sunday 5 February

23.00

Saturday 28 January

The Descendants (15) p9 13.20 / 15.40 / 18.00 / 20.25 Coriolanus (15) p9

13.30 / 18.10

The British Guide to Showing Off (15) p1116.00 / 20.40 Take 2: A Town Called Panic (PG) p33

Sunday 29 January The Descendants (15) p9

11.30

12.20 / 14.45 / 19.45

Coriolanus (15) p9

13.45 / 17.10

Dersu Uzala (U) p20

16.30

Monorail Film Club: Billy Liar (PG) p14

19.30

Monday 30 January

The Descendants (15) p9 13.20 / 15.40 / 18.00 / 20.25 Coriolanus (15) p9

15.30 / 18.15

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (18) p15

£4.00 tickets

20.45

Free events

16.00 / 18.15 / 20.40

The Descendants (15) p9 13.20 / 15.40 / 18.00 / 20.25

The British Guide to Showing Off (15) p11  13.00 / 17.45

Special features

18.30

Saturday 4 February

Coriolanus (15) p9

☺ Famiy ticket deal

/ 20.25

14.45 / 17.15

Horror / Cult Cinema Discussion Group p36

13.45 / 16.00 / 20.30

Shame (18) p8

The Descend... (15) p9 13.20 / 15.40 / 18.00

Fitzcarraldo (PG) p17

Coriolanus (15) p9

Shame (18) p8

Tuesday 31 January

11.30

Access Take 2: The Smurfs (U) p34

12.30

Martha Marcy May Marlene (15) p10

13.00 / 17.30

The Descendants (15) p9

19.30

Encounters at the End of the World (U) p20 The Muppets (U) p21

15.15

16.30

Geek Film Night: Soylent Green (15) p15

Monday 6 February

☺ GYFF

19.45

Martha Marcy May... (15) p10

13.45 / 16.00 / 20.30

The Descendants (15) p9

15.40 / 18.00 / 20.20

BAA Programme 2 (N/C 15+) p13

18.15

Tuesday 7 February

Martha Marcy May... (15) p10 16.00 / 18.15 The Descendants (15) p9

/ 20.40

15.40 / 18.00 / 20.25

Encounters at the End of the World (U) p20

12.45

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3D films

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Wednesday 8 February Martha Marcy May... (15) p10 

13.45 / 16.00 / 20.40

Tuesday 14 February

The Descendants (15) p9

15.40 / 18.00 / 20.25

A Dangerous Method (15) p10

BAA Programme 3 (N/C 15+) p13

18.15

Film Discussion Group p36

18.30

Thursday 9 February

Martha Marcy May Marlene (15) p10

13.45 / 16.00

The Descendants (15) p9

15.30 / 17.50

NT Live: Travelling Light p29

19.00

Terri (N/C 15+) p21

20.30

Friday 10 February Martha Marcy May... (15) p10

GYFF

15.30

Simple Simon (N/C 12+) p21 Slacker 2011 (N/C 12+) p22

20.30

Napoleon Dynamite (N/C 15+) p16

Saturday 11 February

Wednesday 15 February Martha Marcy May Marlene (15) p10

15.45 / 20.30

A Dangerous Method (15) p10

13.30 / 18.00

GYFF

GYFF

Being Elmo (N/C 8+) p28

20.15

GYFF

GYFF

Film Discussion Group p36

Thursday 16 February Martha Marcy May Marlene (15) p10

GYFF

15.30

GYFF

18.45

GYFF

Twiggy (N/C 12+) p23

20.45

GYFF

Take 2: The Magicians (N/C 5+) p33

11.30

Sunday 12 February

Martha Marcy May Marlene (15) p10

17.00

A Dangerous Method (15) p10

19.45 12.30

☺ GYFF

13.00

David (N/C 12+) p25

14.30

GYFF

Princess Mononoke (PG) p24

14.45

☺ GYFF

The Wise Kids (N/C 12+) p25

GYFF

GYFF

Corpo celeste (N/C 12+) p23

Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below (N/C 12+) p24

20.45

18.15

16.30 / 20.30

Youth in the Archive (N/C 8+) p23

GYFF

Harold and Maude (15) p26

Dragonslayer (N/C 15+) p27

A Dangerous Method (15) p10

A Boy and His Samurai (N/C 8+) p24

19.00

GYFF

23.00

13.30

17.30 19.30

20.30

J’aime regarder les filles (N/C 15+) p26

13.00

14.15 / 18.15

The Rabbi’s Cat 3D (N/C 12+) p22

When Harry Met Sally (15) p12

/ 18.15

15.15

Martha Marcy May Marlene (15) p10 Tales of the Night 3D (N/C 8+) p22

15.00 12.45

Lesson of a Dream (N/C 12+) p27

/ 18.00

18.30

Brief Encounter (U) p12

14.30 / 16.45

Oxygen (N/C 12+) p27 13.45 / 16.00 / 20.15

A Dangerous Method (15) p10

Martha Marcy May Marlene (15) p10

A Dangerous Method (15) p10

18.30 13.15 / 17.45 15.30

Glasgow Film Festival 2012 takes place in venues across Glasgow from 16–26 February. All screenings at GFT during these dates are part of GFF12. Full programme information and tickets available at www.glasgowfilm.org/festival from 19 January.

GYFF GYFF

Monday 13 February

Martha Marcy May Marlene (15) p10  13.15 / 15.30 / 18.15 A Dangerous Method (15) p10

15.45 / 20.30

Play (N/C 15+) p25

18.00

Avé (N/C 15+) p26

20.45

Special features ☺ Famiy ticket deal

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£4.00 tickets

GYFF

Free events

Special ticket price

Captioned films

3D films

GYFF Glasgow Youth Film Festival ticket prices

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Mother and Child

Tuesday 27 December – Thursday 12 January

Annette Bening is Karen, a bitter, unhappy spinster coping with the death of her mother and the lifelong feelings of loss and regret over the child she gave up for adoption when she was fourteen. Naomi Watts is Elizabeth, the grown-up daughter she’s never met, now an ambitious lawyer who has trouble making emotional connections, and Kerry Washington is Lucy, an infertile wife who turns to adoption as the key to the maternity she passionately craves. Rodrigo García skilfully interweaves the rich and complex stories of these three women into a single narrative that runs deep with emotion.

All eyes will be on David Fincher: can he deliver the film Larsson’s engagingly offbeat creation deserves? The dismay that usually greets reports of a Hollywood remake of a European film has been notably absent from the debate over Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – the feeling being that the director of Seven, Fight Club, Zodiac and The Social Network is better placed than any other to deliver the right combination of brooding menace and ballsy attitude. Fincher shot in Stockholm, using many of the same locations as the original film, though teasers and trailers hint at a more bracing adaptation, heavier on the menace and intrigue (oh and the stylists have done a fantastic job on Rooney Mara). Director David Fincher Cast Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer USA/Sweden/UK/Germany 2011, running time TBC, CTBC

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Friday 6 – Thursday 12 January

Dynamite performances from Annette Bening and Naomi Watts ignite this strong drama from writerdirector Rodrigo García. Rolling Stone Magazine Director Rodrigo García Cast Naomi Watts, Annette Bening, Kerry Washington USA/Spain 2010, 2h6m, 15

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The Artist

Shame

Friday 6 – Thursday 26 January

Preview and Q&A (via satellite): Tuesday 10 January (19.00) Friday 13 – Thursday 26 January

The most universally lauded film at Cannes last year was this beautiful comedy – a film buff’s dream, and a loving tribute to the early days of silent cinema. George Valentin is one of the biggest celebrities of the silent screen in 1920s Hollywood. While working the premiere of his new film, he accidentally bumps into a beautiful unknown, Peppy, and the ensuing photo op sets her on the path to unexpected fame. At first, their shared stardom is bliss for them both, but with the advent of the ‘talkies’, George refuses to adapt and fades from the limelight, while Peppy enjoys a meteoric rise through the Hollywood firmament. Voted Best Picture of 2011 by the New York Film Critics Circle. Programme notes are available in the cinema and online at www.glasgowfilm.org

The screening on Wednesday 11 February (18.15) is a GFT Screen Salon, see p31 for full details. Director Michel Hazanavicius Cast Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo France 2011, 1h40m, PG

British artist Steve McQueen reunites with the extraordinary Michael Fassbender (Fish Tank, Jane Eyre) for this encore to his superb first feature, Hunger. Fassbender plays Brandon, an affluent Manhattan-based thirty-something who plans his life around relentless sexual encounters and conquests – a compulsion that keeps him isolated from any kind of intimacy. The compulsive Casanova finds his style cramped by the abrupt arrival of his unstable sister (Carey Mulligan), whose insecurities crack open issues of his own… Winner of a total of three prizes at Venice – including Best Actor – this is the best kind of ‘adult movie’: daring, stylistically brilliant and erotically charged. **** Distinctive and exploratory… grasps you from beginning to end. Time Out The preview on Tuesday 10 January (19.00) will be followed by a Q&A via satellite with director Steve McQueen, actor Michael Fassbender and screenwriter Abi Morgan. Programme notes are available in the cinema and online at www.glasgowfilm.org Director Steve McQueen Cast Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan UK 2011, 1h41m, 18

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Coriolanus

The Descendants

Friday 20 January – Thursday 2 February

Friday 27 January – Thursday 9 February

Shakespeare’s tale of rivalries, civil unrest and betrayal in Ancient Rome is given a clever contemporary reworking by actor Ralph Fiennes in his first film as director. Fiennes has reconfigured the play as a study of a modern Balkan-type state, with the action punctuated with a baleful chorus of cable news commentary. The Bard’s words have been lightly trimmed and skilfully adapted for a more contemporary phrasing, and the cinematography has a gritty, up-todate feel. For all its modernising, Fiennes’ adaptation has nevertheless been praised for its careful attention to the text; led by the actor himself as Coriolanus, the cast is also first-rate, with Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Cox and Gerard Butler (at his glowering, beefy best) all terrific. Programme notes are available in the cinema and online at www.glasgowfilm.org

The new film by Alexander ‘Sideways’ Payne, The Descendants stars George Clooney as Matt King, the heir of a prominent Hawaiian land-owning family whose life is turned upside down when his wife is critically injured in a water-skiing accident. Accustomed to being the ‘back-up parent’, Matt suddenly finds himself centre-stage in the lives of his two young daughters, while at the same time being forced to decide the fate of a vast plot of unspoiled land his family has owned since the 1860s, and coping with the revelation that his wife held secrets he never imagined… Rooted in Clooney’s beautifully understated performance, Payne’s film is exquisitely sad and irresistibly funny all at once – the 2012 Oscars race starts here.

Director Ralph Fiennes Cast Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Cox, Gerard Butler UK 2011, 2h3m, 15

Director Alexander Payne Cast George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller USA 2011, 1h55m, 15

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Martha Marcy May Marlene

A Dangerous Method

Friday 3 – Thursday 16 February

Friday 10 – Thursday 16 February

Winner of the Best Director prize at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and an official selection at Cannes and Toronto, Durkin’s powerful debut stars Elizabeth Olsen as a young woman who flees a deranged cult in rural New York and seeks refuge with her sister. With no other family to lean on, Martha tries desperately to rebuild relations with her sister but her re-assimilation into ‘normal’ life is undermined by recurring flashbacks and paranoia, to the point where she begins to lose her grip on reality. With chillingly beautiful cinematography, this is a film that claws its way into you slowly, rippling with a horrible sense of threat right up until the unnerving conclusion.

Cronenberg has past form when it comes to films dealing in the darker human impulses, and at least one critic has seen this latest effort as a Merchant Ivory-ish version of his earlier masterpiece Rabid (minus the oozing viscera and wriggling, blood-hungry parasites). Adapted from Christopher Hampton’s play The Talking Cure, it charts the relationship between Sigmund Freud and his protégé-turned-dissenter Carl Jung, as it was shaped by the case of Sabina Spielrein, a young woman patient he was treating with Freud’s controversial new ‘talking cure’. Featuring an electrifying trio of lead actors, who turn these forbidding historical figures into real flesh and blood, this is a fascinating film that brings ideas – and history – to life.

Programme notes are available in the cinema and online at www.glasgowfilm.org

The screening on Tuesday 7 February (18.15) is a GFT Screen Salon, see p31 for full details. Director Sean Durkin Cast Elizabeth Olsen, Christopher Abbott, Brady Corbet USA 2011, 1h43m, 15

Director David Cronenberg Cast Viggo Mortensen, Keira Knightley UK/Germany/Canada/Switzerland 2011, 1h40m, 15

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Junkhearts Wednesday 11 January (20.20) Selected for the New British Cinema strand of last year’s London Film Festival, Junkhearts is the debut feature by BAFTA-winning short filmmaker Tinge Krishnan. This tense, multistranded psychological thriller, set in inner city London, features the unstoppably brilliant Eddie Marsan as Frank, a vulnerable ex-soldier suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. When he meets and befriends a homeless girl, Lysette, he seems to have found a surrogate for his estranged daughter (Romola Garai) but the affection between them is shattered when her manipulative, menacing boyfriend Danny appears on the scene… A striking debut, the cast are uniformly first-rate.

The British Guide to Showing Off Friday 27 (13.00/17.45) & Saturday 28 January (16.00/20.40) Andrew Logan: British artist; living legend; creator of the anarchic and utterly outrageous Alternative Miss World Show, a spectacular costume pageant and fancy dress party for grown ups. In The British Guide to Showing Off, director Jes Benstock takes us under Logan’s glittering wing to take a joyous look at this most quirky and exotic subculture event. Memorable highlights include artist David Hockney judging the first one, musician David Bowie not being able to get into the second, film director Derek Jarman winning the third and triumphing in a court case against the Official Miss World (with a little help from a young Tony Blair).

This screening is followed by a Q&A with director Tinge Krishnan.

The screening on Friday 27 January (17.45) will be introduced and followed by a Q&A with director Jes Benstock.

Director Tinge Krishnan Cast Eddie Marsan, Romola Garai, Candese Reid UK 2011, 1h39m, 15

Director Jes Benstock / Cast Little Nell Campbell, Andrew Logan UK 2011, 1h37m, 15

This Our Still Life Tuesday 31 January (12.45) & Wednesday 1 February (18.20) Premiered at Venice last year, the latest from artist-filmmaker Andrew Kötting (Gallivant, Ivul) is a lovely portrait of his daughter Eden in the tumble-down Pyrenean farmhouse where she, the filmmaker and his wife Leila have lived for twenty years. Last seen in Gallivant as a plucky kid touring the coastline of Britain, Eden is now a young woman, here shown painting still lifes and singing along to the radio as the seasons ebb and flow. Shot on Nizo Super 8 and a primitive Samsung digital camera with incidental music from either the radio or Eden’s own CD collection, the film celebrates the home movie aesthetic and, thematically, explores notions of nostalgia, memory, isolation and love. Screening with Hoi-Polloi (Andrew Kötting, UK 1990, 10m, 12A: contains brief sexualised nudity). Director Andrew Kötting / UK 2011, 57m, 12A (due to the BBFC rating of the short)

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LOVE IS IN THE AIR See page 26 for more Valentine’s Day treats: J'aime regarder les filles and Harold and Maude.

Brief Encounter

When Harry Met Sally

Tuesday 14 February (12.45/18.15)

Tuesday 14 February (20.30)

Laura Jesson accidentally meets Dr Alex Harvey at a railway station. As their acquaintance grows, so does their attraction to one another, despite both being married. On the brink of an affair and desperately in love, the two must make a choice that may part them forever. Directed by auteur David Lean and adapted by Noel Coward from his own stage play, this is a poignant and beautifully crafted love story.

Does sex make it impossible for men and women to be true friends? This is the question asked in one of the smartest, funniest romantic comedies of all time, featuring two protagonists well matched in smarts, insecurities and sex appeal. The film chronicles this dilemma through the eleven year relationship between Harry and Sally who meet at college, then pursue their own lives until they reconnect ten years later.

Director David Lean Cast Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard UK 1945, 1h27m, U

Director Rob Reiner Cast Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher USA 1989, 1h36m, 15


British Animation Awards: Public Choice PROGRAMME 1 – Thursday 2 February (18.10) PROGRAMME 2 – Monday 6 February (18.15) PROGRAMME 3 – Wednesday 8 February (18.15) Your chance to vote for winners in the British Animation Awards 2012! The British Animation Awards invite you to vote for winners in three categories, by viewing then casting your vote on forms supplied at the screenings. Each of the three programmes – containing a mix of animated shorts, music videos and commercials – offer an opportunity to see the cream of a fantastic range of animated films made over the past two years. Voting forms will be handed out at the start of each screening. The full listings are available at www.britishanimationawards.com. Approx running time 1h30m for each programme, N/C 15+

DID YOU MISS? Another Earth Sunday 15 (17.00) & Tuesday 17 January (12.45) In Another Earth, Rhoda Williams, a bright young woman accepted into MIT’s Astrophysics Programme, aspires to explore the cosmos. A brilliant composer, John Burroughs, has just reached the pinnacle of his profession and is about to have a second child. On the eve of the discovery of a duplicate earth, tragedy strikes and the lives of these strangers become irrevocably intertwined. Director Mike Cahill Cast Brit Marling, William Mapother, Jordan Baker USA 2011, 1h32m, 12A: contains moderate sex and one scene of bloody accident injury


Lock Up Your Daughters presents

Monorail Film Club presents

Sunday 22 January (19.30)

Sunday 29 January (19.30)

Set in small town Mount Rose, Minnesota, this mockumentary follows the contestants of the Sarah Rose Miss Teen Princess America Pageant, the bottom rung of the pageant circuit. As the girls prepare to compete, it becomes clear that one girl and her mother (a former beauty queen herself, played with manic brilliance by Kirstie Alley) are willing to do anything and everything to win. Glamorous, satirical and cut-throat, Drop Dead Gorgeous sports an allstar cast at the top of their comedy game, including a standout performance from Allison Janney (American Beauty, The West Wing) as Ellen Barkin’s hilarious ‘tacky incarnate’ gal-pal Loretta: big hair, big heart, big shoes!

Billy Liar is the most transcendent of all the British New Wave films, Tom Courtenay’s brilliant Billy not so much fighting against, but able to imagine himself out of the limitations of his humdrum life. Trapped by his family, his job, his surroundings, and two doomed engagements, his main hope is his own intelligence and Liz (Julie Christie), his idealized sometime girlfriend. Schlesinger’s direction is fantastic and fun, colliding the optimistic newness of the 1960s with a grim up north realism.

Drop Dead Gorgeous

See page 25 for details on The Wise Kids, another LUYD screening. This screening will be introduced by a special LUYD guest. Director Michael Patrick Jann Cast Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, Ellen Barkin, Kirstie Alley USA/Germany 1999, 1h37m, 15

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Billy Liar

Selected and introduced by Blair Young, video director and co-founder of The Forest Of Black. Director John Schlesinger Cast Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie, Wilfred Pickles UK 1963, 1h38m, PG

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GEEK FILM NIGHT: Mark Millar talks to Muriel Gray

GEEK FILM NIGHT: Mark Millar talks to Billy Kirkwood

Sunday 8 January (19.45)

Sunday 5 February (19.45)

A disparate group of marooned space travellers, including a prisoner and his drug-addicted guard, crash-land on a seemingly lifeless sun-scorched world. But all hell breaks loose as the suns go down!

In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary new foodstuff…

Soylent Green

Pitch Black

This screening will be preceded by a Q&A with Muriel Gray who has chosen this month’s film. Muriel is a horror novelist, broadcaster and opinion writer who is starting a self help support group for people like herself who enjoy Merlin just as much as The Wire. Chaired by Mark Millar. Director David Twohy Cast Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser USA 2000, 1h49m, 15

This screening will be preceded by a Q&A with Bafta award-winning comedian, writer, loudmouth wrestling fan and geek Billy Kirkwood, who has chosen this month’s film. Chaired by Mark Millar. Director Richard Fleischer Cast Charlton Heston, Edward G Robinson USA 1973, 1h37m, 15

Psychotronic Cinema presents

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer Monday 30 January (20.45) Psychotronic Cinema presents a film to make your flesh crawl and your mind reel. What makes Henry so disturbing is the cool matter-of-fact tone that director McNaughton sustains throughout – whether presenting a halting conversation or bloody carnage, he observes events with the unblinking eye of a surveillance camera. This air of detachment makes the blood run cold and cements Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer as a masterpiece of ferocious, haunting power. Director John McNaughton / Cast Michael Rooker, Tom Towles, Tracey Arnold USA 1986, 1h23m, 18

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LATE NIGHT CLASSICS Come along to our informal late night screenings and enjoy a drink from the bar while you watch. All tickets cost £5 for students and £7 for everyone else. Plus FREE entry to NICE N SLEAZY on presentation of your ticket after each film.

Ghostbusters

Even Dwarfs Started Small

Friday 13 January (23.00)

Friday 27 January (23.00)

If there’s something strange in your neighbourhood – who ya gonna call? Why, Doctors Stanz, Spengler and Venkman, of course (oh and that other bloke they hire later). Come and wallow in nostalgia at the state-of-the-art 80s SFX, the loopy guys-on-a-mission plot, some awful synth ’n’ snare electro-pop and a handful of the finest one-liners ever. Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and director Reitman successfully combine their Saturday Night Live/National Lampoons humour with a downright silly storyline to create comedy gold. This is still a real treat a quarter of a century on.

Werner Herzog’s second feature is an anarchic masterpiece – hugely influential upon the work of David Lynch and Harmony Korine – and truly bizarre even for Herzog. There is little to no plot: a group of dwarfs interned in a secluded insane asylum brutally rebel against the head warden. An orgy of chaos and depravity ensues and one provocative scene follows another: blind dwarfs in aviator goggles swing sticks at invisible opponents, piglets desperately suck at the teats of their dead mother, a driverless car sputters in an endless circle, and a dwarf laughs himself maniacally to death. This disturbing but also blackly hilarious film was heavily reviled upon its initial release – Herzog reportedly received death threats every night it played. Similar in tone to Tod Browning’s Freaks, this is the perfect late night cult curiosity.

Director Ivan Reitman Cast Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver USA 1984, 1h45m, 12A: Contains moderate sex references

Director Werner Herzog Cast Helmut Döring, Paul Glauer, Gisela Hertwig West Germany 1970, 1h36m, subtitles, N/C 12+

Napoleon Dynamite Friday 10 February (23.00) A perfect example of a Marmite film, on first release Napoleon Dynamite baffled some but was embraced by many for its weird cast of social rejects and bizarre dialogue. Napoleon is an eccentric high school student with a rather fertile imagination. Left in the care of his deluded uncle, Napoleon is determined to get everybody to vote for his buddy Pedro as class president. A seriously daft but immensely likeable teen comedy. Preceded by the pretty sweet (but pretty gory) short film The Legend of Beaver Dam (12 mins). Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Jared Hess / Cast Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Haylie Duff USA 2004, 1h26m, N/C 15+ (due to the certification of the short film, no-one under 15 will be admitted)

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VINTAGE HERZOG Werner Herzog is seventy this year. Where his partners in the New German Cinema of the 1970s (Fassbinder, Syberberg, Wenders) have fallen away in various glum ways, Herzog has not slackened – he has an enviable work-rate and remains, artistically, entirely sui generis. If you’ve come to Herzog through recent work such as Bad Lieutentant (2009) and Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010), or even if you’ve seen his back catalogue but only on DVD, you’ll not want to miss our screenings of his three early masterpieces on glorious new digital prints – this is gold standard arthouse cinema. And if these three titles don’t satisfy your Herzog cravings we’re also screening Even Dwarfs Started Small (page 16) and Encounters at the End of the World (page 20). New digital print

New digital print

Tuesday 17 January (18.15)

Tuesday 24 January (18.15)

Filming in South America, Herzog recreated the exploits of 16th-century conquistador Don Lope de Aguirre, who ruinously rebelled against his commander in order to continue his fanatical search for the legendary city of El Dorado. The film is at once documentary-like and deliriously lyrical: although it identifies with Aguirre’s obsessed and unbalanced state of mind, it keeps a critical and ironic distance from the whole adventure. Kinski’s performance in the title role is nothing short of phenomenal.

Klaus Kinski stars as a bald, rat-toothed Count Dracula in Herzog’s remake of Murnau’s silent classic. Herzog has called Murnau’s Nosferatu ‘the greatest of all German films’, noting that his own version is not a ‘remake’ so much as a ‘rebirth’, bringing his own eerie sense of decay, longing, and mysticism to the Nosferatu story. Awash in Wagner, its imagery derived from symbolist paintings, shot through with Teutonic terror and dread, it’s both beautiful and chilling.

Aguirre, Wrath of God

This screening will be introduced by Helen Wright, research student at Glasgow University. Cast Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra / W. Germany 1972, 1h35m, subtitles, PG

Nosferatu the Vampyre

Cast Klaus Kinski, Bruno Ganz, Isabella Adjani West Germany/France 1979, 1h47m, subtitles, 15

New digital print

Fitzcarraldo Tuesday 31 January (19.45) A labour of love that almost engulfed him – the production woes are legendary, and include a plane crash, a border war between Peru and Ecuador, and exiting cast members – this is widely considered Herzog’s greatest film. Fitzcarraldo, an Irishman in Peru, is intent on building a grand opera house in the middle of the jungle. To fund this fancy, he buys a cheap tract of land the size of Belgium on which to grow rubber trees, but to access this plot he must haul a 320-tonne steamship from one river to another – over a mountain. This is an unforgettable piece of cinema. Cast Klaus Kinski, José Lewgoy, Claudia Cardinale / West Germany/Peru 1982, 2h38m, subtitles, PG

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FROZEN LANDSCAPES Since time immemorial, the extreme poles of the earth have exerted an inexorable pull on the adventurous and the foolhardy. The ethereal beauty and punishing brutality of the world’s coldest places present a fascinating dichotomy which is explored in this short season of glacial gems. Werner Herzog, that renowned chronicler of the obsessive individual, gets to the bottom of what makes modern Antarctic inhabitants tick in Encounters at the End of the World. Kurosawa’s 1975 Oscar-winning exploration of the impact of civilisation on nature, Dersu Uzala, set in Siberia, gets a welcome rare screening. And slapstick comedy, social satire and moments of real emotional tenderness play out in the midst of a Canadian Arctic avalanche in Chaplin’s The Gold Rush. So slip into your thermals and snuggle down in the warmth of the cinema to marvel at the colossal white expanses of our frozen landscapes on the big screen. Ticket deal: all 5 films for £25 — no further discounts apply

Please note that the screening of The Gold Rush on Tuesday 10 January (12.45) is not part of this deal.

The Gold Rush

How I Ended This Summer

Sunday 8 (15.15) & Tuesday 10 January (12.45)

Sunday 15 January (15.00)

One of THE great silent comedies, and the film Chaplin most wanted to be remembered for, The Gold Rush seamlessly combines humour and tragedy as the Little Tramp struggles to strike gold in 1898 Alaska. Chaplin’s gift for sight gags and intricate mime is memorably displayed in the film’s many now-legendary set-pieces – the Little Tramp performing the dance of the dinner rolls, Mack Swain hungrily mistaking the Tramp for a giant succulent chicken, and Swain and the Tramp feasting upon the latter’s boiled shoe. Filmed partly on location near Lake Tahoe, Chaplin uses the freezing conditions – including blizzards, avalanches and fierce winds – to dramatic and hilarious effect. We’re screening the original and superior 1925 version of this tender, touching, darkly funny film. Director Charles Chaplin Cast Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray USA 1925, 1h35m, silent with pre-recorded score, U

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On a desolate island in the remote Russian Arctic, two men work at a small meteorological station, taking readings from their radioactive surroundings. Sergei, a gruff professional in his fifties, takes his job very seriously. His new partner, bright-eyed college student Pavel, retreats to his MP3 player and video games to avoid Sergei’s imposing presence. One day while Sergei is out, inexperienced Pavel receives terrible news for the older man from HQ. Intimidated, he can’t bring himself to disclose the information. When the truth is finally revealed, the consequences explode against a chilling backdrop of thick fog, sharp rocks and the merciless Arctic Ocean. A beautifully shot and superbly acted two-man drama of enormous power and subtlety. Winner of the Silver Bear at Berlin Film Festival and best film award at the London Film Festival. Director Aleksey Popogrebskiy Cast Grigoriy Dobrygin, Sergey Puskepalis, Igor Chernevich Russia 2010, 2h10m, subtitles, 12A: contains infrequent strong language and moderate threat

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The Great White Silence

Dersu Uzala

Sunday 22 January (14.45)

Sunday 29 January (16.30)

Not just a record of breathtaking human endeavour but an instance of filmmaking heroics in itself, The Great White Silence is a purely thrilling cinema experience. A hundred years ago Captain Scott set out on his ill-fated journey to the South Pole with Herbert Ponting in tow as official photographer and cinematographer. Filming almost every aspect of the expedition – the scientific work, life in camp and the local wildlife (including the characterful Adélie penguins) – Ponting's fascinated enthusiasm is infectious and the air of intimacy he establishes lends the tragic denouement all the more poignancy. The exquisite tinting and toning of this BFI restoration and Simon Fisher Turner's superb new score (featuring found sounds and archival recordings) highlight the utterly alien, transfixing nature of such desolate uncharted country.

This is a rare 35mm screening of Akira Kurosawa’s Oscar-winning Dersu Uzala: an epic adventure of comradeship and survival set against a backdrop of treacherous mountains, rivers and icy plains of the Siberian wilderness. The film is based on the early 20th century autobiographical novels of a military explorer who met and befriended a Goldi man in Russia's unmapped forests. Kurosawa traces the evolution of a deep and abiding bond between the two men: one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the sub-zero Siberian woods. A deeply humane exploration of the impact of civilisation on nature, as well as one of the most beautifully photographed of Kurosawa’s films.

Director Herbert G Ponting / UK 1924, 1h48m, U

Writer and editor Mitch Miller will give a brief introduction, exploring the role that landscape plays in the film. Director Akira Kurosawa / Cast Maksim Munzuk, Yuri Solomin Soviet Union/Japan 1975, 2h24m, subtitles, U

Encounters at the End of the World Sunday 5 February (15.15) German maverick Werner Herzog continues his investigations into man’s relationship with nature in this characteristically quirky yet profound portrait of the inhabitants of the McMurdo Research Station in the South Pole. Who are these men and women who choose to live in extreme Antarctic conditions, shunning society at large, he asks? Well, they’re a mixed bag of scientists, handymen and restless souls, among them a much-travelled biologist whose party piece involves being zipped up inside a suitcase. While many might brand these people eccentrics, Herzog prefers the term ‘professional dreamers’. To him they are seers, aware of what the modern world still refuses to confront: that nature is very likely to shake off mankind and renew itself – ‘the end of the world’ has a double meaning here. Director Werner Herzog / USA 2007, 1h39, U

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The Muppets

Terri

Sunday 5 February (16.30)

Thursday 9 February (20.30)

The hottest ticket in town – scratch that, in Britain – has to be this very, very special preview. The first Muppets movie for (gasp!) a whole twelve years, it opened for Thanksgiving in the States to rave reviews, and on the back of one of the best trailer campaigns in ages. The story this time has dedicated Muppet fan Walter, big brother Gary and girlfriend Mary, rounding up the fuzzy gang for a telethon to save their old theatre from demolition at the hands of nasty oil baron Tex.

When quiet student Terri is teased for his pudgy frame he responds by wearing pyjamas to class. His odd behaviour attracts the attention of VicePrincipal Mr Fitzgerald (John C Reilly) whose inept efforts to motivate Terri only make matters worse. High school movies about awkward misfits are common and Terri could have easily become a series of indie clichés. Thankfully, the film excels where many others fail with its honest storytelling and performances. A big hit at Sundance last year, Terri is moving, original and, above all, very funny.

Screening preceded by a very special Pixar treat! Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director James Bobin Cast Jason Segel, Amy Adams USA 2011, 1h50m, U

Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Azazel Jacobs Cast John C Reilly, Jacob Wysocki, Creed Bratton USA 2011, 1h45m, N/C 15+

Simple Simon Friday 10 February (18.30) Simon has Asperger Syndrome which means he has trouble interacting with people and also a fondness for circles and punctuality. Unable to live with his parents any longer, Simon moves in with his big brother Sam and his girlfriend, who isn't exactly overjoyed at his arrival. When his erratic behaviour causes the couple to split up, Simon vows to find his brother the perfect replacement – with hilarious consequences. Simple Simon was Sweden's entry for the 2010 Academy Awards and is excellent viewing for fans of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Preceded by short film Little Brother (7 mins) by Callum Cooper, selected for Sundance Film Festival 2011. Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Andreas Öhman / Cast Bill Skarsgård, Martin Wallström, Cecilia Forss Sweden 2010, 1h25m, subtitles, N/C 12+

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Slacker 2011

Tales of the Night 3D

Friday 10 February (20.30)

Saturday 11 February (13.30)

Richard Linklater’s hilarious debut feature Slacker (1991) caught a generation of over-qualified under-achievers on film and reanimated American independent cinema. His film followed a series of hipsters and oddballs over a twenty-four-hour period, taking in weird obsessions, rituals and even matricide along the way. To mark Slacker’s 20th anniversary, the Austin Film Society, which Linklater founded, invited twenty-four filmmakers to remake a scene each. Some chose to update the script, others tracked down original cast members. What emerges is a love letter to a city whose laidback spirit, despite two decades of change, remains the same.

Michel Ocelot is the master of contemporary French animation and films such as Kirikou and the Sorceress have thrilled audiences worldwide. His latest engages with more cultures than ever before, weaving together six exotic fables from different periods and locales – from Tibet to medieval Europe, Aztec Mexico to the plains of Africa. Prepare to be whisked to enchanted lands full of dragons, werewolves, captive princesses, sorcerers and enormous talking bees… and all in glorious 3D!

We are delighted to welcome producer Daniel Metz to introduce this European premiere screening. Part of Glasgow Short Film Festival & Glasgow Youth Film Festival Directors Various / Cast Various / USA 2011, 1h44m, N/C 12+

£1.50 on top of ticket prices Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Michel Ocelot France 2011, 1h24m, subtitles, N/C 8+

The Rabbi's Cat 3D Saturday 11 February (15.30) Adapted from the celebrated graphic novel, The Rabbi's Cat tells the story of a rabbi and his feline philosopher. After devouring the family parrot, the rabbi's cat gains the ability to speak – much to his master's disapproval. The rabbi vows to educate him in the ways of the Torah but the cat is more interested in his Bar Mitzvah. When a mysterious stranger arrives in the city, the Rabbi and his companion set off on a journey into the unknown heart of Africa. Winner of Annecy Animation Film Festival Crystal for Best Feature, The Rabbi's Cat is a colourful comedy set in the hazy days of pre-war Algeria. £1.50 on top of ticket prices Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Directors Antoine Delesvaux, Joann Sfar / Cast François Morel, Maurice Bénichou, Hafsia Herzi France/Austria 2011, 1h40m, subtitles, N/C 12+

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Corpo celeste

Twiggy

Saturday 11 February (18.45)

Saturday 11 February (20.45)

Marta has just moved from Switzerland to Calabria, Italy, with her mother and sister. A rebellious teen, she soon falls foul of the straightlaced local church minions who are trying to focus her and a group of girls on the elaborate preparations for their Catholic confirmation… Discovered in the Directors' Fortnight section at Cannes last year, this winning drama of one girl’s bumpy spiritual journey and coming of age is beautifully observed and laced with irreverent humour.

Here’s a film with a plot-line straight out of a hysterical soap opera, but so brilliantly acted and directed that the result is entirely un-gooey. Sarah, a gallery intern in her early twenties, collapses at work. When taken to hospital for tests, she’s shocked to learn that she is six months pregnant. Her reaction is apparently one of breezy avoidance, but underneath it’s a different story, and as b-day approaches Sarah must confront the reality of her impending maternity. Tough, uncompromising and absolutely heartbreaking.

Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival

Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival

Director Alice Rohrwacher Cast Yle Vianello, Salvatore Cantalupo, Anita Caprioli Italy/Switzerland/France 2011, 1h40m, subtitles, N/C 12+

Director Emmanuelle Millet Cast Christa Théret, Johan Libéreau France 2011, 1h22m, subtitles, N/C 12+

Youth in the Archive Sunday 12 February (13.00) Selected by the GYFF Youth Team, this programme of amateur films from Scottish Screen Archive reveals how young people have inspired filmmakers in the past to make adventurous documentaries and innovative dramas. Come and see how young people in Scotland put themselves 'in the picture' long before the advent of YouTube. Introduced by Professor Karen Lury and Dr Ryan Shand, the screening will be followed by a discussion with members of the GYFF Youth Team on the practice of young people's filmmaking – past, present and future. Free but ticketed, tickets issued on the day from GFT Box Office. Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Directors Various / Cast Various / Scotland 1940–2000, 1h15m, N/C 8+

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A Boy and His Samurai

Princess Mononoke

Sunday 12 February (12.30)

Sunday 12 February (14.45)

Dark Water screenwriter Yoshihiro Nakamura has previously wowed audiences with his tense thrillers but A Boy and His Samurai – a family film about a lost samurai, custard tarts and yakuza gangs – presents a radical change of pace. Yusa is struggling to balance work and raising a child by herself when a 19th-century samurai called Kajima is transported into their world and changes everything. Frustrated by Kajima’s inability to cope with modern-day Tokyo, Yusa employs him as a housekeeper and it's not long before he realises that he prefers baking cakes to hacking people to pieces. Based on the popular manga, A Boy and His Samurai won the Fantastic Fest 2011 Audience Award for its charming mix of the absurd and adorable.

All of Hayao Miyazaki's films are masterpieces but Princess Mononoke is arguably his greatest work: brimming with imagination, beauty and tragedy on an epic scale. Inflicted with a deadly curse, a young warrior named Ashitaka sets out for the forests of the west in search of the cure that will save his life. He becomes entangled in a bitter battle between a proud clan of humans and the forest's animal gods who are led by Princess Mononoke, a young girl raised by wolves. The film remains an effortless classic that transcends indifferent perceptions of Japanese anime – ignore it at your peril.

Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Yoshihiro Nakamura / Cast Ryô Nishikido, Rie Tomosaka Japan 2010, 1h48m, subtitles, N/C 8+

Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Hayao Miyazaki Cast Claire Danes, Billy Crudup, Gillian Anderson Japan 1997, 2h8m, PG, English language version

Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below Sunday 12 February (17.30) When young Asuna learns about Agartha, an underground world that can grant any wish, she heads off to the mysterious land to bring her friend back from the dead. Pursued by a ruthless group of soldiers, Asuna must confront her greatest fears if she wants to get there first. Heralded as the new Miyazaki, Makoto Shinkai has produced a thought-provoking, gorgeous animation about life, death and saying goodbye. Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Makato Shinkai Cast Hisako Kanemoto, Kazuhiko Inoue, Miyu Irino Japan 2011, 1h56m, subtitles, N/C 12+

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David Sunday 12 February (14.30) As the son of the Imam of the local Brooklyn mosque, young Daud has to juggle the high expectations of his father and his feelings of isolation and difference – even from his peers in the Muslim community. Through an innocent act of good faith, he inadvertently befriends a group of Jewish boys who mistake him for a fellow classmate at their Orthodox school. A genuine friendship grows between Daud and one of the Jewish boys. Unable to resist the joy of a camaraderie that he has never felt before, David, as he is known, is drawn into a complicated dilemma inspired by youthful deceit and the best of intentions. Winner of the Ecumenical Prize at the Montreal World Film Festival 2011. This screening is followed by a panel discussion hosted by West of Scotland Racial Equality Council. Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Joel Fendelman Cast Muatasem Mishal, Maz Jobrani, Dina Aishah USA 2010, 1h20m, N/C 12+

Lock Up Your Daughters presents

The Wise Kids

Sunday 12 February (19.30) This critically acclaimed, coming-of-age drama follows three teenagers from a religious community in South Carolina as they come to terms with separating from each other and embarking on their new lives after high-school graduation. There's the devout Laura; openly gay Tim, who is anxious to start film school in New York; and Brea who is undergoing a deep crisis of faith. One of the best of a recent spate of dramas observing American Christian life, The Wise Kids features an impressive ensemble cast and a sympathetic depiction of the conflict between sexuality and religion. This screening will be introduced by LGBT Youth Scotland and followed by a panel discussion to celebrate LGBT History Month. Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Stephen Cone Cast Tyler Ross, Molly Kunz, Allison Torem USA 2011, 1h31m, N/C 12+

Play Monday 13 February (18.00) Over the course of a tense afternoon in central Gothenburg, five African immigrant boys toy with three well-heeled teens. The outcome, essentially, is the theft of a mobile phone, but the boys’ purpose is also more subtle and sadistic – a complex ‘game’ of intimidation that takes advantage of white liberal guilt and political correctness. One of the outstanding titles at Cannes last year, this is a provocative, unsettling film that you’ll be pondering for days. This screening is followed by a panel discussion about issues raised in the film. Free but ticketed, tickets issued on the day from GFT Box Office. Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival. Thanks to the European Parliament Office in Scotland. Director Ruben Östlund / Cast Yannick Diakité, Kevin Vaz, Anas Abdirahman Sweden/Denmark/Finland 2011, 1h58m, subtitles, N/C 15+

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Avé

J'aime regarder les filles

Monday 13 February (20.45)

Tuesday 14 February (19.00)

Hitch-hiking from Sofia to Ruse, art student Kamen meets seventeen-year-old Avé – bewitching, mischievous and a compulsive liar. From ride to ride, Avé concocts new identities for the two, each more fantastic than the last. Both intrigued and put off by Avé’s ability to lie herself in and out of any situation, Kamen eventually gives her the slip… but, of course, fate brings them back together.

Primo, an ordinary middle-class kid studying for his bac (A-levels), falls hard for rich girl Gabrielle, one of a group of preppy teens who drive fast cars and holiday in Saint Tropez. To woo her, and to win over her posh friends, Primo must bite his (leftwing) tongue and pretend to be someone he’s not. A romantic French comedy, with some unexpected twists and a neat sting in the tail (mais oui!).

Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival

Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival

Director Konstantin Bojanov Cast Angela Nedialkova, Ovanes Torosian Bulgaria 2011, 1h26m, subtitles, N/C 15+

Director Frédéric Louf Cast Pierre Niney, Audrey Bastien, Lou de Laâge France 2011, 1h32m, subtitles, N/C 15+

Harold and Maude Tuesday 14 February (20.45) Director Hal Ashby (The Last Detail, Shampoo) was always the connoisseur’s Movie Brat of choice, and this is arguably his choicest offering – brimming with black humour, absurdist, antiauthoritarian intelligence and counter-culture wit. Teenager Harold is depressed by life, fascinated by death, drives a hearse and gatecrashes funerals for fun. It’s at a funeral that he meets freespirited seventy-nine-year-old Maude, and the pair embark on an unlikely romance… We know, it should be bad taste, but weirdly, it isn’t – you’ll just have to trust us on this one. A real cult alternative for Valentine's Day. Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Hal Ashby / Cast Bud Cort, Ruth Gordon / USA 1971, 1h31, 15

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Oxygen

Lessons of a Dream

Wednesday 15 February (13.00)

Wednesday 15 February (15.15)

Centring on a seriously ill teen, Oxygen disregards the expected melodramatic tears and inspirational message to deliver a realistic portrait of youth facing mortality far too soon. Brothers Tom and Lucas both suffer from cystic fibrosis. Tom reacts against his short life expectancy by getting involved in petty crimes. When he meets Xavier, an affluent young man suffering from the same illness but behaving like a top athlete, Tom's forced to reconsider the time he has left and what's important in life.

Germany without football is hard to imagine, and yet the beautiful game may never have taken root there were it not for the enthusiasm and determination of one man – Konrad Koch. German-born but Oxfordeducated, Koch was hired to teach English by a strictlyrun German boys school in 1874. A visionary teacher, he introduces football – well established in England, but unknown in Germany – to teach the boys English, self-esteem and good old British values of ‘fair play’. Needless to say, this progressive curriculum gets him into all kinds of trouble with parents, administrators and other teachers… By turns dramatic and funny, the film has a first-rate cast led by the excellent Daniel Brühl (Goodbye Lenin!, The Edukators).

Winner of the European Discovery award at the European Film Awards 2011. Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Hans Van Nuffel Cast Stef Aerts, Wouter Hendrickx, Marie Vinck Belgium/Netherlands 2010, 1h38m, subtitles, N/C 12+

Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Sebastian Grobler Cast Daniel Brühl, Burghart Klaußner, Thomas Thieme Germany 2011, 1h53m, subtitles, N/C 12+

Dragonslayer Wednesday 15 February (18.15) Winner of the Grand Jury prize for Best Documentary Feature at SXSW last year, Dragonslayer depicts the life and times of one Josh ‘Skreech’ Sandoval, a Californian skateboarding vet in his early twenties. Part-punk, part-bohemian, virtually homeless, Skreech is living an extended adolescence, riding empty swimming pools, getting wasted, camping in friends’ backyards and hanging with his girl. But his endless summer is finally about to collide with the future… Skaters, fans of Gus Van Sant and Harmony Korine – this one’s for you. Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Director Tristan Patterson / USA 2011, 1h14m, N/C 15+

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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey Wednesday 15 February (20.15) Our second helping of Muppet goodness this month comes courtesy of this hugely winning documentary about the man behind that helium-voiced megastar Elmo. As an average teenager growing up in 70s Baltimore, Kevin Clash had very different aspirations from his classmates – he wanted to be a puppeteer. With a supportive family behind him, Kevin made those dreams come true, landing a spot on Sesame Street where he performed several characters until, one fateful day in 1984, he was handed a small, furry red monster… Part of Glasgow Youth Film Festival Directors Constance Marks, Philip Shane / USA 2011, 1h16m, N/C 8+

GFT Exhibition: 41° South 1–15 February, Café Cosmo and Balcony Bar Following the close collaboration between the Tramway Visual Art Studio and the GYFF Youth Team on Glasgow Youth Film Festival’s 2012 brochure design, Tramway Young Artists have created new works to be exhibited during the Festival. The artists' work represents a cross-section of skills from painting to computer generated art. Some works are inspired directly by films from GYFF 2012, others represent personal projects or ideas developed by the students. For more information on the Tramway Visual Art Studio, please visit: www.visualartsstudio.co.uk

Image: Tom Joyes

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ALTERNATIVE CONTENT Live broadcast

Live broadcast

Thursday 9 February (doors open 18.45, curtain up 19.00), 3h

Thursday 1 March (doors open 18.45, curtain up 19.00), 3h

In a remote village in Eastern Europe, around 1900, the young Motl Mendl is entranced by the flickering silent images on his father’s cinematograph. Bankrolled by Jacob, the ebullient local timber merchant, and inspired by Anna, the girl sent to help him make moving pictures of their village, he stumbles on a revolutionary way of storytelling.

Two sets of twins separated at birth collide in the same city without meeting for one crazy day, as multiple mistaken identities lead to confusion on a grand scale. And for no one more so than Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant Dromio who, in search of their brothers, arrive in a land entirely foreign to their distant home. A buzzing metropolis, to the outsiders it appears a place of wonderment and terror, where baffling gifts and unexplained hostilities abound.

NT Live: Travelling Light

Following Vincent in Brixton and The Reporter, Nicholas Wright’s new play is a funny and fascinating tribute to the Eastern European immigrants who became major players in Hollywood’s golden age. The award-winning Antony Sher – whose previous work with the National Theatre includes Primo and Stanley – returns to play Jacob. Tickets: £15 / £10 to CineCard holders

NT Live: Comedy of Errors

Shakespeare’s furiously paced comedy will be staged in a contemporary world into which walk three prohibited foreigners who see everything for the first time. Lenny Henry plays Antipholus of Syracuse. Tickets: £15 / £10 to CineCard holders

Live broadcast

NT Live: She Stoops to Conquer Thursday 29 March (doors open 18.45, curtain up 19.00), 3h Hardcastle, a man of substance, looks forward to acquainting his daughter with his old pal’s son with a view to marriage. But thanks to playboy Lumpkin, he’s mistaken by his prospective son-in-law Marlow for an innkeeper, his daughter for the local barmaid. The good news is, while Marlow can barely speak to a woman of quality he’s a charmer with those of a different stamp. And so, as Hardcastle’s indignation intensifies, Miss Hardcastle’s appreciation for her misguided suitor soars. Misdemeanours multiply, love blossoms, mayhem ensues. One of the great, generous-hearted and ingenious comedies of the English language, Oliver Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer offers a celebration of chaos, courtship and the dysfunctional family. Tickets: £15 / £10 to CineCard holders

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Live broadcast

A Centre for the Arts and Creativity

The Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire Sunday 11 March (doors open 14.45, curtain up 15.00), 4h10m A sumptuous ballet in three acts based on a script by Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges, loosely based on the long poem by Lord Byron. This swashbuckling romantic tale of the rescue of a beautiful slave from her tyrannical master by a handsome pirate contains some of ballet's most famous individual passages. Medora, a young Greek girl, is sold to Pasha by a slave dealer. The pirate Conrad seizes Medora and declares his love for her. But Conrad's jealous right-hand-man sends Medora back to the slave dealer, who again sells her to Pasha... Tickets: £15 / £10 to CineCard holders

highlighTs deCemBer /JAnUArY EXHIBITIONS Glasgow Print Studio Christmas Show Sharmanka Gallery Sharmanka before Sharmanka - Early works by Eduard Bersudsky Street Level Photoworks & T103 Foyer What Presence! The Rock Photography of Harry Papadopoulos Project Ability Press to Paper Admission Free

103 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HD 0141 276 8380 info@trongate103.com

EVENTS GMAC Café Flicker*

Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre performance* CREATE* Trongate 103 offers a wide choice of creative classes in a variety of techniques and media including print, photography, digital imaging animation, film and video. Please visit our website for more information. Gallery previews, music, and fun —

T Firs DAY monthly 6-9pm RS THU

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*Charges may apply for some performances, workshops, classes & events.


Learning at GFT

We offer regular courses and events at GFT for people who want to discover more about film. If you’d like to be kept up to date, register online at www.glasgowfilm.org to receive the GFT enewsletter. For more information about courses visit www.glasgowfilm.org/theatre/courses.

Contemporary Cinema Course

GFT Screen Salons

Course Level: 1 (Introductory / Beginning critical engagement)

Tuesday 7 February (18.15): Martha, Marcy, May, Marlene (15)

An ideal beginner’s course for those wishing to broaden their critical understanding of contemporary cinema. Current releases are complemented by engaging discussion around a range of topics. Taught by Dr David Archibald.

GFT Screen Salons are a series of illustrated introductions by local film critics or academics, before screenings of films from our main programme. After setting the scene, our speaker stays on to lead a post-screening discussion in our café-bar.

Wednesday 29 February – Wednesday 2 May

Places limited to sixteen. The course comprises five films and five seminars (18.30–20.30) in the GFT Learning space. Films will be in early evening slots but exact times may vary. Film titles to be announced. The course costs £71/£63.

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Wednesday 11 January (18.15): The Artist (PG)

The salons are an informal learning initiative, run along the lines of a reading group, but for film. They’re a great way of meeting other film fans, and sharing your love of cinema. GFT Screen Salons are included in the standard film ticket price.

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Youth and Schools

For regular updates on forthcoming schools events, moving image education news and special offers, sign up to our Schools Enewsletter at www.glasgowfilm.org.

Glasgow Film Learning’s programme for children and young people is supported by The Robertson Trust and Glasgow City Council.

Muvizu presents

Glasgow Youth Film Festival Sunday 5 — Wednesday 15 February 2012

Glasgow Youth Film Festival for schools returns with an inspiring line-up of film screenings for Nursery, Primary and Secondary pupils. GYFF is developed in accordance with the outcomes for the Curriculum for Excellence, and we also offer free learning resources for Festival films, written by local teachers. The GYFF 2012 schools programme includes a wide range of world cinema titles such as Michel Ocelot's Tales of the Night 3D and Steven Spielberg's War Horse, as well as interactive workshops and a special outdoor learning event at The Burrell Museum. GYFF will again provide free (and subsidised) transport for attending schools. Our bus allocation in 2011 was over-subscribed – make sure you don't miss out! Buses are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please see www.glasgowfilm.org/ festival/schools for full terms and conditions for booking bus transport to GYFF events.

For full GYFF schools listings, to reserve places and book transport, please visit www.glasgowfilm.org/festival/schools.

Wee Movies – Your Cities Your Stories Make a short film inspired by Glasgow's Coat of Arms and your movie could be shown during GYFF 2012! We're looking for 5-minute short films based on the legend behind the Glasgow city crest – our final competition theme is FISH, so get creative and get cracking! Open to families, schools, youth groups and individuals who are under 18. Winners will be announced at our GYFF Take 2 screening of Twigson on Saturday 25 February at 11.00am.

MOVIES

YOUR CITY, YOUR STORIES

Competition 4: FISH – deadline Monday 16 January For more details, inspiration and how to enter, visit: www.glasgowfilm.org/cinema_city/weemovies Wee Movies is sponsored by Muvizu in association with a New Arts Sponsorship Grant supported by the Scottish Government in conjunction with Arts & Business Scotland.

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Free Family Films Cars 2 U

Saturday 7 January 11.30am (1h52m) Lightning McQueen is back on an overseas adventure. Audio described and captioned at 11.30am GFT screening only.

Horrid Henry: The Movie 3D U

Saturday 14 January 11.30am (1h32m) Horrid Henry is up to all kinds of trouble!

CJ7 PG

Saturday 21 January 11.30am (1h28m) A young boy's new toy turns out to be an extraterrestrial.

A Town Called Panic PG

Saturday 28 January 11.30am (1h17m) Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Hilarious fun.

Muvizu presents GYFF

The Magicians N/C 5+

Saturday 11 February 11.00am (1h30m) We'll have a mysterious and magical surprise for everyone attending – you'll have to turn up to find out what it could be! Followed by a screening of The Magicians at 11.30am. Muvizu presents GYFF

Surprise Movie!

Saturday 18 February 11.30am Last year we had the Scottish premiere of A Turtle's Tale 3D as our GYFF Surprise Movie! What will it be this year? Muvizu presents GYFF

Twigson N/C 5+

Saturday 25 February 11.00am (1h15m) We'll announce the winners of our Wee Movies competition at GFT and give out special treats to everyone in attendance! Followed by a screening of Twigson at 11.30am.

The Smurfs U

Saturday 4 February 11.30am (1h43m) The loveable blue Smurfs tumble into our world. Audio described and captioned at 11.30am GFT screening only.

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Glasgow Young Scot or Kidz Card holders and an accompanying adult get in FREE! All other tickets at GFT are £4.00. Each child’s ticket admits one adult free of charge. Take 2 screenings are held at both GFT and Cineworld Parkhead. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied. For full film details, please pick up a leaflet in the foyer. Take 2 screenings start promptly at 11.30am. Free tickets are only issued on the day of the screening.

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Access Take 2: Autism-Friendly Screenings

Access Take 2 screenings are for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families, and are also suitable for any child with any disability who would enjoy seeing a film in a ‘low sensory environment’. The films have no subtitles, the volume is turned down, the house lights left on low, and children can make noise and move around. The screenings will take place on the first Saturday of each month at 12.30pm. Take 2 terms and conditions apply, see the opposite page for details. If you have any queries call Paul at GFT Learning on 0141 352 8613.

Next Access Take 2 Screenings:

Cars 2 U

Saturday 7 January 12.30 (1h52m)

The Smurfs U

Saturday 4 February 12.30 (1h43m)

Seat Dedications D62 I193 J219 J221 J248 J249 J32 K1 K277 K278 K30 K31

John Brown Inksters Solicitors In Loving Memory of Andrew, Nan and Anne Crawford Willie & Isabel Morrison “Tokyo Olympiad” 1965 In Memory Of Miriam Gerber, film enthusiast at GFT Vera Livinstone A Film Lover In loving memory of Patsy Leishman. She loved Glasgow. Jacqueline Hilley, our ever shining star Robert G Tedford Ronni Richards In memory of Nancy Dangerfield, film enthusiast. Helen and Laura Antebi

Our Access Take 2 Autism-Friendly screenings are sponsored by The Wee Curry Shop in association with a New Arts Sponsorship Grant supported by the Scottish Government in conjunction with Arts & Business Scotland. As well as being the proud Sponsor of GFT’s Access Take 2 screenings, The Wee Curry Shop also supports the National Autistic Society Scotland. On the last Sunday of every month The Wee Curry Shop in Byres Road (0141 339 1339) offers an exquisite two-course lunch for £10, the full amount going to the National Autistic Society Scotland. Enjoy traditional Indian home cooking, using the freshest of Scottish ingredients, in a cosy and relaxing family friendly atmosphere with fabulous staff. The Wee Curry Shop is also at 7 Buccleuch Street (0141 353 0777) – very enticing for a trip before or after a film at GFT.

L2 L3 L30 L31 L32 L282 L285 L310 M315 M316 M337 M338 N3

Jean Morton, nee Singleton. From her family to Kathryn Mary Singleton Kerr John Gerrard and Margaret Mackay, GFT fans Leo - enjoy with friends & family from Nonna & Pappa Leckie. Max - enjoy with friends & family from Nonna & Pappa Leckie. Stuart Wilson In loving memory of Mary Spence In loving memory of Stewart Maclean, filmgoer at the Cosmo Kenny Macleod For my father, Matthew Harvie National Pop League Marguerite and Desmond Morrow Drew Scott

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N341 N347 N357 N363 N364 O363 O386 O393 O394 WS-C1 WS-C1 WS-C1 WS-C1 Ushers’ Seat

Elsie Freer Robert Innes James McCluskey - chic Derek Fletcher Yours Always, C John McDonald Miller John McDonald Miller Park Film Society Park Film Society In memory of Alice Atkinson, founding member of the Glasgow Group of the Humanist Society of Scotland. For Willy Slavin a.k.a Barry Norman From the McCormick Family and Mary In loving memory of Dan Buglass “We’ll always have Paris” June xxx Ray McKenzie Ben C G McGuigan

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Cinema City screening

The Steamie Tuesday 24 (12.45) & Wednesday 25 January (18.15)

Penned by actor Tony Roper (aka Jamesie, Rab C Nesbitt’s partner in crime), The Steamie has been a fixture on Scottish television New Year schedules since it was filmed in 1988. Recently voted STV’s best one-off drama production, it’s a perfect mix of laugh-outloud comedy and tear-in-the-eye nostalgia, with some great songs thrown in. Set in 1953, on Hogmanay, four Glasgow women gather in the ‘steamie’ (a communal laundry) to ‘wash out the old’ before ‘ringing in the new’. The screening on Wednesday 25 January (18.15) will be introduced by writer and curator Neil Symington, tutor on the ‘Glasgow on the Small Screen’ course at Strathclyde University's Centre for Lifelong Learning. With thanks to STV and the British Film Institute Director Haldane Duncan Cast Eileen McCallum, Dorothy Paul, Katy Murphy UK 1988, 1h12m approx, N/C 12+

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GFT Exhibition: Film Noir Monday 9 – Tuesday 31 January 'Film Noir' is an exhibition of paintings by Project Ability’s Connect artists based on stills from a series of black and white films; depicting the softly lit scenes of the genre and the muted black and white visual style of the melodrama. Project Ability’s Connect programme is designed to provide a safe, creative environment for people with mental health issues to work in a professional arts space and develop artistic ability. Image: Margaret Booth Arsenic and Old Lace

Illustration: Helen Macdonald

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Silver Screen

Every Tuesday at 12.45 GFT programmes films for our more discerning viewers! All tickets are £4

The Gold Rush U

This Our Still Life 12A

Another Earth 12A

Encounters at the End of the World U

The Steamie N/C 12+

Brief Encounter U

Tuesday 10 January (12.45) - see page 19 Tuesday 17 January (12.45) - see page 13 Tuesday 24 January (12.45) - see page 35

Tuesday 31 January (12.45) - see page 11 Tuesday 7 February (12.45) - see page 20

Tuesday 14 February (12.45) - see page 12

Glasgore: Horror/Cult Cinema Discussion Group Wednesday 4 January & Wednesday 1 February (18.30), Free Meet on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss horror and cult cinema. Meet other genre fans in a friendly atmosphere to exchange thoughts and opinions about your favourite flicks. Discuss anything from giallo to exploitation to modern independent films!

Film Discussion Group

Wednesday 11 January & Wednesday 8 February (18.30), Free This group meets on the second Wednesday of each month in the Balcony Bar at GFT to discuss both blockbusters and arthouse movies. Led by film writer Eddie Harrison. Come along to chat about recent releases with other film lovers.

The GFT Film Quiz

Tuesday 31 January (20.45), Café Cosmo, £1.50 Test your knowledge of film trivia against our ‘experts’ during a great evening of movie facts and fun. Paul Gallagher is a freelance film critic in print, radio and online and is far too interested in useless film trivia. Paul Greenwood is the film critic for the Evening Times and he’s even worse. Keir Hind is the other guy. Maximum of four in a team.

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Useful Information Box Office Opening Hours

Sunday to Friday from 12 noon Saturday from 11am Box Office closes 15 mins after start of final film.

Ticket Prices

Unless otherwise stated: Full: £7 Concessions: £5.50 CineCard holders £1 off every screening all tickets £4.00 free but ticketed events non-standard ticket price, listed under event £1.50 on top of ticket prices ☺ Family ticket offer available (see below) GYFF £8 full price / £6 concessions / £4 to under21s with valid ID

Gift Vouchers

Available from Box Office.

Mailing List

Join our mailing list for £6.50 per year and receive this guide delivered to your home.

Free Enewsletter

Receive regular bulletins of films and activities at GFT, visit www.glasgowfilm.org to subscribe.

Café Cosmo

Café Cosmo is open: Sunday to Friday from 12noon Saturday from 11am Café Cosmo closes 15 mins after start of final film. GFT’s licensed bar serves excellent home made soup, sandwiches and snacks until 5pm. Drinks may be taken into the cinema – just ask for a ‘take-in’ container.

Concessions apply to children (under 16), full-time students, over-60s, Jobseekers Allowance or Income Support recipients, and registered disabled people. Please produce proof of eligibility when purchasing or collecting tickets. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please note that late entry to the cinema for ticket holders is at the discretion of the manager. Cinema management reserve the right of admission and their decision is final. Programme may be subject to change.

CineCard

For a single annual payment of £30, receive 4 free tickets and £1 off every screening. Join at Box Office or visit www.glasgowfilm.org.

Saver Tickets

See 5 films for £32.50 / £25 Tickets valid for 3 months

Family Tickets

Comes in combinations of 4 tickets, which should include at least 1 adult and 2 children with the fourth ticket being of either type. Gives you a discount of £1 per ticket on the total price. Full details found online.

Advance Booking

Online: www.glasgow.film.org Phone: during Box Office hours call (0141) 332 6535 (at busy times you will be asked to leave a contact number). A £1.50 booking charge is made for each transaction online or by phone.

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Website

www.glasgowfilm.org Features further information on the programme and ticket booking along with ‘Extras’ including programme notes, trailers, and footage of GFT events.

Certification

Films awaiting BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) certification are marked ‘CTBC’ (check the website or call the box office for upto-date information). Films not being certified by the BBFC are marked N/C and accompanied by an age recommendation i.e. N/C 15 + (suitable for ages 15 and older, no-one under 15 will be admitted).

Events, Conferences & Private Hires

A unique venue for a large variety of events. Contact our Manager on (0141) 352 8603 or email dutymanager@ glasgowfilm.org

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Access Information

GFT accepts the CEA Card (www.ceacard.co.uk). With the exception of the Balcony Bar and Education Room all public areas of the GFT are fully accessible to people using wheelchairs. Toilet facilities for wheelchair users are available on the ground floor. We have a lift to Cinema 1 for customer use. We can offer an infrared sound facility for the hearing-impaired (please ask at Box Office for a head set). There is disabled badge holders’ parking to the rear of the building in Cambridge Street. If you are a wheelchair user, please inform Box Office when booking. Guide dogs are welcome at GFT. Please contact our Manager (0141) 352 8603 or email dutymanager@glasgowfilm.org with your specific access enquiries.

GFT Accessible Programme

GFT offers both Audio Description and captioning on selected titles and selected screenings in Cinema 1 only. Audio Description is a service for partially sighted or blind people (AD headphones are available to collect from Box Office when you pick up your tickets prior to the film screening). Captioning is a service for the hearingimpaired or deaf who rely on subtitling to enable them to follow the film’s dialogue.

Getting Here

It’s easy to find us. We’re right in the city centre just off Sauchiehall Street. By Subway: Nearest subway is Cowcaddens. Leave the station and turn right, then right again turning left onto Rose Street. The GFT is a short walk from here. www.spt.co.uk/subway By Bus: Local bus services stop close to the cinema. www.spt.co.uk By Train: Glasgow city centre is served by both Central and Queen Street Stations. www.nationalrail.co.uk Car Parking: Closest public parking is the supervised 24 hour multi-storey car park in Cambridge Street. Parking after 6pm costs £1.50. There is limited on street metered parking. Glasgow Film Theatre 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB Glasgow Film Theatre (known as GFT) is a charity registered in Scotland, No. SCO05932.

Forthcoming Accessible Screenings Take 2: Cars 2 (U) Sat 7 January (11.30)

The Descendants (15)

Fri 27 January – Thurs 9 February, all screenings Tues 31 January (18.00), Thurs 2 (13.20) & Tues 7 February (20.25)

Martha Marcy May Marlene (15)

Fri 3 – Thurs 16 February, all screenings Fri 3 (16.00), Mon 13 (18.15) & Thurs 16 February (17.45)

Take 2: The Smurfs (U) Sat 4 February (11.30)

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Due to circumstances beyond our control, FSC POR Green Whiteout occasionally we arePURE unable to provide these accessible screenings. You are advised to check with Box Office.

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GLASGOW YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL: 5–15 FEBRUARY GLASGOW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL: 9–12 FEBRUARY

16−26 FEBRUARY 2012 +

JOIN US FOR A MAGICAL MONTH OF MOVIES, GUESTS AND PREMIERES!

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