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Glasgow Film Theatre

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12 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RB
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Bolshoi Ballet: Jewels

Bolshoi Ballet: Jewels

An homage of captivating beauty to the dance schools of Paris, New York and St Petersburg, each represented by a jewel; emerald, ruby, and diamond. The Bolshoi is the only company authorised by the Balanchine Trust to film and broadcast this masterpiece.

Sun 19 Apr

David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet

  • 2020

This time it's personal: a brand new documentary film featuring David Attenborough reflecting on the changes of his life as well as our world.

Thu 16 Apr

Q&A with satellite

David Crosby: Remember My Name

  • 2019
  • US
  • 1h 35min
  • Directed by: A.J. Eaton

Documentary feature on the American singer-songwriter David Crosby.

Sun 10 May

Elvis: That's the Way It Is

Elvis: That's the Way It Is
  • 1970
  • USA
  • 1h 37min
  • U
  • Directed by: Denis Sanders
  • Cast: Elvis Presley, James Burton, Glen D. Hardin

Backstage and performance footage of Elvis performing in Vegas during 1970.

Wed 22 Apr

Glasgow Short Film Festival

Glasgow Short Film Festival

This is the largest competitive short film festival in Scotland and celebrates diverse forms of cinematic expression that transgress the boundaries of conventional narrative film. The programme includes international and Scottish competitions, networking events, panel discussions, workshops and parties.

Wed 19 Aug

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Thu 20 Aug

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Fri 21 Aug

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Sat 22 Aug

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Sun 23 Aug

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The Greatest Showman (Sing-Along)

The Greatest Showman
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 45min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Michael Gracey
  • Cast: Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya

A musical version of the life of showman and genius of hype PT Barnum (Jackman), and how he went from running a museum of ‘curiosities’ to promoting Swedish soprano Jenny Lind (Ferguson). Jackman has rock-star charisma and Gracey delivers a kaleidoscopic, family-friendly spectacle. Sing-along presentation.

Sat 18 Apr


  • 2005
  • US
  • 1h 26min
  • U
  • Directed by: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
  • Written by: Mark Burton, Billy Frolick, Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath
  • Cast: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter, Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, John DiMaggio, Christopher Knights

Madagascar opens with steak-loving lion Alex enjoying his pampered existence in New York's Central Zoo. His friends, Marty the zebra (Rock), Gloria the hippo (Smith) and Melman the hypochondriac giraffe (Schwimmer) discover that the crafty penguins are planning a breakout, and set off for Africa to re-connect with their inner animals. But interaction with a tribe of lemurs uncovers the bitter truth about Alex's carnivorous nature. Thoroughly enjoyable, blackly comic DreamWorks animation musical.

Sat 25 Apr

National Theatre Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, this comedic farce set in 1940s Britain follows pilot Jack Absolute's quest for win the heart of his old flame, Lydia.

Thu 23 Jul

National Theatre Live: The Welkin

Nt Live: The Welkin (Encore)

New play from Lucy Kirkwood, about a murder case in the 18th century.

Thu 21 May

Outside the City

  • 2019
  • UK
  • 1h 22min
  • Directed by: Nick Hamer

A documentary following a small brewery in Leicestershire.

Wed 8 Apr


The Rescuers

The Rescuers
  • 1977
  • US
  • 1h 18min
  • U
  • Directed by: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, Art Stevens
  • Cast: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page

When a little girl is kidnapped by treasure huntress Madame Medusa, two mice from the Rescue Aid Society set out to save her.

Sat 11 Apr

The Rise of the Synths

  • 2019
  • Spain, US
  • Directed by: Iván Castell

Documentary exploring synthwave music.

Fri 8 May


Glasgow Film Theatre

Originally built as the Cosmo in 1939, this was the first art-house cinema constructed outside London. From 1974, the B-Listed building became better known as the GFT and now features three screens and hosts the Glasgow Film Festival.

Reviews & features

Glasgow Film Theatre to host monthly Dementia Friendly Screenings

2 Nov 2017

Upcoming films include White Christmas and Britain on Film: Coast to Sea

People with dementia can feel excluded. Glasgow Film Theatre decided to help and hosted a special screening of classic musical Singin' in the Rain at Dundasvale Residents Hall in 2016. The experience was enhanced by 'a movie memories handling kit…

Student Guide 2016: best cinemas in Edinburgh and Glasgow

23 Sep 2016

Where to catch the latest hit films, intriguing documentaries and forgotten classics

Lovers of indie flicks, cult classics and documentaries, rejoice: both Edinburgh and Glasgow boast a great selection of independent cinemas, many of which offer too-good-to-resist student discounts. In the capital, the Filmhouse is a haven for…

Glasgow Film Theatre expands its GFF Sound & Vision strand

15 Apr 2015

Events include a Record Store Day screening of Empire Records and mini-fest Live at Glasgow

The Glasgow Film Theatre is expanding its Sound & Vision programme of live events throughout April and May. There are screenings of rarely-seen movies with live music, a preview of the new Elliott Smith documentary Heaven Adores You, and an entire…

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