The best queer cinema and media from around the world is heading to Glasgow as the Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) returns to the city between 29 September and 2 October. Films and events include a queer horror retrospective, showcases of the best international and Scottish LGBTQ+ short films and web series, the premiere […]
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If you missed it at the 2016 Glasgow Film Festival then now’s your chance to catch Robbie Fraser’s Hamish Henderson documentary, Hamish, as it premieres on BBC ALBA this week. Hamish Henderson was a major part of Scotland’s cultural scene until his death in 2002. Hamish pays tribute to the many contrary forces and diverse facets of […]
It was back in 1986 that Highlander introduced cinema-goers to two immortals who had fought for centuries to be the last man standing, a fight that began in Scotland and ended on the streets of New York. Thirty years on, one of those immortals returned to Scotland to introduce a restored version of the film to a […]
After years of rumours, half-truths and (alleged) falling outs, Trainspotting is finally getting a sequel, with the T2 due to arrive in UK cinemas on 27 January, 2017. News came from the Film4 Twitter account this morning, along with a teaser trailer and confirmation that Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller and Ewen Bremner will all […]
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Filmmaker Martin Smith introduces the team behind new British film, Blood Cells, following its screening at the 2015 Edinburgh International Film Festival.