Glasgow Film Festival: Special Events

Get ready for an unforgettable trip to the movies with another perfect mix of Special Events at Glasgow Film Festival 2018!

Glasgow Film Festival: Special Events

About Glasgow Film Festival: Special Events

Break the office routine with a full blast party for Working Girl or dress up in your best vest for a screening of Die Hard.

Get your blood pumping with a Zombie Treasure Hunt and screening of Dawn of the Dead at a Secret Location.

Missing your school days? Bring your cheesiest ‘80s or ‘90s outfit to our School Disco at SWG3 and we’ll give you glitter, games and great tunes.

Our Young Programmers will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Berlin-set Run Lola Run, or if it’s decadence that you’re after, you can practice your minuet at the Dangerous Liaisons screening.

Last but not least, we are offering the chance to live your very own Groundhog Day with daily screenings of the classic, celebrating its 25th anniversary. Get ready for an unforgettable trip to the movies.

1 March: Dangerous Liaisons at St Andrew’s in the Square (N/C 18+)
​‘Surely I’ve explained to you before how much I enjoy watching the battle between love and virtue.’

25 February: Dawn of the Dead at a Secret Location (18)
​We continue the tradition of GFF Secret Location events!

23-24 February: Die Hard: Another Day at the Office (N/C 18+)
Welcome to the party pal!

2 March: Divas, Despots and Dancing: Assunta Spina with Live Score (N/C 12+)
Rare screening of silent Italian drama with new live score

27 February: GFF Presents: The Big Lebowski - A Night of Bowling (18)
“Obviously you’re not a golfer”

26 February: GFF Quiz
GFF's annual film quiz is back

22 February - 3 March: Groundhog Day at Flat 0/1 (N/C 18+)
That’s right, woodchuck-chuckers - it’s… GROUNDHOG DAY!

4 March: In Person: Ben Wheatley (N/C 15+)
One of the most adventurous, inspiring directors working today–and a total film nerd

23 February: In Person: Bill Pullman (N/C 15+)
We are thrilled to welcome Bill Pullman to the Glasgow Film Festival

2 March: Industry Spotlight: Andrew Macdonald
NFTS Director Jon Wardle hosts a session with T2: Trainspotting producer Andrew Macdonald

3 March: Kinning Park Carnival: Bride & Prejudice (12A)
​‘Watch yourself, Darcy, he’s about to transform into the Indian MC Hammer!’

25 February: Movie Memories: An American in Paris (U)
A special dementia-friendly screening

3 March: Run Lola Run presented by GYFF (15)
Gripping thriller programmed with the help of our Young Programmers

28 February: School Disco: Clueless (N/C 18+)
‘Isn't my house classic? The columns date all the way back to 1972’

28 February: School Disco: Gregory's Girl (N/C 18+)
‘Hard work being in love, eh? Especially when you don't know which girl it is.’

23 February: Working Girl: Another Day at the Office (N/C 18+)
'I have a head for business and a bod for sin.'

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Glasgow Film Festival: Special Events are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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