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Glasgow Movie Competition units full 2023 line-up, Nida Manzoor’s ‘Well mannered Society’ to shut the pageant | Information


Glasgow Movie Competition (GFF) has unveiled the complete line-up for its nineteenth version, happening March 1-12, with the UK premiere of Nida Manzoor’s Sundance title Well mannered Society the closing night time movie.

The pageant will display 123 options, together with six world premieres, 16 European and worldwide premieres and 70 UK premieres.

Well mannered Society is the characteristic debut of display Star of Tomorrow 2021 Nida Manzoor, who created Channel 4 and Peacock collection We Are Girl Components.

Her first characteristic is an motion comedy about an aspiring stuntwoman who tries to wreck her older sister’s marriage ceremony day within the identify of freedom and sisterhood. Priya Kansara, Ritu Arya, Shobu Kapoor, Ella Bruccoleri, Seraphina Beh, Shona Babayemi, Nimra Bucha, Jeff Mirza and Akshay Khanna star. Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner are producing with Parkville Photos’ Olivier Kaempfer.

As beforehand introduced, the pageant will open with the UK premiere of Adura Onashile’s Glasgow-shot characteristic debut lady.

World premieres embrace I Am Weekender, Chloé Raunet’s exploration of Wiz’s controversial and banned 1992 movie in regards to the UK acid home scene, that includes a bunch of speaking heads together with Bobby Gillespie and Irvine Welsh. Plus, there’s Cassius X: Turning into Alia characteristic documentary supported by Display Scotland and directed by Muta’Ali Muhammed, about boxer Muhammed Ali’s life story, that includes archive footage and remark from these near him, together with girlfriend Dee Dee Sharp and Malcolm X’s daughter Attallah Shabazz.

Scroll down for the GFF world premiere line-up

European and worldwide premieres embrace Sean Garrity’s romantic comedy The Finish Of Intercoursewhich premiered at Toronto and stars Schitt’s Creek and The Rig star Emily Hampshire.

Audiences throughout the UK will get an opportunity to observe two Glasgow Movie Competition UK premieres, as Danial Goldhaber’s local weather disaster activism thriller Find out how to Blow Up A Pipeline and Léa Mysius’s French household drama The 5 Devils display at each Glasgow Movie Theater and cinemas in cities together with Belfast, London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Bristol and Cardiff.

FrightFest at Glasgow will even run from March Sep 11, that includes Jalmari Helander’s sisuthe world premiere of Matthias Hoene’s Little Bone LodgeRhys Frake-Waterfield’s Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood And Honey and shutting with Jacobo Martínez’s 13 Exorcisms.

The one award handed out at GFF is the viewers award, given to an excellent characteristic movie by a primary or second time director, and is chosen by the viewers. Final 12 months’s winner was Lizzie MacKenzie’s documentary The Hermit Of Treig. This version’s shortlist contains Alauda Ruiz de Azúa’s debut, mother-daughter drama lullaby, a characteristic described by Pedro Almodóvar as “the very best debut in Spanish cinema in years”. As beforehand introduced, Spain is that this 12 months’s GFF nation in focus.

This 12 months is Allan Hunter’s closing version as co-director. Allison Gardner, co-director and CEO of Glasgow Movie Theatre, will stick with it within the submit. Plans for Hunter’s substitute are being labored out. “We’ve not actually thought that far forward,” mentioned Gardner, who additionally teased the opportunity of restructuring the pageant’s management mannequin to offer extra of a voice to “younger up-and-coming curators”.

Gardner isn’t involved by final 12 months’s collapse of fellow Scottish pageant, the Edinburgh Worldwide Movie Competition (EIFF). “We’re a distinct mannequin from Edinburgh. I’ve been actually strict over time with how we spend our funds,” she mentioned. “We’re in a great place.”

GFF world premieres

I Am Weekender dir. Chloe Raunet

Canine Days dir. James Value

The Freedom Machine dir. Jo Reid

Cassius X: Turning into Ali dir. Muta’Ali Muhammed

Little Bone Lodge dir. matthias hoene

in the home of names dir. Sulaiman Majali

Viewers award shortlist

lullaby dir. Alauda Ruiz de Azua

I Like Films dir. chandler levack

Miss Viborg dir. Marianne Blicher

lakelands dir. Robert Higgins, Patrick McGivney

The Ordinaries dir. sophie linnenbaum

ramona dir. Andrea Bagney

Riceboy Sleeps dir. anthony shim

punch dir. Welby Ings

The Astronaut dir. Nicolas Giraud

pores and skin deep dir. alex schaad

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