Welcome to My New Film Blog

  • The GFT is having to close again!

    October 29, 2020 by

    Fuck 2020 and Covid 19! As Glasgow goes into Tier 3 lockdown, the GFT is closing from Monday 2nd November. Obviously we hope these restrictions can be lifted at the earliest opportunity, when things get reassessed in a fortnight, but we all thought we’d only be quarantined for a couple of weeks during the first… Read more

  • Welcome to GFF Reviews!

    September 2, 2019 by

    This is a little blog to show the wide range of excellent films shown at the Glasgow Film Festival. Some reviews are long, some reviews are short. All are intended to give you an idea of what you might like to see at GFF, and take a chance on seeing a different kind of film.

  • 8

    November 14, 2020 by

    While ostensibly a horror, because the mystery is explained early on and the main villain is so sympathetic, you could also see 8 as a supernatural drama. Set in 1970s South Africa, Mary is an orphan living with her aunt and uncle, as they move back to their family farm. There she meets Lazarus, a… Read more

  • Poppie Nongena

    November 13, 2020 by

    Poppie Nongena is about a woman, who finds out the week before Christmas that she has now been deemed an illegal immigrant in the country of her birth. The film is set 1970s apartheid South Africa, when the Bantu Homelands Citizenship Act deported black South Africans to territories the government had assigned to each ethnicity.… Read more

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