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#GFF16: Endings

The Glasgow Film Festival is over for another year. Blake Backlash and Matthew Turner reflect.

Suburra (This is Rome: Glasgow not actually QUITE this rainy during Festiva)l.
Suburra (This is Rome: Glasgow not actually QUITE this rainy during Festival).

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Glasgow Film Festival 2013

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Glasgow is a beautiful city that hosts a vibrant film festival every year. Three MostlyFilm writers were there this year, and they’ve written about it.

THE VETERAN’S PERSPECTIVE

BY DONNA SWABEY

I’ve been a regular attendee at The Glasgow Film Festival for the past five years or so, and this is the first time I decided to take the duration of the festival off work and jump in with both feet. Apart from emerging chair-shaped and half blind, I had a great festival. My method of choosing films is always somewhat erratic, and I tend to be heavily influenced by the blurb in the programme. I enjoy seeing classics on the big screen, but like to take a chance on films never likely to be screened again in the UK. All in all I had a fairly good hit/miss ratio this year. And I only turned up at the wrong cinema once.

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