Glasgow Film Festival 2020

These are a series of podcasts in conjunction with GFF 2020, most of which will be with you during the festival itself (26th February – 8th March) when we’ll be talking to various filmmakers, directors, and others involved with this year’s films and events.

An Interview about This World Won’t Break

For the last in our series of Glasgow Film Festival 2020 podcasts Ali spoke to director Josh David Jordan, actor & producer Jessica Marie Jordan, & actor & musician Greg Schroeder about their film This World Won’t Break. (Continued…)

An Interview with Run Director Scott Graham…

For the latest in our series of Glasgow Film Festival podcasts, Ali spoke to director Scott Graham, about his latest feature Run, which follows on from the success of his previous films Shell and Iona and which shares some of their themes. (Continued…)

An Interview with Rialto Director Peter Mackie Burns…

For the latest of SWH!’s Glasgow Film Festival 2020 podcasts Ali spoke to previous podcast guest, director Peter Mackie Burns, who told us all about his latest feature Rialto, which will be at the festival on 27th Feb (with a Q&A) and, if you miss that, on the afternoon of the 28th. (Continued…)

An Interview With Writer & Photographer David Pratt…

For the latest podcast Ali spoke to foreign affairs writer & photographer David Pratt about the film Pictures From Afghanistan, which is showing at the Glasgow Film Festival on 1st March. Directed by Robbie Fraser, the film is based on David’s time spent in that country over a 40-year period.  (Continued…)

Festival Directors Allison Gardener & Allan Hunter…

For the first of our podcasts celebrating this year’s Glasgow Film Festival SWH! spoke to festival co-directors Allison Gardner and Allan Hunter. What unfolded was a warm, fun, and fascinating chat about this year’s programme, the GFF ethos, the vital relationship with audiences, the challenges of programming a festival, the multiple strands, how the festival has grown, some memories of past galas and glories, and so much more. (Continued…)