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Glasgow Film Theatre

14 September 2020

20 September 2020

Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival

Scotland's original independent cinema, the GFT, is housed in the former Cosmo Cinema. Opened in May 1939, this was the last cinema to be built in Glasgow before WW2.

What began as a single screen cinema over 40 years ago has become Scotland's most diverse and best publicly attended independent cinema in Scotland, with Glasgow Film Festival one of the top three film festivals in the UK.

Glasgow Film is a national centre for film and moving image media where audiences and filmmakers experience and debate cultural practice and ideas through diverse, unique and quality programmes that transform the way people see the world, through film.

Digital Resources

Glasgow Film Theatre

Watch the video to see inside this unique and beloved cinema and hear stories from staff, audience members and special guests.

Go on a virtual guided tour!

Key Information

Architect: James McKissack, WJ Anderson II (Cat B)

Building Date: 1937

  • 12 Rose St
  • Glasgow
  • G3 6RB