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Glasgow announces further guests

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Glasgow announces further guests
Gemma Jones, Daniel Wolfe and Peter Mullan among guests to attend upcoming 11th Glasgow Film Festival.

Glasgow Film Festival (Gff) has announced the next wave of guests set to attend its upcoming 11th edition, taking place Feb 18-March 1.

Veteran actors Gemma Jones and Richard Johnson will attend in support of Tom Browne’s debut Radiator which is nominated for the inaugural Audience Award, while Catch Me Daddy director Daniel Wolfe and the film’s stars Conor McCarron and Gary Lewis will also be in Glasgow.

Peter Mullan and Morvern Christie are both set to take part in masterclasses on editing and casting as part of the Behind the Scenes programme strand at this year’s festival.

The festival’s FrightFest guests include director April Mullen and writer Tom Doiron for 88, director Hans Herbot for The Treatment, director Russell Gomm for The Woods Movie and director Matt Winn for The Hoarder.

Other guests
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10 of the best films set in Edinburgh

Edinburgh on film isn't just Trainspotting it's classics: Chariots of Fire, romance: One Day and thrills: Burke and Hare. Here are 10, picked by Andrew Pulver, film editor of the Guardian

• As featured in our Edinburgh city guide

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Ronald Neame, 1969

Muriel Spark's celebrated 1961 novella was, until Trainspotting, Edinburgh's most readily identifiable contribution to modern literature. Inspired largely by Spark's own time at [James] Gillespie's school, this elaborate, empathetic satire on a fascism-admiring teacher would not have been expected to be a major candidate for Oscar attention, but Maggie Smith won the best actress award in 1969, after Ronald "Poseidon Adventure" Neame directed the film version. Sixties Edinburgh has no problem standing in for 30s Edinburgh: the Marcia Blaine school is sited in the Edinburgh Academy building in Henderson Row, while it's possible to stand in the exact same spot as Maggie Smith on the Grassmarket and bellow: "Observe,
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