Southside Film: Bringing film back to Glasgow’s Southside.

Pollokshaws Burgh Hall
View from the balcony of the beautiful Pollokshaws Burgh Hall, home of the only Wurlitzer Cinema Organ in Scotland.

In 2001 the last cinema  in the Southside of Glasgow closed its doors. Ten years later, in 2011, Southside Film was launched to bring film back to the area. Southside Film now screens films and hosts film events year round across numerous venues.  Wherever we can put up a screen, we will!

The 2019 festival will take place over the weekend 31 May – 2 June 

We are looking for volunteers to help with plan and programme the 2019 festival -more info here 

We were at Langside Halls for Doors Open Day on 15-16 September -more info here and we are also part of a consortium working with the Langside Hall Trust to programme that halls in the future and we would love to hear what you think about a possible community cinema at Langside Halls and what you would like to see there if there was a cinema there. If you can, please take 5 mins to complete this feedback form here to let us know what you think.

The 2018 festival ran 1-3 June 2018 -check out the print programme here and individual daily listings here 

Watch the 2018 festival trailer here

This year’s festival was supported by the Glasgow City Council Arts Development Fund and by our screening partners Alliance Francaise Glasgow and Alzheimer Scotland Action on Dementia and Scottish CND all of our screening venues particularly The Glad Cafe and Langside Church Hall.

Sign up to our mailing list for film festival updates.  Or email us at southsidefilmfest@gmail.com

We run screenings throughout the year -check out what’s on here

We are always open to new people getting involved -if you would like to volunteer with us get in touch. More info on volunteering here

Check out our other past festivals here and past  screenings from 2011-2017 here  

Watch the trailer for 2017 festival here

You can also watch some videos of past Southside film events here

Or look at some photos here


the lodger oct 14
Screen set up for screening of Hitchcock’s The Lodger, Oct 2014, Pollokshaws Burgh Hall

We are a member of Film Hub Scotland