Glasgow Film Festival to open with ‘Proxima’; close with ‘How To Build A Girl’

UK premiere of ‘Proxima’ to open 16th edition of the festival.The Glasgow Film Festival has revealed that its 16th edition will be bookended by female-directed features for the first time.The festival will open on February 26 with Proxima, from French filmmaker Alice Winocour, and close on March 8 with How To Build A Girl, directed by Coky Giedroyc.

Both are UK premieres.Proxima stars Eva Green as an astronaut and single mother who signs up for a year-long space mission, leaving her young daughter behind.

Joining an all-male crew – played by Matt Dillon, Lars Eidinger and Aleksey Fateev – she battles

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