Sir Alex Ferguson documentary world premiere Glasgow Film Festival

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The world premiere of a raw and intimate feature-length documentary which examines the life and legacy of Sir Alex Ferguson, will be shown at the Glasgow Film Festival. 

Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In examines the life and legend of one of the greatest football managers of all time, filmed whilst recovering from a traumatic brain haemorrhage and directed by his son Jason.

Sir Alex Ferguson and Jason Ferguson will also take part in an exclusive digital Q&A, access to which will be available to all ticket holders.

The film festival has also announced two UK premieres and an array of high-profile guests, ahead of its online addition which is running from February 24 to March 7.

The festival will host UK premieres of Tina and Kelly Reichardt’s First Cow on March 5.

Tina is a revealing and intimate exploration of the iconic Tina Turner’s life and career – a woman who overcame extreme adversity to define her career, identity, and legacy on her own terms.

Kelly Reichardt’s First Cow is a beautiful and moving depiction of brotherhood, in the Pacific Northwest amidst authentically hardscrabble early nineteenth century life.

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The annual festival will also feature an array of exclusive guests for Q&A’s accompanying their premieres, including: Jodie Foster, Kevin Macdonald, Tahar Rahim, Ewen Bremner, Nick Moran, Lee Isaac Chung, Celeste Bell, Paul Sng, Lawrence Michael Levine, Ben Whishaw, Aneil Karia, Bryan Fogel, Viktor Kossakovsky, and Suzanne Lindon.

In total Glasgow’s celebration of cinema will host 10 world premieres, three European premieres, and 49 UK premieres.

Tickets go on sale at noon on Thursday 18, February.

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