Glasgow Film Theatre to celebrate film masters the Coen Brothers and Glasgow Film Festival announces event for The Big Lebowski fans

Jeff Bridges as “The Dude” hangs out at the bowling alley with his buddies Walter (John Goodman) and Donny (Steve Buscemi). Courtesy Universal Studios.

THIS winter, Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) will be celebrating the work of filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen.

As part of its ‘CineMasters’ strand, the GFT will screen will screen some of the brothers’ beloved titles, including Academy-Award-winning No Country for Old Men on 35mm, a digital restoration of their debut Blood Simple, plus Raiing Arizona, O Brother, Where Art Thou and Fargo.

But the film news doesn’t stop there. Glasgow Film Festival (which will run from 21st February next year) have announced a Special Event taking place which will delight fans of The Big Lebowski.

The cult classic will be shown Odeon Pacific Quay on February 27th 2018, alongside a night of bowling at the Holywood Bowl Springfield Quay.

The full Glasgow Film Festival 2018 programme will be announced in January 2018.

GFF Manager, Rachel Fiddes, commented: “Our special screenings of big screen classics in unique venues are always some of the most popular events at the Glasgow Film Festival. Previously we’ve screened The Lost Boys at a theme park and The Thing on a ski slope, so The Big Lebowski in its natural habitat is right up our alley!”

Tickets for both CineMasters: The Coen Brothers and GFF Presents: The Big Lebowski – A Night of Bowling will be on sale from glasgowfilm.org and GFT Box Office from 12noon on Thursday 26 October.

GFF Presents: The Big Lebowski – A Night of Bowling tickets cost £15/£13.

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