Govanhill: A Community Film Portrait plus Q&A

Govanhill: A Community Film Portrait plus Q&A
Free - ticket required
Dates and times
10th Aug 2024
3:00PM - 5:00PM

Experience an intimate portrait of Govanhill through short films by BAFTA-winning filmmaker Felipe Bustos Sierra, unveiling the hidden recipes and secret artistry of this vibrant neighbourhood. Engage in a post-event Q&A with the director and collaborators, exploring themes of resilience, home, hope, and the rituals that define individual and collective identities. 

Complementing this, visit Two Destination Language’s Hope and Ponies exhibition which will be in our Upper Foyer. The exhibition of poignant banners reflects diverse hopes and dreams from Govanhill and beyond.

Part of Govanhill International Festival and Carnival 2024: An Anti-Racist Festival of Creativity, Solidarity, and LiberationVisit their website for the full programme 

This film has no age restriction.

Govanhill: a Community Film Portrait was commissioned by Govanhill Baths Community Trust, through Creative Scotland's Culture Collective initiative.

Image courtesy of Felipe Bustos Sierra 

Accessibility guides

Read the Accessibility Guide for Tramway on AccessAble 

Large Print and Braille programme material available upon request. 

Some performances may also be BSL interpreted, audio described or have further assistance available. Access information for individual events is included in their event listing. 


Accessible toilets

Accessible toilets are available on all three levels of Tramway, and come equipped with handrails and emergency pull cords. Please contact Tramway prior to your visit if you have any additional requirements

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome. We can provide a bowl of water for an assistance dog. The assistance dog toilet area is located to the rear of the building.

Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.

Wheelchair access

There is level access to all Tramway spaces and the cafe, with lift access to the upper spaces.

There are designated spaces for wheelchair users in the theatre. 


Baby changing

Baby changing facilities are available on the ground floor

Baby feeding

Breastfeeding is welcome at Tramway

Cafe or restaurant

Full table service is not available. Food or drinks can be ordered at the counter and will be brought to the table.
No tables are permanently fixed.
No chairs are permanently fixed.

Menus are hand held only, but are clearly presented in contrasting colours. Menus are not available in Braille. 


On street only

Photography and video recording

At times, Glasgow Life will be on the premises to film and take photos. 

The public are only permitted to record and take photos where explicit permission has been granted in advance. 

Free wifi

There is free Wi-Fi available at Tramway, which you can access by registering through Facebook or an online form. Once registered, you can access free Wi-Fi whenever you are at Tramway.

Location Map

Tramway is a post-industrial venue with a range of unique and versatile spaces, popular with private and corporate clients looking for a venue ‘with a difference’. Tramway is an ideal space for performances, exhibitions, private viewings, seminars, meetings and smaller scale functions.

Visit Tramway's venue hire web page to find out more. 

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