Built around footage shot in 1992 by co-director Catherine Gund, this documentary portrait of the late Chavela Vargas, right, promises an intimate look of the legendary Costa Rican/Mexican singer who counted Frieda Kahlo among her many lovers and Pedro Almodóvar among her biggest fans.
Glasgow Film Theatre, 28 September, 8:30pm
Play the Devil
Writer/director/producer Maria Gava’s Trinidad and Tobago-set drama revolves around a gifted 18-year-old student whose future is thrown into disarray when an older businessman forms an obsession with him.
CCA, Glasgow, 28 September, 6:15pm
Looking Awry: Representations of Bisexual Desire on Screen
Trawling through classic Hollywood films to underground cinema, this special event looks at the ways in which bisexuality has been tackled in movies.
CCA, 30 September, 12:45pm
Women Who Kill
This award-winning debut for writer/director/producer/star Ingrid Jungermann follows former couple Morgan (Jungermann) and Jean (Ann Carr) as their ongoing relationship hosting their titular true-crime podcast in Brooklyn takes a strange turn when Morgan falls for someone who might actually fit the ‘Women Who Kill’ bill.
CCA, 29 September, 6pm
Drawing comparisons with Desiree Akhavan’s excellent Appropriate Behaviour, SQIFF’s closing-night film revolves around Zayneb, a semi-closeted Pakistani-American lawyer (played by co-writer Fawzia Mirza) who’s trying to balance life caring for her widowed mother with the demands of her job, a new relationship and a side-career as a wrestler, inset.
CCA, 1 October, 8:30pm