Ride the Wave film still. A young surfer is seen at the crest of a tall wave, bathes in yellow and pink light.

New Scottish releases from Cosmic Cat

Two exciting Scottish films are available to UK cinemas via Glasgow-based distribution company, Cosmic Cat.

The critically acclaimed Scottish feature My Old School, starring Alan Cumming, was released in UK on 19 August and continues to screen. Martyn Robertson’s award-winning feature documentary Ride the Wave will follow soon after, available from 9 September.

My Old School had its world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival in New York, and it’s UK premiere at Glasgow Film Festival, is the true story of 16-year-old Brandon Lee who enrolled at Bearsden Academy, a secondary school in a well-to-do suburb of Glasgow, Scotland. From Scottish director Jono McCleod. Cosmic Cat are providing support in Scotland for as part of Dogwoof’s UK release.

Watch the trailer here.

**** “wildly entertaining” – The Skinny

**** “an incredible tale” – The Scotsman

Find Scottish screenings here.

Shot over three years, Ride the Wave follows young Scottish surfing prodigy Ben Larg as he leaves the Isle of Tiree to tackle the world’s most notorious big waves.

Watch the trailer here.

“Ride the Wave is a breath of fresh air” – Loud & Clear Magazine

“Robertson’s skill lies in maintaining a warm human touch throughout” – Screen Daily

Contact Cosmic Cat for bookings of both titles.

My Old School was developed and supported by Screen Scotland, released in the UK by Dogwoof with support from Cosmic Cat in Scotland. Ride the Wave is a Screen Scotland funded feature documentary. The project has also received support from FOCUS, by Film City Futures and Scottish Documentary Institute and an Edinburgh International Film Festival Works in Progress Award.

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