Scotland's premier short film festival returns for its second independent year, declaring war on boring films and seeking to challenge audience expectations. It features narratives that aim to break with convention and experiments in form that foreground the relationship between cinema and front line art. More details still to come - watch this space.

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No Place Like Home
No Place Like Home
Under threat of imminent eviction from her countryside home, a self-reliant woman struggles to preserve her way of life.
The Third Dad
The Third Dad
A filmmaker sets out to find the grave of her estranged father.
Bells
Bells
A lone twin struggles to cope with the loss of his sibling.
Roberta
Roberta
A housewife and grandmother turns to drink and drugs to relieve her boredom.
Flamingo
Flamingo
An aspiring dancer develops an odd relationship with an obscene phone caller. Together they discover an impassioned interest in self-amputation.
The Mad Half Hour
The Mad Half Hour
Thirty minutes of living like a neurotic house cat.
Dear Peter
Dear Peter
A filmmaker tries to find the owner of a series of handwritten postcards he finds in second hand bookshop.
Isabella
Isabella
At 92, Isabella struggles to hold onto her memories and sense of identity.
A Short Guide To Re-entry
A Short Guide To Re-entry
A man finds it difficult to re-integrate into society following his release from prison.
Holika
Holika
A hallucinatory recollection of conflict between gods.
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Glasgow Short Film Festival News

A Short Guide To Re-Entry wins the double at the GSFF
Attendees celebrate a "very non-boring festival".
GSFF shocker
Viewers faint watching 'visceral' short film.
Glasgow Short Film Festival recognised by BAFTA
Selections now eligible for awards.
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A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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