Peter Mullan's critically acclaimed NEDS opens the festival Peter Mullan's critically acclaimed NEDS opens the festival

Now in its second year, the Southside Film Festival in Glasgow has undergone a rapid expansion with new venues, a great line-up of events and internationally acclaimed films in its line-up. Thanks in part to the support of local filmmakers and an enthusiastic team of volunteers, it's still mostly free to attend. It runs from 17 to 20 May and will conclude with an awards ceremony.

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Cutting Loose
Prisoners move toward rehabilitation and struggle with their hopes and dreams in the run up to the annual Scottish Prison Service hairdressing competition.
An experimental short film about Thirties French swimming champion Jean Taris.
Granny Mac's Meringues
Granny Mac's Meringues
An animated comedy short about the Queen taking a trip to a northern island to buy a new hat for the 2011 Royal Wedding.
Binn Bunny Goes Green
Binn Bunny Goes Green
The inhabitants of Wayward Wood work hard in an effort to win the Wood Of The Year competition.
The Three Wishes
The Three Wishes
When a woodsman helps a lost fairy get home, she grants him three wishes, but things don't turn out as he hoped.
Rock Up
Rock Up
The adventures of Arthur's Seat and of a group of kids who climb it. And a fox. And some lions. In animation.
Nightmares From Hell
Nightmares From Hell
An animated exploration of nightmares and the different things that children are afraid of.
Doodle Disaster
Doodle Disaster
Things quickly get out of hand for three kids after a picture provides a portal to another world.
Lights Out
Lights Out
A short animated film about a group of seals who decide to do something about the lighthouse that is keeping them awake at night.
Disability Swimming
Disability Swimming
A short documentary about the experiences of a volunteer helping out at a local swimming pool.
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