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This year’s Glasgow Short Film Festival shines a spotlight on Lebanese short cinema, illuminating the country’s historical, cultural and geographical positioning across two programmes of shorts and a live performance from Beirut-based gender-defying queer dancer Khansa, a retrospective of award-winning artist duo Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca, wild world-building animations and cinematic existentialism through innovative AI collaborations and two very different journeys to Scotland undertaken for COP26.
The festival runs from 23 to 26 March.
View Films by Strand:
- Bill Douglas Award 1: Soon what remains?
- Bill Douglas Award 2: What we leave lingering
- Bill Douglas Award 3: We will not act accordingly
- Bill Douglas Award 4: Absurdity of labour, pt. 2
- Bill Douglas Award 5: History teaches, but has no pupils
- Bill Douglas Award 6: Each their own frontiers
- Camino To Cop26
- Family Shorts
- For Shorts And Giggles
- GSFF23 Faves: Bots Bods Bodies
- GSFF23 Faves: Find Your Way
- Islands That Come And Go
- Lebanese Focus: And Then God Created Man
- Lebanese Focus: Trapped
- Right Of Way
- Rise of the Empathy Machines
- Scared Shortless
- Scottish Competition 1: (Un)Tethered
- Scottish Competition 2: Dig Deep
- Scottish Competition 3: From Earth
- Scottish Competition 4: Navigations
- Spatial Hunger: Everything I Saw
- Spatial Hunger: In The Unseen
- Visible Cinema
- Wagner & de Burca: Performing Labour
- Wagner & de Burca: Space Reclaimed
- Welcome to the Multiverse
- Young Scottish Filmmaker Prize 1
- Young Scottish Filmmaker Prize 2
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GSFF Latest Reviews
A man tries to pluck up the courage to get into the dating game, but his nerves get the better of him.
A road trip pushes a dysfunctional family to the brink after their journey descends into a claustrophobic hallucinatory nightmare. The Möbius Trip is a raw and experiential portrayal of a family unit, void of connection, confined in a car and trapped in their fated familial roles.
Beth, a teenage girl in desperate need of a place to stay, visits her estranged grandmother in the remote Scottish countryside. To her surprise, Verity, her grandmother, mistakes Beth for a council worker.
Every day, a father and his son jump with a parachute from their vertiginous cold house, attached to a cliff, to go to the village on the ground, far away where they sell the ice they produce daily.
Documenting a marine biologist as he observes walruses in Siberia.
In the days following the presidential election in Belarus in August 2020, numerous protests erupt throughout the country.
The eighth audio-visual collaboration of Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca references the work of Bob Quinn, Irish filmmaker.
May 2014: two unarmed Palestinian teens are killed by Israeli soldiers on the West Bank.
Relationships break down in a dystopian future in this, the first film ever written by an AI.
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