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The Glasgow Short Film Festival comes of age this year and is branching out on its own, with a five day programme packed with interesting material. As well as showcasing films to distributors, the pres and the public, it provides a gathering place for filmakers to talk and exchange ideas, and it will end with an awards ceremony.

Based at the GFT and CCA, the festival runs from 11 to 15 March.

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Monkey Love Experiments
Monkey Love Experiments
A misguided monkey believes he is destined for the moon.
Directed By Tweedie
Directed By Tweedie
The filmmaker's grandfather learns about films by making one.
World Of Tomorrow
World Of Tomorrow
A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.
Portrait of a crofter.
A survivor of the 2013 Lampedusa shipwreck walks through a graveyard of shipwrecks and remembers his nightmarish experience.
Jonathan’s Chest
Jonathan’s Chest
Everything changes for Alex, a troubled teenage boy, when he is awoken one night by someone claiming to be his brother, who disappeared years earlier.
In modern society, death is a scandal. We live in a time when various lifestyle images determine our ideals and our actions.
Symphony No 42
Symphony No 42
A series of short, surreal scenes exploring the relationship between humans and nature.
Rescue Grips
Rescue Grips
Unusual found footage.
The Incredibly Elastic Man
The Incredibly Elastic Man
The animated tale of a man born without his own shape, who keeps being shaped by others.
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Short but sweet
GSFF diary: inside the closing ceremony with award winners James Price and Duncan Cowles.
Opening shots
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Glasgow Short Film Festival News

Glasgow Short Film Festival recognised by BAFTA
Selections now eligible for awards.
GSFF awards announced
Directed By Tweedie and Shipwreck win top awards.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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