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.
A lone twin struggles to cope with the loss of his sibling.
A housewife and grandmother turns to drink and drugs to relieve her boredom.
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.
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.
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.

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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