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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.
View Films by Strand:
- International Competition 2: Model Citizen
- International Competition 6: Fever Dream
- International Competition One: Under Your Spell Again
- Scottish Competition 1: Ashes to Ashes
- Scottish Competition 2: Where Are We Now?
- Scottish Competition 3: I'm Deranged
- Scottish Competition 4: Golden Years
- The Skinny Short Film Competition
View previous years coverage of the Glasgow Short Film Festival festival:
GSFF Latest Reviews
Under threat of imminent eviction from her countryside home, a self-reliant woman struggles to preserve her way of life.
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.
Thirty minutes of living like a neurotic house cat.
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 man finds it difficult to re-integrate into society following his release from prison.
A hallucinatory recollection of conflict between gods.
Glasgow Short Film Festival News
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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