Glasgow Short Film Festival 2018

View other Glasgow Short Film Festival Films by strand: Apichatpong Weerasethakul all-nighter, Blueprint: Scottish Independent Shorts, Death And Killing In Southeast Asia, Don Hertzfeldt: World of Tomorrow 1 & 2, International Competition 1: Paint Your Own Reality, International Competition 2: Freedom of Choice, International Competition 3: Dream of a Glorious Return, International Competition 4: Parched Land, International Competition 5: Treading Water, International Competition 6: Where You Look From, Kevin Jerome Everson 3, Ladies of the Night, NFTS Scotland presents Eva Riley, Round Midnight 1: Sex, Round Midnight 2: Violence, Scottish Competition 1: Take My Hand, Scottish Competition 2: The Point is to Change It, Scottish Competition 3: Foreign to the World

An Sgoil Bheag Mu Dheireadh (The Last Little School) (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Dòmhnall Eòghainn MacFhionghain)
In June 2013, the remote Shelibost School was about to close. Six children would be left along with a void in a community's heart.
A Bheil Thu Gam Thuigsinn? (Do You Understand Me?) (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Suzy Lee)
During a car journey, a couple conduct an argument, swapping between Gaelic and English.
Cnap-starra Cànain (The Language Barrier) (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Ewan Smith)
A man walking his dog is asked for directions by a most unusual visitor.
Coileach-Peucaig (Peacock) (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Uilleam Moireach)
Following a difficult year of being alone, Ruairidh learns that he's still got a way to go till he's back on track.
Crìsdean Cunnartach (Risky Chris) (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Rachel MacLaren)
Crìsdean fulfils his lifelong dream of becoming his favourite idol - or does he?
Eich Bhàna (White Horses) (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Alison MacPherson)
A fisherman struggles with a feral horse on the North West coast. Wilderness can be both isolating and liberating.
Latha Reic (Auction Day) (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Karen Grant)
A colourful glimpse of contemporary Hebridean crofting life, seen through a day at the cattle sales in Lochmaddy, North Uist.
Manadh (Fate) (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Dòmhnall Eòghainn MacFhionghain)
Having escaped the rules and ties which bound him as a child, a man realises the purpose of these in his adulthood.
Mar A Thachair Do Dh’FHear A Sgur A Dhol Dhan Eaglais (The Man Who Stopped Going to Church) (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: John Murdo MacAulay)
The story of a godly young man, disillusioned in the wake of a betrayal of trust.
Mo Charaid, Mo Ghaisgeach (My Friend, My Hero) (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Rachel Hendry)
Two of the last native Gaelic speakers on the island of Colonsay. Despite their physical disabilities, Flora and Jessie remain heroically independent.
Mòrag Agus An T-Each-Uisge (Morag And The Kelpie) (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Anna Krzeszewska)
A woman recalls a memory from her university years; a sudden encounter with the bloodthirsty water horse from the pages of a fairy tale.
Obair Là (A Working Day) (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Jenny Forbes)
An office worker endures another mundane day behind the desk until a co-worker gives him a challenge.
Oidhche Shàmhach (Silent Night) (Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Elly Welch)
Siblings John Norman and Chrissie MacLeod were raised in a Gaelic speaking family but have never known the language.
Siubhlachan (The Traveller) (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Uisdean Murray)
A poignant tale about a young girl, Seonag, who travels back in time to visit her recently deceased Grandfather.

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