The Glasgow Short Film Festival is back for another year, opening with the Scottish première of Australian art collective Soda_Jerk’s Terror Nullius and including a trawl through the archives of Scottish short film scheme First Reels, which marked the big breaks of Peter Mullan and David Mackenzie. It will feature over 20 new Scottish-made shorts and 33 new international shorts from 26 countries in competition for prestigious festival awards.

The festival runs from 13 to 17 March.

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In a cramped Mumbai apartment, a family considers eating their hell-raising pet rooster, in order to reclaim their lives.
The shiny red skin of the jujube brings back vague memories of the director's stepmother, recreated on expired film.
Liminality And Communitas
Liminality And Communitas
After sundown, a man walks the motorway verges, gathering roadkill. An investigation of the border between life and death, and the edges of the manmade world.
Mum's Cards
Mum's Cards
The filmmaker's mother, a sociologist, used index cards throughout her career to make notes on all that she read. Now that she no longer has an office her house is filled with these cards.
In The Fall
In The Fall
Faced with the ageing of his faithful workhorse, a man is forced to confront his own mortality and consider a sacrifice to ensure his family's survival.
We Are All Here
We Are All Here
Glasgow rapper Lumo committed suicide aged 21, sending shockwaves through the Scottish hip hop community. As family and friends struggle to make sense of his death, they uncover hidden clues in lyrics and videos he left behind.
A triptych of documentary images play simultaneously, united by the same geographical space but offering both complementary and contradictory narrative clues as to what is really going on.
A fuzzy yarn about what happens when patience runs out.
Terror Nullius
Terror Nullius
A political revenge fable which offers an un-writing of Australian national mythology.
A sculptor discovers a stone man inside a block of granite.
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