Glasgow Short Film Festival 2019

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Caucasus (Kaukazas) (Country: Lithuania; Year: 2018; Director: Laurynas Bareisa)
Tekle and her daughter Ema return from abroad to visit Dalia, Tekle’s mother. When Ema goes out to walk her dog, Dalia fears something terrible might happen to her granddaughter and starts looking for her.
The Houses We Were (Le Case Che Eravamo) (Country: Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Atianna Lodeserto)
The Low-Income Housing Institute created a city within a city to deal with the main and persistent problem of Rome: housing. But what is this city made of? Who gets left out? The archives respond.
I Signed The Petition (Country: UK, Germany, Switzerland; Year: 2018; Director: Mahdi Fleifel)
Immediately after a Palestinian man signs an online petition, he is thrown into a panic-inducing spiral of self-doubt.
Russa (Country: Portugal, Brazil; Year: 2018; Director: João Salaviza & Ricardo Alves Jr)
Russa returns to Bairro do Aleixo in Porto to visit her sister and her friends, with whom she will celebrate her son’s birthday and will revisit her memories of the declining neighbourhood.
Tungrus (Country: India; Year: 2018; Director: Rishi Chandna)
In a cramped Mumbai apartment, a family considers eating their hell-raising pet rooster, in order to reclaim their lives.

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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