Glasgow Short Film Festival 2019

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The Cost Of Living (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Tom Nicoll)
Tess and Jared are struggling to pay the rent for their expensive city flat. However, their landlord might be able to offer an arrangement that allows them to stay...
Coyote (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2018; Director: Lorenz Wunderle)
A coyote loses his wife and children to an attack by wolves. As he tries to come to terms with his grief, he is increasingly haunted by hallucinations and possessed by evil.
Helsinki Mansplaining Massacre (Country: Finland; Year: 2018; Director: Ilja Rautsi)
One woman’s desperate struggle to survive a horde of men with frail egos who just want to explain everything to her.
Mannequins (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: David Malcom)
Entering Carpenter Hill Hospital four friends find they may never leave.
Oh God (Country: Poland; Year: 2018; Director: Betina Bozek)
Enter a world that is losing its original shapes, its identity. All are passive and indifferent, unable to create their own reality.
La Persistente (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Camille Lugan)
Retch (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Kier Siewert)
A visceral horror rollercoaster in which a young woman's illness takes a disturbing turn.
Spirit #1 (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Brett Potter)
Samantha recounts a dream she had last night.
Toxic Haircut (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Bryan M Ferguson)
A 90 second horror odyssey about getting a haircut.
Undergrowth (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Laura White)
A young woman grows body parts in her garden.

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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