Glasgow Short Film Festival, the largest competitive short film festival in Scotland, champions new film talent by providing an annual showcase and meeting point for new and established Scottish and international filmmakers, industry delegates and the local audience.

GSFF is a friendly and inclusive festival in which the work of emerging Scottish filmmakers is presented in the context of an international programme.

The festival runs from 23 to 27 march

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Born In Damascus
Born In Damascus
After ten years apart, a Scottish filmmaker tries to reconnect with her closest cousin after their paths were separated by war.
Life Of Riley
Life Of Riley
A headstrong homeless man must take responsibility for his own actions after his dog is hurt.
Kin
Kin
The fractured relationship between a mother and daughter in crisis.
The Tyranny Of Petty Things
The Tyranny Of Petty Things
James Bushe's journey has been a turbulent one. Here we accompany James on a flight through personal and cultural memory.
We Know A Better Word Than Happy
We Know A Better Word Than Happy
Following lockdown, children from Maryhill in Glasgow express their rights to outdoor play and learning as they explore a green space that was established through 10 years of community activism.
Field Notes On Love
Field Notes On Love
Essay about a filmmaker in a relationship with a woodland ecologist.
First Step Swim
First Step Swim
Delving into deep water, a disabled woman finds a sense of wholeness.
Such Small Hands
Such Small Hands
​At the girls' orphanage, the group’s unchecked pack mentality alienates a new arrival, who invents a new nighttime game.
There Is A Ghost Of Me
There Is A Ghost Of Me
An attempt at mourning both personal and political futures that never arrived, organised around a broad interpretation of the trope of the ghost.
Visitors
Visitors
Haruka, Nana, and Takanori visit the house of Souta, a band member who has lost contact with them. But when they arrive, they find Souta's behavior a little strange.
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