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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Infectious Nihilism And Small Metallic Pieces Of Hope
Infectious Nihilism And Small Metallic Pieces Of Hope
An impressionable youngster is thrust into a dangerous and adult world when he is initiated into a gang made up of older locals.
Red Room
Red Room
A relationship between three friends is fractured after a reality-destroying moment of possession.
Too Rough
Too Rough
What can happen when the families we’re born into and the families we make for ourselves collide.
The Bayview
The Bayview
A glimpse into the world of a family who have turned the previously derelict hotel into a place of respite for international fishermen when they come to land.
Idrish
Idrish
Found footage and archival sound come together as an urgent and potent piece of anti-deportation activism.
Go Home
Go Home
When a young Palestinian woman tries to claim asylum in the UK, she faces the indifference of British bureaucracy.
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.
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