Glasgow Short Film Festival 2024

View other Glasgow Short Film Festival Films by strand: Beyond The Seventh Gate: Contemporary Moroccan artists’ moving image, Bill Douglas Award 1: Suspended Futures, Bill Douglas Award 2: Where we find ourselves, Bill Douglas Award 3: Between every imagined present, Bill Douglas Award 4: In your image its future is made, Bill Douglas Award 5: Because it became impossible to breathe, Bill Douglas Award 6: Mediated through the body, Bill Douglas Unseen Super 8, Cine Mujer 1: The personal is political, Cine Mujer 2: It’s not by choice, Festival Favourites 1, For Shorts & Giggles, Følkløric 1: Sticks and Stones, Følkløric 2: What a Shame She Went Mad, GMAC Animation, Jyoti Mistry: We Come In Peace, They Said, Scottish Competition 1: Fitting out, standing in, Scottish Competition 2: Tales we need, tales we are, Scottish Competition 3: Resist and reclaim, Towards Liberation 2: All wars are fought twice, Visible Cinema, Young Scottish Filmmaker Prize

Freedom Is A Word (Liberdade É Uma Palavra) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2019; Director: Stephanie Ricci)
Vespasiano is home to a penitentiary for pregnant women and mothers with young children. We see fragments of their daily lives: evangelical services, conversations, confessions, vanity, fear, punishment, memory and the constant struggle for the experience of motherhood.
Friends On The Outside (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Annabel Moodie)
An experimental short documentary that tells the story of Jamie, exploring how foraging for weeds and caring for birds has helped him recover from mental illness and the chronic stress of incarceration.
Ghostmarkets (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Jules Ramage)
Ten male prisoners set about creating a network of monetary production. This process reveals the prior existence of an invisible infrastructure based on the exchange of services, honour debts and the performance of masculinity, determining the structure of the prison hierarchy.
Huntsville Station (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Chris Filippone, Jamie Meltzer)
Freshly released inmates contemplate their new-found freedom as they wait at the bus station near the jail.
Hydebank (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Ross McClean)
Situated in South Belfast, Hydebank Wood houses 94 young male offenders. Ryan is currently serving a 10-year sentence and has formed an unlikely bond with a flock of sheep currently living inside the prison walls.
Tito (Country: Haiti; Year: 2023; Director: Kervens Jimenez)
Kervens ‘Tito’ Jimenez was imprisoned in his native Haiti at the age of 17 for a crime he did not commit and was never tried for. These images were captured via a camera he smuggled into the prison.
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