Southside Film Festival 2012

A diverse selection of short films showing in themed programmes across southside venues.

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The Three Wishes The Three Wishes
The Three Wishes and Taris
An Artificial Light (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Tim Courtney; Stars: Pamela Donald, Davy King, Adam Morrice, Matthew Duncan)
The story of a troubled romance.
Backfire (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Charlotte Dolman; Writer: Charlotte Dolman; Stars: Neil Donald, Laura Morrison, Chris Mullan, Paul Anderson, Roisin Connell)
Agreeing to do a favour leads to trouble.
Binn Bunny Goes Green (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Charlotte Dolman; Writer: Charlotte Dolman)
The inhabitants of Wayward Wood work hard in an effort to win the Wood Of The Year competition.
Butterfly (Country: UK; Year: 2007; Director: Yulia Mahr)
A girl talks about her Albinism.
Cutting Loose (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Finlay Pretsell, Adrian McDowall)
Prisoners move toward rehabilitation and struggle with their hopes and dreams in the run up to the annual Scottish Prison Service hairdressing competition.
Granny Mac's Meringues Granny Mac's Meringues
Granny Mac's Meringues and Butterfly
Disability Swimming (Year: 2011; Director: Sam Cook)
A short documentary about the experiences of a volunteer helping out at a local swimming pool.
Doodle Disaster (Country: UK; Year: 2007)
Things quickly get out of hand for three kids after a picture provides a portal to another world.
Easier As A Spaceman (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Jack Morning-Newton; Stars: Coren Childe, Magnus Finlayson, Fiona Johnston), Trailer
Two schoolfriends faced with having to part go to the woods for one last adventure.
Fur And Loathing (Year: 2011)
An inside look at life as a team mascot.
Granny Mac's Meringues (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Various; Stars: Brett Barrie, Codie Baxter, Matti Bond, Freya Buckridge, Rhiannon Cartmel, Alex Collen, Angus Davies, Curtis Duffy, Yasmin Ferguson, Robbie Francis, Callum Gilray, Mackenzie Graham, Kate Hoy, Lennon Jones, Venus Lawson, Sophie Lewis, Luke Mahady, Connor McFarlane, Yanna McNeilly, Morgan Millar, Eva Milne, Jaymi Neilson, Josh Newlands, Reece Pennycad, Jayson Selkirk, Ellie Thomson, Rhianna Thomson, Mia Wilson, Kari Young)
An animated comedy short about the Queen taking a trip to a northern island to buy a new hat for the 2011 Royal Wedding.
Lights Out Lights Out
Lights Out and River Child
Greek Thomson (Country: UK; Year: 1967; Director: Frederick Selby; Stars: Alexander Greek Thomson)
A documentary about the life and achievements of the architect Alexander Greek Thomson
Inside Out (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Various)
Sophie feels different on the inside from the way she looks on the outside, but trying to be herself proves socially challenging.
The Land Between Tick And Tock (Year: 2010; Director: Kate Burton; Stars: Nick Padalino)
A trip through one man's museum of fluorescent objects.
Lights Out (Country: UK; Year: 2007; Director: Various; Stars: Connor Brown, Callan Hanton, Tim Hull, Haydn Davies, Dominique Cameron, Charlie Cameron, Steven Sked, Liam Drury, Douglas Sinclair, Tony Hull)
A short animated film about a group of seals who decide to do something about the lighthouse that is keeping them awake at night.
Modern Love (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Various; Stars: Hannah Yelland)
When a well intentioned friend arranges a blind date for him on Valentine's Day, a closeted gay teenager struggles to cope.
Cutting Loose Cutting Loose
Cutting Loose and Nightmares From Hell
Nightmares From Hell (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Various; Stars: Youssef Abu Helewa, Philip Aitken, Joanne Boyle, Hannah Cameron, Alex Dinwoodle, Jem Grant, Joe Hathway, Millie Cook, Sophie Kerr, Joseph Mayer, Dan Quale, James Rainey, Sam Reid, Charlotte Roulston, Calvin Singh)
An animated exploration of nightmares and the different things that children are afraid of.
Our Journey (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Various)
Schoolchildren from different countries talk about their experience as migrants and how they feel about their new home in Scotland.
Our Public Parks (Country: UK; Year: 1949; Director: Glasgow Civics)
A documentary celebrating Glasgow's public parks.
Paperboy (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Various)
A paperboy beset by difficulties in completing his route turns to a gadget-building friend for assistance.
Pentecost (Year: 2010; Director: Peter Macdonald; Writer: Peter McDonald; Stars: Scott Graham, Andrew Bennet, Michael McElhatton, Don Wycherley, Eamon Hunt, Des Nealon), Official Site
When altar boy Damian receives a priestly pep talk he has a decision to make in Pentecost.
Easier As A Spaceman Easier As A Spaceman
Easier As A Spaceman and Disability Swimming
River Child (Country: Scotland; Year: 2007; Director: Damian Wood; Writer: Lin Anderson; Stars: Gemma Houston, Sinead Carroll, Darren Russell, Jamie O'Boyle, Kirsten Murray, Lee Scott), Official Site
Awakening sexuality versus heroism.
Rock Up (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Various; Stars: Dylan Stevens, Callum Dickson, Timothy Betts, Rob Millar, Euan Russell)
The adventures of Arthur's Seat and of a group of kids who climb it. And a fox. And some lions. In animation.
Stadia (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Various)
Kids aged eight to ten used cardboard models to explore the subject of Olympic stadia.
Strings Attached (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Lensheads)
Johnny tries to get everything right for his wife's birthday.
The Tannery (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Iain Gardner; Writer: Iain Gardner), Official Site
A fox has a life after death experience.
Tumult Tumult
Tumult and Doodle Disaster
Taris (Taris, Roi De L'Eau) (Country: France; Year: 1931; Director: Jean Vigo; Writer: Jean Vigo; Stars: Jean Taris)
An experimental short film about Thirties French swimming champion Jean Taris.
The Taxidermist (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Charlotte Carden; Writer: Charlotte Carden)
A young taxidermist who loves his dad must make a difficult decision.
Three Blind Mice (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Skamm Edinburgh; Writer: Skamm Edinburgh)
Leaving a friend to die has dire consequences for three young celebrities.
The Three Wishes (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Migy; Stars: Alex Wilkinson, Emma Douglas, Dylan Leslie, Grace Banks)
When a woodsman helps a lost fairy get home, she grants him three wishes, but things don't turn out as he hoped.
Tumult (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Johnny Barrington; Writer: Johnny Barrington; Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson)
The chief of a band of battle-weary Norse warriors is about to hand over power to his son when they are confronted by something entirely unexpected.
The Tannery The Tannery
The Tannery and Rock Up
Waste: Art (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Andy Dow; Stars: Brian, Ferguson, Peter, Scott, Erica O’Neill, Sara Harrison)
An experimental comedy short about a new art form.
Whether The Weather (Year: 2011; Director: Lorna Simpson)
A response to the work of Philip Glass and Regio's collaboration on the Qatsi trilogy.
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