Scottish Short Documentary Award Screening

Scottish Short Documentary Award Screening


Reviewed by: Amber Wilkinson

Proving that Scotland can hold it's own when it comes to documentary making, is this eclectic selection of short films. From the intensely personal to the incredibly quirky, this is a strong field of contenders for the documentary award.


Christmas With Dad - Examination of one man and his large family
Irene - Personal portrait of a family dealing with Alzheimer's
Ma Bar - Astonishing examination of a seventysomething powerlifting champ.
Half Way Home - One girl talks about her autoimmune disease and the effect it has had on her life.
Karelian Cowgirls - Elderly ladies recall their role in Finland's Winter War.
Niddrie Bricks - Brothers watch their childhood home demolished and recall the shift in the community brought about by drugs.
Skeins - Examination of a knitting circle.

Reviewed on: 25 Jun 2008
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Collection of Scottish short documentaries.

Director: See individual reviews.

Year: 2008

Runtime: 40 minutes

Country: UK


EIFF 2008

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