12:45 – 13:00 – MARIANNE FRASER *Live Acoustic Performance
13.15 – 14.15 – Glasgow Short Film Festival – Kids Shorts
14.45 – 15.00 – HAVE MERCY LAS VEGAS *Live Acoustic Performance
15.15 – 16.15 University of the West of Scotland – Filmmaking Showcase
From rapping boxers to murderous spouses, come see a sizzling showcase of short documentaries and dramas created by talented 2nd and 3rd year BA Filmmaking & Screenwriting students at UWS Creative Media Academy.
Firaq|Kalliopi Zifou – A Syrian couple during their final moments together as they cannot both afford to seek for refuge. facebook.com/firaqshort
Directions | Sharon Rennie – A married couple go for a pleasant drive in the countryside in an attempt to rekindle their relationship but they get lost on the way and an argument ensues.
Break| Lewis Paterson – A young homeless man looking for some shelter in a pool hall is coerced into playing pool with a man he has just stolen from.
Poet with Punch| Zdenek Ruzicka – Poet With Punch is a short documentary starring Matt Windle, poet by day and boxer by night. Accompanied with a breathtaking poem by Matt himself, we are invited into a personal journey of an artist and a fighter told in an unyielding momentum.
Kendoka | Jack Jeffrey – A short documentary about the life-changing power of Kendo.
16.15 – 18. 15 – Dummy Jim & North Coast 500 (PG)
North Coast 500 | 20mins | 2016 – 7 women set out to break the record on the North Coast 500 route in a non- stop team time trial. 518 miles in 36 hours.
Dummy Jim | 90mins | Matt Hulse | 2012 – Dummy Jim weaves fiction, documentary, animation and archive to explore the eccentric adventures of profoundly deaf Scots long-distance cyclist James Duthie.
18.15 – 18.30 DEAN OWENS *Live Acoustic Performance
19:00 – 20:00 – Cinemor77 Documentary short shorts
The Frying Game | Martin Lennon | Scotland |10 mins – The Frying Game takes a light hearted look at one of the symbols of modern Scotland, the Deep Fried Mars Bar. Allegedly it can give you an instant heart attack if you eat one, however where does this humble and quirky snack have its origins?
The Repairman | Bashrat Khan | Scotland | 6 mins – Bill Bailey runs one of the last remaining repair shops in the East End of Glasgow. Filmed over one day in his shop, Bill is a natural story teller who dreams of being in Taggart. This is the story of a community, the referendum and the disappearing art of repairing
Oor Wally |Martin Lennon | Scotland | 12 mins – Oor Wally (The Warrior) is a lighthearted documentary that follows Scotland’s most unique mascot Wally the Warrior across an eventful football season. Wally also happens to be Eleanor, a mother of eight and and granny of seven.
Dear Peter | Scott Willis | Scotland | 25 mins – After discovering a large collection of handwritten postcards in a secondhand shop, filmmaker Scott Willis begins a journey to track down their owner. But with the collection spanning over seventy years, a reunion seems unlikely. Who was Peter? How did his life end? And what happens to us when our time is up?
Eathie| Mike Webster | Scotland | 9 mins
Short documentary about adventure and wildlife photographer James Roddie and his descent of the obscure Eathie Gorge on the Black Isle in Scotland. This is potentially the first time this had been done, though information is hard to find.
20.15 – 20.30 THE SEA ATLAS *Live Acoustic Performance
21.00 – 22.45 – Where You’re Meant to Be | 76 min | Paul Fegan |Scotland | 2016
Cult-pop raconteur Aidan Moffat sets out to explore Scotland’s past by rewriting and touring its oldest songs. But he doesn’t count on running into 79-year-old force of nature Sheila Stewart – a travelling balladeer who upturns Moffat’s folk assumptions. He believes the old songs are ripe for updating. She does not.