10:30 – 12:15 – Song of the Sea | 90 mins | Moore | 2015 (U)
Ben, and his little sister Saoirse, the last seal-child, embark on fantastic journey across a fading world of ancient legend and magic to their home by the sea.
12.45 – 13.00 -NORRIE TAGO MACIVER (SKIPINNISH) * Live Acoustic Performance
13.15 – 14.15 – Cinemor 77 – Kid’s Shorts (U)
Our Oceans | Aindri Chakraborty | 2014 |2 mins – this beautiful animation focuses on the importance of protecting the ocean.
The Ballad of Island Holland House |Lynn Tomlinson | 2015 | 4 mins – a short animation telling the story of the last house on a sinking island in the Chesapeake Bay. Told from the house’s point of view, this is a soulful and haunting take on the impact of sea-level rise.
Tam O’Shanter | Raymond Rigby | 2015 | 3mins – Glasgow based fimmaker & designer Raymond Rigby’s imaginative interpretation of the classic burns poem
The World’s First Bicycle | Conrad Molleson | UK | 5mins – a short animation about the creation of the Worlds First bicycle and it’s eventful journey in 1842, via a Gorbals jail, whilst being ridden by it’s inventor, Kirkpatrick Macmillan.
My Strange Grandfather | Dina Velikovskaya | 2011 | 9mins – a creative person can seem strange, funny and a little bit crazy but sometimes they create miracles.
Domestic Appliances |Lewis Firth Bolton | UK | 3mins – A short film about people with unusual living arrangements.
Sausage | Robert Grieve | 2014 | 6 mins – two artisan stallholder’s idyllic world is invaded by a devious fast-food vendor bertanimation.com
Colonel Mustard – Freedom of the Children |Martin Windebank | 2017
15.15 – 16.15 – A’ comharrachadh 10 bliadhna de Fharpais nam Filmichean Gàidhlig/ A celebration of 10 years of The Gaelic Short Film Competition (PG)
A celebration of 10 years of The Gaelic Short Film Competition – some of the very best entries to the FilmG Open Category over the years. A selection of films, from tearjerkers to feel-good music videos, made by industry professionals, students and community groups. Full details here
A’ comharrachadh 10 bliadhna de Fharpais nam Filmichean Gàidhlig – sùil air cuid de na filmichean as Fheàrr a fhuair sinn ann an Roinn nan Inbheach thar nam bliadhnaichean.
16.15 – 17. 45 – SDI Shorts (PG)
Established in 2004 SDI have produced over a 100 films, screening in 60 countries worldwide, garnering international recognition as being at the cutting edge of the documentary sector. This programme features work from their flagship training Bridging the Gap.
18:45 – 20.15 – Big Gold Dream | 94 mins | Grant McPhee| Scotland | 2015 (PG)
The history of Scottish music from 1977 to 1985. In the late 1970s, from a tenement flat in Edinburgh, Bob Last and Hilary Morrison operated their record label Fast Product. A predecessor to Rough Trade and Factory Records, Fast Product quickly became the hub for a group of ground-breakingly talented musicians. This documentary is the previously untold story of a post-punk/indie music scene that reverberated from Edinburgh, throughout the UK and beyond.
20.15 – 20.30 – SOPHIE RODGERS * Live Acoustic Performance
21.00 – 23.00 – Glasgow Short Film Festival presents Higher States (18)– Drawn from GSFF’s 2016 international and Scottish competitions, we present a selection of blissed out, unsettling or just plain weird films exploring imaginary worlds and elevated consciousness.
Stems Ainslie Henderson | Scotland | 2015 | 2 min – A eulogy to the short life span of stop motion animation puppets.
Last Door South | Sacha Feiner | Belgium | 2015 | 14 min – A young two-headed boy begins to question the world outside the mansion he inhabits with his two-headed mother.
A Place I’ve Never Been | Adrian Flury | Switzerland | 2014 | 5 min – Sourcing multiple tourist images of the same place, this film discovers hidden forms and patterns, giving new meaning to the prevailing redundancy of these pictures.
Autumn Nicolaas Schmidt | Germany | 2015 | 10 min – A film about approaching ends – last years, weeks, seconds. A romantic conceptualism-love-porn-tragedy.
Caustic Gulp | Bryan M Ferguson | Scotland | 2015 | 13 min – When a mysterious chemical reacts with the chlorine of a hotel swimming pool, a young resident starts recruiting followers to her strange cult.
Manoman | Simon Cartwright | UK | 2015 | 11 min – When Glen attends primal scream classes, he releases something from deep within that knows no limits.