12pm -– Moon Man | 96 mins |Stephan Schesch| 2013 | France
The man on the moon is bored. One day, he hitches a ride to Earth on the tails of a passing comet — an “attack from outer space”that sets the alarm bells ringing in the President’s headquarters — and starts to explore the fantastical creatures and sights of a new planet. But all is not well — the Moon Man’s absence from his post means that all the world’s children are unable to sleep. Before the President can capture him, they must join forces to return him to his rightful place in the sky.
2pm – National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive presents Fun Films Fae Scotland (U) Join us for a unique sneak peak at films from the archive for all the family and discover the quirky side of your film heritage including a selection of from the local area.
5pm – 10 years of Film G (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.
7pm – Monterey Pop Festival | D A Pennebaker | 1969 |USA (PG)
On a beautiful June weekend in 1967, at the beginning of the Summer of Love, the first Monterey International Pop Festival roared forward, capturing a decade’s spirit and ushering in a new era of rock and roll. Monterey featured career-making performances by Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Otis Redding, but they were just a few among a wildly diverse cast that included Simon and Garfunkel, the Mamas and the Papas, the Who, the Byrds, Hugh Masekela, and the extraordinary Ravi Shankar. With his characteristic verite style, D. A. Pennebaker captured it all, immortalizing moments that have become legend.
11pm – Cinemor 77 Music & Drama Shorts
The Getaway | 27mins | Robin Haig | Netherlands – Every summer for the last 33 years, a group of Dutch friends have been escaping their regular routine to make music for a week in France. The Getaway is a story about freedom, ideals, brotherhood, but also about aging and being forced to take a look at where you are in life.
Mustard for Seoul | 10mins |Martin Windebank |2017 – It’s July 2016, a group of Scottish musical ambassadors fly to Seoul, equipped with Glasgow patter, disco clad yellow clothes and an array of music equipment, to play the Zandari Festival and start a party.
At the Door of Sky Tent |18mins | Matt Hulse | 2017 (World Premiere) – Part road movie, part safari, artist filmmaker Matt Hulse takes you on a dream-like journey to the far west of Outer Mongolia. A remarkable score by The Kugyershin Family propels this eye-opening adventure into remote areas of great beauty, populated by wrestlers, eagle hunters, Buddhist monks and nomadic families. This striking, visceral film contains intimate scenes of lamb slaughter during Eid festival that some may find upsetting