12noon – Family Friendly Shorts
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
3pm- One Potato Two Potato | 32mins | Leslie Daiken |UK | 1957 with re-imagined live soundtrack by Georgie McGeown (Velma, Sound of Yell & ILK)
A black and white experimental documentary which follows the outdoor play of city children in London in the 1950s performed with a re-imagined live soundtrack by Georgie McGeown (Velma, ILK, Sound of Yell).
Georgie blends song, flutes, and light percussion improvised to create an atmospheric sound world. The music is partly inspired by the film and partly from the extensive time Georgie has spent playing music with children for nearly a decade.
4pm – SDI Shorts
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.
6pm : We the Uncivilised – A Life Story & Post Zombie Apocalypse (u)
Post Zombie Apocalypse | Siyao Li | Scotland | 5 mins – Once upon a time there was a beautiful peaceful town. Until trash started to cover that beautiful land….
We the Uncivilised – A Life Story | Pete Sequoia & Lily Rose Sequoia |UK | 101mins
Disillusioned by a story of consumption and alienation, a couple are called to action. They make an intimate and life-changing quest around the UK to discover a culture of connection and belonging. Featuring conversations with Polly Higgins, Bruce Parry and Patrick Whitefield. A tale of both deep grief and inspired hope.
9pm – 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.
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
Something to Remember me by |13mins | Kris Cummins | Scotland | 2017 | – After a lonely man finds a locket by the pier, he soon begins to suspect something horrible wants it back..
La Ultima Cena |15mins | Dani Tinez & Saul DeMortitz | Spain | 2013 – Hipolito is an unemployed who lives with his mom, Soledad. They live on her pension since Hipolito was fired because of the current crisis, although she doesn’t know about it. Despite his desperately search for a job, he can’t find anything for someone of his age. One day, a letter comes in from the bank urging the delayed payment of the mortgage. From that moment, Hipolito will face a something that will change his life
Paradis | 17mins |Neilson Black | UK | 2016 | – A French writer living in London suffers from sex addiction. To cure his illness he becomes a born again Christian and along his road to recovery save the relationship with his agent.