3pm – Glasgow Short Film Festival – Family Friendly Shorts (U)
Hairy MooMoo – Hadi Tabasi, Rasoul Zarrin | Iran | 2015 | 5 min
A Stone Age caveman has a bad hair day.
Alike – Rafa Cano Méndez, Daniel Martínez Lara | Spain | 2015 | 8 min
In a busy world, a father tries to teach his son the right way. But… what is the correct path?
How Shammies Tidied Up – Edmunds Jansons | Latvia | 2015 | 6 min
The Shammies’ house is so messy it isn’t possible to find anything. Mr. Cat suggests a spring-clean. The frying-pan lives in the kitchen, the toothbrushes in the bathroom, but where does The Winter live?
I Am Not A Mouse – Evgenia Golubeva | UK | 2015 | 3 min
Every time Lucy is called ‘Mouse’ by her Mum, she turns into a real mouse! What is Lucy going to do?
The Marathon Diary -Hanne Berkaak | Norway | 2015 | 8 min
A girl called Always Last embarks on an adventurous marathon through the ice cold and mythic landscapes of Lapland. But she soon discovers that the run is not going be a straight line between start and finish.
Zoo Story – Veronika Zacharová | Czech Republic | 2015 | 4 min
A curious girl is at the zoo with her mum. What plan will she devise when she meets a lonely gorilla and mum is busy with business calls?
Perched – Liam Harris | UK | 2016 |11 min
Hamish Fint, a crotchety old man used to a life of seclusion inside his precariously balanced submarine, struggles to maintain equilibrium when an unwelcome visiting seagull rocks his world.
The Girl Who Spoke Cat – Dotty Kultys | UK, Poland | 2014 | 6 min
In a dull, organised world a curious girl longs for some colour and joy – against the wishes of her rule-obeying mother.
6pm – Scottish Documentary Institute Shorts (PG) – A programme of creative documentary shorts sourced from SDI’s flagship training programme Bridging the Gap including:
Mining Poems or Odes – Robert, an ex-shipyard welder from Govan in Scotland, reflects on how his life experiences have influenced his writing.
Tripoli Stories – After the revolution, long suppressed feelings are appearing on the walls of Tripoli.
Mr and Mrs Panda – “Sweetie & Sunshine”, two pandas gifted to Edinburgh Zoo take up residence. Will love bloom between them?
7pm – 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.
9pm : 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.
11pm – Glasgow Short Film Festival presents Imagined Worlds (15)
Drawn from GSFF’s 2017 international and Scottish competitions, we present a selection of films exploring dreamscapes, no man’s lands and alternate realities. Fake news! Sad.
489 Years | Hayoun Kwon | France | 2016 | 11 min
Thanks to the testimony of Kim, a former soldier in South Korea, we gain access to the DMZ. He speaks of a place where people are forbidden, a place entirely reclaimed by nature.
Record/Record | Robert Duncan | UK | 2016 | 5 min
A photographer focuses on the real and perceived in a film about the intersection of record, memory and reality.
Green Screen Gringo | Douwe Dijkstra | Netherlands, Brazil | 2016 | 16 min
Behind a green screen, a foreigner finds his way in an enchanting – and yet turbulent – Brazil. Where the streets are a stage for politics, art and affection, a gringo can only watch. The result is a mixtape-portrait on modern day Brazil seen through the eyes of the visitor. Winner of the Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film at GSFF17.
Kaiju Bunraku | Jillian Mayer, Lucas Leyva | USA | 2017 | 14 min
Here’s a day in the life of a husband and wife living in a world of giant monsters.