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  • The Man Who Stopped Going to Church (Shorts in Support 2018)

    John Murdo McAuley | 2017 |  5 min The story of a godly young man, disillusioned in the wake of a betrayal of trust. In the midst of his conflict, a stranger invites him on a journey to discover the truth for himself. Placing a traditional story in a modern setting, this Gaelic language short won three…

  • These Are My Hands (Shorts in Support 2018)

    Evi Tsiligaridou | 2018 |  8 min (Selected by Scottish Queer International Film Festival) These Are My Hands is a short documentary film-poem written and performed by the radical British playwright Jo Clifford. It is a deeply moving, personal account of transgender embodiment in a lifetime, speaking of wounds, challenges, victories and the journey towards self-empowerment. The…

  • Salt & Sauce (Shorts in Support 2018)

    Alia Ghafar | 2017 |  11 min Winner of the Scottish Short Film Award, sponsored by Blazing Griffin, at GSFF 2018. Stuck in a post-high-school limbo, Tammy works long days in the family chip shop while deciding what next to do with her life. She soon realises that she can’t keep avoiding her future.  Alia Ghafar is a…

  • Such Is Life (Shorts In Support)

    Stuart Elliott | 2017 | 13 min | Fiction | N/C 12+ Thomas and Sarah have arranged a hillwalking date after meeting on the Internet. But Thomas has a problem; he lied on his profile about climbing mountains for a hobby. And that’ll explain why he’s turned up dressed for a night out instead of…

  • Where We Are Now (Shorts In Support)

    Lucie Rachel | 2016 | 9 min | Documentary | N/C 12+ A personal insight into the changing relationship between daughter and trans-parent as they embark on the road to transition. Lucie Rachel is an award-winning filmmaker and artist, graduating from Fine Art at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in 2015. She works…

  • Life Cycles (Shorts In Support)

    Ross Hogg | 2016 | 4 min | Animation | N/C 15+ An observational exploration of routine, monotony, attention and distraction. Will we continue to let events pass us by uncontested, or will we decide to break the cycle? Ross Hogg is an award-winning animation filmmaker based in Edinburgh. Having graduated from Glasgow School of Art…