New Scottish shorts at Queens Park Arena!

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We are thrilled to announce that we are working with Inhouse Events CIC on this summer’s open air cinema season in Queens Park Arena throughout July.

We have paired recent Scottish short films with ten classic features such as A Nightmare on Elm StreetDirty DancingGoodfellas and Braveheart. Several of the films were completed during COVID-19 lockdown, and as a result have mostly screened at online festivals – so we’re particularly excited to have the opportunity to bring them to an in person audience here in Glasgow.

Tickets for all events are free of charge and available to book at the Queens Park Arena website. Doors open at 6pm, with each short film screening at 6.45pm.

Tuesday 4 July, screening with Scarface:

Floored | Fin Bain | 2022 | 15 min
Before the classic story of gangland kingpin Tony Montana, a very different tale from the underworld. A reformed gang member strikes an unusual bond with a raver in the medical tent at a techno festival, in this Audience Award winner from GSFF 2023.


Wed 5 July, screening with A Nightmare on Elm Street:

Four ultra-short horrors from the freaky mind of Bryan M Ferguson
Blockhead | 2017 | 6 min
Toxic Haircut | 2018 | 1 min 30
Earworm | 2022 | 1 min 30
Satanic Panic ’87 | 2019 | 4 min
From an ice machine fetish to a cannibalistic barber, an aural analogue reimagining of Ringu and a Satanic aerobics instructor, you’ve never seen anything like the sadistic, twisted and very funny visions of Glasgow’s finest schlockmeister.


Thursday 6 July, screening with Big Trouble in Little China:

Bound | Joe Carter | 2020 | 13 min
Mild-mannered Martin finds himself questioning the path he is on after waking up handcuffed to the irrepressible Kelsey, whose own life is spiralling out of control.


Friday 7 July, screening with Dirty Dancing:

Candy | Sarah Grant | 2022 | 14 min
Plus-size burlesque enthusiast Mandy is practising for her first public performance, but only when her best friend needs her help does she find the confidence to unleash her full potential.


Mon 10 July, screening with Ghostbusters:

Neville is Dead | Louis Paxton | 2019 | 15 min
8 year old Magnus has a best friend called Neville. Neville is an out-of-shape middle-aged man who can’t die. The possibilities are endless.


Tues 11 July, screening with Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas:

The Möbius Trip | Simone Smith | 2023 | 17 min
Awarded a Special Mention by the jury at GSFF 2023, this is a disorientating road movie in which a dysfunctional family is pushed to the brink after their journey descends into a claustrophobic hallucinatory nightmare.


Wed 12 July, screening with 28 Days Later:

The Motorist Ciaran Lyons | 2019 | 10 min
A very static road movie – when a man refuses to get out of his car after running someone over, justice takes a very strange form.


Sun 16 July, screening with Goodfellas:

A James Price double-bill:
Boys Night | 2019 |17 min
Zopa – Diamonds into Dust | 2021 | 8 min
The Springburn Scorsese presents his semi-autobiographical tale of a father and son making their way home through the mean streets of North Glasgow, followed by a riff on Bonnie & Clyde set to the music of Michael Imperioli (Goodfellas, The Sopranos).


Wed 19 July, screening with Bram Stoker’s Dracula:

Ginny Reaper | Niamh McKeown | 2022 | 16m
Featuring Sex Education’s Tanya Reynolds as Ginny, a grim reaper who embarks on her first holiday in one hundred years only to be haunted by the ghosts of her past.


Thurs 20 July, screening with Braveheart:

Slingshot | Robin Haig | 2018 | 16m
In homage to forgotten warrior queens, Kath wants to join the village battle re-enactment but is thwarted by her annoying misogynist boss Gordon.