Programme

Short Film Programmes

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18 August

Bill Douglas Award 1: Sanctuary

All communities need somewhere they can present their true selves

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19 August

Bill Douglas Award 2: Impressions

Struggling to find a way to leave a meaningful mark

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19 August

Bill Douglas Award 3: In Retrospect

A programme that explores how difficult we find it to learn from history

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20 August

Bill Douglas Award 4: Power Up

A consideration of ways in which power is exerted over us

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20 August

Bill Douglas Award 5: Top Heavy

​When we all live on top of one another, something's got to give

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21 August

Bill Douglas Award 6: After We Left

How do you reconcile traumatic memories with the new life you build elsewhere?

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20 August

Black Spatial Imaginaries

How are Black people excluded/included within spaces?

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17 August

EFA Shorts: Release

A Ukrainian weightlifter, a Palestinian labourer and an actress balancing work and parenthood.

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22 August

Family Shorts

Daft, silly, sad, spooky and uplifting animation from around the world

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18 August

For Shorts & Giggles

Our comedy shorts programme is pure filth

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22 August

Girl in the Picture: The Youth Films of Nobuhiko Ôbayashi

A fascination with youth, family and ripping convention to shreds

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17 August

Opening Screening

Expect tears, laughter and maybe a little dancing in this opening screening.

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21 August

Scared Shortless

The most demonic showcase of short sharp shocks around

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18 August

Scottish Competition 1: All Stripped Away

A programme about the surface, and what might be found underneath

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19 August

Scottish Competition 2: I'll Take Care of You

Who we look up to, how we care for each other, and the ways this shapes us

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