These films screened at the fifteenth edition of the festival, 23-27 March 2022.

Short Films

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The Magentalman and The Gentlemint

​The Magentalman lives an ordinary life in his empty world, every day is the same. Life is boringly black and white, until there’s green. Mint green.

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The Martyr

Two Syrian brothers illegally cross a border to enter into a Western country.

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The Natural Death of a Mouse

When she was little, she wished that flowers would grow out of her footprints.

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The Nicky Nack

A man walking home from his local one night is tormented by a terrifying sound: The Nicky Nack.

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The Stone Age

The Stone Age responds to Shetland-based poet Jen Hadfield’s synthesis of human and non-human experience.

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The Tyranny of Petty Things

James Bushe's journey has been a turbulent one. Here we accompany James on a flight through personal and cultural memory.

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The Witches

In 1590 three fishwives devise a plan to save themselves from a witch hunt instigated by King James VI.

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There is a ghost of me

An attempt at mourning both personal and political futures that never arrived, organised around a broad interpretation of the trope of the ghost.

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There is exactly enough time

​​Oskar Salomonowitz, the twelve-year-old son of the filmmakers Anja Salomonowitz and Virgil Widrich, had already drawn 206 pictures for a flip book when he died.

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Too Rough

​After a night of intoxication, a hungover and hysterical Nick wakes up next to his boyfriend Charlie.

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Tracing Utopia

A group of teenagers discuss their ideas of a queer utopia.

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Troublemaker Tommy

The ​zoo is overcrowded with people and animals, but no-one dares enter the nearby forest, except a few quick witted children.

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