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For Shorts and Giggles

23-25 March

We've never pretended that our regular comedy programme offers anything remotely resembling curatorial balance or cohesion. This year's selection is another random grab-bag of assorted funnies, ranging from deadpan humour to surrealism to mild filth. Learn how a high octane spy thriller is made on the cheap, join the Grim Reaper on her first holiday in centuries or lie back, breathe in that sea air and sigh. A bench becomes a bureaucratic battleground, a mysterious bleep keeps a couple up at night and a sociable fellow becomes obsessed with a buried diamond. Prams are snatched, creatures are eaten and rules are broken.

After the Thursday screening, join us in the Civic House canteen for the traditional and now surely well-past-its-sell-by-date round of Ringo Music Bingo, the comedy music game you never asked for, but we keep serving it up.

All films captioned for d/Deaf viewers.


Fatigue expressed in an endless sea of content.

Ginny Reaper

The tale of Ginny, a grim reaper who embarks on her first holiday in one hundred years only to be haunted by the ghosts of her past.

Pram Snatcher

About to become new parents, two criminals head to a remote service station off the A90 for one last job.


A couple's relationship is pushed to the brink as they investigate a strange noise that's woken them in the night.

Le Saboteur

An ex-saboteur gets back in the game and every trick will be exposed! A film about the joint adventure of indie filmmaking - with all the special effects.​​


"The rules of the game were understood."

The Diamond

A story about a small man looking for something shiny with the help of someone tiny.


Small shimmering animals are in heat. A two-legged forest dweller and his companions discover the lustful group and soon a feast begins.

  • Recommended age 12+
  • Duration 1h45m
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