Shorts Programme - Sat 3 Dec

A Short Guide to Re-entry

Anwar Boulifa | UK | 2015 | 16 min

Khalid is released from Prison. He's told he needs a job and a place in the community, but fitting in isn't always that easy.

Winner of both the GSFF16 Bill Douglas Award for International Short Film and the GSFF16 International Audience Award

The Assumption

Daniele Greco, Mauro Maugeri | Italy | 2015 | 12 min

Randazzo, a medieval hamlet on the foothills of Mount Etna. Twenty five children, dressed as angels and saints, are lifted onto an eighteen metre high wooden post. For hundreds of years, the whole community has paraded them annually on 15th August, the Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.

No Place Like Home

Cat Bruce | UK | 2015 | 13 min

Sona enjoys a life of simple self-sufficiency in her remote countryside home. But now her neighbours are being forced from their homes and massive, industrial constructions are advancing across the horizon. With eviction looming, Sona stubbornly resists the forces threatening to destroy her world.

The Mad Half Hour

Leonardo Brzezicki | Denmark, Argentina | 2015 | 20 min

The mad half hour refers to a condition usually experienced by indoor housecats once a day. They expend energy in one concentrated burst of thirty minutes, with no apparent reason.

Awarded a Special Mention at GSFF16


Sanna Liljander | Finland | 2014 | 7 min

Everyday life. Oh joy?

The Northleach Horror

David Cairns | UK | 2016 | 15 min

In the explosive midst of WWII, linguist Enzo McWheatie is called to the aid of his eccentric friend Whitsuntide, a maverick scientist. Can his latest escapade further the war effort?