In a small Scottish town in 1974, factory workers refuse to carry out repairs on warplane engines in an act of solidarity against the violent military coup in Chile. Four years pass before the engines, left to rust in factory yard, mysteriously disappear in the middle of the night.
Screening in Shorts Program: After Words |Read MoreDocumentary
Liusaidh is a sharp-witted, foul-mouthed, heavy-drinking twenty-something who is still reeling from a recent loss. Written by, directed by, and starring Karen Gillan, this surreal coming-of-age tale is a love letter to her hometown in the Scottish Highlands. |Read MoreDrama, LGBT, First Time Filmmaker, Female Screenwriter(s)
Ballet shoes are worn by delicate girls, but they're crafted by burly men whose hands tell another story in The Perfect Fit.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Long Story Short program. |Read MoreDocumentary
Emojis are a worldwide phenomenon, with some arguing that these smiling poops and heart-eyed faces are on the verge of actually becoming their own language. But where do they come from? Who, if anyone, is in charge of this new global digital language? |Read MoreComedy, Documentary, Technology
As her childhood turns into motherhood, teenage troublemaker Gemma comes of age in her fading Scottish steel town. But in a place where “you either get knocked up or locked up,” innocent games can easily turn into serious crime. |Read MoreDocumentary
In this poetic documentary, stories, songs and memories from across Scotland are woven together with the richly evocative landscape of the Machars peninsula in the southwest corner of the country. Contributions from well-known Scottish voices Norman Maclean, Sheila Stewart and Margaret Bennett provide access to a rich but dying world in this first film in a series seeking to engage a new generation in the strangeness, mysticism, poeticism and absurdist humor of Scottish folklore. |Read MoreDocumentary, Music