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15th - 17th November 2019, Edinburgh
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Short Film – OUR HOUSE

This short film strand looks into themes of love, conflict and comedy in relation to the family.

Programme Strands: YOUNG VOICES
Film Screening Saturday 17th November 2018, 19:30 to 21:00

There will be a Q&A with the film makers at this screening

Waiting for Aliens – 11mins

A family of four find themselves in an abandoned swimming pool waiting to welcome aliens to the planet. Waiting for Aliens is a coming of age story about the difficulties of family dynamics, belief, and understanding different kinds of love.

Created by participants of Gmac Film BFI Film Academy

Jack & Jill – 11mins

Jack comes out to his dad as transgender.

Writer, Director, Sound & Cinematoghraphy by Eve Allan, Music by Jim Tennant, Sound: Chloe Pottinger

Cast: Jack – Ash Allan  Dad – Irvine Allan

Estate – 10 mins

When fourteen year old, Sean, witnesses a stabbing by the drug gang he belongs to, he is quickly labelled a “snitch” when the police investigation begins. Sean soon begins to see the true colours of the people he once looked up to.

Writer, Director, Producer: Daniel Greig, Producer:  Chloë Johnson, DOP: Alex Cormack, Sound Designer: Matthew Lennox, Robbie Drever, Adam McGuire

Hindsight – 11 mins

Tony, an ex-convict and addict, desperate for a new relationship with his daughter and former partner, must overcome his past temptations and prove that he’s finally changed his ways.

Writer: Dora Cowper, Director: Oisín-Tomás ó Raghallaigh, Producer: Natalie Hall, Titus Indrapally, Cinematography: Dylan-Starr Adams, Tallulah Self, Sound: Liam Pym, Sophie Cooksley

Ululation – 12 mins

A filmmaker from Scotland tries to understand what it means to be between two cultures by spending time with the women in her Algerian family.

Director: Carina Haouchine, Producer: Lindsay Goodall, Cinematography: Tessa Galli-Heckmann, Sound: Louise Nesbitt

A Triffling Matter – 4.5 mins

When Hannah and her boyfriend, Tom, meet with Tom’s confectionary-affectionate Family, Tom fears telling them his Christmas day plans. He avoids the subject leading to a false bombshell that has a messy result. 

Created by the participants of the 2017/18 Gmac BFI Film Academy.


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