6th October | 1 pm | Film City Glasgow | TICKETS
A selection of films competing for Best Short
Are you listening, mother? by Tuna Kaptan | Germany / Turkey | 2019 | A Turkish Village. A Kurdish woman is sentenced to six years house arrest. Her older son unwillingly becomes her prison guard. Torn between two authorities, his mother and the police, he is forced to confront his own boundaries.
Things that happen in the bathroom by Edward Hancox | US | 2018 | In the intimate sanctuary of the bathroom, a lonely young queer yearns for love, and learns how to survive heartbreak.
The Rat by Faisal AlAmer | Saudi Arabia | 2019 | Fahad spends the last day of his life with the fear of his father looming over his head. The fear that grew up with him in the form of an old man closely resembling his late father, shadowing his every moment.
The tattooed heart by Sheldon Wong Schwartz | US | 2019 | A creative writing instructor (Jennifer Morrison, “Once Upon a Time”) at a juvenile detention center finds common ground with a troubled student (Madison Wolfe, “I Kill Giants”) yet quickly finds herself in great danger when she decides to help her.
We can do it by Emil Benjamin | US | 2018 | At her first day on the job, it isn’t long before Reauchean realizes that there’s something awry at the core of Millennium Steel.
Check in by Konstantinos Stragalinos | Greece | 2018 | Harris Mavros, 16 years old, is addicted to social media and digital media of communication.
A project for modern social isolation in an urban horror environment.
Thebes Crossing by Frank Seliada | UK | 2019 | Mansour, an Afghan interpreter for the coalition, leaves Kabul in search of his lover, an elite British soldier. In London Mansour finds the life and relationship he imagined were based on a lie. Disillusioned with the West, Mansour decides to return to Aghanistan.
Total Runtime: 100 mins