Glasgow Short Film Festival highlights 2011
Miranda Pennell Retrospective, Lonesome Road and Wounded Knee live
GSFF Opening Night Party with LuckyMe
The Glasgow arts collective LuckyMe has a reputation for throwing great festival parties. It will helm GSFF’s opening-night shindig, with live performances and DJ sets from American Men, The Blessings, Éclair Fifi and a special mystery guest.
CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, 352 4900, Fri 18 Feb, 10.30pm.
Competition 2: Lonesome Road
Travel is the theme in this programme of shorts, which includes the films Canopy Crossings (enjoying its world premiere), MRDRCHAIN (UK premiere), Madagascar, A Journey Diary, Shadows of Silence and the BAFTA-nominated LIN (these last three are Scottish premieres).
CCA, Fri 18 Feb, 5pm & Sat 19 Feb, 9pm.
Story Design in the Short Fiction Film
Filmmaker, screenwriting professor and film journal editor Richard Raskin delivers a lively presentation on script and story development in short films, with aid from a few judiciously chosen examples. Promises to be enlightening and entertaining in equal measure.
CCA, Sat 19 Feb, 11am.
Miranda Pennell Retrospective
With a background in contemporary dance, London-based filmmaker Pennell brings a keen eye for performance and choreography to her work. Among the films to be screened at this event – which Pennell will be attending – is her latest work, Why Colonel Bunny Was Killed.
CCA, Fri 18 Feb, 7.30pm.
GSFF Award Ceremony with Wounded Knee
At this special closing event jury and audience award prize winners will be announced, the winning films will be screened and folk-electronica wunderkind Wounded Knee will deliver a special performance featuring archive film soundtracking along a ‘Bonnie Shoals’ theme.
CCA, Sun 20 Feb, 9.15pm.