Film news to keep you amused
The Zero Tolerance Charitable Trust are calling on young people across Scotland to raise awareness of the hidden problem of dating abuse by making short films that explore the issue. The winning films will be shown at Filmhouse, Edinburgh on Mon 5 Mar to mark the start of International Women’s Week. Anyone under the age of 26 is eligible to enter. For details about entering the Short Film Competition please contact Libi on 0131 221 9505 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Zero Tolerance website www.zerotolerance.org.uk.
Glasgow’s The Magic Lantern returns by popular demand with a selection of animated short films from Scotland and beyond. This month’s programme explores a diverse range of innovative animation, from children’s tales to subversive experimental film. The screening starts at 7.30pm on Wed 6 Dec, featuring films by animators and artists Mandy McIntosh, Chris Shepherd and David Shrigley. Tickets cost £3 (£1.50) from the CCA box office. www.themagiclantern.org