Shorts – Dreamlands

Short Films Programme 1: Dreamlands (15)
Saturday 14 May, 19:30
The Chalet

Strange worlds, eccentric characters and unexpected happenings await in this eclectic, international selection of films from Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011 being screened at The Chalet on Saturday 14 May at 19:30.

{still from Death of a Pop Star}

The films being screened are:

  • Picknick / Henrik Andersson / Sweden / 2010 / 15 min
  • Surpriseville / Tim Travers Hawkins / UK / 2010 / 10 min
  • Photos of God / Paul Wright / UK / 2010 / 28 min
  • X.O. Genesis / Rowan Wernham / New Zealand / 2010 / 12 min
  • Death of a Pop Star / Greg Loser / USA / 2010 / 15 min

Discover Swedish drama Picknick, a bizarre snapshot of masculinity in crisis; experience the beautiful, sorrowful and fragmented world of Paul Wright’s Photos of God; and take an intergalactic ride in the wildly inventive animation X.O. Genesis. Also featured in this programme is the thought-provoking documentary Surpriseville, an exploration of the mental and physical boundaries of an American community, and masterful drama Death of a Pop Star, which captures the strange characters living in the home of an ailing celebrity.