Category Archives: Southside Film Fest

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.


    Sunday 15 May, 20:00 (£5)
    Pollokshaws Burgh Hall

    Nosferatu, the 1922 black and white silent horror classic, directed by FW Murnau, based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula will be screened on Sunday 15th May, 20:00 with live organ accompaniment by Larry McGuire on the mighty Wurlitzer Organ at Pollokshaws Burgh Hall.

    {still from Nosferatu}

    This is a unique experience and a great opportunity to see a vampire classic. Check out the work of the Scottish Cinema Organ Trust for more about this unique cinema experience.

    Welcome to the Southside Film Festival Blog!

    This blog will provide information about the behind the scenes work involved in putting together a festival, the programme we have planned and live posts over the weekend.

    The Southside Film Festival will take place in Southside Glasgow over the weekend of 13-15 May, 2011.

    This is the first ever film festival south of the Clyde and will cater to all Southsiders with screenings in various locations, from church halls to local clubs, from schools to the local park boat shed.

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