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GYFF: Documentary in One Hour (N/C 15+)

19 September

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


Award-winning documentary and short filmmaker Duncan Cowles brings his innovative and interactive workshop to GYFF 2021. The workshop will involve the audience contributing themes, questions and topics for a completely one-of-a-kind documentary that will be created live in an hour.

This is a free but ticketed event. You must be 15 or over to attend.

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Duncan Cowels @DuncanCowles

Duncan Cowles is a BAFTA Scotland Award winning documentary filmmaker whose short films have been selected for various film festivals at home and internationally, winning a selection of awards at festivals such as Glasgow Short Film Festival, Open City Documentary Festival, BFI Future Film Festival, Hamburg Short Film Festival, Kyiv Short Film Festival, Szczecin European Film Festival and more, plus gained significant online exposure through platforms such as Short of the Week, Vimeo Staff Picks, BFI Player, MUBI, It’s Nice That, TED and numerous others. In recent years Duncan has also been commissioned to write and direct documentaries for Channel 4, STV, BBC Scotland, BBC Radio 4, TED, Adobe, Red Bull and more. Most recently Duncan was commissioned to make x6 30minute episodes of his own new documentary TV series Scary Adult Things which looks at the struggles of the millennial generation for BBC Scotland and aired in March 2021.

All Monday to Friday shows before 5pm have capacity capped at 50% (unless otherwise stated). All other screenings have full unlimited seating capacity (unless otherwise stated).

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