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Blueprint: Scottish Independent Shorts (CTBC)

21 September

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


Blueprint returns to GFT with a difference, presenting B Roll, in which emerging Scottish filmmakers are invited to select a programme of influences on their work. Scottish BAFTA New Talent nominee and Iris Prize winning director Charlie Francis has curated this edition. His programme focuses on both the local heroes that have inspired him to pursue his own film practice and the best LGBTQ short cinema from around the world.

Cold Light Of Day
Zam Salim | Scotland | 2003 | 06 min 
A man searches for the ultimate prize - an acceptable present for his girlfriend.

Martin Edralin | Canada | 2014 | 15 min
A man who lives with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita yearns for intimacy in a world that would rather ignore him.

Er Und Sie
Marco Gadge | Germany | 2015 | 16 min
At a lonely German rest-stop Thomas would like to be left alone, but instead he meets the eccentric Anne-Marie.

Writer's Block
Vito Milazzo | Scotland | 2016 | 17 min
An unemployed man tries to take his mind off his problems by writing a script - but finds his characters won't stay on the page.

Aban + Khorshid
Darwin Serink | USA | 2014 | 12 min
An intimate portrait of two young men in love and their final moments before facing punishment for being gay. Inspired by a true story.

Ciaran Lyons | Scotland | 2013 | 4 min
An experimental music video where Countryfile meets Tron.

The Pedestrian
Stuart Elliott | Scotland | 2011 | 7 min
Whilst most people walk from A to B there are others obsessed with getting to B quicker than everyone else. Meet Jonathon Collins who has never lost a Walk Off in his life.

All tickets £5.50. 

Presented in partnership with Scalarama.
Charlie Francis and Blueprint programmer Hans Lucas will introduce the screening.

  • Director Various
  • Certificate N/C 15+
  • Running time 1h30m
  • Year of Production 2003-2016
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