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Scottish Competition 3: Privilege (N/C 15+)

18 March

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Key

  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

Details

In the final Scottish competition programme, the reading of images, signs or sounds lays bare each reader's privilege, experience or struggle.

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Alexithymia

What's it like to feel no emotion? A young filmmaker questions his growing inability to connect to his emotions by talking to a stranger online who can’t feel any. This stranger (Robert) suffers from 'Alexithymia', which is a condition most simply described as ‘Emotional Blindness’, it’s the inability to identify and describe emotions in the self.

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  • Director Duncan Cowles
  • Country UK
  • Year 2017
  • Duration 10 min
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Borderline

Lynn Shaw is a dancer from Aberdeen. Charismatic, but sometimes chaotic. After a long history of turbulent life events she was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder.

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  • Director Lindsay Goodall
  • Country UK
  • Year 2016
  • Duration 12 min
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Record/Record

A photographer focuses on the real and perceived in a film about the intersection of record, memory and reality .

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  • Director Robert Duncan
  • Country UK
  • Year 2016
  • Duration 5 min
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Rolls and Shutters

The video takes as its starting point the photographic archives of the Thistle Foundation and Craigmillar Festival Society. Rather than examining the known facts and details of the photographs held in the archives, the narrator uses them to recall her own memories of making photographs as a teenager.

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  • Director Stina Wirfelt
  • Country UK
  • Year 2016
  • Duration 18 min
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Life Cycles

An observational exploration of routine, monotony, attention and distraction. Will we continue to let events pass us by uncontested, or will we decide to break the cycle?

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  • Director Ross Hogg
  • Country UK
  • Year 2016
  • Duration 4 min
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Flow Country

Flow Country takes the viewer on an apocalyptic journey through a contested site in the Far North of Scotland.

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  • Director Jasper Coppes
  • Country UK, Netherlands
  • Year 2017
  • Duration 10 min
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The Northleach Horror

In the explosive midst of WWII, linguist Enzo McWheattie is summoned to the aid of his eccentric friend Whitsuntide, a maverick scientist. Can his latest escapade further the war effort, or at least get everybody killed in an amusing way?

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  • Director David Cairns
  • Country UK
  • Year 2016
  • Duration 14 min
  • Certificate N/C 15+
  • Running time 1h45m
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