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Friday 07 November

Short Docs: Final Draft

Friday 07 November, 11:00 am
In 1973, the threat of nuclear attack was ever-present.  The UK government needed to prepare its citizens for nuclear war, but how?  A secret government committee looked to a...
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Friday 07 November

Short Docs: A Film is A Film is A Film

Friday 07 November, 11:00 am
Digital projection is taking over movie screens worldwide.  As the material of celluloid film slowly disappears from her workplace, the director, who has worked as a movie projectionist for...
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Friday 07 November

Short Docs: A Time of Freedom

Friday 07 November, 11:00 am
A Time For Freedom follows two young people from the Souss Valley in Southern Morocco as they prepare for the ‘Boujloud’, an ancient pagan masquerade which is organised around...
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Short Docs: Sightlines

Friday 07 November, 11:00 am
In the mid-Twentieth Century, Britain sent surveyors out to map the world. Using their aerial photographs and the super 8 film they took of their expeditions, we explore colonialism...
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Short Docs: Directed by Tweedie

Friday 07 November, 11:00 am
Making a film when you’re 87 is less than convenient. As granddad Tweedie reluctantly takes up his new role as a filmmaker, we’re invited to examine the difficulties of...
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Short Docs: Touch Life

Friday 07 November, 11:00 am
Agata is living the life of the modern, independent, blind woman when she meets Matt who is attentive and loving. Agata ponders on what it means to be in...
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Short Docs: Cailleach

Friday 07 November, 11:00 am
Morag is 86. She lives alone at the end of a track looking out to sea on her croft on the Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides. Morag was born...
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No Hope for Men Below

Friday 07 November, 2:00 pm
Falkirk Poet Janet Paisley re-imagines the Redding Pit disaster of 1923 from a female viewpoint. Narrated in the Broad Scots language and shot in stunning black and white....
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Documentary

Salt in The Air

Friday 07 November, 2:00 pm
A portrait of rural melancholia, Salt In The Air exhumes the spirit of salt from a 3,500-year-old salt mine in a foggy and hardscrabble Carpathian Mountain village in Ukraine....
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Friday 07 November

Passion

Friday 07 November, 3:30 pm
With breathtaking landscapes of Mongolia as its backdrop, Passion follows Mongolian director Binder Jigjid as he roams from village to village to promote his zero-budget film. Along the way,...
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