On Friday 26th January 6-7.30pm, we will be hosting a fundraiser screening of short films at GMAC Film, in partnership with the Scottish Documentary Institute and Short Circuit with all proceeds being donated to Medical Aid for Palestinians.
THE CITIES I LIVE IN
United Kingdom // 2022 // 11 mins
Newly settled in Belfast, a filmmaker tells his infant twins about his life journey. They see him leaving one violent place for another, longing for places that he will never see again, and hoping they will not carry his curse. Troubled cities travel as fragmented memories in this short film about a man searching for stillness.
Director: Rabie Mustapha
Producer: Michael Hewitt
Director filmography: The Actor (2018)
Germany, Qatar, 2021// 2016 // 16 mins
Night brings peace and sleep to all the people in the broken town. Only the eyes of the mother of the missing child stay resilient. Night must trick her into sleeping to save her soul.
Director: Ahmad Saleh
Producer: Fabian Driehorst
THE PLACE THAT IS OURS
United Kingdom // 2021 // 13 mins
A daughter returns to her father’s village in Palestine, which was destroyed in 1948. She journeys through unfamiliar landscapes and is confronted with the reality of her own exile.
United Kingdom// 2021 // 14 mins
When a Palestinian woman claims asylum in the UK, she faces the indifference of British bureaucracy and the disillusionment of an asylum officer on the verge of leaving the country for good.
Director: Razan Madhoon
Producer: David Jack, Paul Welsh