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Film Awards

Join us for our annual awards ceremony at the CCA, as we honour the very best submissions to our international film competition.

It’s your chance to get a first look at the award-winning titles that will be screening throughout the weekend and join us in welcoming talented filmmakers from across the world.

Hosted by critic Alistair Harkness and followed by a  reception at CCA's Saramago Café Bar.


2019 Award Winners

Herman Brown is Feeling Down
Dan Castro, UK
Anxiety noisily interrupts a simple life in this colourful musical animation, created using digital and traditional techniques.
Sat 4 May, 10.30am | Family Shorts
Mon 6 May, 5.30pm | Scottish Connections

On Exile, fragments in search of meaning
Jose Carlos Texeira, USA 
Attentiveness to structure and form creates space for individual voices, as ten people share their stories about living with depression.
Sun 5 May, 4.15pm | Radical Voices

Model Childhood
Tim Mercier, UK
An autobiographical, partly animated, documentary about a filmmaker striving for a better future as a survivor of childhood sexual trauma.
Sat 4 May, 3.45pm | Documentary Shorts

Orlando Von Einsiedel, UK 
Twelve years after the suicide of his younger brother, a director and his family walk the length of the UK in an attempt to come to terms with their grief.
Sat 4 May, 6pm | Book Tickets

Irene’s Ghost
Iain Cunningham, UK
A son unravels his family’s silence to find out what happened to his mother, who died when he was three but lives on in his imagination.
Sat 4 May, 1.15pm | Book Tickets

We Are All Here
Hannah Currie, UK 
A hip-hop community comes together to talk about their issues and challenge stigma after the suicide of a much-loved rapper.
Sun 5 May, 6.15pm | Screening with The Song and the Sorrow

Jefta Varwijk and Jaap Van Heusden, Netherlands 
Poetic and revealing documentary in which a man recounts his experiences with psychosis as he prepares to leave a psychiatric hospital.
Sat 4 May, 3.45pm | Documentary Shorts

An Open Door
Aoise Tutty Jackson, Ireland 
A vibrant documentary set in a pioneering community space, which comes alive through music, performance and shared experiences.
Sun 5 May, 2pm | Community Counts

The Song and the Sorrow
Millefiore Clarkes, Canada
A folk singer prepares to pay tribute to her legendary father, who took his own life after a long-term struggle with depression.
Sun 5 May, 6.15pm | Screening with We Are All Here

I Love You
Victoria Thompson, Australia
Improvised drama filmed with a real life couple, exploring the impact that mental instability can have on a relationship.
Sat 4 May, 8.30pm | Dramatic Shorts

CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts

350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Fri 3rd May
6:30PM - 8:30PM