The Shooting Gallery

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Channel 4's late night zone for great short films and web virals

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Channel 4's late night zone for great short films and web virals

  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin features two films about young men struggling to realise their potential in spite of adversity: Jane Gull's Sunny Boy and James Webber's Driftwood

  • The Trouble with Banks

    The Trouble with Banks explores the dark worlds of banking and politics with two new films from upcoming UK directors: Matthew Hammett Knott's On This Island and Nick White's Incorporated

  • The Shooting Gallery: Lost Art

    Lost Art

    The Shooting Gallery continues with The Lost Art project. Nine films tell the stories of some famous pieces of 20th century art that have been lost, stolen, erased or destroyed.

  • Modern Tales

    Drone shows a morning in the life of a drone operator, starring Ewen Bremner and Cordelia Bugeja. Two & Two is a dark allegory about the absurdity of tyranny as a maths lesson takes a sinister turn.

  • The Noble Art

    The Noble Art of Boxing contains two short features. Ray Winstone stars in Repton Boxing Club with Ryan Pickard, and coming-of-age piece Rabbit Punch stars Ryan McCutcheon and Scott Brown.

  • The Boy and The Worm

    Two surreal award-winning shorts by some of the UK's most exciting new directing talents. Spencer Brown's film The Boy with a Camera For a Face, and Worm, written by Matthew James Wilkinson.

  • This Is Vanity

    A critically acclaimed, deeply moving tale of a mother's struggle to protect her disabled teenage daughter Tyler from repeated attacks at the hands of local bullies

  • Death Row

    Four powerful micro-documentaries from British filmmakers Will Francome and Mark Pizzey that profile deeply moving and personal examinations of life after death row

  • Blame the Parents

    Blame the Parents profiles two original new talents from Scotland

  • Crossing Over

    Crossing Over profiles two outstanding short films from across the UK. Chris Purcell's Why Don't We Do It in the Road, and the award-winning Making of Longbird.

  • Here Comes the Night

    This edition features original shorts made by the best emerging film-makers from Northern Ireland. Films include: Small Change: A seminal short film from film-maker Cathy Brady

  • All Right Now

    The films are: The Father's Heart: The stories of two teen fathers in their own words. Amar: An extraordinary paperboy from Mumbai. Playground Love: A film-maker goes in search of pure, innocent love

  • Shooting Gallery: Best of Vimeo

    The Best of Vimeo

    The best from online video platform Vimeo. Featuring: Symmetry, Manchester Orchestra, Mulberry Skirt, History of the Title Sequence, Blinky TM, Living on Ice, Prie Dieu and Pot Hound.

  • The Shooting Gallery: Trans


    A collection of original films about transgender people, brought to you by the UK's first transgender presenter, Paris Lees

  • Shooting Gallery: Brave New Worlds

    Brave New Worlds

    This episode explores some brave new worlds with rioting robots in Brixton, a Bafta-award-winning paper animation and stunning work from some of the web's most creative film-makers

  • Shooting Gallery: Aquadettes

    Sporting Life

    This set of original short films features The Smell of Football, Scarring the Earth, The Roper, Fitzroy Lodge, Aquadettes, Panyee FC, Luminaria and Noe Kuremoto: Muay Thai Boxer

  • The Shooting Gallery: A Day in the Life

    A Day in the Life

    This collection of original short films explores the lives of an urban fisherman, drug dealer, superhero and refugee in the space of a day

  • Shooting Gallery: Last Minutes with Oden

    Eliot Rausch

    A profile of the heartbreaking films of American cult web director Eliot Rausch. His compelling documentary style pries at the emotions and reveals the humanity of his subjects.

  • The Shooting Gallery: Ray a Life Underwater

    Real Lives

    Collection of short films from around the UK, featuring a team of Glasgow mixed martial arts fighters, an eccentric underwater explorer, and a travelling family of 'wall of death' riders.

  • The Shooting Gallery: Adrenaline Rush

    Adrenaline Rush

    The Shooting Gallery shines a light on action sports short films. Adrenaline Rush looks at Afghanistan's street skaters, award-winning surf films, free-skiing in Sarajevo and more.

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    Four creative short films centred on modern China. Adam Christian Clark's Goodbye Shanghai, Qiao Li's Kitty and LaLa, Jiang Xuan's August 15th and Coco Wang and Mi You's Cult Youth.

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    Caught on Camera

    A collection of short films.

    Back to the Future: a profile of Argentinian photographer Irina Werning as she travels the world, intricately recreating old childhood photos.

    The Neglected: UNESCO award-winning photographer David Gillanders delivers the harrowing world of child drug addicts from the streets of Odessa, Ukraine.

    In Focus: Blind photographer Pete Eckert demonstrates how visual he is through his work and an unexpected exhibition in New York City.

    Dark Clouds: A rare glimpse of China's industry from Chinese-British photographer Ian Teh, whose still image film shows coal fields and the hidden side of China's miracle economy.

    Caracas: An insightful portrait of the slums of Caracas and the people who inhabit them.

    A Life Alone: A poignant video by New York-based photographer Maisie Crow about Tom Rose, who after 63 years of marriage finds himself living alone.

    The Stolen Scream: Noam Golai posted his personal photos on flickr and then discovered them on T-shirts, international magazine covers, and on Iranian walls as a sign of protest - all without his knowledge.

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