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FLICKERFEST Best of Australian Shorts

Wide Angle Tasmania and Salamanca Arts Centre are proud to support Flickerfest’s National Tour in 2020.

Celebrating 29 years, Flickerfest is Australia’s only Academy® Qualifying and BAFTA-Recognised Short Film Festival, and the country’s largest Australian & International short film competition, screening the best of shorts from Australia and around the world, hand-picked from 3,500 entries.

Flickerfest has gone to great lengths to curate it’s 2020 National Tour to bring you the best of Australian & the world’s short film excellence, hand-picked from Flickerfest‘s Australian & International competitions in Bondi.

Friday 11 September 2020, 6:00pm – 7:50pm

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General Admission $16 (+BF)
Concession $14 (+BF)

Tickets available ONLINE via moshtix

Program : Best of Australian Shorts

Program Running Time: 109 min| Classification: Under 15yrs to be w/adult



It’s not easy for a movie-star to age, especially when you’re a stop motion animated skeleton monster.
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Director: Michael Shanks | Writer: Michael Shanks | Producer: Nicholas Colla, Chris Hocking/LateNite Films | Runtime: 13 min | Year: 2019 | Country: Australia

This Perfect Day

Jules, a wayward youth, walks into a music store. This could be the day that changes their life.
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Director: Lydia Rui | Writer: Lydia Rui | Producer: Olivia Cheung | Runtime: 7 min | Year: 2018 | Country: Australia

A Day In Your Life

A meditation on homelessness, A Day In Your Life is quiet, thoughtful and deeply human, it is a gentle look at the world around us and the people pushed to its margins.

Director: Milena Bennett | Writer: Milena Bennett | Producer: Emma Diaz | Runtime: 17 min | Year: 2018 | Country: Australia


Tas takes up boxing in an effort to get away from her unstable mother and get closer to her estranged father.
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Director: Sam Lara | Writer: David Vincent Smith | Producer: Jess Parker | Runtime: 13 min | Year: 2019 | Country: Australia

The Egg

Under the punishing and watchful eye of an elderly woman, a young girl, bored and lonely in a world of foreign suburbia, becomes determined to claim a larger Easter egg as her own.
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Director: Jane Cho | Writer: Jane Cho | Producer: Jane Cho, Ilana Lazar | Runtime: 10 min | Year: 2019 | Country: Australia


A man returns to his country after decades abroad only to discover a society where there are more freedoms inside prison than outside it. Desperate, but unable to escape, the brave act of one woman gives him his freedom.

Director: Kosta Nikas | Writer: Kosta Nikas | Producer: Kosta Nikas, Aaron Bush, Rishi Shukla | Runtime: 15 min | Year: 2019 | Country: Australia

The Complex

While moving into a new apartment, a young woman must content with the advances of a neighbour. A taut social drama, The Complex is an exploration of the patriarchal bear-trap that is modern gender relations.

Director: Dane McCusker | Writer: Dane McCusker | Producer: Jessica Murphy, Chris Squadrito, Jamie Lewis | Runtime: 15 min | Year: 2019 | Country: Australia

For The Girl In The Coffee Shop

To get his book published, a hopeless romantic must divulge his true feelings to his muse; the only problem is that he’s never actually spoken to her before.
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Director: Rebekah Jackson | Writer: Rebekah Jackson | Producer: Rebekah Jackson, Elaine Beckett | Runtime: 9 min | Year: 2019 | Country: Australia


All Barbara wants to do is watch the Simpsons, but her recent migrated mum has just been overcharged at the local shops, and its up to Barbara to sort it out. As usual.
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Director: Alana Hicks | Writer: Alana Hicks | Producer: Sleena Wilson | Runtime: 10 min | Year: 2019 | Country: Australia


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