Flickerfest, celebrating 31 years bringing you the Best of Australian Shorts ‘A Kaleidoscopic Carnival Of Short Films’!
This programme is a specially curated selection of highlights from Flickerfest’s International Academy® Qualifying competition programmes in Bondi 2022.
Tassie film, ‘We Belong To The Land‘ officially entered for Flickerfest in Bondi is included for this programme.
Friday 18 March 2022, 8:00pm – 9:45pm
General Admission $16 (+BF)
Concession $14 (+BF)
Double Pass (2 x Sessions : Thursday + Friday)
General Admission $30 / Concession $26 (+BF)
Tickets available online until 1hr prior to screening.
Tickets also available at the door from 45minutes prior to each screening – subject to availability.
Information: 0414 779 881
Program : Best of Australian Shorts
Program Running Time: 104 min | Classification: Under 15yrs to be accompanied by an adult.
Object of Life is a playful critique of our life long love of things, giving a new take on an old Greek Myth wrapped in some serious Balkan Brass.
WORLD PREMIERE | View Trailer | Director: Jack Parry | Writer: Jack Parry | Producer: Marianna Parry | Runtime: 3min | Year: 2021 | Country: Australia
A busy sound engineer (Clarence Ryan) accepts a last-minute recording job from a stranger (Caroline Brazier) instead of heading home to his family and is deeply affected by the song he’s recording.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | View Trailer | Director: David Vincent Smith | Writer: David Vincent Smith | Producer: Kate Separovich | Runtime: 8min | Year: 2021 | Country: Australia
Two adult sisters who love each other learn to like each other while getting their first tattoos.
NSW PREMIERE | View Trailer | Director: Madeleine Gottlieb | Writer: Madeleine Gottlieb | Producer: Cyna Strachan, Liam Heyen | Runtime: 11min | Year: 2021 | Country: Australia
A Ngalakgan woman from Ngukurr, NT, just wants to catch a nailfish at her favourite fishing spot, Wanmari. But her family are thwarting her plans. When she sees an eagle, her grandfather’s dreaming, she remembers to use the knowledge she has of Country and soon, good luck comes her way.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | View Trailer | Director: Jake Duczynski | Writer: Karen Rogers | Producer: Courtney Collins | Runtime: 4min | Year: 2021 | Country: Australia
A classic rom-com takes an unexpected turn when the leading lady’s sardonic best friend is called out for hiding behind the ‘quirky sidekick’ role and is encouraged to pursue her own epic everlasting love story.
View Trailer | Director: Alex Thomson | Writer: Nicole Gulasekharam | Producer: Nicole Gulasekharam | Runtime: 12min | Year: 2021 | Country: Australia
Intermittently filmed on the same farm over a period of 18 months, Giants plays out amongst the changing landscape of the worst drought in Australia’s history.
View Trailer | Director: Eddy Bell | Writer: Eddy Bell | Producer: Nonny Klaile, Steven Rees, Luke Mulquiney | Runtime: 15min | Year: 2021 | Country: Australia
This short documentary, set on the slopes on Kunanyi (The mountain overlooking the city of Hobart), delves into individual recollections of returning to the landscape & how this has shaped us. These candid stories paired with an original soundtrack invite viewers to get back into nature and think deeply about our future.
View Trailer | Director: Jacob Collings | Writer / Producer: Jacob Collings | Runtime: 13min | Year: 2021 | Country: Australia
A romantic plumber and his unblinking wife are the only survivors of a suicide space cult. Two decades after the others went Next Level, they’re still wearing capes, still trying to recruit members, and still not having sex. When a cancer scare forces them to face involuntary mortality, they rediscover the transcendent things down here on The Human Level. (starring Paul McDermott & Tara Morice)
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | View Trailer | Director: Luke Cartwright | Writer: Luke Cartwright | Producer: William Besly, Jake Brennan, Katherine Shearer, Luke Cartwright | Runtime: 25min | Year: 2021 | Country: Australia
Completing the trilogy of wickedly dark comedy shorts that began with Spider and Bear, Nash Edgerton’s Jack finds a perfect match in Rose Byrne as Sofie.
View Trailer | Director: Nash Edgerton | Writer: Nash Edgerton | Producer: Michelle Bennett | Runtime: 14min | Year: 2021 | Country: Australia