Flickerfest, celebrating 31 years bringing you the Best of International 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.
Thursday 17 March 2022, 6:00pm – 7:45pm
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 International Shorts
Program Running Time: 104 min | Classification: Under 15yrs to be accompanied by an adult. This program contains mature themes & is not recommended for children under 15.
In this society each human being repeats the same action over and over again, in this society each human being repeats the same action over and over again, in this society each human being repeats the same action over and over again, in this society each human being repeats the same action over and over again.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | View Trailer | Director: Pablo Polledri | Writer: Pablo Polledri | Producer: Iván Miñambres | Runtime: 8min | Year: 2021 | Country: Spain
Max is a small boy with a big imagination. Him and his Dad form a tight knit crew. But when Dad gets a new girlfriend, Max must find a way to confront this new menace before she steals his dad forever.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | View Trailer | Director: Issac Bell | Writer: Matt Kelleher | Producer: Lissandra Leite | Runtime: 16min | Year: 2021 | Country: New Zealand
While dog-sitting Timothee, the baby Frenchie of influencers India and Harry, millennial immigrant Akanksha waits for her sister’s visit—they haven’t seen each other in nine years!—and enjoys the spoils of white money, musing over why she stays away from her home country.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | View Trailer | Director: Akanksha Cruczynski | Writer: Akanksha Cruczynski | Producer: Felicia Ferrara | Runtime: 15min | Year: 2021 | Country: United States
A young man wanders around the city, where people wearing masks come and go. One day, he finds a girl dancing ballet in an abandoned building.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | View Trailer | Director: TJ O’Grady Peyton | Writer: Ivan Cush, TJ O’Grady Peyton | Producer: Yuka Nakamura, James Chamberlain | Runtime: 14min | Year: 2021 | Country: Japan, United Kingdom
A ramshackle wall unit is a symbol of the monotonous life of a certain 40-year-old man living in a grey, dirty post-communist block of flats district. Right after his birthday, suffering from the midlife crisis, the man decides to change his dull and routine-based existence. Alas, his wife stands in the way.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | View Trailer | Director: Joanna Polak | Writer: Joanna Polak | Producer: Joanna Polak | Runtime: 10min | Year: 2021 | Country: Poland
Christmas 1983. Julie and her cousins ate too much sugar, Santa is late. Denis is anxious at the idea of picking up his children at his ex-in-law’s.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | View Trailer | Director: Annie St-Pierre | Writer: Annie St-Pierre | Producer: Fanny Drew, Sarah Mannering | Runtime: 18min | Year: 2021 | Country: Canada
An undocumented Mexican house cleaner finds something unexpected and controversial in the homeowners’ closet and leaves an unmistakable message.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: David Barba | Writer: David Barba, James Pellerito | Producer: David Barba, Emilio Santoyo, Valeria Ariñez, James Pellerito | Runtime: 7min | Year: 2021 | Country: Mexico, US
Trapped in a lonely existence, reclusive widower Roy (BAFTA Winner David Bradley) passes the days by cold calling strangers from the phone book, looking for brief moments of companionship. But when he accidentally calls adult hotline worker Cara (Oscar® winner Rachel Shenton), an unlikely friendship is born that will help them both rediscover the joy of life.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | View Trailer | Director: Tom Berkeley, Ross White | Writer: Tom Berkeley, Ross White | Producer: Bryony Pulizzi, Floodlight Pictures | Runtime: 15min | Year: 2021 | Country: United Kingdom