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Best Of Australian 4 – 2017

The 4th of seven programmes featuring the best of Australian short films in competition.

Our home-grown talent battle it out for the prestigious Academy® accredited award for Best Australian Short Film.

Screening: Sun 8 Jan, 8.45pm | Runtime: 114 min | Classification: under 15 to be w/adult

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  • Fish With Legs

    A school of fish wakes to discover that everyone has grown legs. Is it evolution or a curse from God?
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

  • You Deserve Everything

    A doctor’s tentative romance with the hospital’s Arabic interpreter is evolving into something deeper. But everything is not as it seems.

  • Stye

    BJ is a twelve year-old boy desperate to win the attention of his father. Tacco is the father desperate to win the admiration of his son. Together, their attempts over the course of a weekend visitation will send them further into a world of crime that will ultimately bring devastating consequences.
    WORLD PREMIERE

  • The Suitor

    When a nervous suitor arrives at the country estate of a local matriarch, his hopes of a suitable match with her charming niece are soon challenged by the story of their great family tragedy.
    WORLD PREMIERE

  • Passengers

    Passengers is a short drama about a divorced father’s strained relationship with his six-year-old son. Frustrated by their lack of connection, Patrick resorts to desperate measures to spend more time with Sam.
    WORLD PREMIERE

  • Baba

    A day of traumatic events forces a family dealing with dementia to make a tough decision.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

  • Pillars

    When a tragic incident occurs at the local jumping rocks in a small coastal town, Kieran, a naive 22-year-old supermarket worker questions what future he has in the community and what it means to leave it all behind.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

  • It’s All I Know

    Brother and sister, Sean & Mara, meet for the first time after the death of their mother and discuss life’s finest and lowest moments. That is until Mara asks whether Sean has gone to see their lonely father that their friendly facade begins to unravel.
    WORLD PREMIERE

  • The Record: World’s Largest Family

    Let The Record show ordinary people will stop at nothing to make their mark and leave their legacy by achieving a world record.
    WORLD PREMIER