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EU Short Film Showcase 2 – 2019

The 2nd of 2 programmes showcasing moving and entertaining shorts from the European Union countries, celebrating all things Euro and Flickerfest!

Screening: Sat 19 Jan, 4.30pm | Runtime: 115 min | Classification: under 15 to be/wadult

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  • Untravel

    A film about (local) patriotism, tourism and emigration. The girl lives in a gray, isolated country, enclosed by a huge wall. She has never travelled anywhere, but all her life she has dreamt of leaving forever for a perfect world called “Abroad”.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

  • The Ambassador’s Wife

    We find ourselves in an extravagant garden in Ouagadougou. The French Ambassador’s wife dreamt about becoming a famous opera singer. Instead, she is now using the singing as a ventilator to survive her seemingly privileged life surrounded by workers. This film raises questions about power structures, class, intersectionality, post colonialism and feminism in a poetic, subtle and seductive way.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

  • Best Game Ever

    When two CCTV technicians find out about an AI machine threatening their jobs, they must get out of their chairs to beat the system – leading them to an unexpected solution. The new short film of Academy Award-winner Kristóf Deák.
    INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE

  • Rise Of A Star

    Emma is about to be the new Ballerina at Paris Opera. But something upsets her. A secret. A secret liable to undermine what she has spent a whole life on. Starring Catherine Deneuve.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

  • Wildebeest

    Going on a safari is a dream for many. For middle-aged couple Linda and Troyer, it turns into a horribly real adventure when they get left behind in the wilderness.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

  • Magic Alps

    An Afgani refugee arrives in Italy with his goat and seeks political asylum for both of them.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

  • Flowing Through Wonder

    It’s time for the villagers to start their journey. They cross the perilous water in nutshells, with their loved ones to their final destination… where the blue sky and the blue ocean meet up. When do we leave the world of the living?
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE