11th January 2020

An Electrifying Opening Night & Whats On Sunday!

On Sunday our Australian & International jury will be in house to sample some of the world’s top true stories and our International and Australian Programmes continue when filmmakers will be fighting it out for the Flickerfest grand prizes.

Last night saw the Electrifying opening night of Flickerfest 2020 under the stars of the Bondi Pavilion. Guests dined, danced and feasted on a selection of some of the best shorts to hit Bondi this summer and were treated with fab tunes from DJ extraordinaire Stephen Ferris and sipped on delicious cocktails from Four Pillars Gin and drinks from our amazing sponsors Rosnay Organic WinesGage Roads BrewingParkers Organic Beverages and Perrier.

Check out the full programme now and make sure you stay up to date on Flickerfest social media so you don’t miss out on the party.


Tomorrow our documentary jury will be in house to sample some of the world’s top true stories and Our International and Australian Programmes continue when filmmakers will be fighting it out for the Flickerfest grand prizes.

At 2PM join us on a journey of true tales when our Best of Documentary Programmes premiere at the festival. In Best of Documentary 1, Djuwalpada, a film made Straight from the heart by the Ngukkur community in the Northern Territory, will have its’ World Premiere.

Then at 4pm the Best of Documentary 2 programme features Australian icon Claudia Karvan who narrates Bright Lights – The Perils Of The Pokies, the story of Sharon who has a 25 year addiction that has cost her almost everything, and the Australian Premiere of Inferno from Director Patrick Fileti which took home to Best Documentary Prize at Palm Springs Film Festival.

After the doco’s, at 6:30pm its Best of International 2 includes Hot Chocolate from Writer/Director David Hay who is a guest at Flickerfest about a young woman who ducks into her home to pick up some things only to realise her housemate is dead and the  Australian premiere of the gorgeous and hilarious Wilma from Iceland about a young transgender boy who meets ‘her’ trailer park father for the first time, however he doesn’t realise that he now identifies as a girl.

Rounding out the night at 8:45pm is Best of Australian 4 in which we head back to the land down under with iconic tales from our land.  Highlights include Between Two Lines, the poignant story of two men who face each other on the battlefield, starring Mark Lee from Gallipoli, the Tribeca premiering film This Perfect Day from Writer/Director Lydia Rui and the world premiere screening of the animated film Meanwhile, at the Abandoned Factory from Writer/Director Michael Cusack.  …full programme.

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