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Best Of Australian Shorts – 2015 Tour

This programme is a specially curated selection of highlights from
Flickerfest’s 7 Australian competition programmes in Bondi 2015.
Check on our Tour Info page for your local venue contacts & info.
*Times & Prices may change, please check with the venue.
Screening at 50 venues nationally!
As part of our National partnership with ABC Open we will be screening
a local ABC Open short at the start of the Flickerfest Australian programme
in most touring venues around the country.
download Best Of Australian Shorts – On Tour programme here (til end March)

Best Of Australian Shorts (download UPDATED programme for April & May here for NSW | QLD | WA | Darwin)

Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 109 min | Classification: Under 15yrs to be w/adult

  • Bush Mechanics

    In the central Australian desert, four Warlpiri men travel to visit a powerful elder at a remote outstation.
    On the road they must overcome mechanical mishaps and the trickery of a mischievous spirit.
    It will take all of their bush ingenuity to keep their car running and themselves alive.

  • Stuffed (on tour – replaces Breath in NSW venues from April)

    Taxidermist Peter Murphy loves his mother, so when she dies he can’t bear to live without her and does all that he can to keep her with him.

  • A New You (on tour – replaces Breath in QLD venues from April)

    The rules of friendship and loyalty are called into question when wingman, Jay, falls for the girl he is trying to pick up for his friend. Starring Kevin Spink and Ellie Popov.


  • The Fan (on tour – replaces Breath in WA venues from April)

    Daniel leads a lonely, mundane life. After the death of his mother he discovers an unlikely new friend in the form of a pedestal fan that appears to come to life.

  • Grey Bull

    When Martin, a South Sudanese refugee, happens upon a bull he believes is his spiritual totem, he decides to rescue it from the abattoir he works in. Once home, the bull begins to jeopardise Martin’s family’s chance at fitting in. Martin is torn between his ancient cultural identity and his family’s new life in Australia.

  • Breath (screening in this programme til 28 March in Adelaide)

    Michael can’t stand the thought of not being around to look after his daughter anymore. But when one of her lungs fails and she falls into a coma, he is willing to sacrifice everything in order for her to survive.

  • Grace Under Water

    Lou is losing the cold war with her stubborn and enigmatic stepdaughter Grace when an unexpected challenge arises from the depths of a warm, dreamy afternoon at the local pool. Shadows from the past bear down the present as Lou is forced to face the truth about herself and the frustrating child she is trying to love.


  • Love Song Devotions

    Love guru Raymond Lamour rules late-night radio, but when his life is turned upside down he has a crisis of faith.


  • The Witching Hour

    When the clock strikes midnight, a mysterious world comes into existence. A few unfortunate people get swept up in its mayhem, and must try to survive the night.

  • You Cut I Choose

    An honest, humorous and painful study of the unique relationship between a sister and brother, spanning four decades.


  • One Fine Day

    Trying to stay strong for her family on what proves to be a distressing and difficult day, a young woman comes to realize that some things in life are beyond her control. All that is left is love and hope.

  • Florence Has Left The Building

    It’s the annual Christmas Eve concert at the Marigold House Assisted Living Facility. All her friends are dying and Florence wants out. When the facility double books two rival Elvis impersonators, Florence takes the opportunity for one last hurrah.