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Best Of Australian 1 – 2016

The 1st of six 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: Sat 9 Jan, 6.30pm | Runtime: 106 min | Classification: under 15 to be w/adult

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  • The Meek

    The Meek follows the story of a very small person trying to quit a very big bad habit.

  • My Mother’s Letter

    When Emma receives a letter from ‘Frances’, the heartfelt revelations within are too adult for her to properly understand. Especially when Teddy needs medical attention.


  • True Colours

    An increasingly desolate teenage schoolboy creates a coded language using paint colour sample cards to express his secret desires and feelings for the object of his affection.


  • The Kangaroo Guy

    Keith Donavon, a regional MP struggling to be taken more seriously is accidentally drawn into telling a lie during a live television interview. Now he must choose to either face the consequences from his comments, or do whatever it takes to avoid being branded as Australia’s newest political scandal.


  • Hope City

    Majak, a teenage boy from South Sudan is haunted by his dark past and torn between his new life and a burning desire to return to home to find his mother.


  • First & Second

    When a courier delivers a package to an old friend from primary school, the pair grapple with unexpected grief whilst reminiscing about their first kiss.


  • Beyond the Water’s Edge

    In colonial Australia, an escaped convict on the run from a pack of savage guards, must take a prisoner of his own.


  • Nan And A Whole Lot Of Trouble

    Nan, of Aboriginal and Irish descent, keeps a photo album of dead family members. Younger sister Min believes this morbid European tradition is culturally inappropriate. Told with warmth and humour, this short film tackles cultural taboos.