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Best Of Australian 2 – 2019

The 2nd 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: Sat 12 Jan, 8.45pm | Runtime: 111 min | Classification: under 15 to be w/adult

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  • Lost & Found

    A bumbling knitted dinosaur must unravel himself to save the love of his life.
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  • Shots Fired

    Whilst on a hunting trip in the great Australian bush, Katie, a precocious 13-year-old girl, helps her Dad & his two long-time friends navigate their quarter life crises. The catch; they are as useless at hunting as they are at sorting out their issues.

  • Incubator

    A mother takes her son’s education into her own hands.

  • Pride

    Whilst celebrating Australia day, Jason discovers an Aboriginal girl made fun of his daughters stutter. Provoked by his patriotic family, Jason confronts the girls parents at the local pub. Things don’t go as planned. Jason is given an opportunity to change his opinion towards Aboriginal people.

  • Ghostbear

    A polar bear cub, the Ghostbear, wanders through the antic wasteland in search of his place in the world and his birthplace in the stars.

  • The Craft

    A Hollywood acting guru challenges a young actress to confront her demons in order to maximise her potential.

  • Drum Wave

    A young pianist is forced to confront her fear of motherhood when she marries into a remote island community with bizarre fertility rituals.

  • Djali

    Six months after famed dancer Johnny injures himself, he is forced to find his missing dog (Djali) in the Australian bush which puts him in a life or death situation.

  • Desert Dash

    On the outskirts of Australia, Opals are now the currency for survival in the game of Desert Dash. When a feisty heroine gets the opportunity to ‘level up’ there is no choice but to win. Game On.
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