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Best Of Australian 5 – 2019

The 5th 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: Mon 14 Jan, 8.45pm | Runtime: 116 min | Classification: under 15 to be w/adult

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  • Sammy The Salmon

    Unable to pluck up the courage to come-out to his girlfriend, Spencer comes across Sammy – a talking salmon who offers to get his love life back on track.

  • Home

    Tormented by the news that they bear, two men from town watch over a family whose lives are about to change forever.

  • Tangles And Knots

    A intimate bond between mother and daughter becomes threatened when the mother helps her teenage daughter throw a house party to impress new, more popular friends.

  • Swallows

    Set in Australia’s frontier past, a young Indigenous boy begins work on an isolated sheep property and forms a connection with the owner’s daughter.

  • Lil Bois

    After swimming with his friends in a billabong, a nervous little boy returns to his camp and discovers everything has changed.

  • Wallspace.

    Perenna is haunted by a scratching noise coming from her wall.

  • Post Mortem Mary

    Mary and her mother run a post-mortem photography business in 1840’s Australia. They arrive to a small farmhouse to find devastated parents grieving over the death of their daughter but as they get to work Mary’s mother is required to comfort the grieving parent, leaving Mary alone to confronts her phobia she must do all she can to make the dead look alive…

  • Mutt

    In the desolate landscape of the South Australian river land a young girl struggles to find meaning in the wake of her mothers chosen death by helping others to do the same.

  • Sad Sachs

    The Sachs siblings are running late to their cousin’s wedding when their driver lets loose a bizarre, anti-Semetic rant. Sad Sachs is a black comedy about a loving family, a country wedding and a neo-Nazi.