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Best Of Australian 7 – 2017

The 7th 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: Wed 11 Jan, 8.45pm | Runtime: 110 min | Classification: under 15 to be w/adult

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  • Supernaturally

    Actor Ryan Corr depicts the paralysing heartbreak of a great love lost. Words by Nick Cave.

  • Spice Sisters

    Rohini, a former Bollywood actress, is bored and restless with her life. When a popular reality cooking competition issues a call for entries, Rohini decides it’s now or never to make a change. (screening out of competition)

  • Ghost

    Based on a true story, Ghost is a re-imagining of convict William Buckley’s first contact with indigenous Australians.

  • Sol Bunker

    Sol Bunker is a successful yet eccentric sound designer who searches for the elusive ‘frequency of life’ to help save his dying wife. Whilst Sol progressively falls deeper into obsession, it is up to his son Addie Bunker to take on the role of parent and to help Sol understand reality.

  • Tinseltown

    An unemployed young woman living in China finds a new opportunity.

  • Welcome Home Allen

    A group of soldiers return home from war, to a world that may no longer recognise them.

  • Crossroads

    A runaway girl on a quest for a better life becomes stranded on a deserted stretch of outback highway. As her situation becomes desperate she has no choice but to join an ominous and strange-minded drifter to his campfire.

  • Deep Storage

    Gus, a stuttering loner, lives with his mum. When she dies he becomes homeless and moves their things into a local storage facility. Realising how safe and warm his storage unit is, he moves in. He starts working there as a cleaner and meets co-worker, socially awkward Sylvia, who shows him home is where love dwells.

  • In Life Today

    It’s a sunny day in Melbourne, much like any other. Except that today is the day that Erin is going to change the world. Scientists say that change is inevitable, but Erin doesn’t have time to wait. She’s going to take matters into her own hands.