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Best Of Australian Shorts – 2021 Tour Canberra

This programme is a specially curated selection of highlights from Flickerfest’s Australian Academy® Qualifying competition programmes in Bondi 2021.

Flickerfest, celebrating 30 years bringing you the Best of Australian Shorts ‘Great Short Film Never Dies’!

*This programme contains mature themes & is not recommended for children under 15.
Classification: Children under 15yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
*Times & Prices may change, please check with the venue.

Best of Australian Shorts – Added highlights for Canberra:
These Canberra region films ‘An Athlete Wrestling A Python’, ‘Call History’, ‘Idol’, ‘Saving Daylight’, ‘Sunburn’, ‘Pyrocene’ & ‘The End, The Beginning’ officially selected for Flickerfest in Bondi are included in this programme.

Download: Best Of Australian Shorts 2021 tour Canberra programme

View: Best of Australian Shorts promo sizzle reel Canberra

Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 120 min | Classification: under 15yrs to be w/adult

  • Roborovski

    Roborovski follows an eponymous thimble sized hamster, who spends his days in Marvin’s Pet Shop, hoping to find a family.  However, when he is constantly overlooked by the people and animals around him, his seething resentment and intense jealousy soon takes hold and the murderous side of little Roborovski is released

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  • An Athlete Wrestling A Python

    Life imitates art when Julien Goethe directs an unhinged version of An Athlete Wrestling A Python

  • The Exit Plan

    In an overpopulated future, an elderly woman is visited by a young government official to ensure she is complying with the government’s new “Exit Plan” policy, but, when he interrogates her further he soon realizes she has her own ‘plan’ for him.

  • Call History

    Tormented by the guilt of her new relationship, a young woman reaches out to an old flame
    but when she calls, no one answers.

  • Idol

    A young Chinese celebrity is called into an emergency meeting, after a fan of his commits suicide.

  • Saving Daylight

    A hotel concierge must change all the clocks in the hotel before daylight savings begins.

  • Sunburn

    In the wake of a tragedy, Charlie takes her best friend Em on a road trip in the hope it will help them heal. Along the way they find their friendship is tested like never before.

  • Pyrocene

    Pyrocene responds to the catastrophic Australian bushfires of the summer of 2019/2020, imagining the event in retrospect, as a catalyst, and force that would bring the ending of the world as we know it.

  • The End, The Beginning

    In the picture-book town of Collector, a young girl and her gang of rogue environmentalists are trying to save the planet as the world goes into lockdown. The main target of the rebellion? The girl’s very own father.

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