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Best Of Australian Shorts – 2021 Tour Gold Coast

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 local highlights for Gold Coast:
QLD films officially selected for Flickerfest in Bondi included are:
‘Liquid Moonlight’, ‘Torch Song’, ‘Pools’, ‘A Man And A Cat’, Inferno’ and ‘Smashed, plus Northern Rivers/Gold Coast film ‘Bama’.

Download: Best Of Australian Shorts 2021 tour Gold Coast programme

View: Best of Australian Shorts promo sizzle reel – Gold Coast

Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 105 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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  • Liquid Moonlight

    An Australian astronaut completing the final stages of her training before launching on a mission to the moon, struggles to end her breastfeeding relationship with her baby.

  • Torch Song

    An XXY teenager is rejected by his father at a suburban burning man ceremony.

  • Pools

    A young woman takes a road trip to Brisbane to terminate her pregnancy, alongside her reluctant Mother.

  • A Man And A Cat (Un Homme Et Un Chat)

    A lonely salesman stumbles upon a stray cat and opens the door to his house… and heart.

  • Inferno

    When a family man tears down the remains of his burned-out childhood home in an attempt to bury his family’s tragic past, he finds himself tormented by something sinister uncovered in the demolition.

  • 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.

  • Bama

    After the first day of private school in the city, a young aboriginal boy reflects on his fear of losing the magic of family and community after being so far away from them.

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  • Smashed

    Faced with the potential of losing their long-term Queensland share house at an open home, two twenty-somethings scheme a haunted plan to keep their home and their smashed avo breakfasts.