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Best Of Australian Shorts – 2021 Tour Lightning Ridge

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 Lightning Ridge:
The heart-warming film ‘Dust Cloud’ wri/dir Trudi Housten & prod Richard P.Doyle; officially selected for Flickerfest in Bondi is included in this programmes.
Plus a couple of great comedies ‘Smashed’ & ‘Glen’.

Download: Best Of Australian Shorts 2021 tour Lightning Ridge programme

Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 109 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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  • 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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  • Sparkles

    A 30-something-year-old Down Syndrome woman leaves her past behind, and runs away from a small country town, heading towards the city.  Along her journey, she makes an unlikely friendship with a Drag Queen from the Outback, teaching us all not to be afraid to celebrate who we are.


  • This Town Ain’t Big Enough For The Both Of Us

    Two rival pickpockets clash in an increasingly risky game of cat-&-mouse.

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  • System Error

    Every day, George works his job at a dingy convenience store, desperately hoping for a friend – but George is also an immobile robotic service unit, and immobile service units do not have friends.  Not yet anyway.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dust Cloud

    A badly behaved working dog changes his tune when he is given the love and respect he deserves from a prudent country woman.

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  • Glen

    Deep into his first lockdown, 50-year-old Glen is given a second chance at love… but only if he can summon the courage to come face to Facebook with the perils of online seduction.