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Best of Australian Shorts – 2022 Tour Brisbane

This programme is a specially curated selection of highlights from Flickerfest’s Australian Academy® Qualifying competition programmes in Bondi 2022.

Flickerfest, celebrating 31 years bringing you the Best of Australian Shorts ‘A Kaleidoscopic Carnival Of Short Films’!

*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.

Download: Best of Australian Shorts Tour programme – Brisbane (pdf)
Brisbane films, Jarli’, ‘Beacon‘, ‘Lost Contact‘ & Stonefish officially selected for Flickerfest in Bondi are included for this programme.

View: Best of Australian Shorts Tour sizzle reel – Brisbane

Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 116 min | Classification: under 15yrs to be w/adult

  • Jarli

    Jarli Jones, a young First Nations girl in outback Australia, dreams of flying to the stars and sets out on an adventure to do just that.

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  • You And Me, Before And After

    Two adult sisters who love each other learn to like each other while getting their first tattoos.

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  • Beacon

    Goose is a 16-year-old ‘charger’ – a girl whose body produces massive amounts of electricity due to nuclear side-effects – who must fight for her freedom from her overprotective sister, as well as from violent raiders hunting her with the aim of harvesting her energy.

  • Lost Contact

    Aldo has always felt like a being from another planet, stranded on Earth. His autism and long struggle to speak fluently alienated him from others. Now, he searches for meaning in the esoteric and for connection with people like himself.

  • It Sets You Free

    A man set in routine and trapped by addiction learns to be free in this pixar-inspired short comedy.

  • The Home Team

    A romantic plumber and his unblinking wife are the only survivors of a suicide space cult. Two decades after the others went Next Level, they’re still wearing capes, still trying to recruit members, and still not having sex. When a cancer scare forces them to face involuntary mortality, they rediscover the transcendent things down here on The Human Level. (starring Paul McDermott & Tara Morice)

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  • Stonefish

    A black comedy about an anxious young poet who accidentally sparks a war with his criminal neighbour when he tries to silence the relentless barking of his dog.

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  • Shark

    Completing the trilogy of wickedly dark comedy shorts that began with Spider and Bear, Nash Edgerton’s Jack finds a perfect match in Rose Byrne as Sofie.

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  • Wanmari

    A Ngalakgan woman from Ngukurr, NT, just wants to catch a nailfish at her favourite fishing spot, Wanmari. But her family are thwarting her plans. When she sees an eagle, her grandfather’s dreaming, she remembers to use the knowledge she has of Country and soon, good luck comes her way.

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