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Best Of Australian Shorts 6 – 2022

The 6th of seven programmes featuring the best of Australian short films in competition.

Our home-grown talent battle it out for the prestigious Academy® qualifying award for Best Australian Short Film.

Screening: Tues 25 Jan, 9pm | Runtime: 108 mins | Classification: under 15 to be w/adult

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  • Assets

    When a burnt-out mum takes the plunge to return to work, she must prove to a mysterious interview panel she’s up to the job.

  • You Know How He Is

    When 10 year old Otis is given the task of looking after his autistic younger brother, a game of tag with friends becomes a test of his integrity.

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  • Grace

    A father living in war-torn Iraq protects his daughter from violent fanatics, using the innocent game of hide-and-seek.

  • Finding Jedda

    At St Mary’s Anglican Home, Alice Springs, 1953, two best friends go head to head auditioning for the lead role in a movie, and face the prospect of leaving the Home for good.

  • Learning The Curvature Of The Earth

    An adventurous film school grad lands her first job as the only female member on an outdoor adventure TV camera crew. Although confident and able to confront the physical challenges ahead of her, she finds a far more intimidating obstacle standing in her way, her boss.

  • Evie

    In a world decimated by nuclear war, where barbaric clans and genetically modified dinosaurs roam the Australian countryside, a young girl, Evie (Melody Rom), must venture alone to a distant farmhouse to seek medical supplies for her dying father (Ben Mortley).

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  • The Stranger

    When a stranger arrives at an isolated farmhouse in the middle of the night, the farmer’s anxious wife is convinced he is a murderer. In the light of day, she is forced to confront her prejudices.

  • Hot Mother

    At an idyllic spa retreat a vacationing mother and daughter bicker and avoid connection. An unfortunate accident occurs. Inspired by a true story.

  • Tooly

    A young indigenous girl struggling to engage with her culture learns of Tooly, the sign of an impending death in the family.

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