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Best Of Documentary 1 – 2017

The 1st of two programmes featuring the best of International & Australian Documentary short films in competition.

International & Australian filmmakers battle it out for the prestigious Academy® accredited award for Best Documentary Short Film.

Screening: Tue 10 Jan, 4.30pm | Duration: 107 min | Classification: under 15 yrs to be w/adult

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  • Stems

    A rapturous eulogy to the short life span of stop-motion animation puppets.

  • The Mute’s House

    A family’s unique story unfolds against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Hebron, a city torn apart by hatred and violence.

  • Olympic Nick: A Donutumentary

    A glimpse into the iconic Olympic Doughnuts, which has captured the heart of Footscray train station since 1979

  • WIĘZI (Close Ties)

    Barbara and Zdzisław’s forty-fifth anniversary would have been quite the occasion if not for the fact that Zdzisław spent eight of those years living with another woman.

  • Hopptornet (Ten Metre Tower)

    Atop a 10 meter diving tower people must weigh up the instinctive fear of taking the step out against the humiliation of climbing back down.

  • An Undeniable Voice

    Sam Harris, believed to be one of the youngest to survive the camps during the Holocaust, shares his amazing story with philanthropist Sharon Stone.

  • Twisted

    In Thorold, Ontario in the summer of 1996, a movie legend was made when a real-life tornado hit a drive-in theatre during a screening of Twister.