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Best Of Documentary 1 – 2018

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 16 Jan, 4.30pm | Duration: 110 min | Classification: under 15 yrs to be w/adult

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  • A Restless Peace

    Australian photographer Stephen Dupont has a fascination with disappearing worlds. With camera in hand he finds veins to mine in war, in Mexico’s celebration of the Day of the Dead and in professionals who deal with the deceased.

  • Edith + Eddie

    Edith & Eddie, ages 96 and 95, are America’s oldest interracial newlyweds. Their love story is disrupted by a family feud that threatens to tear the couple apart.

  • Finding Maawirrangga

    Veteran Indigenous Actor Tom E Lewis was uprooted from his Arnhem Land home as a teenager. Forty years later, he returns to Numbulwar, his Grandmother’s country, to re-connect with his culture through the Murrungun songline.

  • 100 Women I Know

    An unapologetic short documentary telling honest stories of rape from 100 young women I know.

  • Phenomenality

    This is the story of a man who drowned… and came back from the dead to sleep with the world’s most iconic supermodel, Twiggy.

  • The Disinherited

    Pere Ferrés is 53 years old and owns a small bus company. Lack of money forces him to drive clients who destroy his vehicle to bachelor parties, but he is not prepared to lose his dignity.

  • Hello Salaam

    Sil, ten years old, and Merlijn, eleven, are about to go on a big journey: they will visit a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.