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Best Of International Shorts – 2021 Tour Perth

This programme is a specially curated selection of highlights from Flickerfest’s International Academy® Qualifying competition programmes in Bondi 2021.

Flickerfest, celebrating 30 years bringing you the Best of International 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 International Shorts – Amended for Perth:
‘The Present’ replaces ‘The Visit’.

Download: Best Of International Shorts 2021 tour Perth programme

View: Best of International Shorts promo reel – National

Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 113 min | Classification: Under 15yrs to be w/adult

  • Criss Cross

    A film about love and borders, which is stronger? An unfortunate chain of events motivates a couple in love to try and defy the obstacles between them. Can they be overcome? Or might digging underneath be a better solution? And just when you think it’s getting easier, bureaucracy and the past get in the way!
    view Criss Cross trailer

  • David

    A severely depressed man reaches out for an emergency therapy session. He’s not the only one who needs help. Starring Will Ferrell
    view David trailer

  • The Present

    On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his daughter, Yasmine, set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between the soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy would it be to go shopping?
    view The Present trailer

  • Frankie Jean & The Morning Star

    In the early hours of the morning, a plucky, rugby obsessed 8 year old girl stumbles across a teenager about to end his life.
    view Frankie Jean & The Morning Star trailer

  • Forest Floor

    Shot in Abernethy Forest in The Cairngorms, “Forest Floor” considers different bodies and physical access challenges in a rural location. Close friends Julie and Robbie sit quietly together on the ground, a simple idea requiring a novel approach.

  • Normal

    When Dany, a rich heir, who cheats his existential emptiness through hectic consumption of Magic’Powder – a drug with psychedelic and annihilated effects, randomly meets Karl Marx while he was feeling withdrawal symptoms, the socialist asks him to destroy capitalism in order to save the humankind. Reluctantly, Dany accepts his request and turns into a superhero. But quickly, he is overwhelmed by his task.
    view Normal trailer

  • Heading South

    8 year old girl Chasuna travels from her home on grassland to visit her father who lives in the big city. However, during her father’s birthday party, Chasuna finds out he has remarried to a Chinese woman. Chasuna has to learn how to accept her as part of the family

  • His Name Was Gerry

    After a young boy’s best friend dies he gets convinced into creating a Viking funeral for him by a neighbour.

  • The Affected

    Passengers and crew on a commercial flight question their ethics when an attempt to stop a deportation occurs on their flight minutes before take-off.