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Best of International Shorts – 2023 Tour

This programme is a specially curated selection of highlights from Flickerfest’s International Academy® Qualifying competition programmes in Bondi 2023.

Flickerfest, celebrating 32 years bringing you the Best of International Shorts.
‘It’s Great Short Films, It’s On Tour, It’s The Vibe’.

*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 International Shorts Tour programme
View: Best of International Shorts Tour sizzle reel

Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 110 min | Classification: Under 15yrs to be w/adult

  • The Flying Sailor

    Two ships collide in a harbour, an explosion shatters a city, and a sailor is blasted skyward. With ears ringing, blood pulsing and guts heaving, he soars high above the mayhem and towards the great unknown.

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  • The Daughter

    When a fantasy phone line operator receives the deathbed confessions of a regretful father she must unknot her own traumatic past to heal their family-inflicted wounds.


    Ivalu is gone. Her little sister is desperate to find her and her father does not care. The vast Greenlandic nature holds secrets. Where is Ivalu…?

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  • Uprooted

    Displacement crisis has reached 100 million people globally. 60+ Ukrainian refugees were involved in making the film, sending a message of support to all refugees.

  • Dream Big

    After being passed over for a big promotion at work, Miranda discovers that she can control the world via her model railway. A bittersweet comedy about a derailed woman, trying to mould herself to the institution but ultimately finding the power within to create her own.

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  • Southern Afternoon

    An Uyghur father living in Southern China accidentally discovers that his 14 year old daughter has received a possible love letter. Desperate to resolve his doubt, but unable to read Chinese mandarin, he can only ask his younger daughter to help read the letter.

  • Forever Young

    After the recent death of her mother, a young woman with Down Syndrome and her witty but aged father set off for holidays in Italy alone for the first time. The trip challenges their vacation and even their future life.

  • Brodeo

    After a relapse, Jildou has to live at home again with her dominant mother. Confined to a wheelchair, she is determined to focus on her freedom.

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