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Best of International Shorts – 2023 Tour Parramatta

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 Parramatta programme
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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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  • A Lullaby For Yellow Roses

    A migrant working-class couple, after losing their daughter to an ill-fated destiny, seeks friends in each other.

  • 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.

  • 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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