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Best of Melbourne Shorts – 2022 Tour

This highlights programme is a curated selection of shorts from Victorian filmmakers selected for screening at Flickerfest 2022 Bondi.

*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 Australian Shorts Tour programme – Melbourne (pdf)

View: Best of Australian Shorts Tour sizzle reel – Melbourne

Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 140min | Classification: under 15 years to be w/adult

  • Object Of Life

    Object of Life is a playful critique of our life long love of things, giving a new take on an old Greek Myth wrapped in some serious Balkan Brass.

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  • Assets

    When a burnt-out mum takes the plunge to return to work, she must prove to a mysterious interview panel she’s up to the job.

  • Hellbender

    A suburban short comedy, chronicling the unorthodox methods of an unremarkable man on his quest for significance.

  • Across Borders

    When an unruly neighbour moves in next door, Akash must choose between his ideology and the safety of his family.

  • Grace

    A father living in war-torn Iraq protects his daughter from violent fanatics, using the innocent game of hide-and-seek.

  • Sandra

    Sandra feeds her voyeuristic addiction by buying random items from strangers on online classifieds until Alan, a nervous video gamer forces her to confront her addiction.

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  • Tinashé

    After Tinashé, a sweet, but lost teenager gets kicked out of home, he moves into his chaotic best friend’s bed whilst attempting to navigate adulthood and love for the first time.

  • Thomas Rides In An Ambulance

    It’s the night of Australia’s music awards. A family watch from their living room. Their estranged daughter and sister is up for Best New Artist.

  • Tadpoles

    Faced with troubling new concepts an 8 year old boy, at odds with his sister, tries to hide inside his curiosity for the natural world around him.

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  • Dwarf Planet

    An awkward teenager spends the last of his birthday money on a male sex worker. It’s an uneasy encounter involving secrets, desires and a lesson in astronomy.

  • The Quirky Best Friend

    A classic rom-com takes an unexpected turn when the leading lady’s sardonic best friend is called out for hiding behind the ‘quirky sidekick’ role and is encouraged to pursue her own epic everlasting love story.

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  • The Home Team

    A romantic plumber and his unblinking wife are the only survivors of a suicide space cult. Two decades after the others went Next Level, they’re still wearing capes, still trying to recruit members, and still not having sex. When a cancer scare forces them to face involuntary mortality, they rediscover the transcendent things down here on The Human Level. (starring Paul McDermott & Tara Morice)

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