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Best of Melbourne Shorts – 2024 Tour

This highlights programme is a curated selection of shorts from Victorian filmmakers selected for screening at Flickerfest 2024 Bondi.

Flickerfest, celebrating 33 years bringing you the Best of Melbourne Shorts.
‘Everyone’s Invited!’

*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 Melbourne Shorts Tour programme pdf
View: Best of Melbourne Shorts Tour sizzle reel

Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 125min | Classification: under 15 years to be w/adult

  • Good Grief

    Brandon is visited by his recently deceased girlfriend and discovers that haunting can have its advantages. Brandon and his sheet ghost girlfriend dive into domestic bliss and Brandon’s life improves with the unconditional support of his sheet ghost love. But ghosts become stuck in the In-Between for a reason and while Brandon thinks that his sheet ghost bae’s remaining duty is to lift him up, this sheet ghost honey has other ideas about crossing over to the afterlife.

  • What’s In A Name?

    Whilst taking part in a larger documentary, a young couple rediscover fractures from a forgotten history.
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  • Nursery

    Single-mother Helen and her son Jordan embark on an afternoon drive, things soon spiral out of control, tension builds between the two as they fight to live their own lives as part of their codependent relationship.
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  • Heart Throb

    18 year old Gray is in love with his best friend Angelo, but his desire for social media stardom complicates things.

  • The More The Storm

    Belle is a university student facing her own challenges and finding her place in the world. Whilst enduring a day of distressing encounters, Belle musters the inner strength needed to stand up for herself. The More The Storm is the story of a young person gaining courage and self-assurance by overcoming adversity.

  • Lean In

    Moral-abiding feminist comedian, Rach, receives a massive blow after a show when she is rejected by the agent she was so hungry for. Rach’s brother Benny takes her out to his work Christmas drinks as a means to cheer her up. But in his world of sales bro’s Rach is pushed to see if she’s got the “tenacity” to survive in their world. Will she flip on her morals and throw her integrity to the wind to step up to their plate?

  • Gorgo

    Inspired by Ovid’s Medusa myth, Gorgo is a dramatic short film that tells the story of a Greek bride’s cross-continental journey to marry a man she has never met. Matchmade by her best friend Athina, with promises of a new future in a distant land, Medousa finds herself arriving in Australia to a strange home—and a cold welcome. Thrust into her new marriage, she soon discovers a monstrous secret that threatens to tear apart the best friends’ vow of sisterhood.
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  • Cold Water

    Inspired by true events. Set in St Kilda, Australia, an elderly woman’s peaceful retirement is interrupted when her husband takes up a bizarre new hobby.
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  • Room For One More

    When an entire house collapses on him, Alex realises he’s close to death. Will he use his final moments to reconnect with loved ones? Or will he go all-in on pitching his brilliant short film idea to old friend Bruno?
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