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Rainbow Shorts – 2023

Flickerfest is celebrating LGBTQI+ stories from around the world in our 6th year of Rainbow Shorts, curated by award winning queer filmmaker Craig Boreham.

Screening: Fri 27 Jan, 6.30pm | Runtinme: 120 mins | Classification: under 15 yrs to be w/adult

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  • Habib & The Thief

    Two Arab men are playing a sexy game but get interrupted by one of their biggest fears – a threat from the Arab world.

  • Scaring Women At Night

    Two strangers are scared on a late walk home. As they try to escape one another, their worlds collide at an intersection, forcing them to question who they are afraid of and why.

  • Heartbeat

    Long time friends Vanja, Alex, Liz and Evie go on a camping trip together. Something is in the air between the four women. It soon becomes clear: it is the abortion that Vanja has just had. This experience puts their friendship to the test.


    An intimate evening between a film director and an escort is disrupted when a familiar face arrives.

  • Yannis

    Yannis, a first-generation Lebanese/Greek Australia, older teenager, has been rejected by his family for being gay. Now living under a bridge, he’s working the local beats as a sex worker. Omar, his best friend, once in the same situation, is now determined to better his life and begins to pull away.

  • Work

    Unable to move on from a breakup, Gabriela impulsively drops into an old job, where she unexpectedly runs into a friend from her past.

  • The Pass

    On holiday, Ben declines an offer from a handsome man, Sam, to go to a private beach, The Pass. While there, Ben swims and meets Christopher, who grows aggressive as he struggles to mask his desires for Ben, leaving him afraid to get out of the water.

  • Warsha

    A crane operator in Beirut volunteers to cover a shift on one of the most dangerous cranes, where he is able to find his freedom.

  • Tank Fairy

    Once upon a time, the magical Tank Fairy delivered tanks of gas (with plenty of sass) to the home of young Jojo, a lonely dreamer in need of a glittery godmother…