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The Empire Theatres Presents

Flickerfest

FLiCKERFEST is Australia’s leading Academy® Award accredited and BAFTA recognised Short Film Festival, and the country’s largest Australian & International short film competition, screening the best of shorts from Australia, hand-picked from 3,500 entries. 

This programme is a specially curated selection of highlights from Flickerfest’s Australian Academy® Qualifying competition programmes in Bondi 2022.

Flickerfest, celebrating 31 years bringing you the Best of Australian Shorts ‘A Kaleidoscopic Carnival Of Short Films’!

 BEST OF AUSTRALIAN SHORTS - PROGRAM

 Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 108 min | Classification: under 15yrs to be accompanied by an 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.
    WORLD PREMIERE

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  • Good Night

    A busy sound engineer (Clarence Ryan) accepts a last-minute recording job from a stranger (Caroline Brazier) instead of heading home to his family and is deeply affected by the song he’s recording.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

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  • You And Me, Before And After

    Two adult sisters who love each other learn to like each other while getting their first tattoos.
    NSW PREMIERE

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  • Stonefish

    A black comedy about an anxious young poet who accidentally sparks a war with his criminal neighbour when he tries to silence the relentless barking of his dog.
    WORLD PREMIERE

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  • 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.
    NSW PREMIERE

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  • Giants

    Intermittently filmed on the same farm over a period of 18 months, Giants plays out amongst the changing landscape of the worst drought in Australia’s history.
    NSW PREMIERE

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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)
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

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  • Shark

    Completing the trilogy of wickedly dark comedy shorts that began with Spider and Bear, Nash Edgerton’s Jack finds a perfect match in Rose Byrne as Sofie.

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  • Wanmari

    A Ngalakgan woman from Ngukurr, NT, just wants to catch a nailfish at her favourite fishing spot, Wanmari. But her family are thwarting her plans. When she sees an eagle, her grandfather’s dreaming, she remembers to use the knowledge she has of Country and soon, good luck comes her way.
    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE

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Fri, 22 Apr 2022 07:30 PM 22 Apr 07:30PM Ended
Venue
Armitage Centre
Prices

Empire Cardholder     $5

All Tickets                     $20.00

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 Running Time: 108 min

Classification: under 15yrs to be accompanied by an adult