BRISBANE – THURSDAY 4TH MARCH 7PM PALACE JAMES ST CINEMAS
‘GREAT SHORT FILM NEVER DIES!
Celebrating its 30tH year in 2021 Flickerfest remains Australia’s leading Academy® Qualifying and BAFTA Recognised short film festival, ensuring that we continue to present A-list short film programmes recognised amongst the best in the world with films hand-picked from the festival’s record 2,700 entries!
Flickerfest, Australia’s largest Short Film Festival, is excited to be bringing its National Tour to the Palace Cinemas James St Brisbane Thursday 4t h March showcasing the Best of Australian Shorts programme.
The programmes present a selection of entertaining, inspiring and award-winning films hand-picked from the festival’s 2,700 entries, giving local Flickerfest audiences the first look at the hottest shorts in the world today.
Highlights from the Best of Australian Shorts include the fabulous Roborovski, which won The Yoram Gross Award For Best Australian Animation at Flickerfest 2021 by actors Tilda Cobham-Hervey and Dev Patel who step behind the camera to direct this animated short about an adorable miniature hamster seeking revenge, penned by Oscar nominated writer John Collee (Happy Feet). Queensland films also feature large in the programme, including delightful Brisbane comedy Smashed produced by Kristie Yates, written and directed by Tyson Yates, where faced with the potential of losing their long-term Queensland share house, two twenty-something’s scheme a haunted plan to keep their home and their smashed avo breakfasts, insightful and moving drama Torchsong by Stephen Lance ‘An XXY teenager is rejected by his father at a suburban burning man ceremony’ and delightfully purfect romcom A Man And A Cat b y Kevin Spink, where a man’s relationship with his feline companion knows no bounds. Brisbane actress Anna McGahan (Anzac Girls, Underbelly) goes behind the camera as writer and co-director of the stunning Liquid Moonlight alongside the beautiful Bala from Bangara Dance Theatre’s choreographer Deborah Brown joining more of the very best shorts on the big screen from Brisbane filmmaking talent.
WHAT: Brisbane Flickerfest 2021 – Best of Australian Shorts WHERE: Palace James St Cinemas
PRICE: $25 / $22 con includes drinks and popcorn on arrival WHEN: Thursday 4t h March 7pm
TICKETS & INFO: www.flickerfest.com.au/tour/brisbane-qld/
TOUR INFO: www.flickerfest.com.au/tour