Flickerfest – Best Of Australian Shorts

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Flickerfest – Best Of Australian Shorts


Raffertys Theatre


14 April 2018

Event Type

Cinema Screening

Flickerfest Short Film Festival presents

Flickerfest, Australia’s leading Academy® Award accredited and BAFTA-recognised Short Film Festival returns to Riverside in 2018.

Celebrating 27 years of bringing you the best of Australian shorts, this year’s line up features a number of World and NSW Premieres, as well fantastic films by Western Sydney’s up-and-coming filmmakers.

This is a one-off chance to see these amazing short films before they continue their journey around the world. Tickets include drink and nibbles after the screenings so there is time to network and discuss the films with other movie-lovers.

Get ready to experience the best in short film-making Australia has on offer.

Classification: Children under 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult

Dates & Times:
Saturday 14 April 2018 at 6:45pm*
*Tickets include post-screening drinks and nibbles


10-year old Margaret Mary has a problem. A dentureless, dribbling problem to be exact. Will her efforts to get rid of her elderly grandmother pay off?

Director: Lara Del Arte
Writer: Nisrine Amine
Producer: Gia Frino
Runtime: 5min
Year: 2017
Country: Australia

Lost Property Office

Ed is the sole custodian of the Lost Property Office. In many ways, he’s lost as the items he is tasked to look after.

Director: Daniel Agdag
Writer: Daniel Agdag
Producer: Liz Kearny
Runtime: 10min
Year: 2017
Country: Australia

Kill Off

American Horror Story’s Jamie Brewer stars as Sonja, a woman with an intellectual disability who forms an unlikely friendship with a Sudanese refugee through their mutual love of KRUMP.

Director: Genevieve Clay-Smith
Writer: Genevieve Clay-Smith
Producer: Genevieve Clay-Smith, Erin Black, Eleanor Winkler, Karen Burdett
Runtime: 16min
Year: 2016
Country: Australia

Martha The Monster

In an upside-down world where humans live alongside monsters, Martha, a 20-something furry, is having a major crisis.

Director: Christopher Weekes
Writer: Christopher Weekes
Producer: Jamie Hilton, Michael Pontin
Runtime: 15min
Year: 2017
Country: Australia

Second Best

Second Best is a dark comedy about the power of identical twin sisters and the unbreakable bond that binds them, no matter what might try and come between.

Director: Alyssa McClelland
Writer: Alyssa McClelland, Simone Moessinger
Producer: Daisy Bray, Alyssa McClelland
Runtime: 20min
Year: 2017
Country: Australia

One Shot

One Shot is about Muhumuza whose family travelled from Uganda to Australia as refugees. It tells the story of how this humble young man became the 10 Years National Shot-Put Champion with the support of his local community.

Director: Jo-Anne Brechin
Writer: Jo-Anne Brechin
Producer: Jo-Anne Brechin
Runtime: 12min
Year: 2017
Country: Australia


When Miro returns home at the end of WWII, he finds his land taken, his daughter stolen, his people relocated and his service record treated with contempt.

Director: Victoria Wharfe McIntyre
Writer: Victoria Wharfe McIntyre
Producer: Fran Dobbie, Amadeo Marquez-Perez
Runtime: 24min
Year: 2016
Country: Australia


This is the story of an old man and a fish that changed his life.

Director: Billie Pleiffer
Writer: Billie Pleiffer
Producer: Rita Walsh
Runtime: 13min
Year: 2017
Country: Australia

Ticket Options

Adult $20
Concession $18
Transaction fees apply
Screen $1.65

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