OVER THE FENCE COMEDY FILM FESTIVAL
The 21st Edition of the Longest Running Comedy Festival in Australia
Twenty one comedy film festivals, 396 films, 343 venues across 4 countries, thousands of giggling audiences and finally the Over the Fence Comedy Film Festival can legally drink in America (it’s 21 over there)…in 2019 the longest running comedy film festival tours to Riverside to celebrate its 21st Birthday!
Join us to laugh through a roller coaster ride of 14 short hilarious films portraying the imperfect world of human beings. Download the program here: Over the Fence Comedy Film Festival Program
Exempt Ages 15+ unless accompanied by an adult
Dates & Times
Saturday 20 July 2019 at 4pm
SMALL TOWN PD
When a teenage boy goes to run a simple errand for his girlfriend, he unwittingly triggers a chain reaction amongst the unnecessarily large team of bored police officers in a small Australian town.
LOVE HATE DATE
Meet Becky and James: a happy couple, a perfect day in central London, a late lunch…a bolt from the blue.
James is moving on and Becky’s taken aback, reeling from the revelation that she’s ‘too nice’. But she gets an opportunity to move on quick smart via a chance meeting with the host of a speed dating event. With a difference.
Gus, a stuttering loner, lives with his mum. When she dies he becomes homeless and moves their things into a local storage facility. Realising how safe and warm his storage unit is, he moves in. He starts working there as a cleaner and meets co-worker, socially awkward Sylvia, who shows him home is where love dwells.
When someone drops a glass in Australia, it’s very rare not to hear someone call out for a cab. “Taxi!, follows the historic journey of one man making this joke for the first time, how he becomes adopted by the Australian media and finally suffocated by the grip of commercial interests. Will the joke that never gets old become immortalised or finally die?
After countless blind dates that have gone poorly, Bernard swears that his next date will be “the one.” But could her flaw be too much for him to overcome? Bristled is a hand drawn comedic short film that deals the way we perceive others as well as ourselves.
PLEASE DON’T FEED THE DUCKS
It’s a perfect day in the park and Guy wants nothing more than to feed the ducks at the pond. Sadly, an official sign forbids it. He is approached by a charismatic duck who tries to get him to hand over the bread. But Guy isn’t about to break the law.
FOR YOUR SINS
A young man seeks the help of a boutique communications agency to help raise awareness for his cause – ‘Your sins’ – via a physical challenge – ‘Crucifixion’.
WE’RE GOING TO PARIS
An old married couple try to rob a bank with the purpose of saving their house which has a forclosure on it, but the couple receive a tremendous surprise when they enter the bank. The real reason for the robbery is later revealed.
A first-time director has one day in which to capture thirty seconds of film. What can possibly go wrong? Everything if you believe your First Assistant Director to be cursed.
Mockumentary. Steve and Anna have a less than perfect relationship, but that doesn’t stop Steve from seeing the bright side of things.
A guy names Harls keeps getting reincarnated.
THE GREAT BRITISH RACE OFF
A group of select people take part in a race to decide who gets a job in the film industry. A tongue-in-cheek exploration of the struggles that those who are not privileged have to overcome.
What if two people on a first date were honest with each?
BRYCE AND LIAM GO TO SPACE!
Two best friends take the extraterrestrial adventure of a lifetime, all starting one night in Bryce and Liam’s back shed in Melbourne, Australia.