Student Film Competition

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Indie Gems Film Festival

Student Film Competition

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 13 September 2014

A screening of the finalist films in the 2nd Indie Gems Student Film Competition followed by an announcement of the winners, each vying for a share in a fantastic prize pool. The Student Film Competition invites budding filmmakers from Western Sydney to create and submit a film with the theme ‘Community’.

Alone by Emilio Broodryk
This film is about a young adolescent boy is homeless and wanted by the police. The boys’ only hope is if someone finds his notebook.

Film School by Cabramatta Public School – Stage 3
Cabramatta Public School has a community of filmmakers. Film School shows the many different roles that students take while making a movie.

Community Z by Cabramatta Public School – Year 5
Cabramatta Public School is a peaceful and friendly school environment. However, the school is now overtaken by zombies.

The Hyper Tap Water Incident by Cabramatta Public School – Year 3
Students are informed not to drink the tap water. It makes you hyper. However, one boy decides to drink some.

Waiting by Dalia
This is a dramatisation, using real life testimonies of children in detention centres, sheding light on the reality and experiences of children in Australia behind barbed wire.

Dates & Times:
Saturday 13 September 12pm


Indie Gems 2014 package from $145

–          Buffet breakfast for 2 adults & 2 kids
–          2 kids stay free*
–          Complimentary internet

For bookings, contact hotel reservations on 02 9890 0850 or email

*Conditions apply, Subject to availability. Children under 16 years of age, using existing bedding with paying adults. 

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Ticket Prices

All tickets $10

Transaction fees apply

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Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
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