Celebrating 23 years of short film excellence Flickerfest remains Australia’s leading short film festival.
Flickerfest brings its ‘Spectacular Short Films With Soul’ to Canowindra on 22 March 2014, for it’s 5th year screening a smorgasbord of shorts from Australia and around the world, at the Rosnay vineyard and olive grove, Rivers Road, Canowindra.
Flickerfest will be screening an entertaining, inspiring and award winning range of shorts, many of which are world or Australian premieres, giving local Flickerfest audiences the first look at the hottest short films in the world today.
The calibre of this year’s program is undeniable with several films screening at some of the worlds most prominent and revered film festivals including Sundance and Cannes.
Flickerfest in Canowindra will kick off with a delicious organic curry from the property and local Rosnay wine, from 6.30pm, and screening of the programme from 8pm. Cost for dinner and films $35, films only $20, student/concession is half price.
Tickets can be purchased at the door but RVSP is required by 19 March for dinner and films.
Contact: Sam Statham
Highlights of Flickerfest 2014 include:
(Best Of International 1 programme) A very moving & intimate short The Phone Call starring Golden Globe winner Sally Hawkins and Oscar winner Jim Broadbent; & Today’s The Day Standing up against the inner voice that spreads doubt into what we believe in most our dreams, starring Danny DeVito;
(Best Of Australian Shorts programme) Vote Yes set in May 1967 and focusing on Australia’s referendum on Aboriginal rights, as two women unite and come to terms with the prospect of change, starring Miranda Tapsell from The Sapphires; & Tango Underpants Carolyn, a young Australian backpacker, travels to Buenos Aries where she discovers not only the wonders of the Tango but also the vital importance of the right underwear! starring Emma Booth; &
(FlickerKids programme) A delightfully entertaining programme of shorts that will appeal to the kid in everyone; includes Jump A visually dazzling story about the importance of family when pursuing your dreams, Jump tells the tale of a 12 year old Edwin, a circus clown like his father who defies tradition by embarking on a daring quest to become a trapeze artist.