Flickerfest Brings a Carnival of Short Films Under the Stars Next Week!

‘A KALEIDOSCOPIC CARNIVAL OF SHORT FILMS’

Celebrating 31 years in 2022 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 3,200 entries!

Flickerfest, Australia’s largest Short Film Festival is excited to be returning on its National Tour to the Camelot Outdoor Cinema in Perth showcasing the Best of Australian Shorts, Best of International Shorts and Short Laughs Comedy programme highlights from our recent Bondi festival competitions. The short films featured are all entertaining, inspiring, award-winning and fresh from their premieres in competition at Flickerfest Bondi, giving Perth Flickerfest audiences a window into the hottest contemporary shorts from at home and across the world today.

Once again the Best of Australian Shorts programme shines a spotlight on the incredible short film talent that exists in our emerging Australian industry. Our Opening Night Screening On Thursday 24th February features incredible shorts produced in WA in their local premieres including: Evie (Writer/Director: Alex Hoffman), In Australia (Writer/Director: Miley Tunnecliffe), Good Night (Writer/Director: David Vincent Smith) and Tooly (Writer/Director: Karla Hart) screening alongside additional highlights handpicked from the Australian competition, including the quirky black space cult comedy The Home Team starring comedy legend Paul McDermott and acclaimed actress Tara Morice (Strictly Ballroom) and the moving and intimate sibling drama You Me Before And After starring Yael Stone (Orange Is The New Black) and Emily Barclay (Mr In Between, Glitch, Baby Teeth).

Highlights from the Best of International Shorts on Friday 25th February, include the delightful New Zealand comedy Space Invader that tells the tale of young Max, who loves three things – hanging out with his dad (who’s his best mate), baked beans and Star Wars, now all under threat when dads new girlfriend comes on the scene and the delightful and heart-warming UK film ‘Roy’ where a reclusive widower Roy passes his days cold calling strangers until a chance meeting with a young women Cara, see an unlikely friendship forged. Starring BAFTA winner David Bradley (Broadchurch, Harry Potter) and Oscar winner Rachel Shenton (The Silent Child, Hollyoaks).

The Short Laughs Comedy programme on Saturday 26th February features clever comedy from across Australia and the world, including the delightful UK short Don vs Lightning, starring the legendary Peter Mullan as Don, who just wants a quiet life in the Scottish Highlands, alas the Universe has other plans, acclaimed Australian actor and director Nash Edgerton’s black comedy Shark starring Nash and Rose Byrne and the hilarious Canadian/UK animated comedy Affairs Of The Art, recently nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film.

WHAT: Flickerfest 2022 – Best of Australian Shorts, Best of International Shorts, Short Laughs Comedy

WHERE: Camelot Outdoor Cinema

PRICE: Best of Australian Shorts $25/ $20.50/ $19 (Join us from 6:30pm for drinks (beer and wine) and pizza (while stocks last) while being entertained by DJ Larry D as you schmooze before tonight’s screening). Best of International Shorts or Short Laughs Comedy $21/ $16.50con/child/ $15priv-card WHEN: Thursday 24th February – Best Of Australian Shorts – Friday 25th January- Best Of International Shorts, Saturday 26th February- Best of Comedy Shorts- All Sessions 7.30 pm (doors 6 pm)

TICKETS & INFO: www./flickerfest.com.au/tour/perth-wa/

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