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February 28, 2021

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Bangalow’s festival of film kicks off again this weekend courtesy of Flickerfest.

There are two rounds of international flicks, one on Friday and one on Saturday night, and a Best of Australian Shorts collection on Sunday night.

The sentimental favourite, Byron All Shorts, is on Saturday afternoon and features a range of films by local auteurs, from a ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ 40-second claymation by Mullum secondary students to nine-minute surfing epic Teahupoo Hawaii Uncut (pictured) by Tweed’s Simon Saffagina.

Echonetdaily has one more double session pass to Flickerfest give away to a lucky reader – email us by 9am tomorrow to enter.

Otherwise, the very reasonable prices are: Friday: $20 /$17 conc, includes Opening Night Party with Jameson whiskey, Coopers beer, Rosnay organic wine and Phoenix drinks. Sat or Sun: $15 /$12 conc (each night). Festival Pass: $40 /$35 conc.

Tickets: Available at the door or from Barebones Artspace Bangalow (no BF), Byron Music (+BF) All Music and Vision Ballina and Lismore (+BF).

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