Celebrating 24 years of short film excellence Flickerfest is Australia’s leading Academy® accredited and BAFTA recognised short film festival, presenting A-list short film programmes recognised among the best in the world.
Flickerfest is excited to be bringing it’s ‘Short Films Licensed to Thrill’ to Murwillumbah, for the first time this Saturday February 14, screening a sensational selection of cinema shorts from Australia each handpicked from the Academy® accredited and BAFTA recognised festival’s record 2400 entries.
The Flickerfest programme presents an entertaining, inspiring and award-winning range of shorts, giving local Flickerfest audiences the first look at the hottest short films in the world today.
The Flickerfest 2015 tour to Murwillumbah will screen the Best Of Australian Shorts programme, sharing the short film love on Valentines Day with a diverse range of stories from across Australia that celebrate our unique identity and culture, all designed to bring some warmth to your heart highlights include:
The charming and funny festival favourite LOVE SONG DEVOTIONS about radio love guru Raymond Lamour who rules the late night airwaves and who’s own relationship issues brings into question his devotion to love.
Hilarious FLORENCE HAS LEFT THE BUILDING where Its the annual Christmas eve concert at the Marigold House Assisted Living Facility. All her friends are dying and Florence (Jacki Weaver) wants out. When the facility double books two rival Elvis impersonators Florence take the opportunity for one last hurrah.
And the moving and insightful GREY BULL aboutMartin a South Sudanese refugee who happens upon a bull who he believes is his spiritual totem he decides to rescue it from the abattoir he works in. Martin is torn between his ancient cultural identity and his family’s new life in Australia. Winner Virgin Australia Award Best Australian Short Film 2015
Diamonds might be forever, but FLiCKERFEST is not – be sure to get your tickets before this license to thrill expires
WHAT: Flickerfest 2015 – Best Of Australian Shorts
WHERE: The Regent Cinema Murillumbah
WHEN: Saturday February 14, 8pm
PRICE: $15 / $12 conc.