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There’s a short film weekend event at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall!

Flickerfest returns to the northern rivers from the January 22 to 24 – it’s 18th year – and will screen the best short films from the Byron region, Australia and the world.

To get in the mood, here are some trailers for the weekend’s event.

LAZY BOY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AMELIA & DUARTE

 

SUBOTIKA: LAND OF WONDERS

 

A catered opening night on Friday, January 22, will be followed by the Best Of International Shorts.

Saturday kicks off with the Byron All Shorts local film makers finalists screening, showcasing the best from the region and afterwards, the Best Of Australian Shorts light up the screen.

On the Sunday night (24 January) the festival’s global Short Laughs Comedy program highlights handpicked comedy shorts from across the festival.

Watch the Flickerfest 2016 Tour Trailer: vimeo.com/flickerfest/flickerfest2016tourtrailer

Visit: www.iQ.org.au for program, info and tickets (also available at door).

Flickerfest Mullum is a fundraiser for the Island Quarry Arts and Eco Reserve.


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