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Think yourself a film critic? Well now is your chance to get up close and personal with some of the best short films of offer. Mullum Flickerfest and Byron All Shorts will once again be bringing you some of the best international and Australian short films between January 30 and February 1 for its 22 screening on the Northern Rivers. This year there will be a smorgasbord of the best short films from the Byron region, Australia and the world, across one cinema-packed short film weekend at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall.

‘Celebrating 29 years in 2020 Flickerfest remains Australia’s only 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. Flickerfest remains a platform for celebrating the most entertaining and innovative short filmmaking from Australia and around the world,’ said said Flickerfest in their press release..

The Flickerfest programme includes the Opening Night Party and Best Of International Shorts on Thursday January 30 with drinks from 7pm and films starting at 8pm. The Best Of Australian Shorts will take place on Friday January 31 from 8pm. This is curated from the Flickerfest International and Australian programmes in competition at Bondi. For a more off-kilter selection of clever comedy shorts from across the world make sure you get to the Short Laughs Comedy on Saturday February 1 that again starts at 8pm.

‘This is a one-off chance to see these amazing short films before they continue their journey around the world; expect to experience the best in short filmmaking Australia and the world has on offer,’ they said in their press release.

Local films

The Best of Northern Rivers Shorts along with the Byron All Shorts will be shown  from 4pm on Saturday, February 1. The finalist’s screening are selected from around 50 entries that showcase a wonderful new collection of creative shorts from talented local filmmakers on a range of themes that reflect Northern Rivers life.

The cafe and bar opens one hour prior to each session. 

All event info, programme and online tickets are available online.


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