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Celebrating 30 years in 2021 Flickerfest, Australia’s largest and only Academy and BAFTA Qualifying Short Film Festival, is returning to the Northern Rivers.

After its capacity Mullumbimby tour screenings earlier this year, Flickerfest is bringing its National Tour back to The Regent Cinema Murwillumbah for one big film packed this weekend, showcasing its much-awarded and applauded FlickerKids, Short Laughs Comedy, Best of Australian Shorts and Best of International Shorts programmes. 

This River stars Murwillumbah born and raised actress Madeleine Magee Carr.

The 40+ films screening in Murwillumbah handpicked from Flickerfest’s 2700 entries include Academy® Nominees and award winners from across the world, hilarious comedies, moving and inspiring Australian shorts and award-winning Northern Rivers filmmakers lighting up the big screen. Giving Northern Rivers audiences a final chance to catch these spectacular shorts in our region.

Info & tickets: flickerfest.com.au/tour


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