Flickerfest 2011 - 20th Anniversary (feb11)
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- Published on Monday, 28 February 2011 02:54
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Flickerfest Australia’s only Academy® accredited and BAFTA-recognised short ﬁlm festival, is thrilled to celebrate 20 years in 2011 as a platform for the most innovative and creative Australian short ﬁlms by our very talented homegrown ﬁlmmakers.
The short ﬁlms contained on this Flickerfest Birthday showcase DVD are a classic collection of laugh-out-loud comedies, moving dramas and highly crafted animations that have screened at Flickerfest over the years and celebrate some of our brightest stars of the short ﬁlm scene.
Highlights include award-winning, iconic shorts from some of our hottest Australian directors, including David Michôd (Animal Kingdom) Warwick Thornton (Samson and Delilah), Cate Shortland (Somersault) Nash Edgerton (The Square), Andrew Lancaster (Accidents Happen) and Sean Byrne (The Loved Ones).
All of the ﬁlms included in our 20th Anniversary DVD have received major international recognition at festivals far and wide, including Academy® award nominations and ofﬁcial selection at A-list festivals such as Sundance, Cannes, and Venice. Flickerfest is proud to present this stellar collection of outstanding Australian shorts!
LIST OF TITLES
NANA Warwick Thornton
THE MECHANICALS Leon Ford
STANDING ROOM ONLY Deborra-Lee Furness
MIRACLE FISH Luke Doolan
CAR POOL Martha Goddard
CHICKEN OF GOD Frank Woodley
WARD 13 Peter Cornwell
CELESTIAL AVENUE Colin & Cameron Cairnes
CROSSBOW David Michôd
DANCE LIKE YOUR OLD MAN Gideon Obarzanek & Edwina Throsby
FRANSWA SHARL Hannah Hilliard
MUTT Glen Hunwick
TOMORROW Simon Portus
IN SEARCH OF MIKE Andrew Lancaster
THE GIRL WHO SWALLOWED BEES Paul McDermott
MY RABIT HOPPY Anthony Lucas
SPIDER Nash Edgerton
ZERO Christopher Kezelos
CRACKER BAG Glendyn Ivin
JACOB Dena Curtis
JOY Cate Shortland
ADVANTAGE Sean Byrne
THE SAVIOUR Peter TemplemanAwards
N/ARunning Time: 134min