Short Stories from Down Under

Short Stories from Down Under
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Saturday, June 23, 5:30 PM
Camelot Theatres
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Short Stories from Down Under
81 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Packages

With 30 short films in this year’s Festival, Australia is at the forefront of quality short form storytelling among the nations of the world. With a remarkably diverse wealth of gifted young filmmaking talent to call upon, and a rich trove of characters to share and stories to tell, the land down under has earned its own showcase at this year’s Festival, and we’re delighted to share these five distinctive short films with you, along with the more than two dozen other Australian shorts in other sections of this year’s lineup.


Packaged Films...


Collision   

Collision
Australia, 2011, 14 min.
A man reflects on the events that led up to the destruction of his relationship in the moments leading up to an event that will change everything…... more



First Contact   

First Contact
Australia, 2011, 21 min.
A father and his teenage daughter live in the Australian outback, eking out an existence between research, hunting and School of the Air—the daughter’s only connection to the outside world via a short wave radio. When a nearly dead black man makes his way into their home, he shatters their world wit... more



Grace   

Grace
Australia, 2012, 6 min.
Determined young woman Grace steels herself to meet the birth mother who gave her up years ago. ... more



The Missing Key   

The Missing Key
Australia, 2011, 30 min.
In a gloriously imagined 1920s world inhabited by people who have gramophones for heads, young composer Hero Wasabi has left Japan to study musical composition in Venice, accompanied by his oboe-playing cat Jacuzzi. A student of the terrifying Madame Zero, Hero struggles towards his dream of winnin... more



Strangeface   

Strangeface
Australia, 2012, 10 min.
A strange and lonely little girl, exploring alone in the woods, comes upon a troubling scene and decides to intervene.... more



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