Press Release Flickerfest

The Flickerfest road show gathers steam with over 21 successful touring events across Australia and 25 still to come!  Including Perth, Broome, Carnarvon, WA and Young and Port Macquarie NSW this weekend!
Don’t miss our much loved collection of award winning International and Australian short film highlights handpicked from a record 2300 entries screening at a town near you!

Highlights of Best of Australia shorts include WA premier of ‘Yardbird’ winner of Best Australian Film at Flickerfest 2013, a masterful film directed by Michael Spiccia and written by Julius Avery (both currently in WA working on Julius’s first feature film ‘Son Of A Gun’); ‘Lois’ starring Academy®Award nominated acting legend Jacki Weaver and the quirky and highly crafted animation ‘A Cautionary Tail’ starring the voices of David Wenham, Cate Blanchett and Barry Otto.

Best of International programme 1 features the quirky and magical Route 43 Miracle from Sweden and charming French/Canadian film ‘Chef De Meute,’ officially selected at Cannes Film Festival and Curfew from the USA, newly crowned winner of Best Live Action Short at this years Academy®Awards.

Best of International 2 features three award winning international short from Flickerfest Sydney including Tiger Boy from Italy, winner of the Renault Award For Best Short Film, the hilarious ‘Centrifuge Brain Project’ from Germany, winner of the SAE award For Best Digital Short and Edmond Was A Donkey from Canada, winner of the Yoram Gross Award for Best Animation at Flickerfest 2013 .

Our Short Laughs programme features the funniest films from at home and overseas, including ‘Status Update’ from Australia, including Spanish comedy ‘Life Vest Under Your Seat’ and the funny and topical social media film ‘Friend Request Pending’ starring the Queen of stage and screen Judi Dench.

PERTH 7 March 2013 – 10 March 2013
Camelot Outdoor Cinema
Info/Bookings: 08 9227 1771
www.lunapalace.com.au
Best Of Australian Shorts: Thur 7th Mar, 8pm (doors open 6.30pm inc Opening Night drinks, Food & a band!)
Best Of International 1: Fri 8th March, 8pm plus WA film Polarised
Best Of International 2: Sat 9th March, 8pm plus WA film Polarised
Short Laughs Comedy: Sun 10th March, 8pm plus WA film Cedric and Hope

BROOME 8 March 2013 – 09 March 2013
Sun Picture Theatre
Info/Bookings: 08 9192 3199
www.broomemovies.com.au
Best Of International 1: Fri 8th March, 8pm plus WA film Polarised
Best Of Australian Shorts: Sat 9th March, 8pm

CARNARVON 8 March 2013 – 9 March 2013
Gwoonwardu Mia Cultural Centre
Info/bookings: 08 9941 1989
www.gahcc.com.au
Best Of Australian Shorts: Fri 8th March
Best Of International 1: Sat 9th March plus WA film Polarised

PORT MACQUARIE 9 March 2013 – 9 March 2013
The Glasshouse
Info/bookings: 02 6581 8888
www.glasshouse.org.au
Best Of Australian Shorts: Sat 9th March

YOUNG 9 March 2013 – 9 March 2013
Southern Cross Cinema
Info/bookings: 02 6382 1000
www.southerncrosscinema.org
Best Of Australian Shorts: Sat 9th March
Flims start: 11am – Cost: $12/10mem/9con

The following week commencing the 13th March Flickerfest will also visit Maryborough QLD, then across the weekend Coffs Harbour, Eden, Dungog NSW, Esperance Bunbury Denmark WA & Katherine in NT.

Stay tuned as our road show continues until May
all across Australia with many more venues to follow in the coming months!
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see these outstanding shorts on the big screen in your town.
Dates & info for all venues are available at: www.flickerfest.com.au
Follow us on tour: facebook.com/flickerfest & twitter.com/flickerfest

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