Flickerfest tour continues

08 March, 2010 by IF

Press release from Flickerfest

Flickerfest National Tour: March Dates


Flickerfest clocks up three more venues on the National Tour this week, touring to Broome, Dungog and returning for one night only to Sydney at Starlight Cinema.

Flickerfest Best Of Australian Shorts Filmmaker Q&A at Starlight Cinema!

When: Sunday 14 March
Meet the Filmmakers Event: 7.00-7.45pm
Films commence at 8.00pm
Where: North Sydney Oval
What: Best of Australian Shorts
Info & Bookings: http://www.mebankStarlightCinema.com.au

ME Bank Starlight Cinema is presenting the award-winning Best Of Australian Shorts programme from the famous Bondi Flickerfest at North Sydney Oval on Sunday 14 March. Flickerfest is proud to present Directors Chris Kezelos, Michael Hill and Hannah Hilliard, and Producers Christine Kezelos and Linda Micsko in a panel discussion which will be followed by a Q&A session.

The programme represents the cream of the crop of Australian shorts, demonstrating the outstanding talent that exists in Australia’s local short film community.

“The programme has been embraced by audiences from Byron Bay to Alice Springs, along the 25-venue national tour and now we are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring Flickerfest over the bridge to North Sydney for one last Sydney screening of these fabulous shorts,” said Ms Kidd.

When: Friday 12 & Saturday 13 March
Where: Sun Pictures
What: International 1 & Best of Australian Shorts Programmes
Info & Bookings: www.sunpictures.com.au

The two day Broome festival showcases the best of the best of Flickerfest 2010 International and Australian Programmes and includes the much-awarded locally shot film Two Men. Directed by Dom Allen, winner of Emerging Filmmaker award at MIFF, the film was shot in Fitzroy Crossing and now returns to the Kimberley for this special screening as part of the Best of Australian Shorts Programme. Also screening is the International 1 Programme with The Six Dollar Fifty Man (NZ), winner of the Coopers Award for Best Short Film at Flickerfest 2010, making this film now eligible for the Oscars in 2011. This rebellious little film recently also won the Shorts International Prize at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival.

One-Day Flickerfest Film Olympics in Dungog!

When: Saturday 13 March
Where: The James Theatre, Dungog
What: International 2, Best of Australian Shorts, Oscar Shorts and Short Beats
Info & Bookings: http://www.agog.net.au/; (02) 4992 1191

Screening in Dungog in glorious 35mm film is the International 2 Programme, which continues to delight audiences across Australia with highlights of the programme including the film-in film short piece Citizen vs Kane (France) and Australian winner of the Yoram Gross Award for Best Animation (Flickerfest 2010) The Cat Piano.

The next programme off the mark is Best of Australian Shorts – featuring recent multi-award winner Franswa Sharl which had its world premiere at Flickerfest in January. The film has recently won a top prize at the Berlinale – the Crystal Bear for the Best Short Film, continuing it’s success after winning the IF Media Award for most Popular Film at Flickerfest 2010. Other highlights of this programme include 2010 Oscar® nominated Miracle Fish, and crowd-pleaser Celestial Avenue, winner of the Flickerfest Madman Award for Best Australian Short Film.

With all the buzz surrounding the recent Australian nomination, why not slip into something a bit glam and shimmy up the most dazzling red carpet of programmes – Oscar Shorts – the best Oscar winning and nominated films from the past 2 years in recognition of Flickerfest’s Academy® accredited status.

Also screening: Short Beats Music on Film Programme including UK filmmaker Sam Taylor Wood’s (Nowhere Man) wild short set to the Buzzcock’s single Love You More, infamous outspoken Singaporean filmmaker Royston Tan’s stinging musical attack on his country’s censorship board – Cut; and classic Swedish Cannes-number Music for One Apartment and Six Drummers. Get Up and Dance!

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For programme details see http://www.flickerfest.com.au/Tour_Dates.aspx