This programme is a specially curated selection of highlights from Flickerfest’s International Academy® Accredited competition programmes in Bondi 2018.
Flickerfest, celebrating 27 years bringing you the Best of International Shorts! ‘Now That’s A Short Film’,
Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 115 min | Classification: Under 15yrs to be w/adult
An Imagined Conversation: Kanye West & Stephen Hawking
Over a Chinese food picnic at the beach, Stephen Hawking and Kanye West discuss Dance moves, Drake and the art of Divination. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Director: Sol Friedman | Writer: Sol Friedman | Producer: Sol Friedman, Sarah Clifford-Rashotte | Runtime: 7min | Year: 2017 | Country: Canada
Five By Five
In a bustling metropolis of millions, young Ash is lost. Then a chance encounter leads him to make a dangerous decision which begins a chain reaction of events.
Director: Kate Herron | Writer: Cat Jones, Lee Coan, Namdi Khan, Selina Lim, Nathaniel Price | Producer: Dean Byfield | Runtime: 25min | Year : 2017 | Country: United Kingdom
On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Director: Harry Lighton | Writer: John Fitzpatrick, Harry Lighton | Producer: Sorcha Bacon | Runtime: 11min | Year: 2017 | Country: United Kingdom
Döda Farmor (Killing Grandma)
There are 90s and two young girls practicing for QuakeCon. When they are forced to spend time with one of the girls’ grandmother, they discover that she is a world-weary woman of strong will. WORLD PREMIERE
Director: Lars Vega Persson | Writer: Lars Vega Persson | Producer: Isabelle Björklund | Runtime: 21min | Year: 2017 | Country: Sweden
The World In Your Window
Eight-year-old Jesse lives in a twilight world of sadness and silence, squeezed into a tiny caravan with his grief stricken father. NSW PREMIERE
Director: Zoe McIntosh | Writer: Zoe McIntosh, Costa Botes | Producer: Hamish Mortland | Runtime: 15min |Year: 2017 | Country: New Zealand
Watu Wote (All of us)
For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab.
Director: Katja Benrath | Writer: Julia Drache | Producer: Tobias Rosen | Runtime: 22min | Year: 2017 | Country: Germany
Who’s Who In Mycology
A young trombone player spends an adventurous night trying to open an impossible bottle of wine.
Director: Marie Dvorakova | Writer: Micah Schaffer, Marie Dvorakova, Tony Hendra | Producer: Marta Kuchynkova, Marie Dvorakova, Milan Kuchynka | Runtime: 16min | Year: 2016 | Country: Czech Republic, United States