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10 Short Films you can’t miss at the Sydney Film Festival

 

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We present a list of 10 short films worth watching at the Sydney Film Festival that will take place from June 8th – 19th in the beautiful city of Sydney (Australia).


Accidents Blunders and Calamities

Accidents, Blunders and Calamities by James Cunningham – New Zealand | 2015 – 5 min.

This animated bedtime story, read by a father possum, is an A to Z of ways to die at the hands of the most dangerous animal of all… humans.

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Schedule
06.11.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 9 – 10:00 am
06.12.2016 – Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre – 2:00 pm
06.13.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 9 – 10:00 am

Another Kind of Girl

Another Kind of Girl by Khaldiya Jibawi – Jordan | 2016 – 10 min.

In this short documentary, a 17-year-old Syrian films an intimate portrait of life in her refugee camp.

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Schedule
06.10.2016 – Dendy Opera Quays Cinema 3 – 6:30 pm
06.19.2016 – Dendy Opera Quays Cinema 3 – 10:00 am

Nathan Loves Ricky Martin

Nathan Loves Ricky Martin by Steven Arriagada – Australia | 2016 – 7 min.

Pauline, the lonesome full-time carer for her disabled son Nathan, hatches a plan to form a meaningful connection with the man next door.
(This short competes for the Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films)

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Schedule
06.18.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 4 – 2:15 pm
06.19.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 8 – 10:45 am

Slaper

Slapper by Luci Schroder – Australia | 2015 – 15 min.

A broke and rebellious teen navigates a suburban wasteland, hustling money for the morning-after pill before it’s too late.
(This short competes for the Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films)

Schedule
06.18.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 4 – 2:15 pm
06.19.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 8 – 10:45 am

ten metre man

Ten Meter Tower (Hopptornet) by Axel Danielson, Maximilien Van Aertryck – Sweden | 2016 – 16 min.

An entertaining study of human beings in a vulnerable position: to step out or climb down. Winner of Short Film Award, Goteborg Film Festival.

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Schedule
06.11.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 9 – 11:50 am
06.18.2016 – Dendy Opera Quays Cinema 2 – 11:50 am

The Crossing

The Crossing by Marieka Walsh – Australia | 2016 – 11 min.

In this tender stop-motion fable – created using grains of salt and sand – an ageing sea captain, alone and racked by guilt, finds solace in an unlikely companion.
(This short competes for the Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films)

Schedule
06.18.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 4 – 2:15 pm
06.19.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 8 – 10:45 am

Thunder Road

Thunder Road by Jim Cummings – US | 2016 – 13 min.

Officer Arnaud (a fabulous turn from director Jim Cummings) loved his mum. Winner of the Short Film Grand Jury Prize, Sundance 2016.

Schedule
06.10.2016 – Dendy Newtown – 6:30 pm
06.11.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 9 – 9:25 pm

Wait

Wait by Yamin Tun – New Zealand | 2016 – 14 min.

A Chinese migrant family in 1980s New Zealand is at the point of breaking apart, until a little girl intervenes.

Schedule
06.13.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 8 – 1:00 pm
06.14.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 8 – 8:35 pm

Welcome Home Allen

Welcome Home Allen by Andrew Kavanagh – Australia | 2016 – 11 min.

Four soldiers return home from battle to find a world that may no longer recognise them, in this unsettling collision of past and present.
(This short competes for the Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films)

Schedule
06.18.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 4 – 2:15 pm
06.19.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 8 – 10:45 am

You Deserve Everything

You Deserve Everything by Goran Stolevski – Australia | 2015 – 19 min.

A doctor’s tentative romance with the hospital’s Arabic interpreter seems to be evolving into something deeper – but everything is not as it seems.
(This short competes for the Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films)

Schedule
06.18.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 4 – 2:15 pm
06.19.2016 – Event Cinemas George Street 8 – 10:45 am

To confirm schedule hours and to get more information please visit the official webpage of the festival here: Sydney Film Festival

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