Special Notice - Flickerfest touring Canberra this weekend
Flickerfest International Short Film Festival Screening (Rating MA 15+) 8.15pm, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 February, Electric Shadows Cinemas
Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Australia's only Academy Award accredited short film festival, is touring Canberra this weekend, 18-19 February at Electric Shadows, City Walk, Akuna Street.
Flickerfest will be screening two programs of International and Australian films. These films have all won prizes at many international film festivals and give a strong feeling for the preoccupations and issues for filmmakers all over the world.
Included in the selection is CITY PARADISE, the BAFTA winning Best Animation, and a soulful short film starring Selma Blair and executive produced by George Clooney and Stephen Soderberg, THE BIG EMPTY.
Also screening is AZADI by Australian writer/director Anthony Maras, which won the SBS prize at Flickerfest's recent Awards Night in Bondi and is about the plight of an Afghani refugee held in Woomera Detention Camp.