Flickerfest : Best of International Shorts : 2024 Tour

Flickerfest 33rd International Short Film Festival

Flickerfest : Best of International Shorts : 2024 Tour

Flickerfest 33rd International Short Film Festival

Film Screening :
Friday 12 July 2024 @ 8:00pm
Doors & Cafe from 7:00pm | Screening from 8:00pm

Flickerfest, celebrating 33 years bringing you the Best of International Shorts. ‘Everyone’s Invited!’

Celebrating its 33rd year, Flickerfest, Australia’s only Academy® Award and BAFTA qualifying short film festival, and the country’s largest Australian & International short film competition, screens the best of shorts from Australia and the world, selected from 3,400 entries; ensuring the presentation of A-list short film programmes recognised amongst the best in the world.

Flickerfest screens for 10 days under the summer stars at Bondi Beach in January, with selected highlights of the most entertaining and innovative short films from Australia & around the world touring the country on a 40 venue national tour from Feb – Oct 2024.  

Single Session :
General Admission $18
Concession $15 (+BF)

General Admission $32
Concession $27 (+BF)

Best of International Shorts : 2024 Tour

Screening: On Tour | Running Time: 120 min | Classification: Under 15yrs to be w/adult

On The 8th Day

It took 7 days to create the world, it only took one to disrupt its balance.
AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: Agathe Sénéchal, Alicia Massez, Elise Debruyne, Flavie Carin, Théo Duhautois | Writer: Agathe Sénéchal, Alicia Massez, Elise Debruyne, Flavie Carin, Théo Duhautois | Producer: Carlos De Carvalho | Runtime: 8min | Year: 2023 | Country: France


A lonely priest’s housekeeper encounters a young Irish girl of exceptional promise. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: Portia A. Buckley | Writer: Michael Lindley | Producer: Serena Armitage, Michael Lindley | Runtime: 17min | Year: 2023 | Country: Ireland


Stella is out for a special date with her husband Stanley, whose health and mind are failing. She yearns for connection, capturing brief moments of lucidity before he slips away, again.  One final dance recalls memories of their first, and Stella accepts that their life together is ending. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: Alison Titulaer | Writer: Alison Titulaer | Producer: Emma Mortimer | Runtime: 14min | Year: 2023 | Country: New Zealand

The Masterpiece

Leo and Diana, a rich couple, bring a broken TV to a recycle point. They meet Salif and his son, two scrap dealers. Diana asks them to come to their house to get more objects. Once there, Leo looks at them collecting objects with mistrust, until they see the scrap dealers have something they want. WORLD PREMIERE | Director: Àlex Lora | Writer: Lluis Quilez, Alfonso Amador | Producer: Sandra Trave, Lluis Quilez | Runtime: 20min | Year: 2023 | Country: Spain

A Day In The Life Of A Female Frame

While a large painting of a naked woman is being transported from the studio to the exhibition, she seems to fall victim to a harsh and masculine outside world. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: Ilke Paddenburg | Writer: Ilke Paddenburg | Producer: Rachel van Bommel, Ivo Siebum, Hanna van Vliet, Hannah van Helden, Hannah Schwarz | Runtime: 7min | Year: 2023 | Country: Netherlands

My Name is Edgar and I Have a Cow

Edgar’s ordinary life is disrupted by a newborn calf he sees on a tourist trip to a slaughterhouse. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: Filip DIVIAK | Producer: Bara Prikaska, Zuzana Mistrikova | Runtime: 8min | Year: 2023 | Country: Czech Republic

My Week With Maisy

Mrs Foster, a retired, middle-class Daily Mail reader, whose cup is half empty, is starting chemotherapy and is understandably anxious. The last thing she needs is to have to share the treatment room with a ‘know-it-all child’ who wants to grow up to be a lesbian. But through their unexpected friendship, Maisy gives Mrs Foster much more than just a glimmer of hope. WORLD PREMIERE | Director: Mika Simmons | Writer: Mark Oxtoby | Producer: Georgina French | Runtime: 18min| Year: 2023 | Country: United Kingdom

Last Days Of Summer

A recurring mysterious sound from mountains in the Himalaya is heard only by two curious young shepherds. Unable to convince the villagers of the scary nature of such sound, they journey into the unknown to unravel the mystery. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: Stenzin Tankong | Writer: Stenzin Tankong, Jigmet Wangchuk | Producer: Flore Cavigneaux, Jérôme Blesson, Stenzin Tankong, Urgain Phuntsog | Runtime: 14min | Year: 2023 | Country: India

The Film Might Be White

A final feedback meeting is being held before the release of an art school’s new commercial. Everyone is happy, but then a thought arises as to whether the commercial can be perceived as too white. The meeting suddenly escalates into a debate about how it happened, if it can be solved, and above all – whose fault it is. AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE | Director: Sebastian Johansson Micci | Writer: Sebastian Johansson Micci, Manne Indahl | Producer: Manne Indahl, Sebastian Johansson Micci | Runtime: 14min | Year: 2023 | Country: Sweden

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