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Flickerfest 2022

 THURSDAY 17TH to SATURDAY 19TH MARCH  7.30 PM, THORNTON THEATRE

March 19, 2022 @ 7:30 pm 10:00 pm

VENUE: Thornton Theatre, Narrogin

PRICE: $13 Arts Narrogin members | $15 General Admission

WHEN: All Sessions: 7.30 pm (doors 7 pm)

Thursday 17th March – Best Of International Shorts,

Friday 18th March – Best Of Australian Shorts,  

Saturday 19th March – Best of Comedy Shorts 

There will be ‘Cafe bar’ with tea, coffee, snacks available for purchase outside during intermission.

‘A KALEIDOSCOPIC CARNIVAL OF SHORT FILMS’

Celebrating 31 years in 2022 Flickerfest remains Australia’s leading Academy® Qualifying and BAFTA Recognised short film festival, ensuring that we continue to present A-list short film programmes recognised amongst the best in the world with films hand-picked from the festival’s record 3,200 entries!

Flickerfest, Australia’s largest Short Film Festival is excited to be returning on its National Tour to the Thornton Theatre in Narrogin showcasing the Best of International Shorts, Best of Australian Shorts and Short Laughs Comedy programme highlights from our recent Bondi festival competitions.

The short films featured are all entertaining, inspiring, award-winning and fresh from their premieres in competition at Flickerfest Bondi, giving Narrogin Flickerfest audiences a window into the hottest contemporary shorts from at home and across the world today. 

Best of International Shorts on Thursday the 17th March at 7.30pm, highlights include the delightful New Zealand comedy Space Invader’ that tells the tale of young Max, who loves three things – hanging out with his dad (who’s his best mate), baked beans and Star Wars, now all under threat when dads new girlfriend comes on the scene and the delightful and heart warming UK film ‘Roy’ where a reclusive widower Roy passes his days cold calling strangers until a chance meeting with a young woman Cara, sees an unlikely friendship forged. Starring BAFTA winner David Bradley (Broadchurch, Harry Potter) and Oscar winner Rachel Shenton (The Silent Child, Hollyoaks).

Once again the Australian programme On Friday the 18th of March at 7.30pm, shines a spotlight on the incredible short film talent that exists in our emerging Australian industry including exceptional WA short films ‘Tooly’ by Noongar writer/director/ producer Karla Hart and the moving drama Good Night by Perth Writer/ director David Viincent-Smith. Joining them are further Australian highlights including the quirky black space comedy ‘The Home Team’ starring comedy legend Paul McDermott and acclaimed actress Tara Morice (‘Strictly Ballroom’) and the fun neighbourly drama ‘Stonefish’ written by and starring accomplished young Australian Actor, George Pullar and directed by acclaimed actress and first time director Megan Smart, known for her most recent roles in mini series ‘Wakefield’ (2021) and ‘Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021). The moving and intimate sibling drama ‘You Me Before And After’ starring Yael Stone (‘Orange Is The New Black’) and Emily Barclay (‘Mr In Between’, ‘Glitch’, ‘Baby Teeth’) also shines on the big screen in this exceptional programme. 

The Short Laughs Comedy programme on Saturday 19th March features clever comedies from at home and across the world, including the delightful UK short Don vs Lightning, starring the legendary Peter Mullan as Don, who just wants a quiet life in the Scottish Highlands, alas the Universe has other plans, acclaimed Australian actor/director Nash Edgerton’s hilarious black comedy Shark starring Nash and Rose Byrne and the laugh out loud French/UK animation Affairs Of The Art’ recently nominated for an Oscar for Best Short Animated Film.   

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