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Wild Dances (2017 / 14 mins)

In 2004, Ruslana wins the Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine. On the other side of the world, through an unbelievable chain of events, this fuses the lives of a shy, closeted, gay boy and a spirited Ukrainian-Australian teenage girl who just want to be their wild selves and dance…

Writer / Director / Producer - Bina Bhattacharya

Producer - EV Moore

The Was (2016 / 14 mins)

Unlike anything you've ever seen - part music video, part experimental film, but fully awesome, The Was is a result of Soda_Jerk and The Avalanches coming together and making magic. A remix flick full of nostalgic collages of your favourite film, animation and pop culture icons.

Creators - Soda_Jerk & The Avalanches

One Night the Moon (2001 / 57 mins)

In 1932, Emily, a young girl, goes missing in the Australian outback after becoming enchanted by the sight of the moon from her bedroom window. The police suggest aboriginal tracker Albert lead the search to find her, but the father Jim revolts - insisting - no black-fella is to set foot on my land. Albert can only watch helplessly as the band of white men destroy any trace of her. With her daughter still missing, Rose takes matters into her own hands and goes to find Albert...

Writers - Rachel Perkins, John Romeril

Director - Rachel Perkins

Producers - Paul Humfress, Kevin Lucas, Aanya Whitehead

Earlier Event: 24 February
Shorts Session #1
Later Event: 25 February
Don't Tell