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AUSTRALIAN SHORTS

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A multi-dimensional look at the Australian experience from the tender to the quirky to the tragic to the celebratory.

THEN I CAME BY BOAT

Marleena Forward / Australia / 2014 / 11 mins / English / Documentary
Tri and his family escaped by boat from Vietnam to Australia. Now he has found a way to say thank you to Australia.

GREY BULL

Eddy Bell / Australia / 2013 / 15 mins / English and Dinka with English subtitles / Narrative
“When you find a bull you love, you give the owner everything you have.” But as Martin discovers, Australia is very different to South Sudan.

ON THE WALL

Dave Zwolenski / Australia / 2014 / 7 mins / English / Documentary
Turia Pitt was severely burned during a bushfire, but she hasn’t let that affect her adventurous spirit (or sense of humour).

TO BE A POET

Michael Johnston / Australia / 2014 / 3 mins / English / Documentary
Abe takes the mic and tells his dad all about his life in Australia as a settled refugee.

ONE FINE DAY

Kelli Cross / Australia / 2014 / 10 mins / English / Narrative
A wife takes her husband to hospital, but this isn’t an ordinary check-up – it’s a day that will change both their lives.

I NEED TO HEAR YOUR VOICE

Stefan Raabe / Australia / 2014 / 7 mins / English, French, German, Arabic, Creole, Dutch, Hebrew, Italian, English and Bosnian / Documentary
At 3ZZZ radio station, hundreds of languages and communities find a voice on the airwaves.

I AM EMMANUEL

Genevieve Clay-Smith / Australia / 2014 / 20 mins / English and Arabic with English subtitles / Narrative
Emmanuel is trying to adapt to his new life in Australia. But his past is pulling on his present, and he needs to find a way to let go.

 

These film have been exempt from classification and are restricted to people over 18 years.

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