Tuesday October 4, 2011, 7.30pm
23 Meyers Place
Bookman 2011 Australia 10min
Dir: Benjamin Bryan
A young girl who loves reading is bullied on a train. When her book is torn to shreds a stranger takes pity on her and gives her a book. It’s about a spy who works in a second-hand bookstore. As she continues to read the similarities between the Bookman and the stranger become too hard to ignore. Is the Bookman real?
Suburbia 2010 Australia 15min
Dir: Antonio Orena-Barlin
Joel has convinced a long time family friend to give his girlfriend a job. Everything seems fine when he picks up his girlfriend after her first day, but the tranquil façade of suburbia can be misleading.
Into the Wild 2011 Australia 7min
Dir: Bill Mousoulis
An Italian cinematographer (played by Alessandro Figurelli) finds himself in the midst of the Greek social turmoil. “I’m a Nowhere Man, in a Nowhere Land” ..
49 Stories About Brian MacKenzie 2011 Australia 7min
Dir: Beng Oh
My name is Brian MacKenzie. I lived across the street from Greg Hardigan.
These are some stories he wrote about me.
Crumble 2010 Australia/USA 22min
Dir: Renata Bialkowska
After losing her seemingly perfect husband Mike to sordid affairs and pornography,refined upper class trophy wife ‘Lorna’ is lured into the seedy New York underground scene through an unlikely relationship with a prostitute named Bianca. Crumble is one women’s journey to self discovery and eventually getting out of the box.
Haircut 2010 Germany 10min
Dir: Gillian Wood
After having a bad job interview, a young woman is unhappy with herself and goes to the hairdressers to change her hair. She has her long red hair cut off, but when she leaves the hairdressers she leaves with more than just a haircut.
Holiday to Remember 2011 Australia 13min
Dir: Zev Howley
Dean’s ideal romantic holiday turns upside down when he and his Japanese girlfriend encounter an elderly gentleman who has wandered off from a nearby nursing home.
Deliberation 2010 Australia 8min
Dir: Josh Tanner
Tim’s comfortable world is endangered when Marie, his partner of six years betrays him, but how does one react when what they hold close is threatened?
Osteo 2009 Australia 3min
Dir: Genevieve Gilbert-Quach
Through a surgery called maxillary osteotomie, a ‘girl that makes art’ presents a somehow eerie view of procedure.
Tuning In 2010 Australia 10min
Dir: Tom Vogel
A feel good short about a mysterious radio that ends up in the hands of John Butcher who discovers that it has the ability to tune in to peoples conversations.
Key to Success 2011 Australia 7min
Dir: Zac Gillam
A chance find, changes a mans life for ever…
Little Soldier 2011 Australia 11min
Dir: Luke Massey
In a warzone, a small boy is on the run. Dressed in army fatigues and shouldering a rifle, he is chased by a sniper intent on taking him out, despite his size.