september, 2019

201927sep10:30 pmAn Act of LoveLucy Knox | AUS | 2018 | Drama | 11 min | English | German Premiere10:30 pm Country:AustraliaGenre:DramaPremiere Status:German

Film Info

The intimate connection between identical twins May and June is tested when one attempts to step beyond their shared identity.

May and June are identical twins who’ve shared an intensely close bond their entire lives. As June is beginning to drift away from their shared sense of “oneness” and define herself as a unique individual, May is tightening the reins on their relationship, and growing more possessive of her sister.

Part of the short film program “Aussie Shorts – Take 1“ on Friday, 27 September 2019, at 10:30pm. 


Part of the short film program “Australian Short Film Today“ on Saturday, 28 September 2019, at 3:45pm. 


An Act of Love, is director Lucy Knox’ graduating film from a Masters Degree at the VCA. It won Best Direction in a Student Film at the Australian Directors’ Guild Awards in 2018, and premiered at Sydney Film Festival 2018.

Cast: Rachael Awonusi, Rebekah Awonusi, Trudy Hellier, Darcy Kent

Festivals & Awards

Sydney Film Festival 2018

Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival 2018 – Best Cinematography

Palm Springs International Shortfest 2018

Melbourne International Film Festival 2018

Adelaide Film Festival 2018

Cork Film Festival 2018

Flickerfest 2019

Brisbane International Film Festival 2018

Melbourne Women’s Film Festival 2019 – Programmer’s Choice Award & Critic’s Choice Award

and others

Australian Directors’ Guild Awards 2018 – Best Direction of a Student Film

Australian Casting Guild Awards 2018 – Best Casting of a Student Film