september, 2019

201928sep3:45 pmAustralian Short Film TodayDiverse directors | AUS | 2017-2019 | 77 min | English, Chinese w. English subtitles | Diverse Premieres3:45 pm Country:AustraliaGenre:Comedy,Drama,SciFiPremiere Status:European,German

Time

(Saturday) 3:45 pm

Location

Moviemento Kino

Kottbusser Damm 22, 10967 Berlin

Film Info

For the second time, Down Under Berlin presents the internationally travelling short film reel Australian Short Film Today, curated by the Chris and Francesca Beale Foundation. This time it features: a singing metalhead at the roadside (Nursery Rhymes), a resigned inventor (I Love You Sara), a heroic camel (Judas Collar), an over-ambitious mother (Piano Mums), a twin fighting for independence (An Act of Love), a mobile phone (On), lovers with a secret (Loved), an ex-high-school-boyfriend (High School Lover) and a very attractive survey (A Quick Love Story).

Tickets

For more information about Australian Short Film Today, the short film wing of the prestigious Australian International Screen Forum, please click here.


Nursery Rhymes

Tom Noakes | AUS | 2017 | 5 min | Drama | English | German Premiere

On the side of a rural highway, a bizarre encounter with a metalhead who sings nursery rhymes takes a profound turn.

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I Love You Sara

Daniel White | AUS | 2018 | 11 min | SciFi, Drama | English | European Premiere

A world-famous innovator is just moments away from revealing his single greatest creation: a child named Sara.

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Judas Collar

Alison James | AUS | 2018 | 15 min | Drama | no dialogue | European Premiere

How far would you go to save the herd if you were a wild camel fitted with a tracking device called “Judas Collar”?
Repeated screening.

Also featured inAussie Shorts – Take 1″ | 27 September | 10:30pm

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Piano Mums

Ellie Hayward | AUS | 2018 | 11 min | Drama | English, Chinese w. English subtitles | German Premiere

In a clash of cultures, a Chinese-Australian tiger mother pushes her piano-prodigy teenage son to his limit so he can succeed at a pivotal audition.

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An Act of Love

Lucy Knox | AUS | 2018 | 11 min | Drama | English | German Premiere

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

Also featured inAussie Shorts – Take 1″ | 27 September | 10:30pm

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On

Jelena Sinik | AUS | 2018 | 2 min | Animation | no dialogue | German Premiere

In our age of attention scarcity, On explores just where our gaze is falling.

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Loved

Samuel Van Grinsven | AUS | 2018 | 7 min | Drama | English | German Premiere

A woman’s life unravels when an unexpected phone call forces a secret to the surface.

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High School Lover

Cielo Croci | AUS | 2019 | 8 min | Drama | English | European Premiere

After not speaking for years, a nostalgic young man finally reaches out to his high school girlfriend.

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A Quick Love Story

Brenden Dannaher | AUS | 2019 | 7 min | Comedy | English | European Premiere

Lovable but lonely Steve finally meets a woman who understands him. Unfortunately, she is an online survey.

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