september, 2019

201929sep4:00 pmBlack LipsAdrian Chiarella | AUS | 2018 | Drama | 15 min | English, Chinese w. English subtitles | Berlin Premiere4:00 pm Country:AustraliaGenre:Drama,LGBT+Premiere Status:Berlin

Film Info

A lonely abalone trader is awakened by a longing he’s never explored before.

Part of the short film program “Aussie Shorts – Take 3″ on Sunday, 29 September 2019, at 4:00pm. 


Director Chiarella’s career began editing previsualisation for Baz Luhrmann on the feature film Australia. Following this, he edited short films Ostia: La Notte Finale, The Burnt Cork, Gimpsey and The Love Song of Iskra Prufrock for which he won an Australian Screen Editors Award. His most recent feature film credit as editor, Teenage Kicks, premiered at the Sydney Film Festival in 2016, where it received both audience and critical acclaim.

Cast: Jason Chong, Alex Rowe, Adam Marks


Festivals & Awards

Flickerfest 2019

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2018

Hof International Film Festival 2018

Rhode Island International Film Festival 2018

New Orleans Film Festival 2018

St. Kilda Film Festival 2018


Film Stills & Trailer