september, 2019

201929sep4:00 pmThe VisitorJustin Olstein | AUS | 2018 | Drama | 10 min | English, German/Polish w. English subtitles | Berlin Premiere4:00 pm Country:AustraliaGenre:DramaPremiere Status:Berlin

Film Info

On a rainy night, the world of Naomi is shaken by the appearance of a young woman on the run. 

In present-day Melbourne, Naomi is awakened by a frantic young woman on the run who is dressed in concentration camp cloths. Naomi grapples with a situation that defies reality and as the night unfolds, she must decide how far she can go to protect her visitor from rapidly encroaching danger.

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


Director Justin Olstein received an AFI | AACTA Award nomination for Best Short Film for his short drama Adam’s Tallit. The film enjoyed an extensive life on the festival circuit, winning many accolades along the way. Justin conceived and co-directed the feature documentary Curtain Call, which premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival to critical acclaim and was broadcast on Australian TV. Justin was selected for the Screen Australia/Open Channel ‘Raw Nerve’ program, directing the short film Fun City – which premiered at the 66th Locarno Film Festival and was nominated for the best international short. He was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus and completed director’s attachments on the feature film Strangerland.

Cast: Felicity Soper, Kasia Kaczmarek

Festivals & Awards

Rhode Island International Film Festival

Hollyshorts Film Festival

Liverpool International Film Festival

Sao Paulo Film Festival

Jaipur International Film Festival

Short Film Days Schweinfurt

New York Shorts International Film Festival

New York Screenplay Contest – Best Short Screenplay Award

Global India International Film Festival – Best Sound Design

and many others

Film Stills & Trailer