Australian Shorts 2013
Winner of Best Australian Short Documentary 2013:
Directed by David Fedele | Australia | 2012 | 20 min
Where do our electronics go at the end of their life?
Hollie Fifer | Australia | 2013 | 7 min
Through dance and music Corinna Newman re-enacts herself as a little girl who fakes blindness for 3 years, trying desperately to follow her three siblings through their disease Didmoad Syndrome and into death.
Aureliano Ramella | Australia | 2013 | 6 min
Can sport & art go together?
Georgina Savage | Australia | 2012 | 6 min
Gracia depicts a day in the life of Ana Ruffat-Ruiz, a Chilean immigrant living and working in a public housing estate in one of Melbourne’s most affluent neighbourhoods.
Is This Our Life?
Sam Sadeghi | Australia | 2013 | 5 min
Sometimes, a pattern of dismay and isolation in our lives can be seen within the animal kingdom. When the end of a honey bee’s life is drawing near, is it a time for reflection, or a time to give up?
Adam Rosenberg | Australia | 2012 | 6 min
Kit is a story about a man who had completely given up. Kit Ferrari Fortune is a broken down, busted up, truck driving cowboy. In this film he revisits a time in his life when the light at the end of the tunnel was just another train.
The Lala Road
Letitia Lamb | Australia | 2012 | 10 min
Young Chinese lesbians make their way along a difficult path, rejecting traditional ideas about marriage and family to be with the women they love. (Pictured)
Live Through This
Lisa Camillo | Australia | 2013 | 8 min
Can a man embrace his mother’s killer? A film about the ultimate act of forgiveness.
Natalia Ortiz | Australia | 2012 | 9 min
Memory is a film which deals with the fragility of who we are, our identity, and culture.
Matthew Salleh | Australia | 2013 | 7 min
In 1985, a picturesque Argentinian holiday town was completely flooded, not to re-emerge until 2009. Now only Pablo remains in this modern day Atlantis.
The Right of Passage
Zanny Begg, Oliver Ressler | Australia | 2013 | 19 min
The Right of Passage focuses on the struggles to obtain citizenship, while at the same time questioning the implicitly exclusionary nature of this concept.