Australian Shorts 2013

Winner of Best Australian Short Documentary 2013:

E-WASTELAND

Directed by David Fedele | Australia | 2012 | 20 min

Where do our electronics go at the end of their life?

 

Corinna

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.

 

Elle Même

Aureliano Ramella | Australia | 2013 | 6 min

Can sport & art go together?

 

Gracia

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?

 

Kit

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.

 

Memory

Natalia Ortiz | Australia | 2012 | 9 min

Memory is a film which deals with the fragility of who we are, our identity, and culture.

 

Pablo’s Villa

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.

 

Director
Various
Section
Australian Shorts
Festival Year
2013