7:30 PM, 24th November, 2023
The 28th season of the Canberra Short Film Festival comes to the ANU Film Group! Join us for Shorts Around the World, a night of ten specially curated international shorts, each offering unique insight into life and culture from overseas through great short form storytelling.
Entry is included with any ANU Film Group membership. Not yet a member? Memberships start from $15 and can be purchased in person at the door on the night.
1. PLEASE HOLD THE LINE (19 MIN)
Director: Tan Ce Ding
A young scam caller is thrust into a moral dilemma as she frantically hustles for money to afford an abortion.
2. ¡QUE VIVA (1 MIN)
Director: Giulia Savorani
An animated reflection on the act of bullfighting, seen both as a ritual sacrifice and as a cruel struggle.
3. ALABASTER (16 MIN)
Director: Ganaël Dumreicher
Three young street artists, who roam the cities as living statues, attempt to push their art form to perfection.
4. TRACE (7 MIN)
Director: Asparuh Petrov
А struggling young writer finds his precarious world collapsing when he learns that his wife is pregnant.
5. ODE (15 MIN)
Director: Diego Lisboa
After his father refuses to accept his sexuality, Ornir becomes the victim of a hate crime with one last breath.
6. ARCADIA LASTS (16 MIN)
Director: Aaron Shrimpton
Two teenage girls skip school for very different reasons and find themselves confronted by a problem with a boy.
7. ROKH (3 MIN)
Director: Pegah Sajedi
In Iran, a prostitute attempts to raise money to make a change and do something different with her life.
8. CITY OF LOST SOULS (14 MIN)
Director: Nikos Mpouyioukas
A woman and a teenage girl, alone in Berlin for different reasons, discover more in common than they first thought.
9. DEMON BOX (14 MIN)
Director: Sean Wainsteim
A director transforms his intense short film about the Holocaust and into funny and blunt dissection of his life.
10. THE OLD YOUNG CROW (12 MIN)
Director: Liam LoPinto
An Iranian boy befriends an old Japanese woman at a Tokyo graveyard, but she suddenly disappears the next day.
For more information about the Canberra Short Film Festival and to view the full programme, please visit their website at www.csff.com.au