GIFFP SHORTS SESSION 5

GIFF SHORTS SESSION 5

 

 

Drama | 1h 8m 

GIFF21 Official Selection | 2x World Premiere 1x Australian Premiere 1x Victoria Premiere

Screening from 3-11 July 2021

This is a collection of Australian short films.

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HER MIND, UNWIND

HER MIND, UNWIND

 

Directors: Adrian Eppel, Jack Ralph | 16m | Drama | World Premiere | 2020 

Country: Australia |  Language: English

Fleeing to the mountains in the hopes of destroying a demon, Belle begins to unravel as the bush envelops her soul.

THE GATE

THE GATE 

 

Director: Andy Lane | 10m 17s | Australian Premiere | Drama | 2020

Country: Australia |  Language: English

After 2000 years on the job, Saint Peter is starting to have doubts.

THE WATER INSIDE US ALL

THE WATER INSIDE US ALL

 

Director: Madeleine Mytkowski  | 9m  | Drama | 2019 

Country: Australia |  Language: English

A young girl is haunted by someone she once knew.

TEA PARTY

TEA PARTY 

 

Director: Emily Reeve | 7m 14s | Black Comedy | 2020 

Country: Australia |  Language: English

Living alone in the forest, Cookie, an imaginative little girl befriends a dead body and forms a magical bond with him. However, when a police officer comes searching for the body, Cookie must figure out how to keep her new friends with her - dead or alive.

THE NEARING OF JORDYN SIMMONS

THE NEARING OF JORDYN SIMMONS

 

Director: Jeremiah Nickols |  13m 56s | Drama |  2020 

Country: Australia |  Language: English

After rekindling his relationship with an old flame, an internationally-renowned rugby player is outed. Pressure continues to mount as the men attempt to regain their emotional footing.

DIRTY DISHES

DIRTY DISHES

 

Directors: Amy Goddard, Manuel Ashman, James Roper |  3m 20s | Comedy |  2020 

Country: Australia |  Language: English

Upon finding out her mother is coming to visit, Janet and her boyfriend Brian find creative ways to speedily clean their pigsty of a house before the arrival of Janet's mother. The shortcuts they take have unintended results.

And Me

AND ME 

 

Directors: Maisy Sutcliffe, Patrick Ilagan | 4m 47s  | Victoria Premiere | Animation |  2018 

Country: Australia | Language: English

An experimental documentary on the 2017 Same Sex Marriage Plebiscite, And Me takes what happened to a nation and focuses on the story of a single person and how the plebiscite changed this persons life.

CNUT

CNUT

 

Director: Courtney Westbrook | 3m 15s | World Premiere | Animation |  2020 

Country: Australia |  Language: No Dialogue

CNUT is a 3-minute stop motion animation exploring the conflict between nature and man's technology. CNUT is inspired by the story of King Canute (or Cnut) who demonstrates to his subjects that even the most powerful human cannot control the impending tide or nature. We follow our well-dressed protagonist as he tirelessly battles with his environment and task of taking a good selfie. Will he succeed?