Flickerfest Goulburn Performing Arts Centre
Published on 17 February 2023
Film Buffs and anyone who loves fabulous Australian films will think they’re dreaming Australia’s biggest INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL- FLiCKERFEST – returns to Goulburn Performing Arts Centre on Saturday 11th March at 7Pm. Best of Australian Shorts is a specially curated selection of highlights from Flickerfest’s 2023 Australian Academy® Qualifying competition launched in Bondi in January. Now in its 32nd year, Flickerfest is Australia’s largest short film competition dedicated to showcasing the very best short films from Australia and around the world, from live action to documentary and animation.
Flickerfest attracts an incredible range of quality entries from at home and across the world, making it one of the world’s leading and most respected short film festivals.
The 2023 Regional Tour include the World premiere of ‘Lean’ starring Nicholas Hope (Bad Boy Bubby, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Scooby Doo, The Drover’s Wife) and Harry Greenwood (The Nightingale, Hacksaw Ridge, Wakefield, Gallipoli); and of ‘Teacups’ (voiced by Hugo Weaving) which explores the surreal interactions of an ordinary man with hundreds of suicidal individuals and his journey to reconcile the suicide of his best friend.
Other highlights include ‘The Fritz’, starring Trevor Jamieson (Storm Boy), with Clarence Ryan and Kamahl; and ‘The Overthrow’ the writing and directing debut of young Sydney actress Phoebe Wolfe.
Festival Director Bronwyn Kidd said, “Over the past 32 years Flickerfest has been honoured to be the platform for so many incredible filmmakers to share their films with audiences and for our audiences to discover and be delighted with these amazing short films and their most talented makers. We are thrilled that Flickerfest can continue to shine a light in the darkness and bring audiences and storytellers together through our festival of insightful, uplifting, joyous and creative short films.”
Goulburn audiences can buy one get one free to the screening at GPAC on Saturday 11th March. To purchase tickets, go to https://www.goulburnpac.com.au/Events-directory/Flickerfest-2023 or visit the Box Office or call 02 4823 4999 Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 3pm.
*NB This programme contains mature themes & is not recommended for children under 15.
Classification: Children under 15yrs must be accompanied by an adult.