Shorts Programme 3
Friday 22nd November, 7.00pm - 8.45pm
@ FOX STUDIOS AUSTRALIA, Building 16, 38 Driver Avenue, Moore Park, NSW 2021, Australia
Dir. Giorgi Tavartkiladze
Georgia | 20 mins
Logline: 1991 Tbilisi, Georgia after the collapse of the USSR, in the midst of a civil war, Gia tries to find medicine for his son when he meets an old friend who fights on the opposite side.
You're not Alone
Dir. Hernan Corera
France Argentina | 6 mins
Logline: A gang of Teddy Boys loses one of its members. The girlfriend of the deceased and his faithful comrade carry the coffin on a motorcycle through the desert bathed in light, then bury it in the very heart of the mountain, in the cool and dark intimacy of the rock.
Dir. Myles Pollard
Australia | 15 mins
Logline: Stranded in the middle of nowhere with a very precious cargo, Thomas must find water quickly and return to his camp before his secret is discovered.
Ghost of a Chance
Dir. Manes Duerr
USA | 11 mins
Logline: Ghost of a Chance is a snapshot into the relationship of a young working class American couple. Two individuals bonded together through the expectance of a newborn baby, yet with different priorities - racing through their lives, we question whether one man’s childhood dream is more important than three people’s reality.
The War of Others
Dir. Rami Ghorra
Lebanon | 18 mins
Logline: Twenty years after the end of Lebanon's Civil War, a barber (Jo) receives in his barbershop in Paris, a former warlord (Malek) responsible for the massacre of his family. Unable to face the monster he had promised himself to forget by fleeing his homeland, he leaves him with his young nephew (Sam), an apprentice barber. He hopes that the latter, who was five years old at the time of the massacre will not recognize the man he is about to shave.
Dirs. Kris Mileski & Ashly Renee Mileski
Australia | 11 mins
Logline: During the festive season, an ex-clerk disappears from his motel room. His buddy anticipates his return and becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding his missing friend.
After each film there will be a minute-long break, during which we invite the audience to complete scorecards. The cards go towards the scoring of the films and are sent directly to the filmmakers to provide insight into the audience's response.