Sydney Lift-Off Film Festival 2022 - Network Round Shorts
Friday 16th December - Thursday 22nd December
Dir. Tom Anlezark
Logline: Set in the south of Spain this documentary explores the music, fashion, and choreography that comprise the cultural tradition of flamenco.
Dir. Barney Allen
Logline:In 1960s Sydney suburbia, a young teen is burdened by the looming date of his confirmation into Catholicism.
Dir. Danielle Baynes
Logline: Filmed on Australia's remote Bruny Island in Tasmania, two fractured parents and their adventurous 8-year-old are haunted by a surprising discovery on a family holiday.
Dir. Aaron John Falvey
Logline: An ageing boxer who refuses to quit has an honest conversation with his coach and trainer, but can they talk him round before his impending fight?
A GIFT (A PAIR OF SHOES FOR OUR TEACHER)
Dir. Muhammad Suaib
Logline: A student named Febi and her friends were ordered by their teacher to collect donations for their grieving friend. When the condolence money was collected, one of Dita's friends reminded her that they intended to buy shoes for their teacher. They had to buy a pair of shoes that day because the teacher's birthday was the day after. Dita boldly suggested using the donation money to buy shoes. Febi was being hesitant to determine the decision.
Dir. Makere Thekiso
Logline: Unknown Union is an abstract rom drama short film that is about love, conflict, family, passion and all the beautiful chaos that love comes with
Love is a country
Dir. Gwenael Mulsant
Logline: What binds two human beings together? Love, tenderness, friends, projects? So many aspects that enrich the country in which Camille and Thomas live.
Dir. Adeyinka Adetoyi
Logline: Lila, the 18-year-old , she works outside of school hours in prostitution to support herself in the shadow of poverty in Africa and is sexually exploited by two men in their 30s - Chiumbo and Gathee. Chiumbo is unstoppable, and exploits her with all his might without a conscience. Gathee, on the other hand, feels bad about himself and tries in every way to convince her to change jobs and is afraid to go out against Chiumbo. When he does this to his great sorrow, it's too late, and Lila is accidentally murdered by Chiumbo when Gathee tries to save her from him.
Dir. Moran Avni
Logline: Anna and Sara are a lesbian couple. They have a crisis in their relationship that stems from the fact that Anna, according to Sarah, is neglecting herself. Suddenly a mysterious package appears that changes everything. Anna becomes unattractive, and Sarah breaks up with her. Sarah then regrets it and they get back together but they leave Earth because Anna will never go back to what she was and that's the only way for them to stay as a couple