These South Australian shorts showcase the breadth of talent and creativity of local filmmakers and crew. Traversing many different genres and media, no stone is left unturned in this vibrant cross-section of SA filmmaking.
Screens with: Blame the Rabbit
After surviving a horrific assault by her husband, Helen uses the time of his incarceration to plan her revenge. She painstakingly rebuilds herself into the entity that will have the most power over him: a beautiful woman. A surrealist, modern take on the Gorgon myth and a cautionary tale about what happens when you suppress and disrespect the Divine Feminine.
Red Carpet – 6pm
Screening – 6.45pm
After Party – 9pm
Screens with: Greg
A young man meets the physical personification of his anxiety while he awaits the arrival of his date.
Screens with: Marungka Tjalatjunu (Dipped in Black)
A queer, initiated Aboriginal man returns to country to dance on his sacred Inmar ground.
Screens with: Mating Call
A single woman’s animalistic side is unlocked when she faces a nightmare: attending a garden party filled with couples.
Screens with: Prove to Me You Are Human
How do you prove you’re human in the age of AI? Noamh’s software update needs him to do just that to stay connected.
Screens with: Red Earth
An imagined future where a rediscovered archive of photographs, sound and film captures the beauty of extinct ecosystems in South Australia.
Screens with: The Unrequited Life of Farrah Bruce
An old-school romantic lives in her own world, but it lands her in a facility where she is confronted with the reality of love.