FRIDAY, 23 APRIL 2021

7 PM - 9 PM

This screening session features 13 short films. All films are English spoken and/or English subtitled.

Location:

Palace Central

Cinema 7

Central Park Mall (Level 3)

28 Broadway

Chippendale NSW 2008

Entry:

Tickets are $8.00 per screening session (free tickets available for students, seniors, and unemployed or low income guests).

Get your tickets HERE.

Desert Air (United States)

By ANDiLAND

Experimental film. A dark journey down the rabbit hole of a turbulent adolescence. Running time: 00:01:48

Trailer

Desert Air (United States) by ANDiLAND.j

Err (France) By Axel Cosnefroy as 'Fish Tank' and Antoine Poulet as 'Giant'

Experimental film. A performance with a dancer, alone in a empty space... A film about energy, suffering and beauty. Running time: 00:03:30

Teaser

Err (France) by Axel Cosnefroy as 'Fish

TREi & Jabz MC – Magma (New Zealand) By Jamie Wanstall

Music video for New Zealand-based artist Trei. Running time: 00:04:30

TREi & Jabz MC – Magma (New Zealand) by

One Third of a Second (Turkey)

By Burak Oguz Saguner

Narrative film. Ilyas, an expatriate writer who lived most of his adult life in Australia, returns to Turkey in the hope of finding inspiration for his new book. Instead, he ends up having to deal with the breakdown of a relationship and a deepening writer's block, in a land he feels estranged. Running time: 00:12:50

Trailer

One Third of a Second (Turkey) by Burak

new leaf (Australia)

By Oliver Marsden

Animated film. Denzel lives vicariously through nostalgia, spending most his days reminiscing on happier times. Running time: 00:02:40

new leaf (Australia) by Oliver Marsden.j

Honey High (Australia)

By Simon Dransfield

Animated film. In a post-apocalyptic world a wizard hitman questions his purpose when he becomes his own next target. Running time: 00:09:13

Honey High (Australia) by Simon Dransfie

Gogol (France)

By David Cabannes

Music video. 'Gogol' is a crazy journey through a man's psyche, suddenly taken by uncontrollable convulsions that send him into madness. His encounter with "Death" and "the Tiger" throws him into a trance-like state that will lead him to a metamorphosis. Running time: 00:03:46

Gogol (France) by David Cabannes.jpg

I will go backwards of our path (Italy)

By Mattia Biondi

Experimental film. "Andrò a ritroso della nostra corsa" is a backwards journey through the seasons and the units of the language. To change the prose of the world, its intact clock. There is always a place more thoroughly, lost images in minimum intervals. Running time: 00:02:50

I will go backwards of our path (Italy)

Last Interview Film of Jonas Mekas -

Version 1 (Japan) By Chihiro Ito

Documentary film. This is the last filmed interview of Jonas Mekas. This is a last gift from Jonas to us. Running time: 00:15:00

Trailer

Last Interview Film of Jonas Mekas (Japa

The Cleanest Swan (Australia)

By Joseph Nizeti

Narrative film. An ex-ballerina, unhinged by her change in circumstances, finds a new obsession in the pursuit of cleanliness. Running time: 00:02:02

The Cleanest Swan (Australia) by Joseph

digital love (remix) (Germany)

By Raphaël Languillat + lovemusic

Music video. An ambient remix of Daft Punk's Digital Love using fragments of William Shakespeare's erotic poem 'Venus and Adonis'. Written and shot during the Covid-19 pandemic, ’digital love (remix)’ focuses on the relationship between gender and couple, intimacy and distancing, as well as desire and death. This work is part of a series of five collaborative audiovisual short-form pieces commissioned by Collective lovemusic for their project 'Premieres in Private Places'. Running time: 00:05:00

digital love (remix) (Germany) by Raphaë

col solo guardar fuori (Italy)

By Mattia Biondi

Experimental film. “It's unknown how many green is buried under this green, neither how many light under this light. I have lost the trace, I have gone too far, still staying here. It is the full and the empty of the head-land.” Running time: 00:03:10

col solo guardar fuori (Italy) by Mattia

ALA KACHUU - Take and Run (Switzerland)

By Maria Brendle

Narrative film. Sezim (19) wants to fulfill her dream of studying in the Kyrgyz capital when she gets kidnapped by a group of young men and taken to the hinterland. There, she’s forced to marry a stranger. If she refuses the marriage, she is threatened with social stigmatization and exclusion. Torn between her desire for freedom and the constraints of Kyrgyz culture, Sezim desperately seeks for a way out. Running time: 00:38:26

Trailer

ALA KACHUU - Take and Run (Switzerland)