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By Libby Curran
February 05, 2018

Flickerfest International Short Film Festival 2018

Some of the world's best short films descend on Melbourne for two nights.
By Libby Curran
February 05, 2018

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This summer, Flickerfest returns for its 27th season of short films, with the internationally acclaimed festival taking over Kino Palace Cinemas from February 14–15.

The fifth stop on the festival's national tour, which launched in Sydney in January, will see a screening of the Best of Melbourne Shorts and the Best of EU Shorts. The former, held on Valentine's Day, will feature ten films all made by Victorian filmmakers — including Fysh, a heartwarming tale about a man and his fish, and a coming-of-age story about boy who feels he was born in the wrong body, called Mrs McCutcheon.

The EU Shorts (held on the second night) has a more international focus, screening award winning films from all over Europe. Highlights including Germany's Academy Award–nominated All Of Us — based on the true story of a group of bus passengers who were attacked by extremists in Kenya — and Wave, a film made in Ireland about a man who wakes from a coma speaking an unrecognisable language.

Once the festival wraps up in Melbourne, it will continue its road trip around the country, touring over 50 Aussie locations until May 2018. To see the full Flickerfest 2018 program and grab tickets, head to the website.

To celebrate the festival's return to Melbourne, we're giving away ten double passes to the Best of EU Shorts on Thursday, February 15.

To enter, see details below.

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