Flickerfest is almost here!
Now in its 31st year Flickerfest, Australia’s only Academy and BAFTA Qualifying short film festival returns to Bondi Beach kicking off on Friday 21st Jan with a red carpet opening night highlights screening and afterparty.
The perfect celebration of summer and cinema, Flickerfest screens over 200 of the best short films from at home and across the world, handpicked from a record 3,200 entries in a kaleidoscopic carnival of shorts.
Flickerfest will be held in a Covid Safe bespoke festival garden on the shores of Bondi Beach which will include The Famous Spiegeltent for indoor screenings, an outdoor deckchair cinema under the stars and a panoramic garden bar area.
Come along and enjoy 200 of the best short films from at home and across the world handpicked from a record 3200 entries and curated into an inspiring contemporary mix of International, Australian, Comedy, LGBTQI, and family sessions that offer an upbeat, entertaining and unique cinema experience.
Highlights this year include the world premiere of the quirky black space comedy ‘The Home Team’ starring comedy legend Paul McDermott and Tara Morice (Strictly Ballroom); the NSW premiere of the intimate sibling drama ‘You Me Before and After’ starring Yael Stone (Orange Is the New Black) and Emily Barclay (Babyteeth); and the Australian premiere of a new short film, ‘Mask of the Evil Apparition’, by award-winning veteran Australian feature director Alex Proyas (Dark City, I Robot).
There will also be a panoramic beachside bar serving delicious Mexican food and drinks where you can rub shoulders with the cinema stars of today and tomorrow, under the stars before or after your film session or at Flickerfest’s glam opening and closing night red carpet party events.
What – FLiCKERFEST
When – 21st – 30th January 2021 (Touring Nationally Feb – Oct (45+ dates(
Where – Bondi Beach Lawn outdoor cinema and ‘The Famous Spiegeltent’ North Park Beachfront Bondi Beach NSW 2026
Cost- starting from $20 for a session ticket (https://flickerfest.com.au/ticket-info/)