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Z-Shorts International Film Festival - Programme 3

Tue 21 Sep 2021


Z-Shorts returns to Macrobert with 3 different programmes of short films from around the world

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Z-Shorts returns to Macrobert with 3 different programmes of short films from around the world

Programme 3

Victor lives in an apartment with invisible walls. While the world is just a few steps away, Victor hopes that one day someone will knock at his door.

Conversation With A Cigarette
A cat and mouse game ensues when a man faces his greatest enemy … a cigarette.

This is a comedy drama about a young woman who has just got married to her long term boyfriend and now has doubts, acknowledging that she has been repressing her sexual attraction for women for some time.

William is a twelve year old boy who lives with his mother and two younger siblings. He arrives home on the last day of school to find his mother dead of a drug overdose. Fearing that the border patrol will come and take him and his siblings away, he decides to hide her death and take on the role of “Mom” to keep his family together. However, he finds out that being an adult isn’t all it's cut out to be.

On / Off
Endless distractions threaten to destroy creativity.

Perspective Shift - Prue Stevenson
Perspective Shift explores the triumphs and trials of some of Australia’s top practitioners in the arts who also happen to be people with disability. Prue Stevenson is a top emerging visual and performance artist whose art practice was birthed from her identity as an autistic woman and is an integral way that she connects with the world around her.

Tikkun Olam
An eight-year-old boy in Washington, D.C. who encounters a homeless veteran. The film was inspired by the director's own experiences while living in Washington, D.C., which has the highest homelessness rate in America.

An astronomer sharing online backyard observations of the center of our galaxy has a run-in with mosquitoes and a not so trusty bug zapper.

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