Australian Shorts & Awards

Australian Shorts & Awards

Unclassified 18+ | 94 mins | Australia
Sun 26 Mar 5:30 PM

ACMI Cinema 2
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access

An MQFF favourite, this spotlight celebrates local queer filmmaking. We are proud to present eight new shorts ranging from vibrant musicals about shop girls in love, an animation about the rules of attraction, moving dramas about lost love and getting your mojo back after a breakup, there is something for everyone. MQFF, with the City of Melbourne, is proud to present this selection and all films are eligible for the following jury awards, which will be presented on the night:
City of Melbourne Award for the Best Australian Short Film ($3,000)
Film Victoria Award for Best Director – Australian Short Film ($1,000)
Shaun Miller Lawyers Award for Emerging Australian Filmmaker ($500)

Dance Card Dir: Renee Crea, 2015, 6 mins
Slug Dir: Patrick McBain, 2015, 10 mins
Virion Dir: Glynn Urquhart, 2016 6 mins
Happy Dir: Laura Dudgeon, 2015, 12 mins
You Deserve Everything Dir: Goran Stolevski, 2015, 19 mins
The Dam Dir: Brendon McDonall, 2015, 16 mins
Adult Dir: Jamieson Pearce, 2016, 12 mins
Sweet Dreaming Dir: Katie Escane, 2016, 13 mins

Proudly presented by City of Melbourne

ACMI Cinema 2

Federation Square
Melbourne, VIC, 3000