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3rd Night Alex Theatre St Kilda

The Schedule

18:45 - 19:20

A selection of film shorts

19:20 - 20:25

Feature - Operation Wedding

20:25 - 20:40


20:40 - 21:45

Feature - A Piece of Germany

21:45 - 22:20

A Selection of film shorts


Nov, 18

3rd Night Alex Theatre St Kilda

  • Alex Theatre, St Kilda, Melbourne.

  • Start : 2018/11/25 18:30
  • End : 2018/11/25 22:40



Dir: Shreyas Thathachari
Runtime 8:41
Film Type: Drama
Country of Origin: India

The film is about a newly-married couple's drama-filled argument which starts with an innocuous request of making tea. The tea-making process acts as a window to the wife's changing forms of anger which morphs from the silent treatment, passive aggression, simmering anger to the eventual fit of fury.

THE TRUST (Student Short)

Dir: Anna Troyanskaya
Runtime 7:06
Film Type: Metaphore, Drama, Speechless
Country of Origin: Poland

A seed of triumph or a night of love - which will exceed the scales of immense loneliness?

PUDDLES (Animated Short)

Dir: Scott Cadzow
Runtime 3:26
Film Type: Animation, Short
Country of Origin: Australia

Daily, Boris walks his dog Puddles around the scorched wastelands, reminiscing days of old. Until an unexpected threat confronts them.

OPERATION WEDDING  (Int. Documentary)

Dir: Anat Zalmanson Kuznetsov
Runtime 1:03:00
Film Type: Documentary
Country of Origin: Israel

Leningrad, 1970. A group of young Jewish dissidents who were denied exit visas, plot to hijack an empty plane and escape the USSR.


A PIECE OF GERMANY  (Documentary Feature)

Dir: Ela Elisabeth Beken
Runtime 1:06:50
Film Type: Documentary
Country of Origin: Germany

A Piece of Germany is a poetic documentary film. It is the story of love towards a long-left homeland. It is about family, friends, home, culture, identity, and “liminality.” It’s about children who unwillingly left their country of birth and since then have been existing in-between in a third culture.


Dir: Marty Novitsky
Runtime 3:13
Film Type: Experimental Documentary
Country of Origin: United States

A short film about a man experiencing being caught in quicksand.

CECILE (Int. Short)

Dir: Alexsa Tolentino
Runtime 3:13
Film Type: Drama
Country of Origin: United States

A stoic mother, a troublesome son, and a big fat elephant all under one roof is bound to explode in this 10-minute melodrama.

FOUND (Int. Short)

Dir: Kauthar Abdulalim
Runtime 9:56
Film Type: Drama
Country of Origin: Australia

On December 15 2014, Australia came to a halt as it helplessly witnessed the Lindt Cafe attacks occur. From this incident, two major reactions occurred; one of unity and solidarity, and the other, of further concession to more hate and more bigotry.

GAB (Int. Short)

Dir: Gazanfer Biricik
Runtime 10:00
Film Type: Sci-Fi, Drama, Short, Musical
Country of Origin: France

Ani is a journalist who was charged by her diary to write an article about Ezra dead during an attack. For doing this, she organized an appointment with Lily, the sister of the deceased, in a pub. While she was waiting for her in the bar, she will make an unexpected meeting that will not leave her indifferent.