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Opening Night Oziff 2018

The Schedule

18:30 - 19:00

Welcome

19:00 - 19:10

HYMN FOR ST. KILDA (Warren Wills, Jonathon Welch, TheChoir & Video Homage to St. Kilda thru the years)

19:30 - 20:30

A selection of film shorts

20:30 - 21:00

Interval

21:00 - 23:00

Feature - Landfall Followed by Speeches

23

Nov, 18

Opening Night Oziff 2018

  • Alex Theatre, St Kilda, Victoria 3128

  • Start : 2018/11/23 18:30
  • End : 2018/11/23 23:15

Come along to the premiere of the Oz International Film Festival at the Alex Theatre in Melbourne's cultural hub, St Kilda.

HYMN FOR ST. KILDA- TheChoir

(Warren Wills, Jonathon Welch, TheChoir & Video Homage to St. Kilda thru the years)    6 mins approx.

INTRODUCTION SPEECHES

MUSIC VIDEO  -  SPACE AND TIME by ACOLYTE

HOMECOMING

Dir: Jennifer Blair
Runtime 6:30
Film Type: Comedy, Short
Country of Origin: USA

When a college sophomore returns home to share some important news with his parents, things don’t go exactly as he had expected… until they do.

MIND’S EYE  (Oz Short)

Dir: Angelo Ormskerk
Runtime 5:02
Film Type: Dance, Short
Country of Origin: Netherlands

Colonialism has caused identity crisis in many ways over indigenous people in various continents. To release ourselves from mental slavery, we have to respect and understand the heritage of our ancestors.

ICONS  (Animated Short)

Dir: Ronnie Cramer
Runtime 5:10
Film Type: Animation, Experimental, Short
Country of Origin: USA

Five hundred years of world art in five minutes, featuring three dozen iconic works rendered with nylon-tip pen and animated old school style. Each painting is onscreen for three seconds; the transitions between them also last three seconds each. Made up of 2,500 individual drawings, with a musical soundtrack created by the artist.

GETTING READY FOR BEING LATE

Dir: Aram Dildar
Runtime 14:30
Film Type: Short, Student
Country of Origin: Turkey

Selim makes a living as a taxi driver. But his car is old and out of condition. He can’t find any customers and when he does, his customers cause trouble due to the car’s poor condition.

Selim lives with his father and one day he finds out that people who lives with sick or elderly at home and takes care of them will receive a payment which will be enough to buy a car at an affordable price. But his father is not sick.

THE POOL BAR  (Oz Short)

Dir: Bassett Dickson
Runtime 7:00
Film Type: Short
Country of Origin: Australia (Melbourne)

A young homeless woman meets the neighbour from hell and together they discover the delights of a well-chlorinated pool bar.

WITH MY TWO HANDS

Dir: Michaël Barocas
Runtime 3:40
Film Type: Comedy, Drama
Country of Origin: France

The life of a man through his hands and the ones around him...

INTERVAL

FEATURE  -  LANDFALL

Dir: Travis Bain
Runtime 1:39:02
Film Type: Short
Country of Origin: Australia (Melbourne)

A young couple in tropical Australia is trapped in their beach house by three armed fugitives carrying a mysterious box containing unknown contents, and they must rely on their wits and cunning to survive as a severe cyclone looms.

SPEECHES

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