|Fri 8 Feb 2013, 5:00pm–12:00am|
You all know and love Show me Shorts, the team that curate our weekly short films. They are back with a night all to their own, showcasing a series of 6 short films that have all won in their yearly 'Best Film' award over the last 6 years.
Winner 2012: Night Shift directed by Zia Mandviwalla (NZ)
Solate, an airport cleaner, starts another long night shift. She does her job, keeps her head down and gleans her survival from what others leave behind.
Winner 2011: The Great Barrier directed by Jack Woon (NZ)
In a final chance encounter, a young man struggles to close the distance between him and the love of his high school life.
Winner 2010: This is Her directed by Katie Woolf (NZ)
Evie’s deliciously wry commentary reveals exactly what life has in store for her new baby daughter, her loving husband - and the six-year-old ‘bitch’ who will one day steal his affections and destroy Evie’s life.
Winner 2009: Just Like the Others directed by Jackie van Beek (NZ)
Calvin lives in a council flat with his Mum, Grandma and two little brothers. He wants to fit in with the other kids on the estate but he can't afford an iPod.
Winner 2008: Noise Control directed by Jeff & Phill Simmonds (NZ)
A local kindergarten's pet rooster is shot by the council's noise control officer for crowing through the night.
Winner 2007: A Very Nice Honeymoon directed by Jeff & Phill Simmonds (NZ)
A true story about the filmmakers' great grandparents Mariano & Elizabeth Vella who were on the steamer SS Wairarapa when it was wrecked on the coast of Great Barrier Island in NZ in 1893.
Winner 2006: Ray directed by Jannine Barnes (AUS)
A little kid is stranded, growing up in a country town he hates. The locals reckon it’s a paradise, but as far as he can see, the only interesting stuff happens to a guy the whole town dismisses as a f***wit… Ray.
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