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 Melbourne Shorts 3

After the Earthquake

Director Mark Hellinger

Rated: M - Mature

Runtime: 5 mins 33 seconds

Description

After the 2015 Nepalese earthquake thousands of houses were destroyed. Families were forced to build temporary housing to live in. Four years later nothing has changed. How do these people survive and what hope do they have?


Splat - The Keeper Of Bees

Director Stevie Mack

Rated: G - General

Runtime: 26.08 mins

Description

Mark finds his place among bees, family and nature as he recounts his transition from childhood through to adulthood, to keeper of bees.


Courage to Change

Director Christian Buxton

Rated: G - General

Runtime: 8 mins

Description

Carlo is talented surfer, skier and entrepreneur from Torquay with a beautiful wife and kids. Even with all his ducks in a row something haunts him. A house fire and other events will push him to face his demons


Many Roads

Director Jary Nemo

Rated: G - General

Runtime: 11 mins 35 seconds

Description

n the 1850s tens of thousands of Chinese people flocked to South Eastern Australia, joining people from around the world who came chasing the lure of gold. Fleeing violence, famine and poverty in their homeland they sought fortune for their families in the place they called ‘New Gold Mountain’. Facing discrimination and injustice they carved out lives in this strange new land.


Vigilance

Director Tess McArthur-Dowty

Rated: M - Mature

Runtime: 4 mins 12 seconds

Description

‘Vigilance’ explores how it feels to be a woman moving through the world at night, and reclaims the horror-like nightscape of Melbourne to open discussions about whether it is worth trading freedom of movement for feelings of safety.


Yellow

Director Chris Franklin

Rated: G - General

Runtime: 14:30 mins

Description

When Australian documentary photographer Andrew Chapman was invited to the Austin Hospital in Melbourne to photograph open heart surgery for TIME magazine, the transplant team in the operating theatre next door invited him to photograph them as well. Little did he know, this same surgical team would be saving his life 17 years later.


Superheroes and Me

Director Liam Burke and Mark Hellinger

Rated: G - General

Runtime: 7 mins

Description

Superheroes & Me is an affectionate portrait of the many ways that superheroes inspire us. With contributions from superhero stars, comic creators, and costume-clad fans, Superheroes & Me unmasks how these escapist fantasies can bring people together and provide hope in difficult times.