The Setting Sun Film Festival

The Setting Sun Film Festival

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Opening Night – Sun Theatre

May 11 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Opening Night -Sun Theatre 7pm May 11

Join us for our tenth Opening Night, at the glorious Sun Theatre Yarraville, where it all began. Hosted by award winning acclaimed spoken word legend, published poet, and cabaret  starlet Amy Bodossian. See some of the best short films from the 2023 programme. Ticket price includes a glass of champagne champagne, 

Green Fit, Comedy, France    17:00

Dir. Maxime Pistorio      
Xavier subscribes to a gym for free. For free? Yes. But when it’s free, it means that you are the product.
Documentary  Australia  05:43   
Dir. Jackson Hayat          
Marsa sits at the precipice of finding her calling, decluttering the lives of tenants facing mental health battles.
The Soft-Skinned             
Drama, Australia, 20:00   
Dir. Nicky Tyndale-Biscoe            
Corporal Kath Davison is suffering high-risk PTSD. She spends her days shooting roo’s and drinking in the caravan behind her parents Melbourne suburban home.
Going Home -Về Nhà    
Drama, Australia, 7:11
The journey of a girl as she tried to find her way back home. Going Home – Về Nhà explores the negotiation of identity as 2nd generation Vietnamese within Australian society.
The Trials and Tribulations of Being Jordan           
Teen, Drama, Australia, 06:16   
Dir. Will Calleja 
Jordan is a troubled teen making her way through high school. A deep resentment in her current lifestyle has caused her to re-evaluate how she lives her life and how she deals with social anxiety.
Acts of Heroism                            
Doco, Australia ,15:34   
Dir. Jary Nemo  
This short documentary film explores the history of emergency rescues in South Eastern Australia by Aboriginal people of non-Aboriginal people. 
Victims of Monty            
Comedy ,Australia, 06:20   
Dir. Oscar Axel Thorborg, Ayesha Gibson
Survivors of the infamous Montague Street Bridge gather to listen, learn and support each other in their time of need.
Documentary, Australia, 07:26   
Dir. Claudine Ocampo    
Education is a rarity for girls in rural Cambodia where Sineang Seab, the daughter of poor civil war survivors grew up. Despite her high academic and professional achievements, Sineang’s defining journey is a triumph over self doubt. ‘Sineang’ was produced with the support of Cambodia Rural Students Trust and Swinburne University PAVE.
Thallium Enthusiasts      
Student, Australia, 13:19   
Dir. Madeleine Neate    
In a rat-infested post-WWII Sydney, the festering city streets are far from the suburban dream promised by 1950s advertising.



May 11
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM


Setting Sun Film Festival
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Sun Theatre
8 Ballarat St
Yarraville, Vic 3013 Australia
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