The Setting Sun Film Festival

The Setting Sun Film Festival

The Setting Sun Film Festival

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Session two

May 12 @ 3:30 PM - 5:05 PM

$18 – $20

Short film program featuring local, emerging and international films

Dash comedy
Dir. William Qoro
Australia 3:27
Set from the perspective of a car dashcam, a woman is driving home from work when she’s flagged down by a suspicious stranger, shortly before things go terribly wrong.

Olga’s Eyes comedy
Dir. Sarah Carlot Jaber
Belgium 22:08
Olga, a music-loving octogenarian, is tired of killing humans. Could it be the vampire blues? For her daughter Simone, she’s just being picky! Olga is placed in a care home where she can deal with those “who have one foot in the grave”.

Through the Fog documentary
Dir. Mark Hellinger
Australia 5:01
A mother details her struggles with addiction.

What Was drama mediaeval
Dir. Nathan Martin
Australia 14:48
A nihilistic warrior struggles with murdering an eccentric cultist he has sworn an oath to kill, as the two come to reflect on the bleak mediaeval world around them, knowing they are both certain to die in battle the next day.

Phaedra drama
Dir. Christopher Artis
Australia 15:20
Phaedra is a short period drama, loosely based on a true story, set in the 90s within the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne. Phaedra, a forty-five-year-old dentist, after an emotional breakdown, approaches Nectarios, a twenty-five-year-old service station worker, to help her end her life.

Last Chance drama
Dir. Zak Marrinan
Australia 11:04
A sports bar supervisor must navigate her way through a dreary graveyard shift with a variety of rough customers.

Pyre experimental
Dir. Paul Burns, Louis Walter
Australia 4:01
Exploring helplessness, Pyre is an experimental short film that personifies death as a ghoul in a dress, drawing closer and closer until striking.

Connected sci-Fi
Dir. Kelly Nicholson
Australia 18:48
Sarah’s sense of reality begins to shift when her digital assistant, Spirit, attempts to haunt and possess her.

Monday 13th May, 7:00 pm Session 3
La Perra
Dir. Carla Melo Gampert
Australia Dir. 14.05
In Bogota, a bird-girl leaves behind the family home, her domineering mother and faithful dog to go and explore her sexuality.

Goodbye, Spy drama
Dir. Taylah Cate
Australia 13:00
Two spies spend an emotional evening together before one must leave on a dangerous mission – or so he says…

Chello ‘ncuollo/ Impure drama
Dir. Olga Torrico
Italy 20:00
Renata lives in a small country town where time seems to have stopped and life flows marked by peasant activities. During the summer, Renata gets her first period.

Ah-Ma: A Tale of Two Generations drama
Dir. Ying Chu
Australia 15:36
Ah-Ma is a captivating narrative that delves into the lives of two remarkable women from different worlds and generations.

Vecchia drama
Dir. Josh Weaver
Australia 7:49
An operatic short drama surrounding the connection forged between a young aged care worker and his new elderly client, Rosetta.

High Country Quiet drama, thriller
Dir. Matthew Williams
Australia 17:37
A young couple on a camping trip in the remote Australian bush have an unsettling encounter that puts their relationship to the test.

Anaklia (Sub Eng) drama
Dir. Elisa Baccolo
Italy 6:26
Anaklia, a newly built city overlooking the Black Sea at the border with Abkhazia, a formally independent region since 1999, was supposed to become one of Georgia’s top tourist resorts. Visitors, however, are welcomed by an unexpected scenery.


May 12
3:30 PM - 5:05 PM
$18 – $20


Setting Sun Film Festival
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Kindred Studios
3 Harris St
Yarraville, Melbourne 3013 Australia
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