Australia's first female filmmakers' program. Films made by female filmmakers. Presented in partnership with WIFT (Vic)
Heading South (drama)
United States 12.54
Dir. Yuan Yuan
Eight year old Chasuna travels from her home on grassland to visit her father who lives in the big city only to discover he is married.
Something has died in the forest (drama)
Dir. Eva Justine Torkkola
A Ukrainian woman, recently migrated to Australia post WW2, struggles to come to terms with her pregnancy as she relives the trauma of losing her first child.
Dir. Alana Spencer
While celebrating their mother's impromptu visit to Australia, the reunion is short lived as Zara learns of her mother's plans to take her younger sister back to Somalia to have her circumcised.
In Australia (drama)
Dir. Miley Tunnecliffe
Grace's choice to leave her husband after he turns from the man she loves into an abusive partner, sends her across the country. But Grace finds the outside world is as dangerous as the one she just left.
The Phone Booth (drama)
Dir. Melissa Swift
During an argument on a quiet street, an estranged couple believes that they hear gunshots nearby. Sequestering themselves inside of a cramped telephone box, they begin to question the reality of their situation and attempt to escape.
Dir. Domini Marshall
An intimidating encounter with a group of teens forces a 12-year-old to ponder her place in the world.
Stick A Fork In Me (horror)
Dir. Helen Turton
Anthony has invited some friends over for a very special dinner. On the menu; his own recently amputated arm. Unfortunately, not all his guests can stomach the idea.