The Setting Sun Film Festival

The Setting Sun Film Festival

The Setting Sun Film Festival

Setting Sun Film Festival

Thursday 11th February -The Smith

Book tickets.

Song of the Moon       Australia Dur: 8:07
Dir: Nicholas Kehaidis
Greek grandparents sit down their misbehaving grandchildren and impart pearls of wisdom through stories of family values, Turkish occupation, and dysfunctional love.
Wither         Australia Dur: 3:20
Dir: Nicolette Axiak
After suffering a loss, the inundating sympathy flowers echo a young woman’s emotional passage.
The Fall       Australia Dur: 12
Dir: Shannon Anderson
The Fall is a poetic and reflective short film about the strength and vulnerability required in both boxing and in relationships. The film, guided by the voice and memory of Aydin (John Brumpton), explores a time in his teens when a controversial relationship blooms with his boxing trainer, Asher.
After the Tsunami       Australia Dur: 6:59
Dir: Mark Hellinger
Sri Lankan survivors of the 2004 boxing day Tsunami reflect on the event, impact, and aftermath of the tragedy.
Il fagotto (Sub Eng) – The Load       Italy Dur: 15
Dir: Giulia Giapponesi
Denatality is making one town disappear. The Government has set pressing measures, not just psychological ones. Females who don’t contribute to the demographic future of the country are seen as a problem to resolve, thus every year they are called to declare to a Government Office the reason why they haven’t had any babies in the last twelve months.
Grinding the country         France Dur: 20
Dir: Olivier Lambert
With less than 1500 inhabitants, Chaulgnes is the typical French country village. At the end of the 90’s, the arrival of skateboarding has changed the lives of the inhabitants. And has launched generations of riding and punk-rock music lovers.
Chicken         Australia        Dur: 4:10
Dir: Kate Lefoe
In the Australian bush, two best mates set out exploring on their bikes and discover more than just nature.
Life’s too Short to Hold Back         Australia Dur: 5
Dir: Christina Parker
A documentary about Bailey, a 15-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who dreams of entering the para-Olympics in wheelchair basketball.
Breathe        Australia Dur: 5:31
Dir: Daniel Tritt
An experimental documentary about finding moments of peace and stillness in chaos. Exploring the character of a place not through large landmarks or landscapes, but the small details and people.
Littering Australia       Dur: 4:49
Dir: Kerry Glennon, Justin Kane
Lex, an underworld standover guy, and his dumb-smart sidekick Twiggy, have bitten off more than they can chew. With a corpse in the trunk and more delicious snacks than Twiggy can carry they need to dispose of their rubbish and quickly, but where do you start?
Special Australia Dur. 11.41
Dir. Rebecca Gauci
For 11 year old Mia the world of gymnastics is her safe-haven, but after noticing the development of an overly-close relationship between her teammate and her coach, she suspects foul play. With the help of her unfailing mood ring, Mia must decipher the truth of his intentions.


Thursday 4th February – The Dahlia

Friday 5th February The Bridge

Saturday, 6th February – The Palm

Saturday 6th February – The Footscray Flapper


Sunday 7th Feb – The Western Star

Sunday 7th Feb – The Rising Sun – youth program sponsored by Victoria University


Sunday 7th Feb- The Golden Sunset

Monday 8th Feb – The Banksia

Tuesday 9th February -The Lillith

Wednesday 10th February – The Whitten

Thursday 11th February -The Smith

Friday 12th Feb – A Small Punch in a Little Town – Australian feature film