The Setting Sun Film Festival

The Setting Sun Film Festival

The Setting Sun Film Festival

Setting Sun Film Festival

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

Grandpa and Grandma are Moving to a Senior Housing (Maybe)         Israel Dur: 10:57
Dir: Ella Goldenberg
Celebrating their 60th Anniversary and now in their 80s, Hana and Nahum are facing a common dilemma: should they stay at their current home of nearly 50 years or downsize and move to a senior housing? Their journey is depicted through the camera of their granddaughter, providing an insight to the complexity of long-term marriage and the need to directly face the multifaceted nature of aging.
Sallie Jones: An Australian Farmer Australia     Dur: 7:23
Dir: Henry Johnston
An inspiring documentary short about dairy farmer Sallie Jones, covering issues of mental health, country living, starting a small business and gender stereotypes of women in rural Australia.
VeÌ‚tments Homme IdentiteÌ      Australia Dur: 7
Dir: Brandon Gatt
Fashion is more than just clothing, it’s a lifestyle. Fashion communicates our identity to the world: our past, present and future, all embodied in an art form made of fabric. For young men a love of fashion brings stigma, but also freedom of expression and a growing awareness of the world around them.
Drop-Outs       Australia Dur: 7:51
Dir: Isaac Orchard
A struggling actor comes to terms with leaving his creatively desolate job as a cast member in a popular sitcom.
Youth For Change     Australia     Dur: 8:38
Dir: Yvonne Morton
A short documentary following our youth of today fighting for their voice in our current climate crisis.
Mon Grand-pere      Australia      Dur: 4:29
Dir: Greta Shannon
A tribute from granddaughter to grandfather.
Fully Sick          Australia Dur: 10:10
Dir: Kristine Murray-Xenidis
Mockumentary of the day in the life of an ‘iconic’ social media influencer.
Super Steve and Mighty Michael              Australia Dur: 10
Dir: Orlando Catoggio
Super Steve is back with his best friend Mighty Michael, ready to take on a new adversary. Can villains really change? Will Super Steve accidentally burn down his school? Will the costumes ever be returned to the Drama Department?
Exit           Australia               Dur: 5:41
Dir: Zeta Hamilton-Durkin
An allegory of how the mainstream media moulds people into something they may or may not want to become.
Plastic Tide                   Australia     Dur: 6:54
Dir: Annalise Smith
The world is drowning in plastic but there are things that can be done to turn back the tide.
Social.                Australia     Dur :4:46
Dir: Charlotte McLaverty
A teenager is missing out on life because she is always on her phone. She is constantly distracted by it and is unaware of life going on around her, resulting in her paying the ultimate price.
Goodnight          Australia       Dur: 6:16
Dir: Jessica Evans
Due to life’s cruel fate and the loss of their mother, Maggie and Jack have extra responsibilities. When the opportunity presents to escape the reality of babysitting, Maggie seizes it. Impulsive decisions can escalate into unimaginable consequences when a fugitive is lurking.

Thursday 4th February – The Dahlia

Friday 5th February The Bridge

Saturday, 6th February – The Palm

Saturday 6th February – The Footscray Flapper

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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