Director: Jeff Jaffers
After months of waiting, and with his escape window now verified, Eric Slate is leaving this earth for his homeland, his data collecting mission here complete. Yet to achieve this goal, Eric needs the assistance of another like-minded soul. When Eric meets Laurie Spicer, he knows he has found his man. He offers Laurie the chance of a lifetime.
Sam Sejavka's fine script makes new inroads into sci-fi (a genre rarely touched on in Australian short films) with this enigmatic short feature about a fragile figure who must escape this world before it crushes him. What nirvana will Eric and Laurie discover at the Sirrius Gardens caravan park?
A cunning storyteller presents a curious tale of blackmail to two friends invited to lunch. As the story unwinds we realise that the blackmail plot is merely a cover-up for a far more sinister plot i… More »
A deceptively simple, poetic examination of conversations, class back-grounds, individual hopes and dreams, set in Melbourne suburbia. Rick, a young washing-machine repairman, bumps into an old schoo… More »
Bet you didn't know the Chinese had both newsreels and rock'n'roll bands! This example of a Chinese featurette (competently dubbed into English) chronicles the history of the country's leading power … More »
A modern French allegory about childhood and illness. Beautiful cinematography and childlike understandings mix the reality of a boy dying with the hopes and dreams of his young brother who must save… More »
One Halloween night, Jank Rottweiller asks his old friend Fred to drive him to his father's house in the country. As miles pass, Jank leaves all reason behind him, dragging Fred along. By the time th… More »