Foreign Drama Shorts

Session Location: 
Walter Theatre
Session Time: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 11:00

Lunch Time

Director(s): 
0:15:52
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A 16-year-old girl has come to the hospital to identify the body of her mother. The people in charge at the hospital “due to her young age“ won't let her into the morgue and ask her to bring her guardian instead. However, the girl insists that most of her family is in jail for criminal activities. Finally, after her insistence, they agree to let her into the morgue...

Michi's Suburban Commute

Director(s): 
0:17:21
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Michi is only 3 years old. Her mother is irritated at her husband who doesn’t help in caring for their child. She takes Michi’s hand and goes to the train station. Today is the first day at work.
Surrounded by a crowd of commuters, Michi is scared and can’t walk. She finds herself meeting generous people, even in an uncomfortably crowded train.

Mumpsimus And Halcyon Discord

Director(s): 
0:03:00
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If you are a young person experiencing mental ill health and homelessness, life is far from a walk in the park. This film explores the connections between mental health and homelessness, challenging common misrepresentations in the media. Using the medium of the spoken word, the film questions whether we can ever view issues such as these in an objective way.

The Telegram Man

Director(s): 
0:14:00
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A BAFTA Los Angeles® winner and Australian Academy Awards® nominee, THE TELEGRAM MAN, starring Australian and international screen legends Jack Thompson, Gary Sweet and Sigrid Thornton, explores the impact of World War II on a close-knit Australian farming community