A Celebration of Northern Rivers Talent!

Flickerfest celebrates masterful Northern River’s filmmakers in Best Of Australian Shorts; & IQ inc announces 12 local finalists for Byron All Shorts

Fresh from its 10 day Bondi event late January Flickerfest, Australia’s leading short film festival returns to the Northern Rivers for its 27th year. The Island Quarry inc and Flickerfest will present their satellite event at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall from Thursday 29th February to Saturday 2nd March. Rolling out 40 incredible short films over 3 days, including much loved festival award winners and exciting local talent.

This year Flickerfest is thrilled to be celebrating an abundance of masterful, creative and engaging storytelling from Northern River’s filmmakers, who will be sharing their work on the big screen with the best of short films from Australia and the world.

Local highlights fresh from their Flickerfest Bondi & screening in the Best Of Australian Shorts programme on Friday the 1st of March include: Djalbuyan Nahra, written and directed by Flickerfest alumni & award winner Jahvis Loveday, based on a real life story that illuminates his little sister’s Nahra’s experience of disconnection from country and the power return to family, culture and the land and the delightful coming of age comedy/drama Living With It by Lennox Head born and raised Mobina Rowhani. The stunning Duwarra Wujara by Eltham animator Brent McKee, winner of the Yoram Gross Award For Best Australian Animation at Flickerfest 2024 will also feature, screening as part of Byron All Shorts.

Joining these Flickerfest films across the weekend are an exciting range of films from our region’s most talented filmmakers. Now in its 19th year, the Byron All Shorts Competition will again celebrate our unique local culture and approach to storytelling. An incredible collection of 12 impressive local shorts, showcasing the talent of our region’s creators, will feature, reflecting our local life through a range of themes. All Byron All Shorts 2024 finalists will enjoy their local premieres on the big screen on Saturday 2nd March at 4pm as part of Flickerfest 2024 Mullumbimby. View the: Byron All Shorts Finalists programme here.

Flickerfest Mullumbimby & Byron All Shorts is a fund-raiser for the IQ Reserve.

iQ Cafe – Opens 1 hr before sessions; serving delicious treats & drinks.

All Info: www.iQ.org.au (tickets are available online & at the door subject to availability).

All sessions approx 115 mins (Classification: under 15yrs must be w/Adult)

Programme Times & Prices:
Thursday 29th Feb 7pm opening drinks | 8pm Best Of International Shorts, $30/25
Friday 1st March: | 8pm Best Of Australian Shorts, $18/16
Saturday 2nd March | 4pm Byron All Shorts finalist screening | 8pm Shorts Laughs Comedy, $18/16 ea
Season Pass: $65/$55