117 min | All Ages
SFFTV returns to Pitt Street Mall from Friday 29 October to Sunday 14 November. Check out a line-up of dazzling animations, silent-era classics from The Marvellous Corricks restored by the NFSA, and magical shorts from the SharingStories Foundation, alongside must-see film trailers, red carpet footage and more!
The SharingStories Foundation, in collaboration with the Jaara, Gija and Bangerang communities, is proud to share a suite of vibrant bilingual films for kids, made by kids, that invite all Australian families to experience and value First Nations stories. Find more information here.
Films from The Corrick Collection are presented by the National Film and Sound Archive’s digital restoration program – NFSA Restores – reviving our cinema icons. Find more information here.
FILMS IN SFFTV:
UK | 2020 | 5 min | Ross Hogg
Twelve projections of 16mm film, paint and scratching rhythmically combine to form an entrancing whole.
A Film By M + M
US | 2020 | 2 min | Matt Yang, Megan McShane
Two friends on a road trip overcome obstacles in a strange, fantasy world.
Any Instant Whatever
UK | 2019 | 5 min | Michelle Brand
I am sitting in a room. The same room as you are in now.
France | 2020 | 5 min | Lucie Andouche
A girl at the beach decides to build a dazzling pond with shells and fish, but the tide comes closer…
Hong Kong | 2019 | 3 min | Tsz Wing HO
Hand-drawn explosions of colour and kaleidoscopic patterns create an abstract fountain performance.
Cats vs. Progress
Sweden | 2020 | 4 min | Jacob Stalhammar
From sabre-toothed tigers to the internet and beyond! All of history from the point-of-view of the cats.
Conversations With a Whale
Germany | 2020 | 9 min | Anna Samo
A love letter to artists: tireless drawings, frustrating rejections and beautiful figs.
Dunggula: The Murray River
Australia | 2021 | 4 min | Irene Hamlyn, Taz Miller, Daen Sansbury-Smith
The extraordinary story of Biami, the powerful creator, and the journey of Gunyuk, a wise old lady who travelled great distance to bring water to her people.
Presented by The SharingStories Foundation
Hannibal the Elephant
France | 2019 | 4 min | Aurélie Monteix
A war elephant gets left behind, ultimately leading to a journey of rediscovery.
Poland | 2019 | 7 min | Katarzyna Radecka
A mysterious figure carefully collects burst balloons at a carnival, for reasons not yet fully understood…
France | 2020 | 5 min | Julie Paturange
Leaving a party, a man encounters one too many hallucinations on the way home.
Jirraginy Joo Goorrarndal: Frog and Brolga
Australia | 2021 | 9 min | Shirley Drill, Taz Miller
The Creation story shared by the Gija Community, where an event at the Gawarre (Bungle Bungles) brought into being the plants, animals and the Gija people.
Presented by The SharingStories Foundation
Le Monde de Dahlia
France | 2018 | 3 min | Javier Navarro Aviles
A little girl loses her father in a giant glasshouse rainforest.
Belarus, Czech Republic | 2020 | 6 min | Aliona Baranova
After a giant sailor is given the gift of an autumn leaf, he is inspired to return home after being away for too long.
France | 2020 | 5 min | Élodie Ferrer
Bamboo and hands coming together to forge a civilisation.
Greenland | 2020 | 6 min | Marc Fussing Rosbach
Naja runs away from home and is found and guided by spirits in the Northern Lights.
Germany | 2019 | 4 min | Sonja Rohleder
The mating ritual of a beautiful, vibrant paradise bird – will he succeed?
On the Dune
France | 2020 | 6 min | Noémie Da Cruz, Solenne Boisseau
A father and daughter sit on a dune stargazing. A story told time and time again: of life, death, and rebirth.
Norway | 2019 | 5 min | Thor Sivertsen
Pulsating, psychedelic fractal art makes for one hypnotic trip.
shapes.colours.people. and floatingdown
UK | 2021 | 3 min | Peter Millard
A comical cubist cataclysm of shapes, colour and well… people.
Australia | 2021 | 4 min | Nicholas McAnulty
A cute penguin stumbles across a mysterious computer that allows random objects to spawn in real life – let the chaos begin!
THE MARVELLOUS CORRICKS
Presented by the NFSA
La Ruche Merveilleuse
France | 1905 | 3 min | Gaston Velle
A hive of bees perform a dance before making way for the queen bee.
La Peine du Talion
France | 1905 | 7 min | Pathé
Giant insects take revenge when the bug catcher is the one who is caught this time.
La Fée Aux Fleurs
France | 1905 | 2 min | Gaston Velle
A colourful arrangement of flowers blossom in a windowsill.
La Fee Aux Pigeons
France | 1906 | 2 min | Pathé
A beautiful fairy makes doves appear, before turning herself into a vibrant peacock.
Toto Exploite La Curiosite
France | 1909 | 5 min | Pathé
A young boy finds a kaleidoscope and a way to make a quick buck.
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