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New Shorts #13: SISTERS AND DAUGHTERS
Tue 8 Jan 20:30 ICA, Screen 1
Experience a powerful selection of drama with a selection of films that zone in on the fraught relationships between the women in the family. Mothers and daughters and sisters too donâ€™t always see eye to eye, but the bond there is so strong itâ€™s tough to break.
Total: 110 mins
ALL IN GOOD TIME
Miikka Leskinen 13 mins
A chance encounter in the dead of night connects three people in search of forgiveness.
Emma Rozanski 14 mins
Eccentricities illuminate shadows of grief. When her husband dies, a young girl's mother withdraws, leaving her daughter to fend for herself in unique ways. Campers is a touching film about learning to reconnect after a great loss.
Richard Turley 24 mins
Sarah has been blind her whole life. She lives alone with her controlling mother Anne, the only family she has ever known. When Anne has an accident and fails to return home, Sarah miraculously regains her sight. But her joy and wonder are short-lived as she soon begins to realize that the world as she knows it is actually her worst nightmare. Hostage to Anne's insecurities, Sarah ultimately uncovers her mother's sinister plan to prevent her from ever leaving her side.
In-Sook Chappell 10 mins
Fifteen-year old Kelly is angry, hungry and craving attention. After a clash with her mother and a failed attempt at seducing an older man she is forced to go on a surprising journey of self discovery.
HANNAH AND THE MOON
Kate Charter 5 mins
MUM'S NOT IN
Claire Fowler 6 mins
All 6 yr old Mali wants is someone to love her, but when single mum Cath can't get it together to pay the bills an uninvited guest comes knocking.
Henry Blake 10 mins
Two sisters, who have spent their lives glaring at the possibility of loving one another, are forced to reconnect and repair the schism that has ruled their past.
Claire Oakley 13 mins
Rona (9) lives in a run down seaside town where the local power station seems to be sucking all the energy away. Her Mum is ill and her best friend Sandi (9) is planning to run away. When Rona finds the God Particle on the beach she thinks it may hold the energy they all need.
Eva Riley 15 mins
"Lou may have Down’s Syndrome but is more than capable of looking after herself. She lives with her controlling sister Ashley, who always gets what she wants. When a new man comes into their lives, the sisters become love rivals, bringing their relationship to a head."