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RFF Shorts With Festival X: November 16 2:00pm – 4:00pm: Newcastle Conservatorium of Music

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$10.00$15.00

Join our panellists of industry experts, Director David Caesar, Producer Scott Hartley, Actress Rachael Blake, and Cinematographer Don McAlpine, providing feedback from their area of expertise on the full RFF Short film program. This year’s RFF shorts program is in partnership with Festival X.

Short Films:

WESTPAC – AYMON’S RESCUE STORY
A casual surf at his favourite break turned to tragedy for Aymon Gow when a wipeout onto a sandbank left him conscious but unable to move.
Director: Andy Grieve
TMC – A SHORT FILM ON MOVEMENT
The documentary follows the story of Rod Cooper, the owner and head teacher of The Movement Collective in Newcastle.
Director: Peter Danks
THE BEEMAN
A local conservationist saves an unwanted swarm of bees from extermination using his gift; the ability to communicate with honeybees.
Directors: Samantha Marlowe and Frances Elliott
SHE STARTS – EPISODE 1
She Starts is an intimate insight into the lives of four visionary female founders as they navigate the first six months of the startup journey.
Director: Rachel Storey
WASTE STORY
‘It All Comes Back To You’. Simple stories showcasing a local community organisation doing their bit to make our region cleaner and greener.
Director: Jason Van Genderen
FINISH LINE
Story of a woman athlete from Iran who is trying to get back on the field after her accident and also faces deprivation because she does not agree to compete with hijab in international events. Director: Saeed Mayahy
SHE STARTS – EPISODE 2
Do they have what it takes to secure funding and scale their businesses? And can they push through their fears to step into the spotlight?
Director: Rachel Storey
FABRIC
A short documentary about the beauty of natural fabrics.
Director: Isobel MacLean
TOMAREE: AN ANCIENT SUMMIT
A journey through Tomaree National park exploring, educational messages, intriguing stories and the surreal beauty of the famed location like never before. Director: Lachlan Carney
LIVES IN ACTION
Hear from six Australians challenging the intersecting barriers of disability and ethnicity.
Directors: Lillian Paterson & Hawanatu Bangura
OUT ON THE STREETS
For the estimated 40% of homeless youth in America who identify as LGBTQI, embracing their true identity often meant that they must also struggle to live on the streets. Director: John Haley
THE ELOQUENCE OF NATURE
Discover a local talent in the Maitland art scene, as she interweaves her personal creativity and environmental inspirations to produce works of art that demands to be seen to be believed. Director: Anahli Nailagoliva
STORY OF LT CREEK
The hidden beauty right on our back door step that used to be a clearwater paradise. Director: Anna Hayes
THIS IS FOR YOU
This is for You is about a community coming together to help a family battling childhood cancer. People run 150km over 5 days from Seal Rocks to Dudley, to help raise funds for a family. Director: Emma Audet