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Film Festival

Presented by the Araluen Arts Centre

Flickerfest – The Home of Great Short Film

Celebrating 26 years, Flickerfest is Australia’s leading Academy® Award accredited and BAFTA-recognised Short Film Festival, the country’s largest Australian & International short film competition, screening the best of shorts from Australia and around the world.

Flickerfest screens for 10 days under the summer stars at Bondi Beach in January 2017, with selected highlights touring Australia on a 50+ venue national tour from Jan - May 2017. Flickerfest remains a platform for celebrating the most entertaining and innovative short filmmaking from around the world.

Flickerfest returns to the Araluen Arts Centre Circus Lawns with the Best Of Australian Shorts, curated from the 6 Flickerfest Australian programmes  in competition at Bondi. This is a one-off chance to see these amazing short films before they continue their journey around the world; expect to experience the best in short filmmaking Australia has on offer.

Thursday 16 March: Short Laughs Comedy
Friday 17 March: Best International Shorts
Saturday 18 March: Best of Australian Shorts

Gates will open at 7pm each night - bring your own chair but leave your dog at home.  Bar and food will be available on site.




16 March 2017 - 18 March 2017


Thursday 16 March, 7.30pm
Friday 17 March, 7.30pm
Saturday 18 March, 7.30pm
Gates open nightly at 7.00pm

Approx. 130 minutes (including interval)




Adult 3 Night Pass

Concession 3 Night Pass


Film Festival


Circus Lawns

Extra information 

Ticketing Policy

Online ticketing is available up until one hour prior to the performance.  
For ticket purchases after this time, please visit the Araluen Box Office or call us on (08) 8951 1122.




All children under 15 to be accompanied by an adult

Booking Fee

For this event, a one-off service fee of $2.50 per transaction applies for all online purchases. All ticket prices include GST.

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