Still from 'Chicken' (short film)
Still from 'Chicken' (short film)
Chicken (2019)

HRAFF presents

Australian Shorts

Australia | Unclassified (15+)

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Mon 26 Apr 2021


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Giving voice to uniquely compelling perspectives, these exceptional stories shed light on the many sides of the Australian experience.

A Rare Breed

Thomas José Field | Australia | 2019 | English | 11 mins | Documentary

Rob is a world-renowned chicken breeder from Tasmania who has travelled all over the world to exhibit his chickens, as well as his own body ...

Two Sands

Poppy van Oorde-Grainger | Australia | 2020 | English | 7 mins | Narrative | Australian Premiere

As Garang struggles on his first day at high school in Australia, memories of being lost in South Sudan are triggered. When past and present collide, Garang must find a way to bridge the gap between where he is and where he's come from.

The Inclusive Filmmaker

Sophie Hawkshaw, Genevieve Kaiser | Australia | 2019 | English | 5 mins | Animation

Through stop motion animation, three creatives share their experiences in living with a disability in the Australian film industry.


Alana Hicks | Australia | 2019 | English | 10 mins | Narrative

All Barbara wants to do is watch The Simpsons, but her recently migrated mum has just been overcharged at the local shops, and it’s up to Barbara to sort it out. As usual.

Save Our Soul

Chloë Beckley | Australia | 2020 | English | 7 mins | Documentary | Australian Premiere

Follow the sacrifices and triumphs of June, an elderly activist desperately trying to save the Great Barrier Reef.

Ngumpin Kartiya

Ben McFadyen | Australia | 2020 | English | 18 mins | Documentary

Produced by the Gurindji Aboriginal Corporation, this film tells untold stories of the Wave Hill Walk-off and the Gurindji people while also revealing the true significance of the iconic song 'From Little Things, Big Things Grow'.

Format: DCP
Runtime: 58

Event duration

58 mins


Unclassified (15+)


Cinema 2, Level 2
ACMI, Fed Square

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