Still from 'The Holiday Inn-Side' (2018)
The Holiday Inn-Side (2018)

ACMI & Melbourne International Animation Festival present

Animating Life: Screening and Q&A with Charby Ibrahim

Unclassified (15+)
Film program

We meet filmmaker Charby Ibrahim, watch some of his works, and dive into the stories behind their creation.

Screening: The Holiday Inn-Side

Australia, 20 mins, 2018

A 16-year-old in a secure facility awaits sentencing, to be determined once the gravity of the offence reveals itself. Animated and anonymous, the subject invites the viewer into his dilemma.

About Charby Abraham

Charby Ibrahim studied Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts. He has completed filmmaking internships in both Singapore and Australia, and now runs Marhaba Films, a production company specialising in social impact documentaries.

Format: DCP
Language: English
Duration: 75


28 Oct –2 Nov 2021

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75 mins


Unclassified (15+)


Cinema 2, Level 2
ACMI, Fed Square

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