Stick Girl, a typical teenage girl, is stuck in a bizarre, senseless, malicious and often painfully dull world known as high school! Join her in the exciting world of cliques & geeks, public speaking, unflattering gym uniforms, and psychologically impaired students and teachers.
Adam’s Pick: Stick Girl, by Bruce Simpson (2min)
The little voice in Sarah’s head has been let loose for too long. Now it’s running the show…
Adam’s Pick: Sarah in the Dark, directed by Jen Halley (10min)
A suicidal woman discovers what makes her feel alive…
Adam’s Pick: Bye Bye Sally, directed by Paul Leyden (14min)
Told entirely in performance poetry and Gaelic verse, this film depicts the inner struggle of a soldier suffering from the loss of a fallen comrade at the front lines of the Iraq War.
Peder’s Pick: David Bianchi’s Soldier, directed by Daniel J. Pico (10min)
Two teenagers are drawn together by the Buzzcocks’ single ‘Love You More’ during the summer of 1978.
“I’ve always been fascinated with the idea of what it means to be a man. Certainly when a young person physically challenges an older person, what can you do? As a kid you expect your father to protect you and when that doesn’t happen that must be devastating.”
Evan’s Pick: Soft, directed by Simon Ellis (14min)
A little kid stranded growing up in a country town he hates. The locals reckon it’s paradise, but as far as he can see, the only interesting stuff happens to the local loser. Googie Mulcop.
Evan’s Pick: Ray, directed by Tony Malony
“A corrupt political wakes up in a desolate landscape and finds himself being chased by a cult of cannibalistic farmers hellbent on revenge.”
Evan’s Pick: Hunger, by Chad Jackson