Presented by Environmental Film Festival Australia
Step into the magical world of nature and wildlife and discover the joy of connecting with the natural world through this selection of six carefully curated short films; four of which are Australian premieres.
Suitable for primary school age children. Children can explore environmental topics ranging from the secret lives of creatures invisible to the naked eye to stories from the oceans. These six short films will be available to view on demand over two days (8-9 July):
- Maybe Just a Fairytale
Geoff Spanner | 6mins | Australia | Documentary | 2018
An Australian film featuring Australian wildlife coming to a free concert with a sting in the tail.
Sil van der Woerd and Jorik Dozy | 6mins | The Netherlands | Music Video | 2018
A music video from the Netherlands which tells the symbolic story of a man arriving on a perfect earth, who encounters his nemesis in the form of ocean trash.
Alexandre Boesch-Brassens, Jonathan Breuer, Julie Mansuy, Nicolas Ocipski, Paul Gaulier, Samuel Ramamisoa, Sylvain Masson and William Rima | 3mins | France | Animation | 2017
An animation from France about S.A.M., a garbage collector robot in a futuristic Paris who goes after a plastic bag. Ignoring all danger, he will cross Paris to maintain cleanliness in the city.
- Baked Fish
Guillem Miró | 4mins | Spain | Animation | 2018
An animation from Spain about a Typical Mediterranean recipe cooked in a critical way.
Nils Hedinger | 8mins | Switzerland | Animation | 2018
An animation from Switzerland which tells the story of a tadpole who somehow misses out on becoming a frog and is left behind in the pond. A little story about growing up.
- Dry Fly
Rut Juan | 4mins | Spain | Animation | 2018 | Australian Premiere
An Australian premiere – An animation from Spain about Margarito, a thirsty fly, with a broken wing, who sees a water drop inside of a carnivorous plant and desperately needs a drink.
Each film is under 10 mins and will be available on EFFA’s Vimeo channel, no registrations required.
This event is part of Going Green 2020 – an environmental-themed mini-festival for families during July school holidays (7-11 July) featuring EFFA curated short films, performances, workshops and art. Follow Creative Brimbank on Facebook for announcements.