Opening Night

Opening Night

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Thu
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Thu Oct 3 6:00 PM

Heritage Theatre
General Admission
180 Mins
October
Thu Oct 3

Join us for the official Opening Night of Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival, with Welcome to Country and a line-up of exceptional short films, including the Queensland premiere of Out of Range featuring our very own patron Aaron Pedersen.  This year's Opening Night is for the community.  That Pizza Guy and Beauty and the Beard food vans will be on site.   Relax, have a drink with friends in the Gold Bar before the films commence  (see Opening Night Films for tickets).  Be sure to catch local favourite Linc Phelps entertaining the crowd.  
Presented by Bendigo Bank Gympie

Happy Hour 5 - 6pm
Official Opening 6pm

Opening Night Film Session commences at 7.30 pm 
- ticket required for film session
SUNCATCHER - PARKER CROFT | 12 MIN | USA
For months Kira has been living out of her car in Venice, California. Today that changes.

GRANBAD - ANNABEL VINE | 10 MIN |  UK
A dyslexic boy inadvertently shows a bully that it isn't 'soppy to love your Grandad and like spending time with him.

BIRDS OF A FEATHER - BIANCA NALL | 8 MIN | AUSTRALIA
A little bird wants to befriend two pelicans and share in the plump fish they flaunt.  

THE SANDPIT - MATT PEARSON | 7 MIN| AUSTRALIA
Jasmine spends her lunch digging for pebbles in the school sandpit. She's an outcast to the other kids, but Alex sees her differently.

YOUNG MASTERS - LAUREN ROSE BECK | 9 MIN | AUSTRALIA
An uplifting look at the refugee contribution to the Melbourne community through dance.

OUT OF RANGE - JOHN HARVEY | 13 MIN | AUSTRALIA
Eager to impress his estrange son, a father is forced to slow down when their road trip is suddenly interrupted.

HAPPY ANDROID - JAINA KALIFA | 25 MIN | AUSTRALIA
Street performer Paul Cooper has an unlikely ally in his ongoing battle with anxiety and depression – his robot, Tubby. 


 Booking not required to attend Opening night activities in Gold Bar and Foyer. Ticket required for Opening Night Film Session film session only.


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October
Thu Oct 3

Heritage Theatre

32 Mellor Street Gympie, QLD , 4570