This year’s Show Me Shorts Film Festival 2022 has gotten off to a great start and cinema fans who are looking to experience some of the best of upcoming filmmakers to keep an eye on then they should take an interest in this highly entertaining festival.
Following the world premiere of Show Me Shorts Film Festival 2022 at the iconic Hollywood Cinema in Avondale, a collection of filmmakers and fans were treated to 9 incredible shorts to start the program off. Highlights from the premiere night at the iconic Hollywood included:
- Ivan Barge’s Blue Smoke; a quirky dramtic-comedy that follows a gruff caretaker at a retirement community who is mistaken by a resident as her ex-husband, a former lounge singer,
- Brendan Canty’s Atali’i O Le Crezent (Sons of the Crezent); which finds a young man dealing with the loss of his neighbourhood to gentrification and time and recalling his memories of the past through music, spoken word and dance.
- Nash Edgerton’s Shark, starring Hollywood A-lister Rose Byrne as Sofie whose prank battle with her boyfriend Jack (Edgerton) gets out of hand when the couple goes on holiday and which delivers some serious bite.
This year’s Show Me Shorts Film Festival 2022 program will run all the way till the end of October, and will be featured at 36 participating cinemas throughout New Zealand with locations including play in Arrowtown, Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Gisborne, Hamilton, Havelock, Katikati, Matamata, Napier, Nelson, New Plymouth, Ōpōtiki, Ōtaki, Picton, Tākaka, Tauranga, Wellington, Whangārei, Whitianga and Antarctica.
To learn more about this year’s Show Me Shorts Film Festival 2022 and to book your tickets click here.
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