The Melbourne Indie Film Festival will feature some of the best of independent cinema from around the world, including a mix of award winning films and outstanding emerging talent in the film industry.
The festival has been set-up to showcase new and creative works by emerging local and international artists.
Feature Film: The Hunters Club + Short + AWARDS EVENT! CLOSING NIGHT – GOING OUT WITH A BANG!
The Hunters Club (AUSTRALIA)
Director: Kit McDee
Cast: Nicholas Gunn, Ty Hungerford, Brad McMurray, Carmel Rose, Ashlee Lollback, Lauren A Jackson
Mike, an easygoing skate guy and martial artist, is thrust into a hidden world of murder and assassination after running into his best friend Ed, 10 years after thinking he was Killed In Action. In order to keep Mike alive, Ed must now attempt to convince the Hunters Club Mike is an assassin in training, before the truth is revealed and they are both killed.
The Dead Bird (AUSTRALIA)
Director: Damian Overton
Cast: Alexander Gavioli – “Jake”, Ryan Light – “Nick”, Darrell Plumridge – “Bill”, Blair Martin – “Narrator”, Lauren Neilson – “Mila”, Alex McCoy – “Jackson”
Jake and his younger brother Nick are isolated by the small rural town they live in. Their father is a violent and unforgiving man. Jake holds on tightly to the belief that one day he will be able to leave. Jake’s latest attempt to escape is thrown into chaos when he has an unexpected and brief encounter with Mila, a strange and beautiful girl he meets in the forest. This strange girl has an unusual connection with the Ravens she believes come to her. A suitcase with its own story, a dead bird and a rifle, all collide in this unconventional story about escape and the power of belief.