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UPDATE: Due to ongoing lockdown restrictions this event has been postponed from Thursday 29 July to Thursday 19 August. Ticketholders will be contacted. 


Lido Short Stack is a short film festival all about supporting local filmmaking talent & giving them the chance to have their work played on the big screen!

We're proud to provide a platform for local filmmakers to showcase their work in front of an audience, while also meeting like-minded filmmakers & cinephiles. Our first Short Stack kicks off Thursday 19 August – check out the amazing lineup of films below.


The below represents approximate timings only:

6.55pmPerfection, directed by Gregroy Kelly
7.00pmGastro, directed by Samuel Galloway
7.15pmGlass Plains, directed by Hattie Read
7.25pmThe Fall, directed by Mert Berdilek
7.45pmThe Odyssey, directed by Emmanuelle Mattana
7.55pmA Rats Arse, directed by Junita Ebbs
8.05pmThe Desert, directed by Michael Dockery
8.10pmAfter the Earthquake, directed by Mark Hellinger
8.20pmClear_History, directed by Caitlin Soennichsen

The event will also include a meet-and-greet for all the participants to mingle, network and have a drink together.


Thanks to our amazing partners at Moon Dog, we're able to fantastic prize packages to every director showcasing their work!

Filmmakers wil receive a 6-pack of Moon Dog Beer or Fizzer, alongside a $50 voucher to Moon Dog World, the theme park for adults. 

The pick for Festival's Choice will receive the following tasty bundle:

  • 3 month's supply of Beer/Fizzer
  • $200 voucher to dine & drink at Moon Dog World
  • Fab Moon Dog merchandise
  • A 3-month Lido gold card allowing you to attend any film at no cost

So don't wait: come down on Thursday 19 August to have a great night while supporting this incredible display of local films and local talent.





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A King in New York (1957)

Release Date: 07 May 2022

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Limelight (1952)

Release Date: 09 Apr 2022

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Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

Release Date: 05 Mar 2022

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The Gold Rush (1942)

Release Date: 05 Feb 2022

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Modern Times (1936)

Release Date: 20 Nov 2021

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Release Date: 05 Nov 2021

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The Great Dictator (1940)

Release Date: 06 Jan 2022

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