BACKING UP BILITIS
In partnership with Australian Lesbian & Gay Archives and Aztec Records Australia
A closeted girl creates an underground event in the basement of her suburban home, all on the brink of Melbourne's first gay liberation movement
Starring: Jana Zvedeniuk, Eva Rees, Maggie McCormack, Rashelle McHugh
Written & Directed by AP Pobjoy
Produced by William Dabinet
Edited by Isobelle Amie
Cinematography by Hazal Alakus
Sound Recording & Design by Joseph Sexton
Production Design by Amelia Childs
AWARDS & FESTIVALS:
Winner of the 2018 Swinburne University Industry Award for Best Film, Best Production Design & Best Sound
St Kilda Film Festival, Australia's TOP 100 Short Films, 2019: Offical Selection , nominated for 'Best Achievement in Screenplay'
Canberra Short Film Festival, 2019: Offical Selection, Awarded for 'Best Score.'
Byron Bay International Film Festival, 2019: Offical Selection, Nominee for Young Australian Filmmaker of the Year
2019 SAE ATOM Awards: Finalist for 'Best Short Fiction'
CILECT PRIZE 2019: Awarded the EDI Award (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) amongst the Asia Pacific region.
Melbourne Women in Film Festival, 2020: Offical Selection
Melbourne Queer Film Festival, 2020: Offical Selection
Setting Sun Film Festival, 2020: Offical Selection, Nominated for Best Drama, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Diversity and Best Emerging Filmmaker.
Berlin Female Filmmakers Festival, 2020: Offical Selection