Monday, February 25 @ 6:30 pm
Loop Bar & Project Space
23 Meyers Place, Melbourne 3000

Join Transitions Film Festival for a diverse selection of inspiring shorts exploring the state of our world and the future we want. Films in this year’s shorts program engage with topics including: regenerative agriculture, refugees, climate change, and our relationship with technology.


7:53 min | Directed by Radheya Jegatheva | AUSTRALIA

A film that explores the relationship between man and technology…told from the perspective of a phone. This hand drawn animated film is based on the poem \’Seven Billion\’ written by the film director that won 2 National poetry awards: The Young Australian Writer’s National Award for Poetry, selected out of a field of 30,000 and the Karen W Treanor Poetry Award (Youth).

19:10 min | Directed by Frank Oly | AUSTRALIA

Grassroots follows Guy Webb and his friends, unlikely heroes on a quest to bring a genuine climate change solution to the world. A multi award winning Australian documentary about how fungi can save the planet. 

Are You Volleyball?!
15:00 min | Directed by Mohammad Bakhshi | IRAN

A group of Arabian spoken asylum seekers arrive to an English spoken country border and can\’t keep going. They conflict with border soldiers everyday till a deaf-mute baby becomes a catalyst for better communication between two groups.

6:45 min | Directed by Barry Mitchell | AUSTRALIA

Children in a cave listen as a woman, who might be their aunty, tells the story of how their ancestors destroyed the world. Legacy leaves no doubt about where we, as a species, and our world are heading if we continue to ignore the urgent need to address climate change.

1:37 min | Directed by Veck Nathalie | FRANCE

Irae is an android made by humans for the purpose of serving and protecting them, but a \’dysfunction\’ in her system has pushed her to kill some of them. She must therefore be judged for her crimes. But Irae has a different vision of her actions.

Paradigm Now: The Albizia Project
5:00 min | Directed by: Rob Lau | USA

Is the Albizia tree a destructive force disrupting native ecosystems and communities in Hawai\’i, or the material that can awaken new paradigms through thoughtful design? Paradigm Now dives into the journey undertaken by Joseph Valenti, architect and founder of The Albizia Project. In pioneering the housing prototype named Lika, Valenti has opened the door to sourcing timber locally, restoring ecosystems, and designing for future island resilience.

Spirit Walker – Clinton\’s Walk For Justice
22:24 min | Directed by Darius Devas | 

The Spirit Walker, tells the inspirational story of 27 year old Clinton Pryor, a young indigenous man from Perth. Clinton lost both his parents by the age of 16 and spent years living on the streets but then was called to stand up for his people and prove to himself that he could make a difference. The film captures the last stages of his epic eleven month 6,000km journey on foot from Perth to the Federal Parliament in Canberra to meet with the Prime Minister in the name of justice for his people.