World Day of Cultural Diversity: Free Short Film Screenings

Date: Tuesday, 21 May 2013
Location: Council Chambers Mornington, Corner Queen & Main St

Colourfest, Mornington Peninsula Shire and New Hope Foundation invites you to join us for free film screenings between 6.30pm-8.30pm. Bookings made by phoning 5950 1685 or via email at or

To book tickets online 


Movie Play List

Mohammad (2009)

Mohammad is the story of a young Iraqi boy learning Parkour in
Western Sydney. He becomes increasingly skilled at the new art form
and we find out what his family and friends think of his passion and
knack for movement. His name is Mohammad Al-Mayahi.
Director: Ali Kadhim Duration: 7 minutes

Nonna Maria (2009)

A cable company suspects Nonna Maria of connection theft, resulting
in a confusing exchange of culture and generation.
Director: Anthony Guilbert Duration: 7 minutes

Happy Country (2008)

A pregnant Chinese woman and her over-conflicted Chinese husband
set off for Sydney by car and discover distance is not confined to
the landscape.
Director: Corrie Chen Duration: 14 minutes

Mary (2009)

Samantha is the story of a young girl who mistakes her hijab wearing
Muslim neighbour for an image of Mother Mary.
Director: Fatima Mawas Duration: 5 minutes

Hot Bread Shop (2011)

A momentary snippet of the lives of Vietnamese mother and Hot bread Shop owner Kim Cuc and son, Vinh. In
mockumentary style, the film explores identity, parent-child relationships and day-to-day living.
Director: Maria Tran Duration: 7 minutes

The Tech Effect (2009)

Technology has become a barrier towards face to face communication. The Tech Effect is a condition plaguing the
beautiful communication bonds, is there a way to overcome its effects?
The Lebanese Wallet (2011)
An Indian woman finds a wallet at home, uncertain of it’s story she decides to return it to the owner, only to find there
is aggression and conflict underlying the return of the wallet.
Director: Gary Paramanathan Duration: 7 minutes

Show and Tell (2010)

Is a collection of stories from migrants and refugees in Australia. Through the use of nostalgia and memory the docu-
mentary explores the process of mourning loss and how we as human beings establish relationship with objects in
order to help us have contact with the past.