Maiden

Maiden

Director Stephen Kanaris
Australia, 2013, 15mins (Short)
English

Welcome to a place where machismo still flourishes, and the accepted ideas of what it is to be a man are harsh and unforgiving.

Set in Brisbane’s outer suburbs in the late ‘70s, Maiden is the story of battling greyhound trainer Mick (Russel Dykstra), desperate to give his family a better life.

Convinced that his latest charge is a champion in the making, Mick is prepared to gamble everything on a lowly race at a small country track that could have disastrous consequences.

Written by: Stephen Kanaris
Produced by: Tahnee McGuire
Cast: Russell Dykstra, Anita Hegh, Wendy Moman, Wesley Amber

About the Director:
Stephen Kanaris is an internationally award-winning short film director. He is currently developing a feature project while also teaching for NIDA’s Open Program in Brisbane.

SYDNEY Sessions

Wednesday 29 October, 7:00 pm

Screens as part of GASFF Australian Shorts

MELBOURNE Sessions

Thursday 23 October, 7:00 pm

Screens as part of GASFF Australian Shorts