Load up for laughs

Whitsunday Times - - CHILL. -

“THE coolest com­edy film fes­ti­val in the known uni­verse” is com­ing to Proser­pine, so get ready to give your laugh­ing mus­cles a good work out.

The 2015 Over the Fence Com­edy Film Fes­ti­val will show­case a dozen short comedic films from all over the world.

Proser­pine En­ter­tain­ment Cen­tre owner Chris Pa­trick said they were cer­tainly some odd sk­its.

“They’re dif­fer­ent movies, they’re al­ter­na­tive, but they’re all come­dies,” he said.

“You might not like all of them but I’m sure you’ll like 99 per cent of them.”

With ti­tles like ‘Oh, baby! Baby?’, ‘Stop Leak’ and ‘Smelli­est Poo in the World’ it’s hard to ar­gue with Mr Pa­trick’s as­sess­ment.

As th­ese ti­tles may of may not sug­gest, the theme of this year’s fes­ti­val is ‘Love, Angst and Other De­cep­tions’.

The films range from three to 15 min­utes, with di­rec­tors from Puerto Rico, Cy­press, Ger­many and South Korea just to name a few.

The films will be run in two ses­sions, six in each, with a half-hour in­ter­val in be­tween.

“Af­ter that peo­ple can vote for which ever movie they feel was the best one in their opin­ion and then those votes are

OVER THE FENCE: A scene from 'Sin­cer­ity' by Span­ish direc­tor An­drea Casaseca to be shown in the 2015 Over the Fence Film Fes­ti­val.

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