Wholphin Short Movies
The Brisbane Powerhouse has started a bi-monthly showing of rare and never- seen-before short films. Under the title Wholphin, (a hybrid whale/dolphin), these free Saturday afternoon sessions are held in the subterranean turbine rehearsal room at 3pm.
We have picnic in the park with friends before we go in, it makes for a fun free afternoon, and so far the shorts have all been interesting for one reason or another.
The Al Gore documentary by Spike Leeze in the 1st session was a fascinating insight into a famous politician’s private, family life. Shot during the 2000 Presidential campaign in the US, it was never released prior to being shown on the DVD collection from Wholphin.
The French animation in the 2nd session was superbly crafted and shot, if a little languid in it’s meaning; but then it was French. The other short films provided plenty of laughs in the hour we spent downstairs at the Powerhouse.
There is a soft sell for the DVD collection, which you can buy at the table outside, and a suggestion that you may like to donate to Oxfam on the way out.
It is a pleasant way to spend a Saturday afternoon, and I will be going back to the December session.
Yours in design,