It’s the annual Christmas Eve concert at the Marigold House Assisted Living Facility. All her friends are dying and Florence wants out. When the facility double books two rival Elvis impersonators, Florence takes the opportunity for one last hurrah.

SCREENING: Crowley Theater – Sunday October 18 12:30PM


Category: Narrative Short
Year: 2014
Runtime: 14m
Country: Australia
Language: English
Premiere: North America


Director: Mirrah Foulkes
Screenwriter: Mirrah Foulkes
Producer: Alex White
Editor: Katie Flaxman
Cinematographer: Jeremy Rouse
Sound Designer: Sam Petty
Costume Designer: Sophie Fletcher
Hair & Makeup: Sheldon Wade
Production Designer: Karen Murphy
Cast: Jacki Weaver, Justin Rosniak, Eden Falk, Julian Crotti, Melanie Mirto


website: www.florencehasleftthebuilding.com

Mirrah Foulkes first short film as writer/director ‘Dumpy Goes to the Big Smoke’ won numerous awards including the Rouben Mamoulian award for best director at the 2012 Sydney film festival and the Ellen – Filmmaker to watch award at Aspen shortsfest 2013. It was nominated for two 2013 AACTA awards for best short fiction film and best short screenplay. ‘Florence Has Left the Building’ is Mirrah’s second film and won the AACTA award in 2015 for Best Short Fiction film.