It’s the 1970’s and 8 year old Jenny lives with single father David in the lighthouse of a coastal South Australian town. Jenny and her father are very close, so when Jenny develops a fear of the dark her father knows exactly what to do. He gifts her with an old mining helmet with a light which she uses to fight the shadows closing in on her. But when her father is drafted into the war, Jenny realises that shining a light on some situations
doesn’t always make them brighter.


Film Details:

  • Director: Rebecca Duncker
  • Runtime: 8:00
  • Made In: 2016
  • Age Group: 5 - 10yo, 5 - 13yo, 10 - 14yo
  • Country: Australia, South Australia
  • Category: Live Action, Short Film
  • Made By: Adult


  • Friday Aug 24, 2018 Session 1: 10:00 am - 11:45 am