Ever wondered what drives people to spend up to 11 months of the year and thousands of dollars on Christmas lights? Meet the Watsons, the Greenways and the Overtons, some of Australia’s most passionate Christmas enthusiasts, and discover the meaning and motivation behind their curious and creative passion.
Made at Film Australia as part of a staff development initiative, Christmas Lights was created by first-time filmmakers utilising the experience of senior Film Australia staff and industry professionals to create a wonderful short documentary that was screened on both domestic and international TV and shown at various film festivals.
Produced in association with Film Australia. Distributed by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. © Rachelle Bakarich, Lizzie Fisher and Jimmy Foggo.
Notes by Beth Taylor