Acclaimed actress is part of the Flix 2015
FLIX in the Stix returns to Coffs Harbour in February, with acclaimed indigenous actress Deborah Mailman curating the films.
CommBank Flix in the Stix is regional Australia's only film, music, comedy and arts festival. Coming into its fifth year, the 2015 tour will feature a brand new collection of short films.
Deborah was the first Aboriginal actress to win the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She is well known for her roles in successful Australian drama series The Secret Life of Us and Offspring, as well as films such as Bran Nue Dae and The Sapphires.
"I'm thrilled to be part of Flix in the Stix and to bring together some of my favourite short films, filled with artists I love and respect and stories that are a good yarn," Mailman said.
"I'm so proud of Australian drama and the many voices that create a vibrant tapestry of who we are.
"What better way to enjoy a night out under the stars than with a feast of film, food and great entertainment? Hope you enjoy."
Flix in the Stix co-founder and tour director Simon Rollin said: "We are over the moon that Deborah has thrown her support behind Flix in the Stix in 2015.
"She is one of Australia's most respected actresses, adored by many and a true professional. Being regionally born and raised, she resonates strongly with our audiences and I'm sure her input into our 2015 short film collection will be enjoyed by many."
As well as short films, Flix in the Stix will showcase live music by ARIA award winning artists My Friend the Chocolate Cake, and comedy from ARIA award winning threesome Tripod.
Local gourmet food and beverages will be available.