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10 Ratings


Directed by Pia Borg
Australia, United Kingdom, 2017
Short, Avant-Garde


Combining 35mm photography of former sets of science-fiction films with computer-generated imagery, Silica explores territorial constructs and the boundaries of the real and the mediated in an opal mining town in the South Australian desert.

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Silica Directed by Pia Borg

Awards & Festivals


2017 | Winner: Special Jury Mention

Slamdance Film Festival

2018 | Honorable Mention: Experimental Shorts

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