2017 (MIFF 2017, Short Films)

A collection of the best short films of the festival, as chosen by the MIFF Shorts Awards judges and MIFF programmers.

Screening in this session will be:

Lost Property Office
The Rabbit Hunt
Mrs McCutcheon
The World In Your Window
Let’s See How Fast This Baby Will Go
Fry Day
The Burden

See also...

My Mum's Bonkers

Sand animation about a woman reflecting on the mother she has recently lost. ... More »

Mother, Child

Lawrence Leung (Sucker, MIFF 2015) features as a man wrestling with old resentments as he cares for his mother after she has suffered a stroke. ... More »

A Gentle Night

A woman searching for her missing daughter refuses to go gentle, in the Short Film Palme d'Or winner from the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, by MIFF Accelerator Alumni filmmaker Qiu Yang (Under the Sun, M... More »

Ride Like Lightning, Crash Like Thunder

Images of nature and civility around the Hudson River regions of Upstate New York are disrupted by the creeping hand of history and an uncertain future. ... More »

A River Twice

When a father helps his daughter take her boat down to the river, serenity collides with memories of times gone by. Directed by Audrey Lam (Magic Miles, MIFF 2014; Faraways, MIFF 2012). ... More »

Fry Day

It’s 24 January 1989 in Florida, USA, and Lauryn is photographing the crowds of people who have gathered to celebrate the execution of serial killer Ted Bundy. ... More »

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