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...

Jodilerks Dela Cruz, Employee of the Month

It’s Jodilerks' final shift at a petrol station about to close down. So it should be an uneventful night. ... More »

Let's See How Fast This Baby Will Go

When pregnant 17-year old Gloria goes into labour, she discovers she has only one option to get herself to the hospital in time. ... More »


After waking up from a coma, Gasper Rubicon discovers he is able to speak again, but not in any language that anybody recognises. A new film about the power of communication by Benjamin Cleary, winner... More »

Family Happiness

Ben Whishaw features as the brother of a troubled sister, both equally torn by a difficult childhood. A new short film by and co-starring Alice Englert (The Boyfriend Game, MIFF 2016). ... More »

A Birthday Party

A birthday celebration in the woods becomes something horrific. Inspired by true events. ... More »

Ascribed Achievements

A black comedy about a man so fed up with his appearance that he takes drastic measures. ... More »

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