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MIFF Shorts to Watch from Home
Is your attention span not what it used to be? Enjoy these expert recommendations of past MIFF shorts you can stream now for free, from Programmer Mia Falstein-Rush.
All These Creatures
13 Mins | Fiction | MIFF 2018
Director: Charles Williams
Producers: Elise Trenorden, Charles Williams
An adolescent boy ventures into childhood memories of his spiralling father and the curious infestation that crept into both house and garden.
Winner of the Film Victoria Erwin Rado Award for Best Australian Short Film.
6mins | Fiction | MIFF 2018
Director: Hyun Lee
Producers: Hannah-Florence Macgregor
An unassuming Chinese factory worker finds a way to make her sophisticated Japanese neighbour disappear from her horrific nightmares.
Features the acting debut of Hong Kong-Australian pop musician Rainbow Chan.
8mins | Fiction | MIFF 2018
Director: Shelly Lauman
Producer: Lizzie Cater
A casual gesture of friendliness quickly spirals into a paralysing moment for a woman on a train.
15mins | Fiction | MIFF 2018
Director: Lara Köse
Producer: Stephanie Westwood
Kaya is an outsider even in her orphanage. When she encounters a clandestine group, aspects of her identity come into focus and something powerful happens within.
Lost & Found
8mins | Animation | MIFF 2018
Director: Andrew Goldsmith, Bradley Slabe
Producer: Lucy J. Hayes
A green dinosaur makes a heart-stopping attempt to save its one true love.
22mins | Documentary | MIFF 2019
Director: Chris Phillips
Producers: Kiki Dillon, Michaela Perske
The influence of Sylvester Stallone reaches far and wide in the Papua New Guinean highlands.
5mins | Fiction | MIFF 2018
Director: Tom Noakes
Producer: Lucy Gaffy
Why is a cold, half-naked man singing Old MacDonald on the side of the highway?
Out of Range
13mins | Fiction | MIFF 2019
Director: John Harvey
Producer: Lydia Fairhall
Eager to impress his estranged son, a father is forced to slow down when their road trip is suddenly interrupted.
MIFF Accelerator alumni John Harvey (Water, MIFF 2018) reels you in once more with this charming tale of kinship and country.