Zoe Terakes voices a sex-crazed twentysomething in this lurid fever dream of queerness in lockdown.
A young Vietnamese-French woman is faced with the communist takeover of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
A collection of the best short films of the festival, as chosen by the MIFF Shorts Awards Jury and the MIFF Shorts Programmer.
Commissioned by Chunky Move, this playfully experimental work traverses ritual, body modification and algorithms.
This award-winning, stylistically bold documentary tells the story of an Afghan refugee’s coming home – and coming out – via animation and archival footage.
Olivia Martin McGuire parallels a grandfather’s journey to safety during the Cultural Revolution with his granddaughter’s fight for freedom in Hong Kong today.
In a world with extremes of gravity, Rosa must navigate what it means to feel emotional ups and downs.
Prayers by day, dreams by night – a mother keeps her son safe.
Routine is the only thing keeping Nestor afloat.
A twentysomething has to grapple with the pressures of impending maturity as well as the ‘ninjababy’ that has snuck inside her seemingly undetected.
Loneliness is operatic in the latest film by Renee Zhan.
Join a demon, a puppy and a rat in this stop-motion headtrip about a mysterious, magically summoned apple tree.
Stuck in a holding pattern, two men attempt to break the cycle.
This ultra-gory animated fantasy is a chaotic ride perfectly calibrated for your inner 1980s teenage dirtbag.
This DOK Leipzig Silver Dove for Short Documentary and Animated Film winner grapples with China’s one-child policy through a story about two friends.
A family unravels while road-tripping near Death Valley in the California desert.
Just your ordinary story of a girl who falls in love with a wolfman and raises their children – this anime classic celebrates difference and unconventional families.
Jafar Panahi, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Laura Poitras and other global cinema heavyweights reflect on 2020 in this sweeping anthology film for the COVID age.