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Viewing films where genre is Horror
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Accelerator Shorts 1

Accelerator Shorts 1

Short films by emerging filmmakers from Australia participating in the MIFF Accelerator Lab 2021. See the work of tomorrow’s hottest directors today.

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Australian Shorts

Australian Shorts

Australia’s finest short films.
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Best MIFF Shorts

Best MIFF Shorts

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

Biolum

Biolum

Director Abel Kohen

Charlotte Rampling guides you through underwater caves filled with bioluminescent creatures in this SXSW Virtual Cinema Competition Audience Award winner.

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Bubble

Bubble

Director Haonan Wang

A couple’s date at a tucked-away hole-in-the-wall takes a turn for the ravenous.

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Censor

Censor

At the height of the ‘video nasty’ era, a tightly wound film censor begins to unravel in this clever and subversive ode to the genre.

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Coming Home in the Dark

Coming Home in the Dark

For one family, a wholesome trip to New Zealand’s remote countryside turns into the stuff of nightmares.

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Each Other

Each Other

An absurdist study of the human body as a limitless instrument for self-discovery.

Gaia

Gaia

Director Jaco Bouwer

Mytho-pagan eco horror meets fungi-infused body horror in the primordial South African jungle.

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In the Earth

In the Earth

In a forest in England, Ben Wheatley builds the folk horror of your most feverish pandemic nightmares.

The Lair of the White Worm

The Lair of the White Worm

Director Ken Russell

Ken Russell’s wild mash-up of Anglo-Saxon folklore and Bram Stoker’s final novel pits a baby-faced Hugh Grant and Peter Capaldi against a vampiric snake goddess.

Short
Nest

Nest

A timber feller, kept awake by his infant child’s cries of hunger, encounters something perturbing in the woods.

The Night

The Night

The first Iran–US co-production to open in Iranian cinemas since the revolution pits a couple against a malevolent hotel, trapping them in with their secrets.

Psychomania

Psychomania

Director Don Sharp

Undead bikies, wealthy witches, Satanic butlers and magic frogs. What more could you want from a cult post-Hammer horror?

Rose: A Love Story

Rose: A Love Story

This unsettling chamber piece, while wearing the skin of a horror, is at heart a considered meditation on selflessness, loyalty and chronic illness.

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The Scary of Sixty-First

The Scary of Sixty-First

Horrific real-world news story becomes giallo-inspired horror in this gleefully deranged interrogation of our conspiracy-fuelled, edgelord-filled times.

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Such Small Hands

Such Small Hands

When a new arrival is alienated by her peers at a girls’ orphanage, she exacts revenge by inventing an activity that takes gameplay to the extreme.

The Witching Hour - Late Night Folklore

The Witching Hour - Late Night Folklore

Undead bikies, Satanic butlers, magic frogs, an ancient vampiric snake goddess. What more could you want from a cult folk-horror double feature?

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Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror

Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror

From race to religion, flesh to nature, this comprehensive documentary explores how cinema exhumes the old traumas that modernity tries to bury.