Short films by emerging filmmakers from Australia participating in the MIFF Accelerator Lab 2021. See the work of tomorrow’s hottest directors today.
This psychological crime thriller pushes genre into daring territory and dazzles with a lush visual style that heralds the arrival of a major new Chinese filmmaking talent.
A collection of the best short films of the festival, as chosen by the MIFF Shorts Awards Jury and the MIFF Shorts Programmer.
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.
For one family, a wholesome trip to New Zealand’s remote countryside turns into the stuff of nightmares.
Mytho-pagan eco horror meets fungi-infused body horror in the primordial South African jungle.
Attempting to quell some tension, a mother and daughter head to the hot springs… but more heat isn’t what they need.
A young woman awakens to find herself in the midst of a living nightmare.
Noomi Rapace stars in this Un Certain Regard prize-winning supernatural drama about a couple who raise a very special child.
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.
Nicolas Cage is back with the perfect film for his skill set: a revenge thriller centred on a stolen truffle pig, but with a sober tone that showcases the Oscar winner of yore.
This unsettling chamber piece, while wearing the skin of a horror, is at heart a considered meditation on selflessness, loyalty and chronic illness.