Blake Williams returns to MIFF with a stereoscopic 3D piece that collapses time, distance and intimacy.
In the woods, a young woman and man scuffle as they fight for life.
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.
A striking work of mood and atmosphere from one of Thailand’s most daring formalist filmmakers.
A wild, experimental provocation, this black-and-white film features charismatic director Jackie Raynal in an assemblage of unconnected, often-repeating scenes.
IFFR Tiger Award winner Daïchi Saïto presents an absorbing, otherworldly study of our planet.
In a nondescript place, seemingly forgotten by time, a teenager tries to outrun his loneliness.
In an Ethiopian community dependent on its cash crop in more ways than one, a new generation’s furtive hopes slip through the cracks.
Remembrance blooms in this New York Film Festival–premiering avant-garde short.
Shot on cold-hued 16mm, this mournful, restless ode to Hong Kong sketches the city’s fragile present and indefinite future.
Kevin Jerome Everson’s camera dances with a rollerskater in this mesmerising exercise in fluidity and embeddedness.
A collective springs to life in this radiant tribute to radical Black politics.
Poised at the intersection of activism and art, wunderkind Fox Maxy’s TikTok-esque tapestry documents the injustice and legacy of colonisation.
In the age of information overload, the challenge is to avoid drowning.
Awarded IFFR’s top prize, this lean, arresting debut follows a primal father–son road trip across the arid landscapes of southern India.
An exquisitely shot insight into dance, dramaturgy and performance featuring dancer Michelle Heaven.
A Lynchian depiction of self-transformation in the social media age.
Erupting with unforgettable images of Hawaii, this boundary-breaking essay film captures the splendour and turbulent colonial history of the island nation.
Denis Côté’s witty, theatrical battle of the sexes turns social distancing into an exercise in mutual estrangement.
This intimately-made film draws on conceptual art and performance documentation to self-reflexively survey Barbara Cleveland’s then-15-year collaborative relationship.
Siegfried A. Fruhauf returns with a dazzlingly abstracted Rorschach-like lightshow.
Peter Tscherkassky pays homage to avant-garde filmmaker Kurt Kren, his own film L’arrivée and the cinema’s original muse in this Cannes Directors’ Fortnight selection.
Dianna Barrie and Richard Tuohy present a lo-fi 3D film captured in the crushing shadow of volcanoes.
Bill Morrison revisits lesser-known chapters of Soviet film history in this hypnotic fever dream that melds art and archive.