Short films by emerging filmmakers from Australia participating in the MIFF Accelerator Lab 2021. See the work of tomorrow’s hottest directors today.
In 1960s rural India, a village chief and his son resist the pressure of conforming to the new world of Christianity.
A young Vietnamese-French woman is faced with the communist takeover of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Winner of two Locarno Leopards of Tomorrow awards, this stunning portrait of adolescent abandon unfolds at the threshold of emerging maturity.
Festival favourite Andrea Arnold gets up close and personal with a dairy cow to unveil a surprising and unknown world.
An absurdist study of the human body as a limitless instrument for self-discovery.
MIFF alumnus and Shorts Award winner Eddy Bell returns with an intimate and critical portrait of one of Australia’s worst droughts.
Remembrance blooms in this New York Film Festival–premiering avant-garde short.
Prepare to be astounded as this quacktacular Marvel Comics oddity gets plucked from the depths of history for a glorious 70mm screening.
Melbourne has never looked sleeker than in this low-key mumblecore piece.
A timber feller, kept awake by his infant child’s cries of hunger, encounters something perturbing in the woods.
Join a demon, a puppy and a rat in this stop-motion headtrip about a mysterious, magically summoned apple tree.
You always have to watch out for those early warning signs.
Hot Docs 2020’s Best International Feature Documentary winner offers a dog’s-eye view of life in Istanbul.
This cinematic insight into the craft of a taxidermist illuminates the relationship between artist and animal.
Undead bikies, Satanic butlers, magic frogs, an ancient vampiric snake goddess. What more could you want from a cult folk-horror double feature?
A ruminative film on the interplay between bovine lives and human consumption.