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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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Angh

Angh

Director Theja Rio

In 1960s rural India, a village chief and his son resist the pressure of conforming to the new world of Christianity.

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Animation Shorts

Animation Shorts

Diverse new animated shorts from around the world and closer to home.
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Australian Shorts

Australian Shorts

Australia’s finest short films.
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Bach-Hông

Bach-Hông

A young Vietnamese-French woman is faced with the communist takeover of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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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Black Hole

Black Hole

Winner of two Locarno Leopards of Tomorrow awards, this stunning portrait of adolescent abandon unfolds at the threshold of emerging maturity.

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Cow

Cow

Festival favourite Andrea Arnold gets up close and personal with a dairy cow to unveil a surprising and unknown world.

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Cryptozoo

Cryptozoo

Director Dash Shaw
Lake Bell and Michael Cera lead the voices in this animated oddity that takes a surprisingly emotional trip through eco-activism, nature and mythical creatures.
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Documentary Shorts

Documentary Shorts

Short documentaries from around the globe.
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Each Other

Each Other

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

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Experimental Shorts

Experimental Shorts

Films that experiment with form, content and style.
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Giants

Giants

Director Eddy Bell

MIFF alumnus and Shorts Award winner Eddy Bell returns with an intimate and critical portrait of one of Australia’s worst droughts.

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Glimpses from a Visit to Orkney in Summer 1995

Glimpses from a Visit to Orkney in Summer 1995

Director Ute Aurand

Remembrance blooms in this New York Film Festival–premiering avant-garde short.

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Howard the Duck 70mm Special Screening

Howard the Duck 70mm Special Screening

Prepare to be astounded as this quacktacular Marvel Comics oddity gets plucked from the depths of history for a glorious 70mm screening.

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International Shorts 1

International Shorts 1

Internationally acclaimed and awarded short films from around the globe.
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Jeanette Is the Dog

Jeanette Is the Dog

Director Pat Mooney

Melbourne has never looked sleeker than in this low-key mumblecore piece.

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Nest

Nest

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

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Oldboy's Apples

Oldboy's Apples

Director Brad Hock

Join a demon, a puppy and a rat in this stop-motion headtrip about a mysterious, magically summoned apple tree.

Paper Birds

Paper Birds

A short-sighted boy uncovers family secrets in an intricate, Tim Burton–esque world.

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Reptile

Reptile

You always have to watch out for those early warning signs.

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Stray

Stray

Hot Docs 2020’s Best International Feature Documentary winner offers a dog’s-eye view of life in Istanbul.

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To Feather, to Wither

To Feather, to Wither

This cinematic insight into the craft of a taxidermist illuminates the relationship between artist and animal.

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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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With the Cattle

With the Cattle

A ruminative film on the interplay between bovine lives and human consumption.