Blake Williams returns to MIFF with a stereoscopic 3D piece that collapses time, distance and intimacy.
Short films by emerging filmmakers from Australia participating in the MIFF Accelerator Lab 2021. See the work of tomorrow’s hottest directors today.
An aspiring Peruvian performer must decide whether she’s dancing for others or for herself.
Commissioned by Chunky Move, this playfully experimental work traverses ritual, body modification and algorithms.
Isolated and maligned by her peers, a woodworker crafts a more assured self-image.
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.
The directorial debut from producer Tanith Glynn-Maloney reimagines the 1954 auditions for Charles Chauvel’s iconic final film.
A guided tour through art history as seen through the female gaze – and a savvy, subversive rejoinder to centuries of representation from the eyes of the male beholder.
Remembrance blooms in this New York Film Festival–premiering avant-garde short.
Misogynist or champion of women? This expansive portrait of a controversial fashion icon captures both light and shade.
Poised at the intersection of activism and art, wunderkind Fox Maxy’s TikTok-esque tapestry documents the injustice and legacy of colonisation.
Over a hundred years since the publication of the sociological text, La mala vida en Madrid, that coined the term in Spain, what does it mean to be a ‘lowlife’?
The “Black Woodstock” of 1969, which was filmed but never seen, finally makes it to the big screen in this Sundance US Documentary Grand Jury Prize winner.
A 2020 large-scale participatory-dance work choreographed by the acclaimed Stephanie Lake expresses the inexpressible in lockdown.
In the age of information overload, the challenge is to avoid drowning.
Naina Sen explores the relationship between biracial identity and generational belonging through traditional Balinese dance.
An exquisitely shot insight into dance, dramaturgy and performance featuring dancer Michelle Heaven.
A Lynchian depiction of self-transformation in the social media age.
In the ruthless world of competitive table-setting, it’s knives at 20 places.
Siegfried A. Fruhauf returns with a dazzlingly abstracted Rorschach-like lightshow.
This cinematic insight into the craft of a taxidermist illuminates the relationship between artist and animal.
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.
Artist, outsider, writer, queer activist. David Wojnarowicz was all of these things and more, as Chris McKim captures in his fiery documentary.