Short films by emerging filmmakers from Australia participating in the MIFF Accelerator Lab 2021. See the work of tomorrow’s hottest directors today.
Zoe Terakes voices a sex-crazed twentysomething in this lurid fever dream of queerness in lockdown.
In the woods, a young woman and man scuffle as they fight for life.
A mixed martial arts fighter discovers she’s pregnant in the lead-up to the most important fight of her career.
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.
Melbourne has never looked sleeker than in this low-key mumblecore piece.
A young woman awakens to find herself in the midst of a living nightmare.
A 2020 large-scale participatory-dance work choreographed by the acclaimed Stephanie Lake expresses the inexpressible in lockdown.
Melbourne’s iconic baroque homewares mogul, Franco Cozzo, is the subject of this delightful portrait that offers insights into furniture, family and the migrant experience.
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.