Shorts

In the Bucharest gridlock, a thief strikes up a strange relationship with his female victim. --- D/S Gabriel Sirbu P Horea Murgu L Romanian w/English subtitles TD 16mm/2007/20mins ... Read more
A special episode of television's Full House devours itself from the inside out, excavating a hypnotic nightmare of a culture lost at sea. Australian Premiere. --- D/S Michael Robinson TD DigiBeta/2007/11mins ... Read more
A tale of punk lovers from Turner prize nominated artist Sam Taylor-Wood, shot by Atonement cinematographer Seamus McGarvey. Australian Premiere. --- D/S Sam Taylor Wood P Caroline Harvey, Patrick Marbe, Anthony Minghella, Sam Taylor Wood TD 35mm/2008/15mins ... Read more
From an artistic residency at NASA, this Brighton-based duo investigates and animates unseeable forces. Australian Premiere. --- D Semiconductor WS LUX TD DigiBeta/2007/4mins ... Read more
“I have been making film portraits of my favourite artists… Guy Maddin was on the top of the list, but he told me he would rather die than have his face filmed - so I opted for his hands!' - Marie Losier --- D Marie Losier TD DigiBeta/2007/13mins ... Read more
Two surveyors are working during Memorial Day on the construction of the separation wall, oblivious to Israel's absurd realities that surrounding them. Australian Premiere. --- D/S Asaf Saban P L Hebrew w/English subtitles TD DigiBeta/2007/15mins ... Read more
Maxim lives together with his mother in a village near Bucharest. ... Winner of the short film Cannes Palm d'Or. ... --- D/S Marian Crisan P Anca Puiu L Romanian w/English subtitles Hebrew w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2008/15mins ... Read more
Returning once again is the annual MIFF Shorts Awards, where the best shorts of the Festival will be announced and screened. ... Also screening is the winner of the MIFF TAKE/60 film competition, The Disarray of Our Youth by Marwan Khneisser. ... MIFF features one of the most highly regarded short film competitions in the Southern Hemisphere. Those that are eligible are competing for a total cash ... Read more
All prize-winning films will be announced at the awards ceremony and a small selection of the winning films will be screened, time permitting. ... Read more
Graze and roam through each shot from the Charlie Chaplin short A Film Johnny (1914) or watch them all at once. You decide. --- D/P Norbert Pffenbicher WS Sixpack TD 35mm/2007/9mins ... Read more
A young man making his daily walk in the Flemish countryside meets the hostile inhabitants of the region. Special Jury Prize at Clermont Ferrand 08. Australian premiere. --- D/S Marc Roels and Wim Reygaert P Stephanie Deleuze, Aine Clarke WS T42 Films TD DigiBeta/2007/22mins ... Read more
Harry really wants a rabbit. Harry's dad really wants his wife back. But both seem to have forgotten that they already have each other. --- D/S David Michôd P Angie Fielder & Polly Staniford TD 35mm/2007/15mins ... Read more
Based on a story by Roddy Doyle, this comedic short captures the experience of being the new kid in school through the eyes of Joseph, a nine-year-old African boy. --- D/S Steph Green P Tamara Anghie TD 35mm/2007/11mins ... Read more
A contemporary Western about desperate buyers, desperate sellers, and an unthinkable deal. World premiere --- D/S Ben Phelps P John Maynard TD 35mm/2007/15mins ... Read more
A disarmingly straightforward film whose luminosity and embroidered craft raises what has become commonplace in the digital back into a realm of aesthetic pleasure. --- D/P Francien van Everdingen WS Filmbank TD 16mm/2007/3mins ... Read more
“Seven years of celestial field recordings gathered from the chaos of the cosmos and inscribed onto 16mm film from various locations upon this turning tripod Earth.” - Jeanne Liotta. Awarded Best Experimental Film at Rotterdam IFF 2008. Australian Premiere. --- D Jeanne Liotta TD DigiBeta/2007/17mins ... Read more
Filmed from aboard the ‘Gallivant', Offshore is a textured chronicle of Kotting's relay swim of the English channel, with commentary from iconic London diarist Iain Sinclair. --- D/S Andrew Kotting TD DigiBeta/2007/20mins ... Read more
Justice doesn't always prevail in these six diverse films explroing crime and criminality. ... Read more
An experimental piece featuring local band Magic Dirt, from Palm d'Or winning director Glendyn Ivin. World premiere --- D/P/S Glendyn Ivin TD DigiBeta/2008/12mins ... Read more
An animated rumination on our paved world. Australian Premiere. --- D Bridget Walker TD 2008/4mins. ... Read more
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