International Program #1_2019


The back-bone of the whole MIAF mission. One of seven stunning programs showcasing the awesome diversity of animation made up from 4,000+ submissions. Every technique, every genre, every style – your annual window into the international indie animation universe.


Netherlands/France, 14’15, 2018
A visceral trip through a sunken maze of memories, dreams and constructed visions.

Facing It
Sam Gainsborough
UK, 7’30, 2017
Eyes may be the windows to the soul but our faces can give away a lot of hints too.

The Call
Anca Damian
Romania, 10’00, 2018
An elderly woman’s bathtub becomes a place to escape into memories, fantasies, and other watery reveries.

Bless You!
Paulina Ziolkowska
Poland, 4’44, 2017
Ahh yes, the protocols of sneezing and nose-blowing in public – in glorious technicolour.

Nikita Diakur
Germany, 3’00, 2018
The latest eye-popper from the master of ‘glitch’ animation revelling in the fearless sub-culture of extreme urban exploration.

The Fall
Boris Labbe
France, 14’22, 2018
As celestial beings descend to Earth roiling its population, the world’s order unbalances in a rising cacophonous mayhem.

Marcin Nowrotek
Poland, 3’37, 2017
An exquisitely intricate work walking the tightrope between film as a record of reality and an abstracted visualisation of sound.

Out Of Touch
Arash Akhgari
Canada, 1’49, 2018
In the ceaseless search for a way out, how do we know what is worth listening out for?

Gina Kamentsky
USA, 2’06, 2017
A visually vibrant journey around an abandoned grain silo outside the animators studio.

I’m OK
Elizabeth Hobbs
UK, 6’05, 2018
Expressionist artist Oskar Kokoschka enlists in WWI after the end of a love affair.

Per Tutta La Vita
Roberto Catani
France, 5’20, 2018
Quite simply, one of the most beautifully crafted films we have ever seen. A journey to the origins of memory.


Jul 14 2019


3:30 pm - 4:50 pm

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Treasury Theatre
Lower Plaza, 1 Macarthur St, Melbourne VIC 3000