International Program #3: R18_2019


Warning: Some films in this program contain mid-high levels of violence and sexually explicit material.

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.


Sous Le Cartilage Des Côtes
Bruno Tondeur
France, 13’00, 2018
Pierrot has a wound that won’t heal. Pierrot is about to die… or thinks he is.

Cheng-Hsu Chung
UK, 5’21, 2018
Adorable comes in all shapes, sizes and forms, it’s energy a wonder to take in.

Papeton d’Aubergine
Elisa Labbe
France, 3’13, 2018
Tension is rising around the table and a sense of impending detonation electrifies the air.

Happy Ending
Eunju A-Ra Choi
UK, 4’44, 2018
A visual essay on the commodification of sexual experience based on the on-line testimony of a Korean prostitute.

The Backward Astronomer
Jake Nelson
USA, 10’07, 2018
A life of New York opulence is punctuated with the discovery of a doorway leading directly to the surface of the moon.

A Double Life
Studio Job, Joris & Marieke
Netherlands, 2’43, 2018
A deliciously dark comedy about a husband and wife whose different ideas of gender conformity lead to an unexpected confrontation.

The Subject
Patrick Bouchard
Canada, 10’15, 2018
A story-within-a-story about the art of creation, doubling as a detailed homage to the animator’s vocation of breathing life into the inanimate.

The Art Of Reducing Noise
Heidi Stokes
UK, 4’17, 2018
In our turbulent times, silence seems like a necessary escape.

My Little Boys-The Lucky Cockroach
Jack Shih
Taiwan, 3’28, 2018
The arrival of a huge cockroach triggers an often hilarious shake-up of the father/son relationship in the house.

Donato Sansone
Italy, 4’40, 2018
The evolution of a human being from his creation to his awareness of the mysteries of the universe portrayed in thick oil paint.

Mad Love
Ryoji Yamada
Japan, 3’18, 2017
Isn’t all love at least just a little mad?

Martina Scarpelli
France, 12’08, 2018
Have you considered food as a choice rather than a requirement? One of the most awarded films on the circuit this year.


Jul 15 2019


6:15 pm - 7:35 pm

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