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Short Film Festival

A collection of short films made around the world by a variety of directors. Many short films act as a starting point for new directors and some are regarded as classics in their own right. Many Kiwi shorts are featured here as well as anthology films with multiple directors ("Aria", "Tube Tales", "11'09"01 - September 11"). There are avant-garde films from Kenneth Anger and early works from Martin Scorsese, Jane Campion and Werner Herzog. In all a most interesting assemblage of this cinematic mini art form.

Lost and Found (2008)

8.1/10
Director: Philip Hunt
Starring: Jim Broadbent, Narrated by

Once there was a boy and one day he found a penguin at his door... he didn't know where it came from or who it belonged to. The penguin looked sad and... Read more

Xplicit Films ( aka X Femmes ) (2008)

Director: Melanie Laurent, Caroline Loeb, Lola Doillon, Laetitia Masson, Helena Noguerra

A collection of short erotic films (running from 5 to 20 minutes) aimed at the female viewer and dealing with female sexuality in all its forms. The d... Read more

Wallace and Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death (2008)

7.1/10
Director: Nick Park
Starring: Peter Sallis

Wallace and Gromit have started a new bread baking business, 'Top Bun'. Although business is booming, Gromit is concerned by the news that a dozen loc... Read more

48 Hours 2008 (2008)

Director: Various

48Hours is officially NZ's largest film competition! It's a cinematic boot camp, but instead of a drill sergeant screaming obscenities at you it's the... Read more

David Lynch Collection (2008)

Director: David Lynch

'The David Lynch Collection' brings together a pastiche of Lynch's legendary 40 year career, including: 'Eraserhead' - This seminal, surreal classic i... Read more

Singapore Shorts. Vol. 1 (2007)

Asian Film Archive Collection: Singapore Shorts DVD Compilation Vol. 1. Read more

Wellington Fringe Film Festival - A Retrospective Collection (2007)

Director: Various

These 20 films have been selected from over 1200 shorts screened throughout the Wellington Fringe Film Festival's 20 year history. This DVD provides a... Read more

Genius Party (2007)

7.1/10
Director: Atsuko Fukushima, Shoji Kawamori, Shinji Kimura, Yoji Fukuyama, Hideki Futamura, Masaaki Yuasa, Shinichiro Watanabe

Seven all-star animators from Japan are given creative carte blanche in this anthology of shorts from Studio 4°C. Masaaki Yuasa explores an infant's f... Read more

You, The Living (2007)

7.5/10
Director: Roy Andersson
Starring: Jessika Lundberg, Elisabeth Helander, Bjorn Englund, Leif Larsson

A tragi-comic panorama of the human condition, Swedish director Roy Andersson ('Songs from the Second Floor') has stitiched together 50 short scenes o... Read more