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.

11'09"01 - September 11 (2002)

Director: Claude Lelouch, Idrissa Ouedrago, Ken Loach, Mira Nair, Samira Makhmalbaf, Sean Penn, Shohei Imamura, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Danis Tanovic, Amos Gitai, Youssef Chahine

This film is a unique and extraordinary response to the catastrophic events in New York City that shook the world on September 11, 2001. Producer Alai... Read more

3 Extremes (2004)

Director: Takashi Miike, Chan-wook Park, Fruit Chan
Starring: Kyoko Hasegawa, Atsuro Watabe, Byung-hun Lee, Won-hee Lim, Hye-jeong Kang, Jung-...

Three of Asia's hottest directors join forces for this horror triple. Hong Kong's Fruit Chan, Korea's Park Chan-wook and Japan's Takashi Miike each co... Read more

3 Extremes 2 (2002)

Director: Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Kim Jee-Woon, Nonzee Nimibutr
Starring: Hye-su Kim, Bo-seok Jeong, Suwinit Panjamawat, Leon Lai, Eric Tsang, Eugenia Yua...

Another collection of three chilling shorts from innovative Asian directors. From Korea Ji-woon Kim's, 'Memories' is about a woman (Hye-su Kim) who w... Read more

4 Shorts By Werner Herzog (1968)

Director: Werner Herzog

From the master of extraordinary filmmaking comes this wonderful collection of rarely seen short filmsHow Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuc - a documen... Read more

48 Hours 2005 (2005)

Officially New Zealand's largest filmmaking event with over 6000 movie maniacs attempting to make 270 short films in just 48 hours or die trying. From... Read more

48 Hours 2006 (2006)

Director: Various

Officially New Zealand's most successful short film competition. Thousands of kiwis work together and compete to be crowned the Grand National Winner... Read more

48 Hours 2007 (2007)

Director: Various

The motto is WRITE. SHOOT. CUT. SURVIVE. and in 2007 more than 10,000 committed people, in more than 400 teams, competed around New Zealand to be crow... 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

48 Hours 2009 (2009)

Director: Various

The 48 Hour Film Competition is officially NZ's largest film competition! There is nothing quite like it. It's a serious challenge for both first time... Read more

48 Hours 2010 (2010)

Director: Various
Starring: Various

The short films on these DVDs were created entirely in one weekend in 2010. More than 10,000 committed people, in more than 600 teams, competed around... Read more