Short Film Festival

A selection of the finest Aotearoa short films, brought to you by the Show Me Shorts Film Festival, NZFC and NZOA. Available free to air and On Demand.

TV show sub navigation

On Demand - Short Film Festival

All Short Film Festival videos On Demand.

Lemming Aid

PG, . In a bizarre stand-off above a Norwegian clifftop, NZ ecological campaigners try to stop lemmings from throwing themselves over a cliff.

Two Cars One Night

PG, . Romeo and his brother, Ed, sit in the car waiting for their parents to come out of the pub. This is their world, a place inhabited by adults and alcohol.

Manurewa

M, . A confronting dramatic debut revisiting the events that took place around the robbery of a Manurewa liquor store in 2008, in which owner Navtej Singh was tragically murdered.

Warbrick

. London, 1889. The captain of the worn-out New Zealand Natives rugby team must inspire his side to play, or risk forfeiting the test match against England.

Night Shift

G, . Amidst the arrivals and departures, an airport cleaner faces the longest journey.

Coffee and Allah

G, Coffee & Allah is a film about a young Muslim woman's appetite for coffee Islam and a good game of badminton.

The Lawnmower Men of Kapu

G, Atawhai tries to get his uncles and aunties to help with the upkeep of their local Marae but problems between his three lawnmower business-owning uncles make it an impossible task.