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Coming of Age Short Films

Perhaps the most prolific and best loved genre for short films. Coming-of-age stories offer a glimpse into a pivotal moment in a character’s life. We look at three great examples this nostalgic genre.



Family Bonds

Blood is thicker than water. Let’s take a look at these short films which explore the lengths family is willing to go to for their loved ones.


Iranian Short Film Night – Auckland

Show Me Shorts presents a night of Iranian short films on 9 April at The Kingslander in Auckland. Join us to celebrate the cinema of Iran with a vibrant collection full of life – love, friendship, family ties, animation and dreams of escaping to greener pastures.


Iranian Short Film Night – Wellington

Show Me Shorts presents a night of Iranian short films on 10 April at The Third Eye in Wellington. Join us to celebrate the cinema of Iran with a vibrant collection full of life – love, friendship, family ties, animation and dreams of escaping to greener pastures.



2018’s biggest laughs

Here are three of the funniest films from our 2018 programme. They show very different kinds of comedy and ways filmmakers can use humour to draw us into their stories.


German Short Film Night – Wellington

Show Me Shorts presents a night of German short films on 27 March at The Third Eye in Wellington. Join us to celebrate the cinema of Germany with a fun collection full of variety – comedy, fantasy, documentary, pianists, escaped bears and three brothers in a bathtub.