Mid-Length Movies

Mid-Length Movies

Do you find shorts too short? Don't have enough time for a feature length film? We've got you covered. This collection of fiction films and documentaries highlights movies that fall somewhere between the two, with running times from 30 minutes to an hour.

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Mid-Length Movies
  • Obscuro Barroco

    "a dreamy acid trip through Rio de Janeiro’s queer nightlife." Now Magazine

    Berlin International Film Festival
    Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival
    Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival

    In her dreamlike, essayistic film Obscuro Barroco, Greek director Evangelia ...

  • A Breath with Pina Bausch

    Istanbul Film Festival

    A unique record of the visit to Istanbul in 2002 of legendary German dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch, and her Tanztheater de Wuppertal company, a visit which inspired the performance piece 'A Breath.' It provides a fascinating backstage look at a work in progress and ...

  • Centaur

    Sarajevo Film Festival

    First, a black screen with a woman’s whisper in the background. Then, a naked man with a horse-shaped head walking towards the camera. Aleksandra Niemczyk’s film Centaur begins obscure, almost otherworldly. Vlado, a man in his late forties, early fifties, strug...

  • El Corral Y El Viento (The Corral And The Wind)

    Cinéma du Réel

    Returning home, experiencing time, exploring traces from the past. Miguel Hilari, from Bolivia, uses his camera to look into the past, and created with El corral y el viento a film that seems like a portrait of another time. Hilari returned to the Aymara village of his fat...

  • Engkwentro (Clash)

    Winner Venice Film Festival
    Rotterdam International Film Festival
    Thessaloniki Film Festival

    Take 1917 and substitute the trenches of war with the winding alleys of a Filipino slum, and you've got Engwkentro which follows two teenage brothers attempting to escape a city controlled by an iron-fis...

  • FOGO

    Cannes Film Festival
    Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
    Moscow Film Festival

    Dark clouds hang over the island of Fogo. An evacuation order has been issued as a result of an increasing decay of the local community. People leave, often reluctantly, but they submit to their fate. And so do tw...

  • The Hilltops

    The daily reality of life on the hilltops of the West Bank, The Hilltops is an insider's exploration into the lives of three prominent settler leaders and their battles to hold on to what they perceive as their biblical heart land.

    Canada - 2011 - 45m
    Directed By: Igal Hecht
    Written By: Igal Hecht

  • O laboratório (The Laboratory)

    Incuna International Film Festival

    A Tarkovskian Stalker-like atmosphere surrounds Fernando José Pereira’s O laboratório. The ruins we traverse, they are a landscape of memories. Memories of the past, above all. But they also foreshadow a future, a future of ‘life after life’, a f...

  • The Red Balloon

    Cannes Film Festival
    Berlin Internatonal Film Festival
    Vienna International Film Festival

    In this nearly wordless children’s fable, a red balloon forms a life of its own and starts to follow a young boy through his daily activities around the streets of Paris.

    France - 1956 - 34m
    Directed By:...

  • Robin & Mark & Richard III

    Over the course of three years, Martha Burns and Susan Coyne filmed the late theatre director Robin Phillips and performer Mark McKinney (The Kids in the Hall) rehearsing a piece from Shakespeare’s Richard III at Robin’s home outside of Stratford. Eventually joined by the actor Christine Horne, a...

  • Roots of a Man

    Foyle Fim Festival Official Selection
    Gloria Film Festival Official Selection

    There is a place in the hills of Northwest Ireland, a land called Inishowen, where the Clan O'Dochartaigh once held unshakeable sway. They occupied castles and keeps along the winding Irish countryside. They fought wit...

  • Spoon

    Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
    Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

    There are many aspects that have defined our turn towards modernity and our plunge into the post-modern era. There are the ways in which we communicate, there are the ways in which we travel, the ways in which we work an...

  • Film Festival Film

    Berlin International Film Festival

    Fanon is an ambitious young Black African filmmaker attending the Durban International Film Festival. Directors Mpumelelo Mcata and Perivi Katjavivi convey how she tries desperately to find a producer to fund her debut feature film. The film accurately portrays...

  • Torrey Pines

    BFI Flare
    Cucalorus Film Festival
    Framline Film Festival

    Based on a true story, Torrey Pines is an inventive, wonderfully imaginative coming-of-age tale taking place in Southern California in the early 1990's. The animated film focusses on the filmmaker Clyde Petersen's childhood over the course...