Driftwood Dustmites

Australia | 2015 | 10 minutes | Malina Maria Mackiewicz

A girl sees her father kiss his new love for the first time since her mother's death. Unable to sleep, she wakes up her younger sister for company.

Director Biography
Malina was born in Australia in 1992, but spent most of her childhood in the small town of Skierniewice, in the heart of Poland. She came back to Sydney as a teenager where she studied first drama then directing, graduating from the Australian Film Television and Radio School. In her final year at the school Malina wrote and directed two short films under the mentorship of award winning Australian directors: Cate Shortland and Samantha Lang. Malina's work is meditative and observational and gravitates, in subject, to the enigmatic side of familial relationships.

  • Director: Malina Maria Mackiewicz
  • Country: Australia
  • Year: 2015
  • Running Time: 10 minutes
  • Producer: Jessica Giacco
  • Screenplay: Malina Maria Mackiewicz
  • Cinematographers: Burak Oguz Saguner
  • Editors: Sam Zubrycki
  • Language: English