Director: Taika WhaititiSix Maori Battalion soldiers wait for night to fall in the ruins of an Italian home. Forced into silence they keep themselves amused, like any boys would, with jokes and laughter. As they try to ignore the reminders of war around them, a tohu (sign) brings them back to the world of the dying. Taika Waititi ([Two Cars, One Night] MIFF 04) is an Accelerator 04 alumnus.
[The Ten Steps] has all the ingredients of a standard horror yarn: a creaky house with a terminal draft problem and a babysitter who should know better than to go into the cellar during a blackout. B… More »
In these times of immorality and debauchery, layman John and his friends seek to educate the masses. This is a quirky but essential guide for all by Accelerator 04 alumnus Richard Vette ([Where is Sh… More »
Like taking a deep breath and holding it for 90 seconds, this one-shot film captures the high-pressure act of waiting. Starring Brandon Burke and Jeanette Cronin, Karen Colston's film highlights how… More »
A young family is trapped in a world of endless monotony, but discover that their existence and escape are at the hands of a larger force. This abstract and dreamlike film is rich with Jeunet-esque c… More »
Younghee, a seven-year-old girl, smokes out of curiosity. Her mother smokes herself into composure. When Younghee's father suddenly leaves the family, she and her mother share something special that … More »