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(MIFF 2005)

Accelerator brings together some of the region's brightest new filmmaking talent. In the heat of MIFF's first weekend, from 22nd-25th July, Accelerator has invited 13 writer/directors from Australia and New Zealand to participate in this dynamic program of presentations, workshops, meetings, parties and screenings with local and international industry specialists. This programme includes... * [Blue Tongue] (Justin Kurzel, 6 mins) * [Kerosene Creek] (Michael Bennett, 13 mins) * [62 Sleeps] (Erin White 11 mins) * [The Life and Death of Ash Boy] (Alex Badham, 15 mins) * [Together, in the Middle of Nowhere] (Tony Krawitz, 16 mins) * [Grange] (Catriona McKenzie, 26 mins) Now in its second year, Accelerator is a Melbourne International Film Festival initiative in partnership with the Australian Film Commission and Film Victoria, and in association with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.

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Hong Kong/China, 2004
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