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SHORT & LOCAL

Australia (MIFF 2007, Homegrown)

Homegrown stories with international appeal… This world-class collection of celebrated short films draws from the talents of Accelerator alumni, best MIFF shorts award-winners, graduates of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) and Australia Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), and local, experimental filmmaker James Clayden (The Mary Project, MIFF 2005).

  • Poetry (fiction) D/S Sian Davies P Bridget Lloyd-Jones, 20 mins
  • Kindle (fiction) D/S Erin White P Courtney Wise, 9 mins
  • The Postman (fiction) D/S Adam Bostock P Donna Molan, 9 mins
  • Dance Like Your Old Man (doco) D/P Gideon Oborzanek & Edwina Throsby, 10 mins
  • Dugong (fiction) D/S Erin White P Melanie Brunt, 19 mins
  • Punch (fiction) D/P Sotiris Dounoukos S Matt Rubinstein L French w/English subtitles, 10 mins
  • In Absentia (experimental/conceptual) D/S/P James Clayden, no dialogue, 4 mins
  • Remember My Name (doco) D Bo Duffy, Nick Moore, Kasimir Burgess P Bo Duffy, 12mins

D/P/S as indicated TD video/2006-2007/90 mins

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