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Avoca

Australia, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Documentary)

Director: Neirda Moore

Avoca traces the filmmaker's memories of growing up in a small coastal town, amidst the burgeoning beach culture of the 70s. A poignant and revealing testimony, it blends Australian popular history with an individual sense of belonging.

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The Meat Game

Australia, 2001
One town. One family. One abattoir. In Poowong, regional Victoria, the cattle abattoir is one of the few places you can find work. This is the story of one young slaughterman and his extended family … More »

Alone

Lithuania, 2001
A girl is travelling to a prison to see her mother. A film about a small girl, a vast solitude and cinema's sublime ability to create a more real reality. ... More »

Gösta & Lennart

Sweden, 2001
Lennart is in his fifties and has been abandoned by his gay partner. He finds love and happiness in the legacy of the affair - a four-year-old, 75-pound bulldog called Gösta. ... More »

Such is My Karma

Poland, 2001
Director Pacek gives a group of pre-adolescents a quick lesson in filmmaking, then hands over the camera. The group's ensuing rampage and street savvy antics are captured with compelling naturalism y… More »

Twilight

Germany, 2001
A visually magnetic journey through contemporary Berlin along the former Wall strip at the magical hour of twilight. This area, of such historical significance, is now an often strangely empty, eerie… More »

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