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(MIFF 2012, Shorts)


A program of exciting shorts by emerging filmmakers from Australia, New Zealand and Canada. See the work of tomorrow's hottest directors today. All Accelerator directors are guests of the festival.

Special classification exemption applies - all ages allowed but no person under the age of 15 years shall be admitted to the screenings unless in the company of a parent or adult guardian.

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From a Scottish prison to the streets of São Paulo to the mountains in Ecuador; these short documentaries deliver privileged insights into the lives of others. ... More »

V1 Tourbillons

Lebrat extracts this vortex of rain and water from the Venice canals in real time with contemplative and virtuoso camera moves, concocting a textured dance of digital light. Australian Premiere. ... More »

Dirty Pictures

Part seven in John Smith's deceptively simple Hotel Diaries series, this time set in Israel. ... More »


A teacher misbehaves to save his last two pupils. World premiere. ... More »


A selection of innovative shorts, animated with techniques ranging from stop-motion to ‘clay painting'. ... More »


Maxim lives together with his mother in a village near Bucharest. ... Winner of the short film Cannes Palm d'Or. ... More »

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