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Robert, his wife and his son work in a gas station open 24 hours a day. Though nobody ever comes by...Australian premiere. ... D/S Sébastien Aubanel P Frédéric Jouve TD DigiBeta/2007/18 mins ... Read more
Ahmed's pawnshop deals with addicts, thieves, poor old ladies and attackers, it's just another day at 296 Smith Street. ... D/S John Evagora P Jorge Tsadilias WS Victorian College of the Arts TD digibeta/2007/15 mins ... Read more
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 ... Read more
A compelling session of shorts created by talented emerging filmmakers from Australia and New Zealand. ... All Accelerator filmmakers are guests of the Festival. ... Note that this session has a classification special exemption - all ages may attend, but under 15s must be accompanied by an adult. ... Read more
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 ... Read more
A compelling session of shorts created by talented emerging filmmakers from Australia, New Zealand and Canada. ... All Accelerator filmmakers are guests of the Festival. ... Note that this session has a classification special exemption - all ages may attend, but under 15s must be accompanied by an ... Read more
Ahmad is an Afghan refugee who discovers the complications that arise from putting down roots in a new land. World premiere.---D/S Aaron Wilson P Kim Fairbrother TD digibeta/2008/15mins ... Read more
The story of Baby Shoes and his passion for his girl Alex, the nymphomaniac who steals his zelophile heart. An irreverent and stylish romp through transgressive love. Australian premiere.---D/S Sean Conway P Samm Haillay TD DigiBeta/2007/16mins ... Read more
When Ali's mother has her greatest treasure taken from her, Ali hatches a plan to replace it with the help of a girl on the other side of the razor-wire fence.---D/S Alex Holmes P Helen Panckhurst TD digibeta/2008/15mins ... Read more
A program of festival-favourite animators and fresh new voices, using a variety of techniques including sand animation, rotoscoping, stop-motion and line drawing. ... Read more
A selection of innovative shorts, animated with techniques ranging from stop-motion to ‘clay painting'. ... Read more
A collection of Australia's finest short films, including several new works by MIFF Accelerator alumni. ... Read more
A healthy crop of homegrown shorts, featuring all filmmakers as guests of the Festival. ... Read more
A meditation on icons - pop and otherwise - and what remains of them. A bricolage of scars, traces of repair. Iconic meditations on the other side of war.--- D Michael Shamberg P Isabelle Doyen, Ned Richardson TD DigiBeta/2008/7mins ... Read more
A collection of the best short films of the festival as chosen by the MIFF Shorts Awards Jury. ... Films are: It's Not a Cowboy Movie (France, 2012), pictured; Spine (Australia, 2012); Kin (Australia, 2011); Silent (Turkey, 2012); The Pub (UK, 2012); Paradise (USA, 2012); Arcana (Austria, 2011) ... Read more
A repeat screening of the best shorts of the Festival, as chosen by the MIFF Shorts Awards Jury. ... Read more
Benjamin just wants to travel, but his mother has other plans. World premiere, Accelerator 08.---D/S/P Michelle Savill TD digibeta/2008/14mins ... Read more
A collection of Indigenous short films programmed by Blackfella Films. ... ... Proudly presented by ... ... ... Read more
[Screening with PROFIT MOTIVE in Free Radicals] Underground filmmaker Ken Jacob's flickered deconstruction of two still images. --- D Ken Jacobs TD DigiBeta/2006/3mins + 14mins ... Read more
[Screening with PROFIT MOTIVE in Free Radicals] Underground filmmaker Ken Jacob's flickered deconstruction of two still images. --- D Ken Jacobs TD DigiBeta/2006/3mins + 14mins ... Read more
A boy, bare feet and an axe. Australian premiere, Accelerator 08---D/P/S Jason Stutter WS New Zealand Film Commission TD 35mm/2007/2mins ... Read more
Cargo is a realistic and powerful film that portrays a young boy's descent into the world of child trafficking. Believing he is about to cross a border to a new life, the young runaway instead discovers he is to be sold as a human slave. Through a remarkable moment of pity, he is spared - but the ... Read more
A man details his most intimate and life changing moment in a moving monologue. --- D Amiel Courtin-Wilson P Sally Hussy TD DigiBeta/2008/9mins ... Read more
Rough charcoal lines snake across a paper background in synchronization with oscillating, pitch-shifting human voices in this piece of contemporary visual music. --- D/P Christina Michelle Tester TD DigiBeta/2008/3mins ... Read more
A vivid portrait, animating the passionate work of Tehran street artist Jamshid Aminfar. --- D/P Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami L Farsi w/English subtitles TD vid/col/2007/35min ... Read more
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