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101 Things You Wish She Hadn’t Said (Andy Humphries, 2000)
Saffron invites her new boyfriend to live with her— and her de facto. In this Birmingham love triangle, messages are mixed and no one ever reacts in quite the way they're meant to. Strong perfo… Read more

1428 (Du Haibin, 2009)
A first-hand account of the Great Sichuan Earthquake that shows the human face of a massive tragedy. ... The statistics are mind-boggling: 70,000 dead, 375,000 casualties. In 1428 filmmaker Du Haibin… Read more

18,000 Dead in Gordon Head (Clive Holden, 2002)
Fact: The average American youth has experienced 18,000 television murders by the age of 16. Using a relentless draining array of repeating imagery as backdrop, Holden recounts, in macho beat mode, h… Read more

19 (Christopher Hills-Wright, 2002)
An observation of the media frenzy surrounding the events that took place in America on September 11, 2001. This short but provocative film may simply perpetuate the myths of mainstream media but per… Read more

3 ROOMS OF MELANCHOLIA, THE (Pirjo Honkasalo, 2004)
A prizewinner at Venice, IDFA (Amsterdam) and Thessaloniki film festivals, this stunning documentary reveals how the Chechen War has affected children on both sides of the conflict. Room 1, set in a … Read more

3 WOMEN (Manijeh Hekmat, 2008)
3 women, 3 generations, 3 journeys. ... Forty-something single mother Minoo is a product of the Islamic Revolution, a generation of women repressed by changes in law under the new Islamic Republic. H… Read more

... ... Vienna, Christmas Eve, 1993. A nineteen year old student randomly shoots several people. Framed as a mystery, 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance unfolds in five asymmetrical chapters that… Read more

9 STAR HOTEL (Ido Haar, 2006)
An intriguing glimpse of a shadow world of illegal Palestinian workers living in the margins of the Israeli occupied territories. A chance sighting of a line of men dashing across the highway spurre… Read more

A BIGGER SPLASH (Jack Hazan, 1974)
A Bigger Splash is a feature film without professional actors. Rather, real people appear as themselves, and their relationships with each other are more or less as in reality. The film was made over… Read more

A BOY CALLED THIRD BASE (Yoichi Higashi, 1978)
Yoichi Higashi is a new name from Japan and his first feature to reach the West is a strong drama that signals him as a director to watch. ... Third Base is made from a script by Shuji Terayama, the … Read more

A Child's Voice (Kieran Hickey, 1978)
A ghost story set in the days when radio was the centre of home entertainment. Three nights a week, in suspenseful instalments, Ainsley Rupert Macreadie writes and broadcasts his own stories to rapt … Read more

A CITY OF SADNESS (Hou Hsiao-hsien, 1989)
ALL BAR ONE of Hou Hsiao-hsien's films have screened at previous Melbourne Film Festivals. This year, the Festival is proud to present Hou's most recent film, winner of the Golden Lion at last year's… Read more

A Clean and Pleasant Land (Andrew Holmes, 1976)
The film looks at the work now being done throughout Britain to draw up contingency plans in the fight against oil pollution. ... Read more

A Day With Timmy Page (David Hoffman, 1967)
An 11-year-old film maker is seen at work with his associates, explaining his techniques and ideas- casting, influences, and so on. We are treated to short excerpts from the 20 ten-minute film he has… Read more

A Few Small Dreams (Sasha Hadden, 1994)
Dad rushes mum to the maternity ward, and leaves the four young kids at home, and Dad's also locked the dog in who's eating all the rocky road, but the kids are locked out, and the iron has been left… Read more

A FILM UNFINISHED (Yael Hersonski, 2010)
A glimpse inside the Nazi propaganda machine provides a revealing meditation on the construction of history. ... This is a story about the longest film made by the Nazi propaganda unit on the Warsaw … Read more

A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Golgotha (Grapjos de Hert, Robbe de Hert, 1968)
A little man with a cross crusades his way through contemporary society. ... Grand Prix (shared) 1968, Oberhausen. ... Read more

A GIRL IN EVERY PORT (Howard Hawks, 1928)
A wonderfully improbable little comedy-drama which of all Hawks' silent Elms has sustained more than marginal interest. ... It switches midway from a genial, hyperbolic comedy to muted drama; an exhi… Read more

A HEALTHY BABY GIRL (Judith Helfand, 1996)
25 year old Judith Helfand is crewing on a doc­umentary about the cancerous effects of DES (a drug supposed to prevent miscarriages which was widely prescribed in the 1960s) when she discovers th… Read more

A HOT NOON (Zako Heskiya, 1965)
The film opens at a station where a train is overdue. The waiting crowd is curious, and a group of soldiers among them sets off to find out what has happened. When the train is found, it is discovere… Read more

A is for Apple (Hugh Hudson, 1963)
The film selects various aspects of the apple, formal and fabulous, and by linking them in a chain of ideas, translates the conventions of verse into vision. Vision Awards for Photography; Design and… Read more

A Jury of Her Peers (Sally Heckel, 1980)
A farm woman in 1905 rural America is accused of murdering her husband and arrested Two women, her neighbors, discover evidence that will incriminate her. They must decide whether or not to reveal it. Read more

A Letter (Henry Hirst, 1943)
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A LITTLE LIFE (Deborah Howlett, 1988)
... ... Ricci Vicenti was nineteen when he was shot dead by authorities in Canning Vale Remand Centre. He was in remand on a charge involving the theft of groceries, valued at seventy-five dollars. T… Read more

A Load of Wood (Cecil Holmes, 1956)
A Load of Wood is the second story from Three in One, a trilogy of short stories on the theme of neighbourliness or "mateship" in Australian social relationships. This episode tells about how in the … Read more

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