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A Game (Dusan Vukotic, 1962)
Using two children's drawings and blending live-action with animation, this parable tells how adult suspicions can lead to war. ... Read more

A Girl of Thirteen (Jan Vrijman, 1974)
A thirteen year old girl on the verge of discovering her femininity, plays with fire when she lures a family friend into a compromising situation. ... Read more

A Gothic Poem (Lore v. Volkmann-Niessing, 1978)
A film poem based on sculptures of the Madonna in Gothic art. ... Read more

A HELL OF A DAY (Marion Vernoux, 2001)
This multi-layered and exquisitely French take on the fragmented lives of urban living focuses on one rotten day when everything goes awry for a group of tenuously linked Parisians. Director and co-w… Read more

A Place in the Sun (Franctisek Vystrcil, 1960)
An animated film which employs a persistent rhythm, humour, and primitive visual symbols, to convey a message about two men trying to outwit each other for a place in a tiny patch of sunlight. ... Read more

A Propos De Nice (Jean Vigo, 1930)
Vigo's first film, an impression of the French Riviera resort, is a savage and powerful work. Made under the influence of Bunuel it is as Vigo describes it a study of "a particular world on trial" . … Read more

A Small Dick, Fleshy Ass Thang (Virginia Rankin, Clement Virgo, 1992)
A black man and a white woman lie naked in bed and taunt each other about 'small' versus 'big' and 'fleshy' versus 'tight'. A Small Dick Fleshy Ass Thang subverts, inverts and ridicules racial stereo… Read more

A Sort of Fresh Grass Scent (Marie Vermillard, 1995)
An award winning short that captures with poetic precision a sense of place and character in a barber shop over a fifteen year period on a quiet Paris street. Reminiscent of Paul Auster, and possibly… Read more

A Szobarol. Hommage To Tibor Hajas (Janos Veto, 1986)
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Aardman Shorts (Darren Walsh, Various, 2003)
As well as new Wallace and Gromit works (see Animation Gallery), MIFF presents new installments of some Aardman favourites: Angry Kid and The Presentators. With trademark humour and characterisation,… Read more

Abductees (Paul Vester, 1995)
An animated documentary that purports to be a study of people kidnapped by space aliens. Their stories are tested in a process of hypno­therapy and regressive memory analysis.(RP) ... Read more

AGAINST ALL (O. Vavra, 1957)
The mainspring of the movement which swept Bohemia in the early 15th Century was a combination of a number of passionate ideals encompassing the religions which called for the reform of the Church an… Read more

Agueda Martinez: Our People, Our Country (Esperanza Vasquez, 1977)
Agueda Martinez, a 77 year old woman, lives on a small farm in New Mexico. She speaks no English and grows, or barters with neighbors for everything she needs. She is also an expert weaver and create… Read more

April Diary (Rodrigo Vazquez, 1998)
April Diary is a poetic chronicle of a descent to the horrors behind the Falklands war. A highly subjective and personal search for the fragments of an ongoing war in Argentina. ... Read more

Athlètes de l'esprit (Claude Vernick, 1972)
This film shows the body and nature in harmony through Yoga, and the evolution of beauty within the evolution of nature's rule. It was filmed in Les Bories (Neolithic stone dwellings) and the cliffs … Read more

AUGUST 32ND ON EARTH (Denis Villeneuve, 1998)
Denis Villeneuve made his mark directing 20 short videos and winning first prize in the Canadian equivalent of the ABC's Race Around the World. August 32nd on Earth indicates his exceptional flair. .… Read more

BEACHES OF AGNES, THE (Agnès Varda, 2008)
“If you opened people up, you would find landscapes. If you opened me up you would find beaches.” - Agnès Varda ... French auteur Agnès Varda (The Gleaners & I, MIFF 2001; Cléo de 5 à 7) take… Read more

Between the Tides (Colective ‘Los Vagos', )
Produced in a country with no film tradition at all, this experimental film, made by a theatre collective, is immensely political and firmly rooted in the local culture. ... Read more

Big Charles Small Charles (Pieter Verhoeff, 1974)
A dramatised version of the Hans Andersen tale about Charles, the crafty poor peasant, and how he revenged himself on Charles, the greedy rich peasant. ... Read more

Big Hell (Venditti+Hofman, )
Riding a crowded bus, a man spies a white box, but while opening it he dies. The woman sitting in front of him steals the cursed box, linking her fate to its contents. This frantically charged short … Read more

BILLY THE KID (Jennifer Venditti, 2006)
Jury Prize winner at the recent SXSW Film Festival, Billy the Kid is unquestionably one of the year's highlights of documentary filmmaking, destined to be a classic. Debut filmmaker Jennifer Venditt… Read more

Black Spot in the Desert (Danny Verete, 1994)
In the harsh landscape of the Judean desert, two Israeli truck drivers accidently hit and kill a Bedouin child. The confrontation between the family of the child and the drivers is a stark and fascin… Read more

British Graffiti (Valerie Vaughn, 1992)
Glimpses of Britain's thriving 50s rock and roll scene, centred on a young couple's passion for the U.S. music, dancing, clothes and style of the period. "I couldn't be a 90s working woman — I'… Read more

Bush Bikes (David Vadiveloo, 2002)
In town camps and remote communities of Central Australia, Aboriginal boys and girls begin their apprenticeships early, making bush bikes! ... Read more

C.R.A.Z.Y (Jean-Marc Vallée, 2005)
C.R.A.Z.Y. bagged the award for Best Canadian Feature Film at the Toronto International Film Festival, just after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. ... A rollicking coming-of-age tale, … Read more

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