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Dysenchanted (Terri Edda Miller, 2004)
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EARTH AND ASHES (Atiq Rahimi, 2004)
Dastaguir and his spirited young grandson, Yassin, wait at a dusty roadside junction in a lonely desert landscape. They wait for a truck that will take them to the remote mine where the old man's son… Read more

Echidna and the Turtle, The (Shamus Hoare, 2004)
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edgar g ulmer - the man off-screen (Michael Palm, 2004)
"Ulmer was nothing if not a self-inventor - by his own fantastic account, he created the first dolly and worked on every major film to come out of Weimar Germany, handily listing himself as an uncred… Read more

El Emigrante: String and Stick Tricks (Dave Jones, 2004)
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eli, eli, lema sabachtani' (Aoyama Shinji, 2004)
"My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken me'" Christ's plea from the cross resonates through Aoyama Shinji's ([Eureka], MIFF 00) bleak vision of a post-apocalyptic world overwhelmed with despair. Feat… Read more

Elia Suleiman Short FilmsPalestine/FranceIntroduction to the End of an Argument (1990, 45mins)This highly kinetic tableau of uprooted sights and sounds works earnestly to expose the racial biases con… Read more

Emotional Content (David Blandy, 2004)
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End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones USA'a sweeping overview of the career of seminal punk-rockers the Ramones, End of the Century is compulsive viewing for fans of the group' [it's] an exhau… Read more

Enlightenment (Tanon Sattarujawong, 2004)
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Nominated for the Documentary Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, [Enron] is a tight, fascinating chronicle of arrogance, conspiracy and greed. Throughout the 1990s Enron grew with astonishing speed to bec… Read more

Everything Goes (Andrew Kotatko, 2004)
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EVIL (Håfström, 2004)
Evil (Ondskan) Sweden ... In Evil, nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year's Academy Awards, a sadistic group of power-tripping rich kids terrorise a young misfit at an elite private sc… Read more

EXILES (Tony Gatlif, 2004)
Exiles (Exils) France ... Winner of the Best Director prize at Cannes, Exiles is MIFF regular Tony Gatlif's (Swing, MIFF 2002) latest intoxicating, music fuelled, and most personal cinematic delight.… Read more

Experimental Shorts ProgrammeExposure (6mins)Gestalt (5mins)Ojos Que No Ven (14mins)Arrive (5mins)The Phantom Museum (12mins)Vegetable Thriller (2mins)Falcon (5mins)Palermo : ""history standing still… Read more

Exposure (Peter Collis, 2004)
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EYE, THE (Oxide Pang, 2004)
The Eye (Gin Gwai) Thailand/Hong Kong Twin brothers Danny and Oxide Pang take audiences on a suspenseful ride in this atmospheric psychological thriller. Taking the action from the hectic streets of … Read more

Fade into White #4 (, 2004)
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FAHRENHEIT 9/11 (Michael Moore, 2004)
Fahrenheit 9/11USA.Winner of the Palme d'Or and FIPRESCI prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Michael Moore's (Bowling for Columbine) blistering film takes a look at the state ofAmerica today a… Read more

Falcon (, 2004)
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FALLEN ANGEL: GRAM PARSONS (Gandulf Hennig, 2004)
Fallen Angel: Gram Parsons Germany/UK'It's a story so extraordinary. It's something that might happen in a movie, but you don't think of it happening in real life.' -Emmylou HarrisThree decades after… Read more

family, a (Lee Jung-chul, 2004)
Ju-seok returns home after spending three years in jail for pickpocketing. She has always had a hostile relationship with her widowed father, a former cop whose job was revoked when he lost the sight… Read more

FAR SIDE OF THE MOON (Robert Lepage, 2004)
Far Side of the Moon (La Face Cachée de la Lune) Canada Acclaimed theatre and film director Robert Lepage (Possible Worlds, MIFF 2001) brings to the screen an adaptation of his own play. A playful, … Read more

FARMINGVILLE (Catherine Tambini, Carlos Sandoval, 2004)
Farmingville USA In September 2000, two Mexican workers were beaten nearly to death by young white youths in the New York state town of Farmingville. This explosive documentary examines the combustib… Read more

FictionFiction Shorts Programme 1The Waltz (4mins)Le Lion Volatil (12mins)My Name is Yu Ming (13mins)Shock and Awe (6mins)Enlightenment (25mins)Closer (12mins)Hare Hunting (23mins)Dysenchanted (8mins) Read more

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