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WE CAN NOT EXIST IN THIS WORLD ALONE (Ben Rivers & Ben Russell, )
Ten visionary cinematic dispatches from two of contemporary experimental film's most uncompromising artists.Ranging from mind-blowing psychedelia to trance film documentary to Scottish hermit ethnogr… Read more

We've Come A Long Way (Allan Crick, )
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WELCOME TO NOLLYWOOD (Jamie Meltzer, )
The Nigerian film industry - aka Nollywood - is booming. By shooting all films on digital video, the industry has compressed production schedules into a matter of days. Taking films directly to Lagos… Read more

WENDALL THOMAS TALKS SCRIPTS SERIES - MAKING A SCENE: THE MAGIC & MECHANICS OF SCENE STRUCTURE (, )
Screenwriting courses always stress the importance of film structure, but frequently lack the time to focus on the very building blocks of that structure: the scene, the scene sequence and the transi… Read more

WENDALL THOMAS TALKS SCRIPTS SERIES - TRANSFORMATION: CONSTRUCTING A CHARACTER ARC (, )
Once you've created indelible characters, what do you do with them? This seminar focuses on creating a believable and organic character arc which is connected fully both to the character and the stru… Read more

WENDALL THOMAS TALKS SCRIPTS SERIES: WAKE-UP, TIME TO DIE! DIALOGUE & GENRE (, )
Creating unique and memorable character voices is one of the best ways to get a script noticed and one powerful way to approach dialogue writing is to consider it in terms of genre. If you know what … Read more

When The Forest Dies, The Soul Dies Along With It (Heide Breitel, Eval Hammel, )
Authors: Heide Breitcl, Eval Haminel Lollo Stankowski, a 39-year-old teacher and mother, works m an environmental group to fight against the destruction of the trees because of acid rain. ... Read more

White on Blue (Ramunas Greicius, )
A teenager wonders at her father's selfishness as he leaves his family in favour of a younger woman. The girl's story reflects the surrealism of confused adolescence, yet presents some well-observed … Read more

White Room 02B3 (Greg Aronowitz, )
From Roddenberry Entertainment, the creators of Star Trek, comes a groundbreaking, 360° fulldome, live-action narrative film starring Breckin Meyer, Tamlyn Tomita, Rachel True and Stargate Univer… Read more

Who Do You Love' (Jim McRoberts, )
Heather wakes up hungry, but her mum has the shakes. While finding something to eat and money to feed her mum's habit, Heather pays an unexpected price. Taut and genuinely shocking, [Who Do You Love'… Read more

Who's That Fat Bitch in the Corner? (Christoph Dreher, Ellen El Malki, )
A montage from four different perspectives of a group of musicians working in a claustrophobic situation. ... Read more

Whole Heart (Tracie Mitchell, )
A woman waits at a bus stop, ready to move on with her life. But first she must let go of all that holds her back. The story of a woman caught between her past and her future, [Whole Heart] stars sta… Read more

Why Don't You Dance (, )
A resonant portrait of a woman who suffers the loss of her husband during the Second World War, and remains with the loss to the present day. ... Read more

Wild Life on Macquarie Island (N. Laird, )
Deals with wild life of Macquarie Island, 900 miles to the south of Tasmania. Features plants, birds, and mammals which derive a livelihood from the stormy wastes of the south polar and sub-polar reg… Read more

WILLIAM EGGLESTON IN THE REAL WORLD (Michael Almereyda, )
American photographer William Eggleston introduced colour photography into an art world still clinging to monochrome. When the Museum of Modern Art in New York used Eggleston's work to mark its first… Read more

Window Facing the Sun, A (Bijan Zaman Pira, )
A programme of short films curated exclusively for MIFF by Bahman Ghobadi complements the 'Homelands Now' spotlight. It is an eclectic selection from one of the least-known filmmaking cultures in the… Read more

Women Workers (Irena Kamienska, )
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Women’s Answer (Agnès Varda, )
A women's lib propaganda film, made by France's top woman director, Agnès Varda. ... Read more

WORKSHOP, THE (Jamie Morgan, )
“I learned and lived more in the last seven days than in the last seven years... nothing will ever be the same again. I can't go back... my life begins now!” - documentary maker Jamie Morgan Pe… Read more

World Fiction Shorts Programme One (, )
The Substitute (Italy)I Am Famous (India)Mei (Taipei/USA)Bonfire (Colombia)Tanghi Argentini (Belgium)Make A Wish (Palestine)Hard To Swallow (UK) ... Read more

World Fiction Shorts Programme Three (, )
Programme 3 ... Mum (Denmark)Walnut (Australia)Warlord (USA)The T-Shirt (Czech Republic)Kwiz (Belgium)The Water and the Milk (Mexico)Amin (France, Germany, Netherlands)Watching it Rain (Mexico) ... Read more

World Fiction Shorts Programme Two (, )
Caught (Iceland)Jamaica (Spain)Fair Trade (Germany)True Colours (UK)Wrestling (Iceland)Fog (New Zealand)Coco-Nuts (Norway) ... Read more

World of Crystals (A. Sardan, )
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World of Glory- ROY ANDERSSON SHORTS (Roy Andersson, )
This bleak social criticism is an expression of European shame over the Holocaust. It contains one of cinema's most provocative images. ... Not in competition ... --- D/P/S Roy Andersson WS Swedish F… Read more

world without thieves, a (Feng Xiaogang, )
A World Without Thieves, from popular Chinese director Feng Xiaogang, is a stylish, high-octane ride on a train to redemption - with some superbly choreographed battle scenes en route. It revolves ar… Read more

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