Accelerator Shorts 1 - web

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Accelerator Shorts 1

Various | Australia and New Zealand | 2023 | Unclassified (18+)

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Wed 9 Aug - Sat 19 Aug 2023

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Viewer Advice: Strong impact suicide themes within First Nations communities; contains stroboscopic imagery.

Bold works from emerging Australian and New Zealand filmmakers.

Including a double Berlinale-winning docufiction hybrid about Yankunytjatjara artist Derik Lynch; a Tribeca prize winner about a Tongan-Australian girl learning the intricacies of identity; and a cine-poem starring Thom Green (Of an Age, MIFF Premiere Fund 2022).

Films in this package: Cold Water (dir. Jay Perry, Shaun Perry), Gate Crash (dir. Paloma Schneideman), Hafekasi (dir. Annelise Hickey), The Job (dir. Tatiana Wanda Doroshenko), Marungka Tjalatjunu (Dipped in Black) (dir. Matthew Thorne, Derik Lynch) and We Used to Own Houses (dir. David Robinson-Smith).

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Event duration

96 mins


Unclassified (18+)


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